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DMMA Bloggers Debate Survey

The DMMA has collated all the questions that arose during the debate and via Twitter and formulated an informal survey for bloggers to share their opinions. A report detailing the findings of the survey will subsequently be distributed to DMMA members. Bloggers interested in adding their voice to the informal South African digital research survey Read more…

Crowdsourcing away the need for recruitment agents

Hiring Bounty, a new local tech startup, aims to solve the companies recruitment challenge, by harnessing the power of the crowd. By leveraging trusted networks between people, Hiring Bounty is able to identified skilled candidates and place them in better suited jobs, faster and at a lower cost, when compared to recruitment agents.   People Read more…

Success of mobile app model takes mobile retail mainstream

For more than a decade, mobile retail occupied a very narrow, highly profitable but insignificant niche involving small-ticket items like ringtones and wallpaper.   Unstructured and fragmented, the industry doddered around in extended infancy, suffering reputational challenges along the way due to the unscrupulous practices of some merchants who largely escaped accountability.   Hit by Read more…

Digital Divas is looking for next generation coders

If you’re 12-14 yrs old, we’ll teach you how to code HTML for FREE on Women’s Day! The Internet has changed the world, career options for our kids 5 years from now will not be the same as they are today. One thing is certain, as long as the web exists, the developers and engineers Read more…

Justplay.co.za generates 1,500 leads a day

If, like most businesses, the difference between leads and sales is high, it might be time to change the way you generate leads, and Justplay might be the answer. The fastest growing online competition site in South Africa generates 1,500 hot leads a day (that’s 10,500 leads a week) for businesses in a range of Read more…

How SEO is Affected by Google Penguin & Panda

With Google introducing around 500 plus changes to their algorithm in a year, SEOs may want to give up altogether. The smaller changes on a regular basis did not create a huge scare, but Panda and Penguin certainly caused more than a major stir amongst even the most honest of optimizers in the industry. If Read more…

InMobi reveals the steady rise of smartphones in South Africa

InMobi, the largest independent mobile advertising network, today released its Quarterly Mobile Insights Report: South Africa Edition, April to June 2012. The report shows continued growth in the region and illustrates how consumer behaviour in South Africa is shifting, as they become more reliant on their phones as their primary means of being connected.  Not Read more…

DMMA Blogger Debate

Update – 30 July Next steps The DMMA has collated all the questions that arose during the debate and via Twitter and formulated an informal survey for bloggers to share their opinions. A report detailing the findings of the survey will subsequently be distributed to DMMA members. Bloggers interested in adding their voice to the Read more…

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