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Could Google become the dominant force in hospitality?

Google, whose mantra used to be ‘Don't be evil' (until it dropped it for the motto ‘Do the right thing'), is almost omnipresent in our lives these days. We use it for all sorts of online searches, whether it's trying to access arcane information or find our way from A to B.

By Stuart Pallister 21 hours ago

#Newsmaker: Tanja Lategan leads the way for women in digital leadership
#Newsmaker: Tanja Lategan leads the way for women in digital leadership

Thursday, 17 August marked Tanja Lategan's first day on the job as new MD of Creative Spark.

By Jessica Tennant 1 day ago

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#Loeries2017: Design Army's Pum Lefebure on how to master the art of seduction

Pum Lefebure, co-founder and CCO of Design Army, based in Washington DC was the last speaker of the day at the DStv Seminar of Creativity, where she explained how marketing is a lot like dating, and how similarly falling in love with a brand goes from flirting to romance to seduction.

By Jessica Tennant 2 days ago

Loeries2017: Building the new creative economy at the speed of thought
Loeries2017: Building the new creative economy at the speed of thought

Thursday, 17 August marked the second annual Loeries Masterclasses featuring industry leaders and experts speaking on a range of topics targeting various audiences within the creative industry.

By Jessica Tennant 17 Aug 2017

DigitLab, representing digital innovation at the Loeries
DigitLab, representing digital innovation at the Loeries

We are proud to announce that our work with SA CAN in creating the TrackBox Emergency Response App has earned us a finalist spot in the Loeries' Digital and Interactive Communication category.

Issued by DigitLab 17 Aug 2017

Grey Group acquires major stake in Hug Digital
Grey Group acquires major stake in Hug Digital

Grey Group has acquired a majority stake in Hug Digital, a leading independent regional digital marketing agency, based in the Middle East. Founded in 2009 by Oussama Jamal (Chairman) and Tim Baker (Chief Executive Officer), Hug Digital is one of the largest and fastest-growing 360°digital agencies in the MENA region.

Issued by Grey 17 Aug 2017

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#Loeries2017: A deep dive into YouTube and video advertising (masterclass)

Today, Thursday, 17 August marks the second annual Loeries Masterclasses featuring industry leaders and experts speaking on a range of topics targeting various audiences within the creative industry.

By Jessica Tennant 17 Aug 2017

Where are all the feminists in digital?
Where are all the feminists in digital?

Just this week Google made headlines when an internal memo distributed by one of its engineers went public.

By Robyn Campbell, Issued by Hellocomputer 16 Aug 2017

Artificial intelligence is cool, market intelligence is cooler
Artificial intelligence is cool, market intelligence is cooler

There's a big race in marketing to drive artificial intelligence into their channels and consumer facing products. Especially with rise of chatbots, which has become the perfect interface to speak to an AI product. Marketers should be looking carefully at AI but new technologies are providing value in even better corners of the marketing spectrum.

By Mike Saunders 16 Aug 2017

DigitLab awarded distribution rights for Linkbundle
DigitLab awarded distribution rights for Linkbundle

DigitLab, the digital marketing agency, has been appointed by OpusNuro (Pty) Ltd as a distributor for LinkBundle Ltd within the South Africa region.

Issued by DigitLab 16 Aug 2017

#Loeries2017: All the Digital & Interactive Communication finalists!
#Loeries2017: All the Digital & Interactive Communication finalists!

Finalists have been announced in the Loeries' Digital & Interactive Communication category, which is sponsored by Google.

16 Aug 2017

The state of digital media
The state of digital media

When writing about the state of digital media in South Africa, one needs to understand the climate of trust and how that which has traditionally been seen as news, has changed so dramatically.

By Genevieve Cutts, Issued by MANGO-OMC 15 Aug 2017

24.com leads the way with multiple digital publishing properties ranking #1
24.com leads the way with multiple digital publishing properties ranking #1

Effective Measure's mid-year audience data results* have been released and 24.com has far out-performed its competitors. 24.com brands take top six of the fourteen categories, and second place in a further two.

Issued by 24.com 15 Aug 2017