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Social media tips for businesses

Here, Jared Koning, CSO at Fatality, shares ten social media tips for businesses.

By Jared Koning 1 day ago

5 African blockchain companies to watch
5 African blockchain companies to watch

Blockchain is undoubtedly one of the hottest topics in the tech industry. When people think of Blockchain, their initial thoughts lean towards cryptocurrencies and fintech - it is however far more than just a new payment system.

By Dean Workman 1 day ago

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Sage launches enterprise fund to inspire African innovation

Sage this week launched the Sage Foundation's new $1 million Enterprise Fund which is open to non-profits in Africa with enterprising ideas to help improve the lives of the youth, military veterans, women and girls.

2 days ago

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Why your content strategy has nothing to do with you

My house has been on the market for four months. In this time, not one person has come to view it, not even when it was on show. Not even a nosy neighbour. It's almost as bad as if no one comes to your birthday party.

By Tarryn Giebelmann 2 days ago

Online gaming offers new markets to brands
Online gaming offers new markets to brands

As more gamers play sports online, major brands, such as Gillette, are capitalising on this multi-million dollar industry.

2 days ago

KFC Africa account goes to O&M
KFC Africa account goes to O&M

KFC's New Africa Markets account has been awarded to Ogilvy Cape Town. KFC has extensive expansion plans for Africa.

3 days ago

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Global online shopping made easier in Africa

DHL Express has launched On Demand Delivery service in Sub Saharan Africa, making online shopping easier in Kenya, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Mauritius and Tanzania. It plans to add more countries in Sub-Saharan Africa throughout 2017.

3 days ago

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African startup using AI to produce news stories

Tech startup, Controvert Media has implemented the use of artificial intelligence robots to automatically write and post news articles on the internet.

21 Feb 2017

Last call for entries: the second edition of the African Excellence Awards
Last call for entries: the second edition of the African Excellence Awards

The second round of the pan-African competition in PR and HR is open for submissions until 22 February 2017.

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Top tips for face-to-face selling

It is common for salespeople to seek a path that offers least resistance. For example, a salesperson may prefer sending an email or making a quick phone call rather than meeting up with the customer. What the majority of salespeople don't know is that customers ignore emails and calls, which means selling products and services becomes more difficult.

By Jared Koning 20 Feb 2017

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.Africa domain will finally be available after legal victory

After years of legal battles, the domain name .Africa will be available to the general public to apply for domain names from 4 July according to reports by News24.

20 Feb 2017

Brands tune into music streaming networks
Brands tune into music streaming networks

Brands can benefit from tuning into the trend of music streaming networks to differentiate themselves from their competition, as consumers change they way they listen and acquire music.

20 Feb 2017

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Six awesome SMS marketing tips for businesses

Short message service (SMS) marketing is becoming increasingly popular with many businesses all over the world. Text messaging in business is not only fast and convenient, but also very cost-effective compared with other forms of communication. When done properly, a text marketing campaign can improve your business' reputation and boost your profits.

By Charles Mburugu 20 Feb 2017