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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

#MobileCommerce: From search to checkout, the top 5 features likely to make your user tap "buy now"
#MobileCommerce: From search to checkout, the top 5 features likely to make your user tap "buy now"

Mobile, and increasingly apps, are core to the success of any retailer's strategy through all stages of the path to purchase or shopping customer's experience...

By Lynette Hundermark 1 day ago

#MobileCommerce: The right product, to the right customer, at the right time
#MobileCommerce: The right product, to the right customer, at the right time

As Cape Union Mart Group's director of e-commerce, Amanda Herson has the mammoth task of ensuring a seamless online experience for some of South Africa's most loved retail brands...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 3 days ago

Startups invited to apply for AppsAfrica Innovation Awards
Startups invited to apply for AppsAfrica Innovation Awards

Startups have been invited to apply for the fourth annual AppsAfrica Innovation Awards, which celebrate the best in mobile and tech from across Africa...

By Tom Jackson 16 Jul 2018

#MobileCommerce: The growth of mobile shopping in South Africa
#MobileCommerce: The growth of mobile shopping in South Africa

E-commerce is going from strength to strength in South Africa, more and more consumers are gaining confidence in making online purchases that are not solely limited to the likes of books, CDs, electronics, airline tickets and the like...

By Graham Du Plessis 13 Jul 2018

South Africa's biggest cellular networks take over ATM Media
South Africa's biggest cellular networks take over ATM Media

Guerrilla IMC'S ATM Media has seen some serious momentum building over the last few months. Two recent success stories have been campaigns for MTN and Telkom...

Issued by Guerrilla IMC 11 Jul 2018

'Click and mortar' success for local store marketers
'Click and mortar' success for local store marketers

Without true location targeting you're not local store marketing...

Issued by Vicinity Media 11 Jul 2018

#MobileCommerce: The last mile digitised, democratised and on-demand
#MobileCommerce: The last mile digitised, democratised and on-demand

It's no secret, in the digital age shoppers want what we want when we want it...

By Bronwyn Williams 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

#MobileCommerce: Step into the future with mobile
#MobileCommerce: Step into the future with mobile

When mobile phones hit the market in South Africa around 1994, there was a sentiment by many that, having lived life quite effectively without these devices, they simply did not need one...

By Dave Nemeth 4 Jul 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

MMA Smarties entrants must highlight business results in 2018 submissions to win
MMA Smarties entrants must highlight business results in 2018 submissions to win

The deadline looms for South African hopefuls: closing date set for 29 June...

Issued by Mobile Marketing Association 22 Jun 2018

No power? Download and watch your shows offline
No power? Download and watch your shows offline

Eskom has warned South Africans that load shedding will continue as the strike affecting coal supply to key power stations is ongoing...

Issued by Showmax 19 Jun 2018

The 2018 Cannes Mobile Lions Grand Prix winner: Grey Brazil for Reclame Aqui's 'Corruption Detector'.
#CannesLions2018: Mobile Lions winners!

The 65th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity continued on 19 June with the 2018 Cannes Mobile Lions announced during the Communication award ceremony...

19 Jun 2018

Truecaller eyes out sub-Saharan Africa's mobile payment space
Truecaller eyes out sub-Saharan Africa's mobile payment space

Sub-Saharan Africa is the fastest growing mobile market, by 2020 the region will have more than half a billion mobile subscribers to date...

19 Jun 2018

#CannesLions2018: Mobile Lions shortlist
#CannesLions2018: Mobile Lions shortlist

The Cannes Lions Mobile Lions shortlist has been released...

18 Jun 2018

More money should be invested in African mobile - MMA SA workshop's key message
More money should be invested in African mobile - MMA SA workshop's key message

While mobile has been around for more than a decade, it's only now being included as part of the broader communications strategy and not added as an afterthought to the creative process...

Issued by Mobile Marketing Association 14 Jun 2018

Find, book and rate SA restaurants with Eat Out's new free app
Find, book and rate SA restaurants with Eat Out's new free app

South African food guide Eat Out has launched a new free app. The app will provide users with the ability to book and review more than 6,000 restaurants across the country.

13 Jun 2018

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#YouthMonth: Tips to avoid working overtime, enhance your creative flow

Young workers often struggle with work-life balance. You're looking to prove yourself as you're literally the new kid on the block at work, but that doesn't have to result in endless overtime - even in the creative industries...

By Leigh Andrews 7 Jun 2018

Can you use your address data with confidence?
Can you use your address data with confidence?

South African addresses differ from the rest of the world, mainly because of our country's history and the variety of address formats we have: formal and informal, rural and urban, service delivery, the so-called 'friendly' addresses for parcel deliveries and more...

Issued by AfriGIS 5 Jun 2018

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Mobility to rule video in 2018

Video production and viewing become more challenging as goldfish attention span proves longer than a human's...

By Priscilla Kennedy 1 Jun 2018

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Gartner report: smartphones yield sales growth

According to a report by Gartner, global sales for smartphones returned to growth in the first quarter of 2018. The report shows a 1,3% increase over the same period in 2017...

31 May 2018

Forcing customers to use your app is brand vanity
Forcing customers to use your app is brand vanity

Many brands remain obsessed with creating mobile apps. This not only defies trends that point to increasing consumer app apathy but can exclude a sizeable portion of your customers in emerging economies...

By Pieter de Villiers 29 May 2018

GDPR: ground zero for a more trusted, secure internet
GDPR: ground zero for a more trusted, secure internet

Most of us have been bombarded recently by a barrage of emails from companies begging us to "stay in touch" or "opt in" or informing us of a "policy update". On May 25, an historic date for the internet, the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force...

By Bill Buchanan 28 May 2018

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These are WhatsApp's shiny new group chat features

In a not-all-that-exciting update, WhatsApp has tweaked the way groups work on its platform...

By Andy Walker 18 May 2018

Waze and Uber join BPS's Location Bank
Waze and Uber join BPS's Location Bank

Business Positioning Systems' (BPS) Location Bank is a centralised database or 'point of truth' for location data that ensures a brand's locations are perfectly accurate across the digital landscape, all from one central platform...

Issued by Business Positioning Systems 15 May 2018

Virtual assistants to replace smartphones?
Virtual assistants to replace smartphones?

Virtual assistants are becoming smarter each day and the AI that powers them is helping customers to get apt content at the right time...

Issued by Media Insider 15 May 2018

AfricaCom 2017, Cape Town.
AfricaCom 2018 launches the Africa Video Forum

With video content and streaming influencing viewing habits on the African continent, TV Connect Africa has evolved into the Africa Video Forum stream...

14 May 2018

Screengrabs of some of the night's big winners.
#OneShow2018: Final night's results!

The second of two award nights for One Show 2018 is done and dusted, having taken place at Cipriani Wall Street earlier on Friday, 11 May, with South Africa bringing home a further 2 golds, 4 silver, 7 bronze and 26 merit awards and TBWA\Hunt Lascaris named South African agency of the year...

12 May 2018

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