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Beware legacide: A lethal killer
Beware legacide: A lethal killerArticle

Legacy thinking is a common mistake in an age where business is anything but "as usual"...

Issued by Ads24 10 hours ago

4 ways brands can incorporate chat messaging into their marketing strategy
4 ways brands can incorporate chat messaging into their marketing strategyArticle

Chat messaging has become an effective communication channel between customers and businesses...

Wayne Flemming 1 day ago

From left to right: Victoria Soutar, Moratwe Masima, winner Miss Earth South Africa 2019 Lunga Katete, L'Oreal Magro and Miss Earth South Africa 2018 Nazia Wadee. Image supplied.
Lungo Katete crowned Miss Earth South Africa 2019Article

Lungo Katete was recently crowned Miss Earth South Africa 2019 at Tsogo Sun Hotels' Rosa venue at the Palazzo at Montecasino...

16 Sep 2019

Is affiliate marketing entrepreneurship's dark horse? Pro performance marketer David Hart shares his journey
Is affiliate marketing entrepreneurship's dark horse? Pro performance marketer David Hart shares his journeyArticle

From Zando in fashion to Faithful to Nature in natural foods, there are a bunch of local affiliate programmes with appealing prospects for budding entrepreneurs. Low start-up costs and an increasingly connected world are as good reasons as any to investigate the potential of affiliate marketing to build a viable income...

Russell Jarvis 11 Sep 2019

How innovation labs can drive digital business
How innovation labs can drive digital businessArticle

Nearly every tech giant today boasts an innovation lab of their own, where ideas blossom and new products are born...

10 Sep 2019

The Matt Brown Show's 'State of X' is now available on the world's fastest growing Smart TV network
The Matt Brown Show's 'State of X' is now available on the world's fastest growing Smart TV networkArticle

Tens of millions of Swifti.tv viewers and Roku device owners will now be able to stream The Matt Brown Show's 'State of X' series thanks to a new content deal with the world's fastest growing Smart TV network...

Issued by Digital Kungfu 10 Sep 2019

Why tough times call for technology-led innovation
Why tough times call for technology-led innovationArticle

With so much economic doom and gloom dominating local news headlines, business owners can be forgiven for feeling just a tad discouraged...

Aaron Thornton 10 Sep 2019

#EuroShop: Out with boring, in with experience
#EuroShop: Out with boring, in with experienceArticle

To be successful today, bricks and mortar stores must move from selling as their main purpose to providing consumers with a combination of products and experiences that are engaging and inspirational...

Danette Breitenbach 4 Sep 2019

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How news habits are changing as media evolvesArticle

With more choice, power and information at their fingertips than ever before, today's consumers are making quicker, more connected decisions about everything from how to spend their money to which media they consume...

Tini Sevak 3 Sep 2019

Meet Veliswa Boya, one of SA's first black female cloud engineers
Meet Veliswa Boya, one of SA's first black female cloud engineersArticle

Women are increasingly taking up their place in the working environment, and although it's no secret that when it comes to STEM industries there's still a significant gender imbalance...

Evan-Lee Courie 3 Sep 2019

The age of the artificial; the proliferation of 'fake'
The age of the artificial; the proliferation of 'fake'Article

A threat to democracy, discourse, to truth; 'fake news' has become the buzzword of the last few years...

Molly Fitz-Patrick, Issued by Red & Yellow 2 Sep 2019

Silicon Cape, AWS team up to spread tech innovation
Silicon Cape, AWS team up to spread tech innovationArticle

Silicon Cape announces a co-operation with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to spread tech innovation and knowledge...

30 Aug 2019

Removing mini-shampoos from hotel rooms won't save the environment
Removing mini-shampoos from hotel rooms won't save the environmentArticle

InterContinental Hotels Group plans to switch miniature toiletries for bulk products, but it isn't likely to do as much for the environment as activists might think.

Yossi Sheffi 30 Aug 2019

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3 data trends shaping digital marketing in the next 18 monthsArticle

Datacore Media MD Grant Lapping outlines three data-related trends that will change the game for brands over the next year to 18 months...

Grant Lapping 29 Aug 2019

Local author Matt Brown, hits #1 on Amazon's best-sellers list
Local author Matt Brown, hits #1 on Amazon's best-sellers listArticle

Local entrepreneur Matt Brown's book, Your Inner Game, has hit No 1 in 3 Amazon best-seller categories...

Issued by Digital Kungfu 27 Aug 2019

Africa Channel grows Africa-based team
Africa Channel grows Africa-based teamArticle

Showcasing the African continent's current, cultural and historical content...

20 Aug 2019

Look to overseas markets to grow your business
Look to overseas markets to grow your businessArticle

André de Beer, began his entrepreneurial career in 2005 when his family bought Megamaster, then a regional supplier of grills and fireplaces in the northern part of South Africa...

20 Aug 2019

Q&A 2019 Loeries Africa and Middle East judges: Sarah Berro
Q&A 2019 Loeries Africa and Middle East judges: Sarah BerroArticle

An interview with Loeries 2019 judge, Sarah Berro, executive creative Arabic writer...

20 Aug 2019

Automation of CX is the only way to grow your business
Automation of CX is the only way to grow your businessArticle

Doing more with less. Working in an agile way. These phrases are typically mentioned when describing essential components of doing business in the digital age...

Kevin South 19 Aug 2019

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Global health still mimics colonial ways: here's how to break the patternArticle

Imagine this scenario. A couple of newly minted Master of Public Health graduates from an African university, say in Rwanda, land in Washington DC for a two-week visit...

Madhukar Pai 19 Aug 2019

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Is bigger always better? Why size doesn't matter when it comes to agenciesArticle

Yes, in certain instances size does matter. Like Tweets, font, asteroids, golf clubs, slices of cake and shoes...

Yaw Dwomoh 13 Aug 2019

Are we moving into an age of gender-fluid purchasing?
Are we moving into an age of gender-fluid purchasing?Article

Is it outdated to believe women still shop differently to men? The clichés are men purchase for speed and women are more motivated by price, men are big online shoppers but women still like something tangible...

Eben Esterhuizen 7 Aug 2019

Maximising data availability using a multi-cloud approach
Maximising data availability using a multi-cloud approachArticle

The ways businesses leverage cloud to manage and maximise the value of their data continues to evolve...

Trent Odgers 5 Aug 2019

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Kantar's Eric Salama discusses the way forward under new owner Bain CapitalArticle

Kantar CEO Eric Salama presented an update on the new ownership structure and the opportunities under, Bain Capital during a press call held on Thursday...

Juanita Pienaar 2 Aug 2019

Becoming more human in a tech-driven world
Becoming more human in a tech-driven worldArticle

As the advertising and marketing industries experience a shift towards increased mechanisation, automation and the use of AI, humanist Brad Shorkend believes it's imperative that leaders learn to create work environments based on individualised experiences, so that brands can remain true to human values...

Issued by Ads24 2 Aug 2019

Tech away from tech
Tech away from techArticle

It seems it's time for tech to step in to solve the problem it created - online/real-life imbalance...

Fagan Abraham 30 Jul 2019

Securing sustainable business growth in post-election SA is a question of strategy and customer experience
Securing sustainable business growth in post-election SA is a question of strategy and customer experienceArticle

Applying the lessons of customer-centricity perfected by the Big Tech giants like Google and Amazon and strategically applying these in our own context is key to building long-term and sustainable business success...

Grant Sieff, Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 30 Jul 2019

Personal brand leads organisational brand
Personal brand leads organisational brandArticle

There's a lot of emphasis on personal brand these days, which is not surprising given the power of social media networking...

Johnny Johnson 30 Jul 2019

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Developing hybrid skills: How tech and AI are reshaping the hospitality job marketArticle

Over the last decade, technology has transformed marketing, reservations, guest relations, service and many other aspects of this industry...

Julia Aymonier 30 Jul 2019

South African tech start-up takes the stress out of wedding gifting
South African tech start-up takes the stress out of wedding giftingArticle

Wrapistry.shop is a start-up that is leveraging digital technologies to radically improve how wedding guests interact with the bride and groom during the centuries-old custom of marriage...

Issued by Luxury Brands 25 Jul 2019

IT spending in SA forecast to grow 3.9% in 2019
IT spending in SA forecast to grow 3.9% in 2019Article

IT spending in South Africa will total R303.46 billion in 2019, a 3.9% increase from 2018, according to Gartner...

25 Jul 2019

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How book publishing is changing in the age of digitalArticle

But is publishing dying? Is the bookshop morphing into the bookshelf?...

Tiffany Markman 24 Jul 2019

Is 2019 half empty or half full?
Is 2019 half empty or half full?Article

With 2019 having crossed the halfway point, let's take a look at 2019 at the halfway point...

24 Jul 2019

Record sales on Prime Day 2019
Record sales on Prime Day 2019Article

Sales for Amazon's 2019 Prime Day event surpassed those the company recorded for the previous Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined. Prime Day, held over two days on 15 and 16 July this year, was the largest shopping event in Amazon history...

24 Jul 2019

There's a need for more disruption in Africa's tech scene
There's a need for more disruption in Africa's tech sceneArticle

The business opportunities that have changed the fortunes of the continent and how these businesses are impacting and transforming the quality of lives in Africa...

Olukayode Kolawole 22 Jul 2019

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#CSIMonth is every month in travel and tourismArticle

While July may be the month where we remember to give back to others, when it comes to the travel and tourism industry, every day is an opportunity to contribute to the sustainability of the planet's people, places, wildlife and natural resources...

Natalia Rosa 22 Jul 2019

Are your kids spending too much time on digital devices?
Are your kids spending too much time on digital devices?Article

A study from Ofcom about children's media usage revealed that parents are getting more and more concerned about the internet...

19 Jul 2019

Your Inner Game: 12 Principles for High-Impact Entrepreneurs
Your Inner Game: 12 Principles for High-Impact EntrepreneursArticle

Entrepreneurs with a strong inner game live, breathe and work according to a set of principles that define everything they do...

Matt Brown, Issued by Digital Kungfu 18 Jul 2019

Takealot and Superbalist launch annual sale event
Takealot and Superbalist launch annual sale eventArticle

Inspired by the success of international shopping extravaganzas like Black Friday, Single's Day and Amazon Prime Day, the Takealot Group is launching its own annual event in South Africa...

18 Jul 2019

Amazon beats Google in online product search
Amazon beats Google in online product searchArticle

A global study has shown that consumers begin their retail-related searches on Amazon first, followed by Google...

Michael King 17 Jul 2019

Tech innovators selected for SBC AfriTech accelerator
Tech innovators selected for SBC AfriTech acceleratorArticle

Startupbootcamp (SBC) AfriTech announced the 11 best tech startups (three of whom are from South Africa) selected to be the latest cohort in accelerator programme...

15 Jul 2019

10 retail trends for 2019
10 retail trends for 2019Article

For the retail sector as a whole - and for physical stores in particular - 2019 will be a year of reinvention...

Jackie Kalis 15 Jul 2019

Amazon to upskill 100,000 employees with in-demand skills
Amazon to upskill 100,000 employees with in-demand skillsArticle

Amazon has commited to upskill 100,000 of its employees across the United States, dedicating over $700 million to provide its people with access to training programmes that will help them move into more highly-skilled roles...

15 Jul 2019

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How to use design thinking to build the next AmazonArticle

Anyone aspiring to build the next Amazon needs to adopt a similar approach to Jeff Bezos's insistence on an empty chair...

Anne-marie le Roux 15 Jul 2019

Satsa, SA Tourism's new initiative to highlight importance of carbon offsetting
Satsa, SA Tourism's new initiative to highlight importance of carbon offsettingArticle

Satsa and South African Tourism (SA Tourism) have launched a carbon offsetting initiative to create awareness about the need to reduce the tourism industry's carbon footprint...

15 Jul 2019

A story of storytelling: The business of writing with Michael Smorenburg
A story of storytelling: The business of writing with Michael SmorenburgArticle

Author Michael Smorenburg took attendees of the Red & Yellow School's first lunchtime lecture of the year post-July holidays on a journey from fact to fiction and back again in describing his personal writing process...

Leigh Andrews 11 Jul 2019

5 ways to be a responsible wildlife tourist
5 ways to be a responsible wildlife touristArticle

Seeing wild animals can be the highlight of a holiday, and help pay for conservation efforts too, but we have to respect the animals...

Tracie McKinney 11 Jul 2019

Do you still have ownership of your data?
Do you still have ownership of your data?Article

For years, cloud services have been growing in popularity due to their agility and "supposed" cost-effectiveness...

9 Jul 2019

Amazon is turning 25 - here's a look back at how it changed the world
Amazon is turning 25 - here's a look back at how it changed the worldArticle

A quarter of a century ago, on 5 July 1994, a company, which shared a name with the world's largest river, was incorporated. It sold books to customers who got to its website through a dial-up modem...

Venkatesh Shankar 4 Jul 2019

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