Be responsive online or risk being left behind
Be responsive online or risk being left behind

The digitalisation of business is inevitable and companies that resist the change, risk losing customers, revenue and potentially, even their reputation.

By Felix Erken 3 days ago

ShowMax reveals lessons from first year
ShowMax reveals lessons from first year

Today, 19 August 216, ShowMax celebrates one year of business, 10 million views and more than 700 years' worth of TV shows and movies. Now, it is also ready to share its lessons on video on demand (VOD) learnt over the past 12 months and from a survey of 1,000 people.

19 Aug 2016

Artists at the launch
New online music service builds local musicians' fan base

TurnUp Music, in collaboration with WeChat and Endemol Shine Africa, is a new online music service, dedicated to helping undiscovered musicians build their careers by offering the platform to reach and grow their fan base.

18 Aug 2016

IoT offers new opportunities for media, entertainment
IoT offers new opportunities for media, entertainment

The recently released EY report, 'Internet of Things: Human-machine interactions that unlock possibilities', indicates that media and entertainment (M&E) companies can capitalise on increased opportunities, as billions of devices are expected to be connected in the coming years.

18 Aug 2016

Don't share it! Spot fake news and images with these tips
Don't share it! Spot fake news and images with these tips

The internet has largely delivered on its promise to revolutionise the way we access information and news in general. Unfortunately, we've also seen the rise of fake news websites, as people share these stories without question.

By Hadlee Simons 18 Aug 2016

123RF
Opening up the VR market

With branded headsets and the production of virtual reality (VR) campaigns, VR is a wonderful new, innovative way to reach high-end audiences, and it is here. Launched this week at the official WantedOnline.co.za events in Johannesburg and Cape Town, Times Media has brought to market a new advertising outlet in VR.

By Danette Breitenbach 17 Aug 2016

Five SEO skills you need for a successful content marketing campaign
Five SEO skills you need for a successful content marketing campaign

After Pokémon Go going viral in just one week, it would be an understatement to say that things are simply changing. Humanity is rapidly heading toward a future we've only seen in science fiction movies - and, as marketers, our job is to keep up. This means creating campaigns that not only target specific audiences, but also take into account their needs and expectations.

By Alexander Grosu 17 Aug 2016

News24 breaks all records with their #LGE2016 coverage
News24 breaks all records with their #LGE2016 coverage

News24, South Africa's largest online news platform, has demonstrated that they are the market leader in breaking digital news with their staggering #LGE2016 user statistics.

Issued by 24.com 10 Aug 2016

Boris Dzhingarov
Most damaging web design mistakes e-businesses make

E-businesses make so many mistakes. Unfortunately, most of them are connected with the website itself, which is actually the real business. Managing a business is difficult and when everything moves online the topic is even more complicated. While there are so many problems that appear, those that do need to be mentioned are the following...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 8 Aug 2016

News24 once again raises the benchmark with groundbreaking election results maps
News24 once again raises the benchmark with groundbreaking election results maps

In 2011 and 2014, News24 set the election reporting benchmark with their award-winning, interactive results maps. This week's highly anticipated local government elections will be no different.

Issued by 24.com 2 Aug 2016

Soccer Warrior and Soccer Laduma join forces
Soccer Warrior and Soccer Laduma join forces

Bold innovations in the future distribution of Soccer Warrior content

Issued by Mamba Media 2 Aug 2016

Who is really speaking for the ANC?
Who is really speaking for the ANC?

You've all seen the polls and their - widely varying - predictions for Wednesday's cliffhanger municipal elections. But what are the people really thinking? What are they saying? How much of this public conversation is generated by media coverage, and is each party accordingly being given its fair share of this highly important element in any election?

By Stef Terblanche 2 Aug 2016

Boris Dzhingarov
The seven qualities of websites that build brand trust

For your website to make money, you need your visitors to convert. There are plenty of tactics that can help you get more traffic in the first place - such as content marketing, SEO, and paid advertising, but none of that traffic really means anything until it turns into actual revenue for your brand. In some cases, this will mean completing a paid transaction, such as buying one of your products, and in others this will involve parting with some personal information (such as through a web form) so a visitor can become a full-fledged lead. In any case, there's one vital ingredient your site needs to close the deal.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 1 Aug 2016