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Effective Measure Special report July 2013

South African Online Report for July 2013 – based on DMMA member data.   Digital engagement hits the commercial bullseye The rise of digital content has given the consumer the gift of choice. Whether eclectic or highly specialised, the digital audience has more access to content range than ever before. But while the South African Read more…

Effective Measure for July 2013

SA Unique Browsers 22,365,613 SA Page Views 647,585,539 SA Unique Browsers from mobile devices 10,850,317 Mobile Page Views 253,468,279 The above figures are for traffic across DMMA member sites for July 2013.

Digital Quarterly Creative Circle results out!

Congratulations to : DIGITAL 1.         MTN/Telecoms “The everywhere Library” – MetropolitanRepublic 2.         Johannesburg Zoo/World’s first LIVE Tweeting Badger – HelloComputer/Draftfcb Jhb 3.         Audi SA/A3 Sportback “#A3 Exchange” – Ogilvy CT   The Digital judging panel for July 2013 comprised of: Fran Luckin - Quirk (Chairperson) Toni Hughes – 1886 Terri-Anne De Sousa - Liquorice Nelri Rossam - NATIVE Lizane Connoway Read more…

Everlytic Sponsors Best Email Campaign & Performance Awards at Bookmarks 2013

The Bookmarks Awards, endorsed by the Digital Media & Marketing Association (DMMA), is around the corner. The awards focus on innovation, the execution thereof and measurable results. According to Bookmarks Chair, Nikki Cockcroft, ‘measurable performance’ is what distinguishes the Bookmarks Awards from all other SA industry awards. 2013’s theme is the “Next Big Thing” and Read more…

The Bookmarks is open for entries

The Bookmarks Awards, which recognises and rewards excellence in digital, has announced that it is ready for entries.  The deadline for submissions is 15 September, and the shortlist will be announced on 24 October. The not-to-be-missed awards ceremony is at the Artscape Theatre in Cape Town, on 14 November. Entries are judged across multiple categories Read more…

New DMMA Board announced and constitution ratified

The new Digital Media and Marketing Association (DMMA) Board, as elected by its members, was announced at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) last Thursday. A revised constitution that incorporated several fundamental changes was also accepted by unanimous member vote. Nikki Cockcroft, former Chair and Executive Director who announced earlier this year that she would be Read more…

What are the key changes made in July 2013 to the Constitution?

  Change Rationale The vesting of management and operating control of the DMMA in a Board of Directors, who are elected annually by the Members. This clarifies the operating structure of the DMMA in line with Section 21 law and gives day to day decision-making to a Board elected by members annually. The Board will Read more…

The Next Big Thing is Here – The Bookmarks Awards 2013 launches

The Bookmarks Awards, which is endorsed by the Digital Media & Marketing Association (DMMA), celebrates its sixth year of recognising and rewarding digital excellence in 2013. Nikki Cockcroft, Chair of the Bookmarks, says: “What distinguishes us from all other SA industry awards is the focus on “measurable performance”, in addition to creativity and execution. Entries Read more…

Social media heavy-weights will have it out at ITWeb platform smackdown

  There is a misconception among businesses that whenever a social media platform becomes popular, it’s necessary to use it. That’s just not the case according to ITWeb’s social media strategist, Tallulah Habib. “Every platform has its own strengths and weaknesses,” she says.  “Your choice of platform should depend on what your particular business aims Read more…

ITWeb makes business sense of social media

ITWeb’s Social Media Summit will provide a business-driven approach to implementing social media within an organisation. 14-15 August, at The Forum, in Bryanston Social media is becoming an imperative for businesses. Whether catering to consumers, or operating in the B2B space, organisations are expected to be available on social channels and sharing thought leadership. ITWeb Read more…

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