Tiffany Markman
SOUTH AFRICA
Explaining the explainer video: how to write a good video script

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Photo by Jon Flobrant on [[https://unsplash.com/photos/1IN9WyQp56A Unsplash]]
[Tiffany Markman] Explainer videos. Also known as whiteboard animations, illustrated stories, and fast-draw videos. They're either the best thing ever for your product, service or brand, helping you to unpack what you do quickly and compellingly. Or they're an expensive piece of website filler that few visitors watch, and almost no one views all the way to the end...

Posted 14 days ago | Like
Jessica Tennant
SOUTH AFRICA
#StartupStory: Double Apex Media

#StartupStory: Double Apex Media[Jessica Tennant] Sudhir "Banzai" Matai, founder and managing editor of Double Apex Media, previous associate editor at Car Magazine, tells us how his online store for motoring-themed T-shirts turned into an automotive media portal...

Posted 5 months ago | Like
Andy Walker
SOUTH AFRICA
Robbie Williams (and his World Cup middle finger) spikes Google Search traffic

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Feature image: Drew de F Fawkes via Flickr (CC 2.0 BY), on [[https://memeburn.com/2018/06/robbie-williams-middle-finger-world-cup/ Memeburn]]
[Andy Walker] If you were expecting Will Smith to open the 2018 World Cup in Russia this evening, don't worry, we were, too...

Posted 11 months ago | Like
SOUTH AFRICA
Burn Media to embark on aggressive growth after deal to go solo - Buckland

Burn Media's founder, Matthew Buckland.
Burn Media's founder, Matthew Buckland.
[Stephen Timm] The Burn Media Group, a media stable with publications that include Ventureburn and Memeburn, has broken away from M&C Saatchi Abel's digital agency Creative Spark and has embarked upon a new "aggressive" growth curve, says Burn Media's founder Matthew Buckland...

Posted 11 months ago | Like
Andy Walker
SOUTH AFRICA
Did Barack Obama really say 'Stay woke, bitches' in this viral video?

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Image © [[https://memeburn.com/2018/04/jordan-peele-barack-obama-video/ Memeburn]]
[Andy Walker] "Thank you. And stay woke, bitches," is not a quote you'd normally attribute to former US President Barack Obama. But filmmaker Jordan Peele just made this a reality, by using intelligent visual trickery...

Posted 1 year ago | Like
Leigh Andrews
SOUTH AFRICA
#FortReview: "How creativity can save lives when put to good use" - Annie Raman

Human rights activist Annie Raman on Fort Review.
Human rights activist Annie Raman on Fort Review.
[Leigh Andrews] Here's how Fort Review is changing perceptions and giving a voice to issues of industry equality, as well as the rise of advertising that goes beyond just punting a product to actually solving a societal issue...

Posted 1 year ago | Like (1)
Jessica Tennant
SOUTH AFRICA
Fort Review launches second edition, a video series

Fort Review launches second edition, a video series[Jessica Tennant] Last week marked the launch of Fort Review's second edition, this time in the form of a thought-provoking nine-part video series covering everything from black excellence to erotic capital...

Posted 1 year ago | Like
Boris Dzhingarov
SOUTH AFRICA
Who benefits from using a plagiarism checker? - Monetary Library

Who benefits from using a plagiarism checker?[Boris Dzhingarov] A plagiarism online checker verifies whether a passage of text is original or a copy of something already online. Who can use a service like this and how does it help them?...

Posted 1 year ago | Like
Chris Jordan
SOUTH AFRICA
Monetising online radio: Stop, collaborate and digitally listen

Monetising online radio: Stop, collaborate and digitally listen
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[Chris Jordan] Where traditional models in radio have enjoyed funding from around 70% of what the station makes through ad sales revenue, online stations need to do the same, but in a completely different way...

Posted 1 year ago | Like
Juanita Pienaar
SOUTH AFRICA
Meanda Mills crowned as Food24's hottest new super chef

Elke van Vledder (Philips), Meanda Mills (Overall winner, and Easter category winner), Tessa Purden (Food24), Lucy Jones (Philips).
Elke van Vledder (Philips), Meanda Mills (Overall winner, and Easter category winner), Tessa Purden (Food24), Lucy Jones (Philips).
[Juanita Pienaar] Meanda Mills from the Institute of Culinary Arts was announced as the winner of Food24's NextGen competition, an online culinary competition that set out to find a new generation of super-talented young chefs...

Posted 1 year ago | Like
Boris Dzhingarov
SOUTH AFRICA
Successful web marketing, wherever you're based - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] Though we might fall into pre-web thinking from time to time, you've got to learn about and embrace the web tactics of today to realise that there's nothing holding you back but you...

Posted 1 year ago | Like
Leigh Andrews
SOUTH AFRICA
#BehindtheSelfie with... Julia Anastasopoulos, AKA SuzelleDIY

'Nude tones and loving life so much,’ says Julia – actually, that’s Tali talking...
'Nude tones and loving life so much,’ says Julia – actually, that’s Tali talking...
[Leigh Andrews] This #WomensMonth we go behind the selfie with selfie (or Suzelfie) queen Julia Anastasopoulos with YouTube alter ego, SuzelleDIY and prepare yourself for her new persona, Tali...

Posted 1 year ago | Like
Boris Dzhingarov
SOUTH AFRICA
Successfully branding your blog - A necessity in the modern marketing world - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] The brand you have for your business is your image. This is how people will perceive you. Your blog needs to be properly branded so that you can survive in the modern marketing world...

Posted 1 year ago | Like
Boris Dzhingarov
SOUTH AFRICA
Why people pay for online advice - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] Asking for help, especially advice, is something many people avoid because they think it makes them look bad. When people are online, however, there's less risk involved because the internet provides a cloak of anonymity...

Posted 2 years ago | Like
Pasqua Heard
SOUTH AFRICA
Behind the scenes of Beautiful News

Scenes from Beautiful News.
Scenes from Beautiful News.
[Pasqua Heard] A platform making impressive headway in sharing positive stories from South Africa is Ginkgo Agency's Beautiful News...

Posted 2 years ago | Like
Robin Singh
SOUTH AFRICA
Five steps to turn your SaaS blog readers into loyal customers

Five steps to turn your SaaS blog readers into loyal customers[Robin Singh] Like any other business, your SaaS company needs a viable means for branding and marketing. Inbound techniques may be different in terms of marketing channels used for the distribution of material...

Posted 2 years ago | Like
Tarryn Giebelmann
SOUTH AFRICA
Before you produce any content for your brand...

Before you produce any content for your brand...[Tarryn Giebelmann] These days, brands seem to produce content for the sake of it. They know that, in order to be recognised by search engines, their websites should be regularly updated with fresh content...

Posted 3 years ago | Like (2)
Hadlee Simons
SOUTH AFRICA
Don't share it! Spot fake news and images with these tips

Don't share it! Spot fake news and images with these tips
© [[http://memeburn.com/2016/08/dont-fall-fake-news-tips/ Memeburn]]
[Hadlee Simons] 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...

Posted 2 years ago | Like (1)
Hadlee Simons
SOUTH AFRICA
Huffington Post, Media24 team up for HuffPost SA

Huffington Post, Media24 team up for HuffPost SA
© [[http://memeburn.com/2016/09/huffington-post-media24-team-huffpost-sa/ Memeburn]]
[Hadlee Simons] A South African edition of the Huffington Post will be coming later this year, courtesy of a deal between the publisher and Media24...

Posted 2 years ago | Like
Hadlee Simons
SOUTH AFRICA
Fake news in South Africa: Five websites you should definitely avoid

Fake news ©
Fake news © [[http://memeburn.com/2016/11/groupon-south-africa/ Memeburn]]
[Hadlee Simons] Whether it's to simply hoodwink people or to generate ad revenue, fake news websites have received mainstream attention in recent months...

Posted 2 years ago | Like