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#DigitalMarketing: How to get your business found online in local search
#DigitalMarketing: How to get your business found online in local search

Mobile takes the lead in local store marketing (LSM) and for this reason, investing in quality local SEO is key. Here are seven quick steps for getting your store found online in local search...

By Graham van der Merwe 1 day ago

R5m in bursaries available from Bursary Lottery
R5m in bursaries available from Bursary Lottery

The newly launched Bursarylottery.co.za aims to connect South African students with financial assistance options to further their education...

2 days ago

The digital landscape of South Africa
The digital landscape of South Africa

Ellen De Matos Silva shares her thoughts on the digital landscape of South Africa as well as the rise of e-commerce...

By Ellen De Matos Silva 3 days ago

How Africa can embrace an AI-enabled future
How Africa can embrace an AI-enabled future

AI is expected to create 2.3 million new jobs by 2020. Five ways to prepare for a future with artificial intelligence...

By Zoaib Hoosen 18 Jul 2018

Africa.com buys iAfrica
Africa.com buys iAfrica

The acquisition by Africa.com of iAfrica.com is set to increase news coverage and enhance user experience of the brand across the continent...

17 Jul 2018

Secrets of a successful digital marketing strategy
Secrets of a successful digital marketing strategy

If your company strategy is not complemented by a coordinated digital marketing strategy it is unlikely to generate the results you are looking for...

By Roy Morrison 17 Jul 2018

Media24 and HuffPost plan to mutually end commercial partnership
Media24 and HuffPost plan to mutually end commercial partnership

Media24 and HuffPost have announced plans to mutually end its South African licence...

17 Jul 2018

Hoorah CSO and co-founder Jay Thomson and Tenzing Agency co-founder Jason Liebenberg.
#NewBiz: Hoorah acquires Tenzing Agency

Hoorah ramps up its e-commerce capabilities with the acquisition of Durban-based design and development agency, Tenzing...

16 Jul 2018

Brands encouraged to rebrand to dotAfrica domain names
Brands encouraged to rebrand to dotAfrica domain names

As major brands like Absa register, use and promote .africa (dotAfrica) domain names, the effect on commerce, education, health and other sectors could be profound...

16 Jul 2018

AfricaCom.
AfricaCom 2018 launches conference, expos

Shaping Africa's digital future - AfricaCom launches free headliner conference tracks with worldclass speaker lineup...

16 Jul 2018

What's the use of marketing research? A cynic's answer: Ask Absa!
What's the use of marketing research? A cynic's answer: Ask Absa!

Last week there was great fanfare about Absa's repositioning and rebranding. This seemed like a good time to illustrate the power of predictive measurement...

By mike broom 13 Jul 2018

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Livity Africa will now be known as Digify Africa

Livity Africa has announced its rebrand to Digify Africa, a name-mark and brand that better expresses and encapsulates the mandate of the organisation in closing the digital divide...

12 Jul 2018

Dove global women.
#Mandela100: Dove goes beyond skin-deep beauty with No Digital Distortion Mark

We've seen a marked rise in returning to real values and letting a brand's humanity and true beauty shine through its messaging in 2018...

By Leigh Andrews 12 Jul 2018

#BehindtheSelfie with... Philippa Dods
#BehindtheSelfie with... Philippa Dods

This week we go behind the selfie with Philippa Dods. She's full-time marketing coordinator at Meltwater IMA (India, Middle East and Africa) and a core member at Future Females after office-hours...

By Leigh Andrews 11 Jul 2018

Netflix
Netflix introduces 'Smart Download' feature to Android

Netflix's Smart Downloads is now available on Android, and it may save you from forgetting to download your favourite shows...

By Andy Walker 11 Jul 2018

Stories sharing a boon for digital marketers
Stories sharing a boon for digital marketers

Updated Stories feature creates new opportunities for engagement across Facebook's family of apps...

By Gil Sperling 11 Jul 2018

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Latest Twiplomacy study reveals 97% of all governments are on Twitter

The latest Twiplomacy study reveals 97% of all governments are on Twitter and US president, Donald Trump has become the most followed world leader with the most interactions over the past 12 months...

10 Jul 2018

How an operations officer got invited to judge creativity at the Loeries
How an operations officer got invited to judge creativity at the Loeries

This year, Clyde Mallon, chief operating officer at McCann Johannesburg - a guy with vast experience in the technological and digital realm of advertising - has been invited to be a judge at the Loeries...

By Aisling Holmes, Issued by McCann Johannesburg 10 Jul 2018

Does your location-based mobile partner know the location of your ads?
Does your location-based mobile partner know the location of your ads?

The digital media industry's latest obsessions are brand safety and viewability - two closely linked topics born out of the controversial practice of programmatic advertising...

Issued by Vicinity Media 10 Jul 2018

CMO Council Report - CMOs committed to doing more with data
CMO Council Report - CMOs committed to doing more with data

New research highlights AI's emerging role as catalyst for harvesting and unifying disparate data essential to customer engagement...

9 Jul 2018

What's up in the world of digital OOH in SA?
What's up in the world of digital OOH in SA?

Craig Wallis from MediaShop offers a snapshot of what's going on regarding digital in SA's OOH industry...

By Craig Wallis 6 Jul 2018

African entrepreneurs join Alibaba's eFounders Fellowship in China
African entrepreneurs join Alibaba's eFounders Fellowship in China

Twenty-nine (29) African entrepreneurs have completed the two-week eFounders Fellowship programme in China, an initiative run by Alibaba and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development...

By Gabriella Mulligan 6 Jul 2018

#BehindtheSelfie with... Lloyd Wybrow
#BehindtheSelfie with... Lloyd Wybrow

This week, we go behind the selfie with Lloyd Wybrow, head of social media at Digitas Liquorice...

By Leigh Andrews 4 Jul 2018

Food24 migrates to New Media
Food24 migrates to New Media

Food24, one of South Africa's biggest online food platforms, will migrate to New Media on 1 October 2018 to become part of the agency's growing food focus...

Issued by New Media 3 Jul 2018

#NewBiz: Pernod Ricard SA appoints PHD Media SA
#NewBiz: Pernod Ricard SA appoints PHD Media SA

PHD SA, a subsidiary of the Omnicom Media Group, has been appointed by Pernod Ricard South Africa to oversee its media strategy and buying...

2 Jul 2018

Click, Click, Go!
Click, Click, Go!

The brand formerly known as Airlines SA approached Realm Digital to assist with their rebranding and repositioning strategy...

Issued by Realm Digital 29 Jun 2018

#Newsmaker: Claire Cobbledick promoted to GM at Gumtree SA
#Newsmaker: Claire Cobbledick promoted to GM at Gumtree SA

Former MD of The Jupiter Drawing Room Cape Town, Claire Cobbledick has recently been appointed GM at Gumtree SA, after joining the online classified advertisement and community website as head of marketing in 2014...

By Jessica Tennant 29 Jun 2018

Move over Musk: meet the 25-year-old SA tech billionaire in the making
Move over Musk: meet the 25-year-old SA tech billionaire in the making

South Africa is making room for a new tech entrepreneur - Jesse Casanova, a former student at Vega whose "next-generation social media app" idea recently gained international attention...

Issued by Vega School 28 Jun 2018

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Akon's building a Senegalese 'smart city' with his cryptocurrency 'Akoin'

An announcement you may have missed from Cannes Lions: There's a new cryptocurrency soon to be launched, but it won't be taking its name from any memes or computer jargon. Instead, it'll be launched by Senegalese musician Akon...

By Andy Walker 28 Jun 2018

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