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#UnStoppable women to share their secrets at this year's FNB Business Women's Breakfast
#UnStoppable women to share their secrets at this year's FNB Business Women's Breakfast

What do a television presenter who is also a businesswoman, an entrepreneur, a social media lawyer and a doctor turned self-made businesswoman have in common?..

Issued by East Coast Radio 1 day ago

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A brief guide to creating powerful hashtags

If you've ever wondered what fuels social media these days, the answer is the hashtag. No longer the currency of gum-chewing, pre-teen girls, a powerful hashtag can circle the world faster than Superman can change into tights...

By Steven Slotow 1 day ago

EOH: The official Hootsuite partner in Africa
EOH: The official Hootsuite partner in Africa

Africa's largest technology company, EOH, has recently announced an official partnership with the world's most popular social media management platform, Hootsuite...

Issued by EOH Coastal 3 days ago

Sunday, 15 July 2018: France leads in goals on the field and mentions on social media
Sunday, 15 July 2018: France leads in goals on the field and mentions on social media

15 July 2018 will forever be remembered by the French. What did social media have to say about it?..

Issued by Meltwater 17 Jul 2018

TBWA and Facebook team up for regional creative agency programme
TBWA and Facebook team up for regional creative agency programme

TBWA is entering into a regional programme with Facebook that will be rolled out in Africa, Middle East, Turkey, Central and Eastern Europe...

Issued by TBWA 16 Jul 2018

Beautiful News renews partnership with Mercedes-Benz to continue sharing inspiring stories
Beautiful News renews partnership with Mercedes-Benz to continue sharing inspiring stories

Mercedes-Benz has announced the renewal of its partnership with Beautiful News, which means Beautiful News will keep telling its stories through powerful short films and photographs...

12 Jul 2018

Hlumelo Ndoni, co-founder and growth lead of Lokal Link.
#StartupStory: Lokal Link, matching up the right influencer with the right brand

Hlumelo Ndoni who founded Lokal Link started his career as an intern at Hellocomputer and noticed a new form of brand communication gaining popularity globally...

By Juanita Pienaar 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

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

Why your social media sucks: The 5 levels of social media marketing (Part 2)
Why your social media sucks: The 5 levels of social media marketing (Part 2)

What are the levels of social media and what is the definition of next-level social media?

By Dylan Kohlstädt 9 Jul 2018

Smaller is better, especially with influence
Smaller is better, especially with influence

The big names in influencer realms may pull in the big bucks and big audiences, but it is the micro influencer that is finally finding its place in the sun, writes Federico Dedeu...

By Federico Dedeu 6 Jul 2018

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KFC South Africa's hilarious World Cup ad hits 9GAG

Congrats, KFC South Africa, you're now 9GAG famous...

By Andy Walker 5 Jul 2018

Hands on: Facebook Local is the best travel app you won't want to download
Hands on: Facebook Local is the best travel app you won't want to download

Facebook Local is the social network's latest app feeding from its plethora of information that lets you search for things to do in your vicinity...

By Andy Walker 5 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

#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

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Why your social media sucks: The five levels of social media marketing (Part 1)

What are the levels of social media and what is the definition of next level social media?...

By Dylan Kohlstädt 2 Jul 2018

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6 ways to keep your data safe this Social Media Day!

Today, 30 June is the ninth official celebration of Social Media Day. While it was created to celebrate the positive outcomes of social media, it's also a good time to ensure you're keeping your personal data safe online...

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

L to R: Emilar Gandhi, Public Policy Manager SADC at Facebook Africa; deputy minister of communications, Pinky Kekana; Ebele Okobi director of public policy Facebook, Africa; Sherry Dzinoreva, public policy programs manager Facebook EMEA. © Strike A Pose Photography.
Facebook hosts first-ever South Africa NGO Day

Facebook has introduced its first ever 'South Africa NGO Day' aimed at bringing together local NGO communities in a day of learning and networking...

26 Jun 2018

Thumbs-up for Unilever, Diageo, Samsung and eBay from Hellocomputer
Thumbs-up for Unilever, Diageo, Samsung and eBay from Hellocomputer

Hellocomputer applauds Unilever, Diageo, Samsung and eBay's decision not to work with influencers who buy followers, and to embrace partners who increase transparency and help eradicate bad practices...

Issued by Hellocomputer 26 Jun 2018

The Odd Number acquires equity stake in Hoorah
The Odd Number acquires equity stake in Hoorah

The Odd Number has acquired an equity stake in digital media consultancy Hoorah, which will form the digital media arm of The Odd Number...

26 Jun 2018

#NewBiz: Signa Group appoints Stratitude
#NewBiz: Signa Group appoints Stratitude

Signa Group today announced that it has appointed Stratitude as its new strategic full service agency to position and differentiate itself in the industry...

25 Jun 2018

Is Foogle the enemy?
Is Foogle the enemy?

Facebook and Google are the biggest media owners in almost every market across the globe and they seem to be heading for world domination, says Richard Lord. But, is that so bad?...

By Richard Lord 22 Jun 2018

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Marketing fragmentation: A cross-device world

Ellen De Matos Silva, shares her thoughts on fragmentation in marketing and how online users are becoming increasingly comfortable with a cross-device messaging world...

By Ellen De Matos Silva 22 Jun 2018

Bongani Chinkanda
Marketing to the next generation at the speed of culture

Bongani Chinkanda, CEO of HDI Youth Marketeers, the agency that conducts the research for the Sunday Times Generation Next study, released last week, provided an overview at the conference, which took place on Thursday, 14 June at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg...

By Jessica Tennant 22 Jun 2018

SA's Reach Lions-winning work...
#CannesLions2018: Reach Lions winners!

The 65th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity continued on 21 June, with the 2018 Creative Data, Direct, Media, PR and Social & Influencer winners announced during the Reach award ceremony...

21 Jun 2018

#NewCampaign: Knysna Tourism shares the unique #SpiritofKnysna
#NewCampaign: Knysna Tourism shares the unique #SpiritofKnysna

Knysna Tourism's #SpiritofKnysna campaign pays homage to Knysna's scenic beauty, people and unique spirit, demonstrating the destinations resilience to rise above the trauma of the past year...

20 Jun 2018

Social media for financial services: all the good and none of the bad
Social media for financial services: all the good and none of the bad

Social media is an excellent marketing tool, but in the wrong hands, it can also be severely damaging...

By linda graham 20 Jun 2018

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