Jessica Barrella
How does social media support sales?

How does social media support sales?[Jessica Barrella] Many businesses can give testimony to the fact that social media has been an extremely vital tool to grow their business and promote sales...

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Andy Walker
WhatsApp and Instagram are getting name changes 'from Facebook'

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Image credit: Thomas Ulrich from Pixabay.
[Andy Walker] According to a paywalled article by The Information, both Instagram and WhatsApp will receive a subtle name change "from Facebook"...

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Andy Walker
It's 'confirmed': WhatsApp will allow one account across multiple devices

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Image credit: Alfredo Rivera from Pixabay.
[Andy Walker] What was an exciting rumour just days ago, is now all but "confirmed"...

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Leigh Andrews
What Instagram consumers want: less scripted, more snackable, behind-the scenes content

Lauren Dallas, founder of Future Females.
Lauren Dallas, founder of Future Females.
[Leigh Andrews] Struggling to know when to post to Insta? Future Females co-founder Lauren Dallas let us in on a little secret during Meltwater's 2019 webinar on the what, why and how of Instagram marketing: For SA, the "commute hours" of 6am to 8am and 7pm+ are best for engagement. Here's what else you missed...

Posted 16 days ago | Like
Shereesa Moodley
13 million more people joined Snapchat in Q2 2019 thanks to Android

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Image credit: Snapchat.
[Shereesa Moodley] Snapchat is making a comeback since launching an optimised Android version of its app in April this year...

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Shereesa Moodley
Pinterest launches 'emotional well-being activities' for stressed internet users

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Image credit: Pinterest.
[Shereesa Moodley] Pinterest revealed new "emotional well-being activities" for users to perform when they search for negative content...

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Jenaré Hardcastle
The 'meme' effect - The Web Shack

The 'meme' effect[Jenaré Hardcastle] Why do meme's go viral? What makes people so interested in them? What can you learn from meme's that can change your marketing?

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Jenaré Hardcastle
10 social media tips in 10 minutes - The Web Shack

10 social media tips in 10 minutes[Jenaré Hardcastle] These tips are for the busy social media manager who only has 10 minutes to figure out what they can do to improve their social media performance, today.

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Elouise Kelly
#FB@15: Inside Facebook's 4 Cs for innovation

#FB@15: Inside Facebook's 4 Cs for innovation[Elouise Kelly] Looking to the future, Nunu Ntshingila, head of Facebook Africa, shared the four Cs - which are key trends directing their business for the next few years...

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Shereesa Moodley
Beyonce and Blue Ivy's 'Brown Skin Girl' sparks new Twitter challenge

Still from Beyonce's 'Spirit' music video.
Still from Beyonce's 'Spirit' music video.
[Shereesa Moodley] Beyonce and her daughter Blue Ivy's "Brown Skin Girl" sparked a new #BrownSkinGirlChallenge on Twitter since the song's debut last Friday...

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Dana Kachan
Developing your brand voice on social media: 5 mistakes to avoid

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Image credit: Saulo Mohana on Unsplash.
[Dana Kachan] It's crucial for business success to understand the hidden influences of users' decision-making process in the modern digital space...

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Juanita Pienaar
Local brands honour Johnny Clegg on social media

Local brands honour Johnny Clegg on social media[Juanita Pienaar] Local brands paid tribute to music legend, Johnny Clegg all over social media, following the announcement of his passing...

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Tinashe Zvakasikwa
A communication era of toxic comments and bad ethics

A communication era of toxic comments and bad ethics[Tinashe Zvakasikwa] Tinashe Zvakasikwa offers some ways of defusing interactions with online trolls...

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Estelle Nagel
Social media has made brands less relevant, not more

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Image credit: Thought Catalog on Unsplash
[Estelle Nagel] When social media first hit the radar of marketers, the possibilities seemed endless. Finally, marketing would be a true two-way conversation...

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Tinashe Zvakasikwa
Tweets that killed literature

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[Tinashe Zvakasikwa] What happens when people stop writing? Or when books become less central to society? What happens when our writers and thinkers express themselves through Facebook and Twitter instead of on the page?...

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Refilwe Monyai
Instagram, the new marketing hub for business growth

Instagram, the new marketing hub for business growth
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[Refilwe Monyai] This is the time that businesses need to capitalise on brand expansion and business growth - and social media platforms - when used correctly - can assist. Refilwe Monyai, account manager at Orange Ink gives tips and tricks on how to get Instagram right...

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Nokwanda Ndashe
The power of social media and influence in today's 4th Industrial Revolution

The power of social media and influence in today's 4th Industrial Revolution
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[Nokwanda Ndashe] With the advent of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, marketing communication tools and practices need to be re-examined to aggressively create power and influence of products, services, and brands through social media and digital marketing...

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Zubeida Goolam
Five skills to help you connect with your social media audience

Five skills to help you connect with your social media audience
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[Zubeida Goolam] With the continued increase of the prosumer, many brands are struggling to control messaging around who they are and what they offer. By having a savvy social media strategy, a brand is able to better communicate with and understand who their audience is, what it is they want and how to engage with them positively, while still building resonance...

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Andy Walker
David Mabuza cat memes flood Twitter ahead of his swearing-in as MP

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[Andy Walker] South Africa's former deputy president David "The Cat" Mabuza will be sworn in as an MP later today, this after he postponed taking his oath of office last week in Cape Town...

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Pieter Groenewald
Let's talk influence, not influencer marketing

Let's talk influence, not influencer marketing
[Pieter Groenewald] Pieter Groenewald from Nfinity unpacks the idea of using people as marketing channels and to view them the same as traditional marketing channels...

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