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Digital Africa innovation programme launches
Digital Africa innovation programme launches

A new edition of Digital Africa, an innovation competition to take up the challenge of digital transition in Africa, has launched

3 days ago

How will you speed through the digital trough of disillusionment?
How will you speed through the digital trough of disillusionment?

Peter Sondergaard, Gartner executive VP for research, addressed CIOs and senior IT executives in his keynote at the annual Gartner Symposium/ITxpo in Cape Town

By Ilse van den Berg 3 days ago

Taking a closer look at media monitoring, AVE and regulation - Part two
Taking a closer look at media monitoring, AVE and regulation - Part two

In part two of this three-part series based on the media monitoring industry, ROI Africa's Tonya Khoury explains the algorithms she uses, live sentiment tracking and big content

By Angie White 21 Sep 2017

Location data you can bank on
Location data you can bank on

As a brand with multiple real-world locations you know you need to be listed, and completely accurately, on a number of digital platforms that convert online traffic to foot traffic

Issued by Business Positioning Systems 20 Sep 2017

Celebrating 20 successful years in business
Celebrating 20 successful years in business

In July 2017, Moving Tactics celebrated an incredible milestone - 20 successful years in the digital signage industry!..

Issued by Moving Tactics 20 Sep 2017

Is digital media seen as a fully-fledged media type in SA?
Is digital media seen as a fully-fledged media type in SA?

Digital media in South Africa is no longer a new concept. As the internet evolves at the speed of lightening, many existing print media houses have had to quickly adapt to stay alive and competitive

By Sam Gqomo 20 Sep 2017

#NewCampaign: Liquorice makes its Mark on Avon emoji chatbot
#NewCampaign: Liquorice makes its Mark on Avon emoji chatbot

Since winning the Avon account in July, digital agency Liquorice has developed an innovative personalised video bot using Facebook Messenger to launch Avon's Mark Liquid Lip Matte product range

By Jessica Tennant 20 Sep 2017

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#Newsmaker: M&C Saatchi Abel's Mpufane to lead the Bookmarks 2018

M&C Saatchi Johannesburg Group chairman Jerry Mpufane succeeds John Dixon as jury president of the IAB Bookmarks Awards, which celebrates its 10th year of ‘rewarding excellence in digital and recognising the powerful impact interactive has on the overall marketing mix'

By Jessica Tennant 19 Sep 2017

Local AR specialist expanding offering to include custom AI solutions
Local AR specialist expanding offering to include custom AI solutions

On the back of a sharp increase in interest in AR from local brands, NMPi Labs has renewed its strategic partnership with industry leading AR Platform Blippar and launched new customisable offerings - all firsts for the South African market

Issued by NMPi Labs 19 Sep 2017

Lawsuit accuses Google of paying women less than men
Lawsuit accuses Google of paying women less than men

SAN FRANCISCO, US: A trio of former Google employees filed a lawsuit accusing the technology giant of paying women less than men for the same work

18 Sep 2017

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Pinterest growth quickens with international appeal

SAN FRANCISCO - Pinterest on Thursday announced it has topped 200 million monthly users as growth at the online bulletin board picks up speed, especially outside the United States

15 Sep 2017

Windhoek Beer appoints Techsys Digital as digital partner
Windhoek Beer appoints Techsys Digital as digital partner

After a recent pitch process which saw Windhoek Beer appointing a new lead agency, Techsys Digital were absolutely thrilled to be chosen as their digital partner

Issued by Techsys Digital 15 Sep 2017

Taking a closer look at media monitoring, AVE and regulation - Part one
Taking a closer look at media monitoring, AVE and regulation - Part one

In this three-part series, I chat to ROI Africa MD Tonya Khoury about the ins and outs of media monitoring, how AVE fits into it all (and if it should), the need for regulation in the industry, and what this all means for Bizcommunity

By Angie White 15 Sep 2017

The importance of creative in today's data-driven marketing industry
The importance of creative in today's data-driven marketing industry

The majority of browsers visiting an e-commerce website don't convert on their first visit. There are several reasons for this, but none as critical as context, i.e. understanding where in the customer journey the browser is

Issued by Sprout 14 Sep 2017

Reach 372,900 business-minded people through targeted impressions
Reach 372,900 business-minded people through targeted impressions

Amongst many other target groups, Spark Media's ignition Target has got the ‘business-minded' market covered

Issued by SPARK Media 14 Sep 2017

Going digital - it starts from the top
Going digital - it starts from the top

The internet, the most relied upon entity since oxygen, is a non-stop portal of entertainment and information that never stops, and with the development of social networks, the chaos has only increased

Issued by Firewater Group 14 Sep 2017

Mansour being So Interactive – that’s what I call brand innovation!
#BehindtheSelfie with... Darren Mansour

This #InnovationMonth, we go behind the selfie with technophile Darren Mansour, digital director at So Interactive digital agency

By Leigh Andrews 13 Sep 2017

New Generation Awards announces 2017 finalists
New Generation Awards announces 2017 finalists

The New Generation Social & Digital Media Awards has announced this year's finalists, with a record number of entries received this year

13 Sep 2017

Sprout's growth calls for a digital operations director
Sprout's growth calls for a digital operations director

With more than 15 years' experience as a marketing manager and client service professional, Ulrike du Toit has joined Sprout Performance Media as digital operations director this month

Issued by Sprout 12 Sep 2017

Here's how CPL needs to change
Here's how CPL needs to change

Brands are being pinched between the scrawny forefinger of recession and the oppressive thumb of an interminable political kleptocracy

Issued by ACME Digital 12 Sep 2017

State of digital media in South Africa
State of digital media in South Africa

Experts describe digital marketing as an extension beyond internet marketing which includes channels that do not require the use of the internet. A new era of media consumption has already begun

By Sam Gqomo 12 Sep 2017

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Voice-based search: Act now to be heard

Think your current SEO tactics are enough to get you organic search traffic? With voice search gaining traction, the game is about to change

By Charlie Stewart, Issued by Rogerwilco 12 Sep 2017

MediaCom shortlisted for 15 New Generation Awards
MediaCom shortlisted for 15 New Generation Awards

MediaCom South Africa has been nominated for 15 New Generation Awards. The shortlisted entries stood out in their respective categories for innovative use of digital media and cutting-edge online tools

Issued by MediaCom 12 Sep 2017

AfricaCom 2017 launch.
Tech, media, telecoms show celebrates 20 years

AfricaCom, Africa's leading media, telecoms and technology show celebrates its 20 year anniversary this year.

11 Sep 2017

Peeking into the future
Peeking into the future

Over the past few years, the term ‘deep learning' has become more prominent, particularly in conversations around artificial intelligence (AI), big data and analytics

By Selema Makgothi-Masekela, Issued by Mortimer Harvey 8 Sep 2017

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How to achieve true inter-agency collaboration

For every familiar digital marketing problem, there is a familiar answer: collaboration

By Kirsty Barkhuizen 6 Sep 2017

Star India bags IPL media rights for $2.55bn
Star India bags IPL media rights for $2.55bn

NEW DELHI - Broadcast giant Star India has won global media rights for the highly lucrative Indian Premier League, the most popular sports event in the cricket-mad country of 1.25 billion, with a record $2.55 billion bid

6 Sep 2017

B2B marketing for really busy business owners
B2B marketing for really busy business owners

Chasing sales targets, managing customers and employees and planning your business's next strategic move leave little time to devise and implement a smart digital marketing strategy. The irony? It's the one thing that'll assist you with all your day-to-day challenges

By Desiree Gullan, Issued by G&G Digital 5 Sep 2017

The Truth About Digital: SEO with Maon Seidel from NP Digital
The Truth About Digital: SEO with Maon Seidel from NP Digital

“The Truth About Digital” is a series of pieces designed to debunk and demystify modern business' biggest bugbear: the ability to understand and integrate digital into traditional marketing

Issued by NP Digital 5 Sep 2017

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