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The DMMA joins global digital body and rebrands as IAB South Africa.

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The DMMA (Digital Media & Marketing Association) joins the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB), which is dedicated to growing the global digital industry. From today, the DMMA will be known as the IAB South Africa. “IABs around the world help build markets; bring likeminded members together and ensure that standards and guidelines are set for global Read more…

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WoodWing Survey “Trends 2014”: Multi-channel top of the agenda – print to survive

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A study conducted by WoodWing Software from mid-December to mid-January examined relevant publishing technology trends for 2014. A total of 125 participants – mainly from the Americas, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region – answered four multiple-choice questions about their publishing strategies and the use of social media. The submissions came mainly from newspaper, magazine and Read more…

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eCommerce in South Africa has seen increased adoption by furniture retailers

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The global success of online shopping has given rise to the widespread adoption of eCommerce ventures by furniture retailers wishing to capture the potential of this ever-growing market. Largest online retail corporation, Amazon.com, saw its initial success as an online bookstore; however it is no longer quite so exclusive, its catalogue has extended. Amazon now Read more…

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Justin Gomes appointed new Creative Circle chairperson

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Chris Gotz’s position as Creative Circle chairperson has come to an end, with the new chairperson, Justin Gomes recently appointed. A revolution in tech Outgoing chairperson Chris Gotz, says, “Alas, my time has come to an end. It has been interesting, exciting, instructive, fractious, inspiring and, for the most part, generally pretty cool. My tenure Read more…

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Twitter’s latest development – Jelly (by iLead Online)

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Twitter’s Jelly App Marries Social Networking with Q&A Image Search Twitter co-founder Biz Stone and his former colleague Ben Finkel launched the latest Twitter venture, which is a social app that works on a question and answer principle. It shows some similarities to conventional search, but delivers results in the form of answers from friends. Read more…

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At Bookmark Awards 2013: WoodWing client Mail & Guardian wins 3 categories

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Best Publisher, Best Editorial Team, Best Tablet Publication – The Mail & Guardian (http://mg.co.za/), a South African publisher, has won three categories at the 2013 Bookmarks Awards. The award, presented for the past six years by the Digital Media and Marketing Association (DMMA) in South Africa, recognizes “excellence in digital”. The Mail & Guardian is Read more…

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The Creative Circle DMMA Quarterly Digital winners announced

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The Creative Circle Digital quarterly winners are: Digital 1. Mondelez/Halls “Breath Deep. Make Your Move” – Ogilvy & Mather CT 2. Appletiser/Slender Can “A New Spin on Things” – TBWA/Tequila Jhb 3. Samsung/Mobile App. “Galaxy Experience” – Gloo   Comments from Digital Chair – Nicholas Wittenberg, Ogilvy (CT): I felt there were some pretty strong Read more…

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Digital Media Planning made simple with Telmar

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The Digital Media and Marketing Association (DMMA) has announced that more comprehensive digital audience data, as provided by its official measurement provider Effective Measure (EM), is now integrated into the media planning tool, Telmar. For for the first time, media planners in South Africa will be able to create a comprehensive print, broadcast and digital Read more…

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Statement from the Digital Media & Marketing Association on the disqualification of all MetropolitanRepublic Loeries awards

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The DMMA, which participates as a member of the Loeries Committee, commends the Loeries Board on its clear and courageous decision to disqualify MetropolitanRepublic’s 2013 awards after irregularities were found with their MTN ‘Project Uganda’ entry. Whilst no specifics were cited in the official Loeries’ release, it is fair to assume that the board would Read more…