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Spaceback's social display products seeing great support in South Africa
Spaceback's social display products seeing great support in South Africa

The social display pioneers are seeing growth across all areas for the product, and look forward to doing more with agencies during 2020...

Issued by RebelRebel 4 hours ago

Google's changing algorithm
Google's changing algorithm

When it comes to Google, change is constant, but there's method in the madness. Get used to those updates, says Mia Lukic-Dagnin, senior ad operations account manager at Dentsu Aegis Network SA and SSA...

Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 4 hours ago

#FairnessFirst: The impact of Covid-19 on the industry
#FairnessFirst: The impact of Covid-19 on the industry

It goes without saying that the marketing and media industry has been impacted by the coronavirus/Covid-19 pandemic...

By Jessica Tennant 1 day ago

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Five ways to digitally market your company during the lockdown

Mkhuseli Vangile, MD of DCF PR and marketing agency suggests that PR be approached in a creative way by utilising 5 key elements in digital PR...

By Mkhuseli Vangile 26 Mar 2020

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Why Africa's journalists aren't doing a good job on Covid-19

How can African journalism highlight the continent's challenges and vulnerabilities, which are often ignored by internationalised responses?...

By George Ogola 26 Mar 2020

24.com wins Black Pixel for Best Digital Publisher at the IAB Bookmarks
24.com wins Black Pixel for Best Digital Publisher at the IAB Bookmarks

24.com, the digital publishing business of Media24, was named joint best digital publisher at the IAB Bookmark Awards on Thursday...

Issued by The SpaceStation 20 Mar 2020

Lancewood Cheese unlocks the power of WhatsApp with Techsys Digital
Lancewood Cheese unlocks the power of WhatsApp with Techsys Digital

Realising WhatsApp presents the next frontier for engaging with consumers on an even more intimate level, Lancewood approached Techsys Digital to strategise how the brand could meet certain objectives via the messaging app...

Issued by Techsys Digital 20 Mar 2020

Social Places releases AI early-warning system for Coronavirus sentiment and online reviews
Social Places releases AI early-warning system for Coronavirus sentiment and online reviews

Leading MarTech company Social Places has expedited the functionality of their artificial intelligence feature to go live with the "Red Flagging" of any urgent topics including: disease, Coronavirus, COVID-19, hygiene, racisms, theft, assault, drugs as well as other important keywords that could have brand damaging implications for South African companies...

Issued by Social Places 18 Mar 2020

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The short to medium-term impact of the Covid-19 outbreak on the SA media environment

Chris Botha from Park Advertising Group has compiled 25 points that he believes will impact media habits over the next few weeks and months...

By Chris Botha 18 Mar 2020

The rise of coronavirus, influencer marketing, and business continuity
The rise of coronavirus, influencer marketing, and business continuity

While it's not completely business as usual in light of the coronavirus, R-Squared's operations aren't affected, and measures for business continuity have been taken in order to not disturb existing campaigns and projects, ensuring the highest levels of quality...

Issued by R-Squared SA 17 Mar 2020

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Sanef addresses misinformation and journalists' safety while reporting on Covid-19

Sanef says it's committed to assisting government to communicate information pertaining to the spread and containment of the Covid-19 and ensuring the safety of journalists covering the disease...

17 Mar 2020

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Coronavirus is a huge story, so journalists must apply the highest ethical standards in how they tell it

From an ethical perspective, covering the coronavirus story is really hard to do well. The reason for this lies in an inherent conflict between two ethical obligations: the obligation to truth-telling and the obligation not to add unjustifiably to public anxiety...

16 Mar 2020

"[SA's advertising industry] is not transformed" - Veli Ngubane
"[SA's advertising industry] is not transformed" - Veli Ngubane

In this week's #BizTakeouts podcast, we interviewed Veli Ngubane, head of the IAB SA's Transformation Council, following the launch announcement of the organisation's Front Row initiative and the necessity for transformation...

12 Mar 2020

The fastest-growing gay podcast in the world is ready to tour the globe
The fastest-growing gay podcast in the world is ready to tour the globe

The Shame On You podcast, an unabashed podcast about being gay is ready to tour the world...

By Craig Lebrau, Issued by Lebrau Press 12 Mar 2020

IAB invites young, black and gifted creatives to take up space in the Front Row
IAB invites young, black and gifted creatives to take up space in the Front Row

Front Row offers creative youth wider access to career-building opportunities...

Issued by IAB South Africa 10 Mar 2020

What is a featured snippet?
What is a featured snippet?

One of the best results on Google is ranking number one of the first page of SERPs, more so if it's a featured snippet that displays with the website's URL, a featured image and product or service details...

By Solomon Tshielo, Issued by Algorithm Agency 9 Mar 2020

#FairnessFirst: A fashion film for the #MeToo generation, "Be a lady," they said
#FairnessFirst: A fashion film for the #MeToo generation, "Be a lady," they said

'Girls. Girls. Girls.' magazine recently released a video titled 'Be a lady they said', words by Camille Rainville as published on her Writings of a Furious Woman blog in 2017 and narrated by Cynthia Nixon, best known for her role on Sex and the City...

By Jessica Tennant 9 Mar 2020

Challenging football's status quo with PT SportSuite
Challenging football's status quo with PT SportSuite

PT SportSuite CEO Rich Cheary on the inspiration behind the platform, the changing demands of fans, and why sports organisations would benefit from a change in mindset...

Issued by Publisher’s Toolbox 6 Mar 2020

Content creators: Here's how to monetise digital content effectively
Content creators: Here's how to monetise digital content effectively

For digital content creators, monetising digital content is the last great hurdle on the journey to sustainability. So what can you do to make the digital space the driving force in your business?

Issued by Publisher’s Toolbox 5 Mar 2020

BusinessTech breaks South African business readership record
BusinessTech breaks South African business readership record

BusinessTech is the biggest business publication in South Africa, as confirmed by official audience statistics from Narratiive...

Issued by BusinessTech 3 Mar 2020

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Australian Associated Press to close after 85 years

#NEWSWATCH: The Australian Associated Press news agency, which has operated since 1935, has announced that it will be closing on 26 June...

3 Mar 2020

#DI2020: Ignite your inner activist - representation through illustration
#DI2020: Ignite your inner activist - representation through illustration

The second day of #DI2020 kicked off with a powerful presentation by Italian illustrator Olimpia Zagnoli on the politics of taking up space and the personal nature of colour in creative work...

By Leigh Andrews 27 Feb 2020

#DI2020: Patrick Thomas talks creative collaboration and interaction
#DI2020: Patrick Thomas talks creative collaboration and interaction

Patrick Thomas is a British graphic artist who has anxiously awaited the opportunity to attend Design Indaba. Thomas stepped on stage enthusiastically greeting the audience with a "Goeie môre!"...

By Angie White 26 Feb 2020

#Newsmaker: Wesley Diphoko, Fast Company SA's new editor-in-chief
#Newsmaker: Wesley Diphoko, Fast Company SA's new editor-in-chief

Fast Company magazine recently announced the appointment of Wesley Diphoko as editor-in-chief...

By Jessica Tennant 25 Feb 2020

Inma announces 2020 Global Media Awards finalists
Inma announces 2020 Global Media Awards finalists

The International News Media Association (Inma) has announced 173 finalists for the 2020 Global Media Awards competition, including four South African entries...

25 Feb 2020

2020 Bookmark Awards finalists are announced
2020 Bookmark Awards finalists are announced

The IAB SA has announced the finalists for the 12th Annual Bookmark Awards being held at The Galleria in Sandton on Thursday, 19 March 2020...

Issued by IAB South Africa 24 Feb 2020

#FairnessFirst: How to end office ageism with a perennial mindset
#FairnessFirst: How to end office ageism with a perennial mindset

You need to upskill yourself to stay relevant in the age of experience. Here's why a 'Perennial mindset' is said to be the office sweet spot against age discrimination, which affects those at the start and end of their careers alike...

By Leigh Andrews 24 Feb 2020

Jamie McKane promoted to MyBroadband deputy editor
Jamie McKane promoted to MyBroadband deputy editor

MyBroadband senior journalist Jamie McKane has been promoted to the position of deputy editor...

Issued by MyBroadband 19 Feb 2020

News24 launches brand new mobile app
News24 launches brand new mobile app

News24, South Africa's largest digital publisher, has launched a new mobile app with personalised features and enhanced journalism...

Issued by The SpaceStation 18 Feb 2020

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