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Realmdigital integrates e-textbook delivery into Van Schaik Web store

  Leading e-commerce developer Realmdigital has given the Webstore of Van Schaik Bookstores a huge boost with the integration of Ingram’s VitalSource Bookshelf – an e-book platform that complements the book seller’s educational print catalogue.   Van Schaik will sell and distribute e-textbooks via the VitalSource Bookshelf app, which allows users to access their content Read more…

Creative Circle Nov 2012 – Jan 2013 Winners

  The winners of the Creative Circle/DMMA digital awards for the period of November 2012 to January  2013 have been announced, they are   1.         Brothers for Life/South African NGO “World Aids Day” (Gloo/Joe Public) 2.         Cape Town Tourisim “Send Your Facebook Profile to Cape Town” (Ogilvy CT) 3.         Pernod Ricard/Olmeca Tequila “Steve Aoki 2012 Read more…

Property and Automotive Portals Merge to form Africa’s Largest Classifeds Concern

  Africa is the last frontier and probably the largest remaining classifieds opportunity in the world, and the interest from the giants of the Internet is escalating. The big names already investing across the continent include South African media giant Naspers and the Swiss media conglomerate Ringier, but it seems that the real emerging leader Read more…

Simon Bray finds new home as Privateproperty.co.za COO

  Engineering student, marketing major, fashion designer, software entrepreneur and now Privateproperty.co.za COO … Simon Bray’s background is anything but conventional. But this eclectic skills mix is well suited to the Privateproperty.co.za business: “We exist to shape the current and future state of the real estate industry. We believe we can make a positive and Read more…

Privateproperty.co.za swims Midmar Mile for Paraplegics

  On Saturday 9 February, Privateproperty.co.za descended en masse on Midmar Dam, in KwaZulu-Natal, to support its 12 swimmers in the Midmar Mile race. The swimmers, with the support of the company, between them raised more than R50 000, which will be used to purchase wheelchairs for underprivileged disabled children. Justin Clarke, Privateproperty.co.za CEO, who is Read more…

DMMA announces 2013 Steering Committee

  February 2013: The Digital Media and Marketing Association (DMMA), a non profit organisation that aims to grow and sustain a vibrant and profitable digital industry, recently announced its new portfolio heads which would make up this year’s Steering Committee. The body has moved away from its previous structure, replacing its Executive Committee with a Read more…

Effective Measure reports for January

SA Unique Browsers 18,732,078 SA Page Views 562,863,020 Mobile Unique Browsers 8,539,392 Mobile Page Views 194,727,452 The above figures are for traffic across DMMA member sites for January 2013.

Creamer Media launches iPad edition of Engineering News

  South-Africa based media group Creamer Media has launched an iPad edition of its iconic Engineering News magazine.   “Our philosophy is to make our content available to readers on their preferred platform, be it as a magazine, on the Internet, or on mobile devices,” says Engineering News Editor Terence Creamer.   “Reading and news Read more…

SuperBru reaches 500,000 player milestone

  Sports prediction platform SuperBru this week welcomed its 500,000th player since inception. The game has become an important part of the lives of many sports fans as they predict sports results to win bragging rights over their friends and colleagues. SuperBru began life in 2001 as a sheet of paper stuck on a fridge Read more…

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