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Creative Circle/DMMA Quarterly Awards winners announced!

Emma Carpenter from Quirk regarding Digital entries -  This was a strong quarter with 40 submissions and it was refreshing to see a purely mobile execution (Mobile Band for Good Hope FM by 140 BBDO) bagging first place for its original concept and interactivity.  The entries that tied for second place (Hyundai Freedrive Website by Hello Read more…

Pre-purchase online research comes out tops in the DMMA e-commerce study

During the month of October 2011, the DMMA and Effective Measure performed a joint research project into South African e-commerce trends. The response was positive, with 1001 respondents who were sourced from a survey that ran across over 400 websites. The survey asked five key questions relating to the use of the Internet as a Read more…

MyBroadband exceeds 1 million monthly readers

MyBroadband attracted over 1 million unique monthly visitors in October, with over 6 million page views The latest audited DMMA/Effective Measure statistics revealed that MyBroadband exceeded 1 million unique monthly visitors for the first time. According to the October 2011 DMMA/Effective measure website traffic statistics, MyBroadband served 6,064,995 pages to 1,002,105 unique visitors last month. Read more…

Industry recognises pMailer as leading email marketing tool

The judges at the highly anticipated Bookmarks awards recognised pMailer by Prefix Technologies as one of the industry’s best technologies at an awards function held in Cape Town last week.   In the Applications & Tools category at the DMMA’s annual Bookmarks Awards pMailer received Bronze. This was one of only two awards in this Read more…

Moving the Bookmark to 2012′s chapter

Fast rising Johannesburg based SEM (SEO and PPC) agency, ClickMaven, was nominated for an award in the 4th annual Bookmarks Awards. The awards ceremony took place on Thursday 10 November at Pigalle in Cape Town.This is the first time that ClickMaven had participated in the awards and were delighted that they received a nomination to Read more…

New WA Party vow to heal SA’s internet problem

It is time for a change!’ says Tata. ‘Enough with rubbish internet already’, says Tutu. Specialist digital agency, DigiVOX, has teamed up with Internet Service Provider Web Africa, to launch Web Africa Uncapped, and the WA (Web Africa) Party. “Our mandate is to solve the country’s rubbish internet!” digiVOX MD Andrea Mitchell explains, “With the Read more…

Bookmarks 2011 Monitoring report by BrandsEye

BrandsEye became the official monitoring partner for the Bookmarks 2011 and tracked the conversation around the brand, the judges and the sponsors.  Click on this link or the image below to view the report on slideshare.

Effective Measure Data for October

SA Unique Browsers 13,160,396 SA Page Views 531,145,926 Mobile Unique Browsers   1,777,305 Mobile Page Views    44,338,337 The above figures are for traffic across DMMA member sites for October 2011.

24.com’s general manager comments on its prestigious Bookmarks win

At Thursday’s Bookmarks Awards, publisher 24.com was awarded the Best Publishing House Award. Says Geoff Cohen, general manager of 24.com, “We are honoured to have been acknowledged by our peers in the digital media industry. The award is a highlight for us this year and really inspires us to redouble our commitment to continue growing Read more…

DigiVOX caps great achievement with a Bookmarks Gold

Specialist Digital Agency DigiVOX won a GOLD award for the Paid Search category at the Digital Industry 2011 Bookmarks Awards, for their BMW Search campaign. The Bookmarks awards, held by the Digital Media and Marketing Association, took place at Pigalle in Cape Town, and celebrated the best of South Africa’s digital initiatives and leading individuals Read more…

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