#DigitalMarketing: Digital trends in 2017
#DigitalMarketing: Digital trends in 2017

From artificial intelligence to rising data intelligence and brand safety, the IAB South Africa council heads have alerted the industry to the latest digital marketing trends for this year.

2 days ago

Disruption anticipated at Standard Bank Top Women Conference
Disruption anticipated at Standard Bank Top Women Conference

What's your next? As an entrepreneurial, ambitious woman, the best place to answer that question is at the must-attend event this Women's Month: the 2017 Standard Bank Top Women Conference.

Issued by Topco Media 2 days ago

#DigitalMarketing: Turning mobile video into a marketing star for your business
#DigitalMarketing: Turning mobile video into a marketing star for your business

Mobile is one of biggest revolutions to come to marketing in recent years, rivaled only by digital video. Bring the two together, and you have one of the most compelling engagement tools available to businesses of all sizes. Today, people can and do watch video wherever they are - and advertisers can take advantage of this trend by making interesting content that rewards them for their time.

By Nunu Ntshingila 2 days ago

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Mandela book raises ethics questions

The South African Medical Association (Sama) has condemned a book on former state president Nelson Mandela's last days, saying the author violated the most fundamental principle of patient/doctor relationships.

3 days ago

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Customer Experience Management Summit returns to Cape Town

The sixth Customer Experience (CX) Management Summit in Africa, taking place 16-17 August 2017 at the Century City Conference Centre in Cape Town, will explore current and future state of CX to strengthen the industry within the African continent

3 days ago

#DigitalMarketing: The attributes of a successful digital marketing strategy
#DigitalMarketing: The attributes of a successful digital marketing strategy

Companies should allocate budget to researching their customers' needs and wants and digital behaviour before developing a digital marketing strategy, advises digital communications consultant, Sue Disler, in this Q&A with Bizcommunity.com.

By Louise Marsland 3 days ago

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Fake news, fake research!

About two weeks ago saw the 10th anniversary of the iPhone, marking the mass acceptance of the smartphone. In truth, the technology had already been developed five years earlier. That technology, together with the global roll out of the internet a scant five years previously, have transformed society forever.

By mike broom 21 Jul 2017

TrendSetter - SA's most in-demand skills
TrendSetter - SA's most in-demand skills

The current job market may seem as volatile as Bell Pottinger's anxiety levels, so we did some research and crunched the numbers to give you an outlook on skills that are on South African recruiters' hot (and not) list right now when hiring talent online.

Issued by CareerJunction 21 Jul 2017

Audi pulls 'sexist' China ad after public outcry
Audi pulls 'sexist' China ad after public outcry

SHANGHAI, China: German automaker Audi apologised on Thursday over an advertisement it aired in China that was slammed as sexist for showing a bride-to-be being roughly examined like a piece of livestock.

21 Jul 2017

Provantage Media Group: 100% South African and black-owned with BEE Level 1 status
Provantage Media Group: 100% South African and black-owned with BEE Level 1 status

Leading out-of-home company Provantage Media Group is proud to announce that they have just been awarded a Level 1 B-BBEE rating by Grant Thornton - the highest BEE rating achievable. This makes Provantage one of the largest OOH media companies to have achieved a Level 1 rating and one of a small group of enterprise organisations within the Marketing and Communication sector to qualify as being truly empowered within the context of South African legislation. In addition to the level 1 B-BBEE rating, Provantage recently completed an equity transaction, which has resulted in the company becoming Black-owned.

Issued by Provantage Media Group 20 Jul 2017

Western Cape Government's Safely Home video created by FCB Cape Town goes viral
Western Cape Government's Safely Home video created by FCB Cape Town goes viral

A video created by FCB Cape Town for the Western Cape Government's Department of Transport and Public Works' Safely Home campaign has gone viral and ignited social media platforms around the world. It has over 30 million views on the Daily Mail Online site alone. It has also been picked up and shared by traffic law enforcement agencies in the UK, America and Australia.

Issued by FCB Africa 20 Jul 2017

Chat Find app offers freelancers, businesses a mobile shopfront
Chat Find app offers freelancers, businesses a mobile shopfront

Mobile commerce (m-commerce) app, Chat Find, offers businesses and freelancers a mobile shopfront and the ability to process payment and invoice their customers directly. Unlike business promotion on sites such as Facebook, stores and service providers on the app can promote for free, with their posts popping up on the feeds of people within a 24km radius.

20 Jul 2017

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Durbanite one of the 25 most influential people in the international meetings industry

Nina Freysen-Pretorius has been included in the US-based Successful Meetings magazine's annual list of 25 outstanding professionals who have had a significant impact on the meetings industry. Freysen-Pretorius is the chief executive officer of The Conference Company, which also has offices in Cape Town and Johannesburg and celebrates 20 years in business this year.

20 Jul 2017