South Africa Tag

*DeathbyDigitalMarketingConference* era for marketers? Here’s my 10-point selection checklist

Since the beginning of 2011, there have already been numerous paid public conferences on or incorporating elements of digital marketing in South Africa. Recent conferences I am aware of are - Thinking Mobile, Integrated Marketing Communication Conference, Mobile Media Mindblast and Social Media World Forum...

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Wireless broadband costs in South Africa have started trending down, thanks to Cell C

When Cell C, the David of mobile telecommunications in South Africa, launched a new brand identity in late 2010, a price war was started with the introduction of promotions for 2 gig and 5gig data bundles. Vodacom and MTN have since followed. Its all :-)...

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How is Jacob Zuma mixing it on social networks?

In my online poll that was a prelude to this post, the question I wanted to start with was whether JZ should be on social networks at all. But I subsequently dropped it as I felt it was redundant, because the President had already posted...

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A Poll: President Jacob Zuma on Twitter

JZ tweeted for the first time on May 10, 2011. This created a frenzy in the media and everywhere. I thought I must gather various views using my blog's online poll. Hoping you will participate. ...

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Rapid developments in digital media are forcing redefinition of classical marketing

With the passage of time and increased wisdom, it has become obvious that the future of Brand Marketing will be enhanced by acquiring some knowledge of digital technology that determines the efficacy of the various, ever-growing and constantly evolving digital media options. And equally importantly,...

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The economics of 2010 Fifa World Cup are not in South Africa’s favour

I am currently watching the 3rd game of the last 16 stage, where Germany and England are playing. While I am enjoying the quality of the game, I am routing for England to progress to the Quarters. This wish may not be fulfilled though, if...

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