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Is South Africa ready for the workplace of the future? #IABDigitalSummit @iab

Is South Africa ready for the workplace of the future? Digital will change the way South African businesses operate on a profound, cellular level. It is not a superficial layer to an existing strategy or an added extra. It is a force that will change the very DNA of a business and impact how it […]

Win a MEGA BLOG worth R1,600 #BlogJoziStyle #JoziStyleTop20 @JoziStyle

Ever since I started this blog in November (2014) I’ve noticed that readers gravitate to certain kinds of content; mostly food, travel & entertainment, which are fortunately three of my favourite topics, but some blog posts attract more attention than others, while some blog posts barely register more than passing interest. In February (2017) […]

Introducing the free app for #DineJoziStyle

Download the JoziStyle app and you will always be connected to the best events in Jozi! It is HTML5 compliant so it is responsive to any browser or device you choose to download it to. You can also review your favourite restaurants, events and destinations to share with other JoziStylers. Please note that the following […]

Caxton Magazines going from strength to strength @caxmag

Caxton Magazines Makes New Commercial Department Appointments Caxton Magazines has recently made three new senior appointments in its Commercial Division. The new Commercial Manager, for Caxton Magazines in Johannesburg is Caxton veteran Gary Wium. Wium has been in the media industry for 11 years, with previous experience in agencies, both as an account manager and […]

Havas Boondoggle launches service design agency in South Africa @HavasPRSA @Havasboondoggle

To coincide with the start of the Design Indaba, Havas Village South Africa and Boondoggle, a multi-award-winning European service design and creative digital agency have announced the launch of Havas Boondoggle, one of the first Service Design agencies in South Africa. With a plethora of awards to its name, including Effies and over 10 Cannes […]

Digital Marketing #JoziStyle

OUR MISSION 1 Increase Your Online Visibility Your customers are waiting online so lets make it easier for them to find you. 2 Simplify Your Digital Marketing We transform digital marketing ideas into effortless action. It’s that simple. 3 Provide 360° Digital Agency Service We provide an integrated digital marketing service that saves you time. OUR PHILOSOPHY Create an effortless harmony […]

Absa Becomes Barclays Overnight!

NB: Please refer to news update. It was on the cards for a longest time running, but nobody saw it happening overnight, when Absa, one of South Africa’s leading banks, just adopted the Barclays’ colours overnight. Looks like Absa got revamped, refreshed & revitalized in a simple stroke of #AbsaBlue!

iCaptcha ~ a new way of learning @Native

iCAPTCHA -A NEW WAY OF LEARNING In a multi-faceted country such as South Africa, language is still is a major barrier for deeper integration. Whilst our 11 official languages make us beautifully diverse, the majority of South Africans are still unable to speak more than one or two. It’s estimated that it takes the average […]

Social media measurement guidelines SA

HOT OFF THE PRESS – DEFINITIVE BRIEFING WORKSHOP! Social media measurement guidelines SA: Explaining the measurement guidelines just announced by the IAB – led by the IAB team headed by Michal Wronsk This whitepaper presents the results from an industry collaboration between South African media measurement organizations, for the purpose of establishing a set of guidelines […]

Online shopping just got fun with E-Escrow #ShopJoziStyle @E_Escrow

E-Escrow solves the online shopping conundrum Online shopping is rapidly growing within South Africa. Although highly convenient, when buying or selling goods, there is a disparity in the order in who acts first; does the seller wait to receive funds from the buyer before shipping the goods or does the buyer ask for their goods […]

Win tickets to #DigitalEdge2015 @digitedge @Native @Radio2Day using hashtag #JoziStyleDigital

Win tickets to #DigitalEdge2015 @JoziStyle @Radio2Day using hashtag #JoziStyleDigital courtesy of @digitedge @Native Win 1 of 2 tickets valued at (R 2,200 each) to Nedbank Digital Edge Live 2015 next Wednesday, September 9, 2015, courtesy of It’s a 6 hour learning experience at the world class Sandton Convention Centre that will give you actionable […]

Social Media Landscape Report by Mike Wronski

The annual Social Media Landscape Report, compiled by Fuseware and World Wide Worx, is being released in under two weeks and contains some highly impactful findings on social media usage in South Africa. This report is a must for brands, agencies and marketers across the board to fully understand what is happening in social media. […]

10 reasons why you cannot miss #NedbankDigitalEdge Live 2015 @digitedge @Nedbank @Native #JoziStyleDigital

~ Spike Lee. One of the worlds’ most celebrated and iconic story-tellers heads up an incredible line-up. ~ Dr Michael Wu – the man behind the Facebook Engagement and Community Health Indexes will share incredible insights into actionable analytics. ~ South Africa’s leading Mad Men/Women – Melissa Attree (Ogilvy), Yossi Schwartz (Y&R), Fran Luckin (Quirk), […]

Samsung Stays Ahead of the Curve

Samsung Stays Ahead of the Curve with Bold, Big Screen Smartphones Samsung announced today the global launch of the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ and Galaxy Note5. Both devices represent Samsung’s commitment to the big screen smartphone market, which Samsung boldly pioneered in 2011 with the original Galaxy Note. The Galaxy S6 edge+ and Galaxy Note5 […]

Powerful digital storytellers Nedbank Digital Edge Live 2015

Exciting new speakers have joined a powerful line-up of leading digital storytellers at this year’s Nedbank Digital Edge Live 2015 brought to you by NATIVE VML in collaboration with 360 Degrees. Joining international headline speaker Spike Lee are Khaya Dlanga (Coca-Cola), Pepe Marais (Joe Public), Fran Luckin (Quirk SA), Luvuyo Mandela (Tyathumzi Advisory), Mellissa Attree […]

Zomato to list all food stalls for Delicious‏ Festival!

Restaurant search and discovery app, Zomato has partnered with the DStv Delicious International Food & Music Festival, presented by Nedbank which will take place at the Waterfall Polo Estate in Midrand on Saturday, June 6. More than 50 of the city’s best food trucks and vendors are set to line up at the festival for […]

BUZ Publicity is offering special packages to help artists stand out from the pack!

The National Arts Festival is around the corner, and BUZ Publicity is offering special packages to help artists’ offerings stand out from the pack. With a Fringe boasting more than 400 theatre, music and dance productions, plus a strong and eclectic Main festival programme, this year’s Grahamstown festival, taking place from 2 to 12 July […]

Learning the 5Ws of Social Media with Frankie Brooks from Roots SA @MsFrankieB @HeatherLHook

Learning the 5Ws of Social Media with Frankie Brooks from Roots SA. By Heather Hook | @HeatherLHook We couldn’t imagine living without social media because it has become an essential tool for connecting and communicating, but how many of us are using the right platforms wrong reasons? JoziStyle’s roving reporter Heather Hook interviewed Frankie Brooks […]

RT Free tickets to Social Media Week Johannesburg at @chamberlainbizz @smwjhb

The first Social Media Week Johannesburg (22 – 26 September) is going to be the highlight for every digital marketer in Johannesburg, if not South Africa and the rest of Africa. It’s an opportunity to learn about developing trends in social media, interact with thought leaders in the industry, and to network with industry peers. […]

Hacking for a better city at Social Media Week Johannesburg #SMWJHB.

“The Future of Now: Always on, Always Connected” governs Social Media Week Johannesburg. Committed to a collaborative effort towards developing the city’s infrastructure, Social Media Week Johannesburg partners with JoziHub and the City of Johannesburg on the “A Better Johannesburg, Developer Challenge 2014” – an exciting initiative designed to align creative talents in the fields […]

Ventureburn, Ford and Social Media Week Johannesburg Partner for R25000 Startup Challenge

Five South African Startups will duke it out for R25000 in prize money at Social Media Week Johannesburg before a panel of expert judges and a live audience. The last couple of years have seen South African startups join in earnest the league of rising entrepreneurs drafting a new narrative of success for the African […]

9 Women Speakers at Social Media Week Johannesburg

As South Africa settles into its heritage month, it also welcomes a new development into its cultural fold with Social Media Week Johannesburg debuting from 22nd -26th September 2014. One of the stimulating facets of this fast spreading conference; is its spotlight on the advances of women who work tirelessly to build businesses, industries, families […]

10 Reasons to Attend Social Media Week Johannesburg

Social Media Week Johannesburg debuts in South Africa together with 19 other cities, including Sydney, Berlin and Rotterdam this September. Here are 10 reasons why you should attend this fast spreading, pioneering conference in Braamfontein and surrounding areas between 22nd – 26th September. 1. One of the headline speakers is COO of GroupM Interaction in […]

Register online for Social Media Week Johannesburg.

Featuring over 50 speakers including Alan Knott Craig Jr, Digital Advertising Mavens John Montgomery and Quentin George, pioneering muso Okmalumkoolkat, Mark Kaigwa and more Social Media Week (SMW) Johannesburg makes its anticipated debut in the heart of Braamfontein from 22 September to 26 September. Registration for this trailblazing tech savvy conference is now open. Positioned […]

Interview: Not everybody likes Facebook, but they should according to Edward Chamberlain-Bell

I met Carla van Niekerk at a workshop I was presenting to journalists at about how professional writers can use social media platforms to market their content, so it was huge honour when Carla asked if she could interview me about the future of social media in South Africa. Naturally, I said yes! Not […]

Digital Nomads: The evolution of mankind continues through the digital age!

Mankind has gone full circle from a nomadic existence to a digital experience. Nothing defines our existence better than our activity on social media platforms, where we share everything from the mundane to the sublime with family, friends, fans, followers and cyberstalkers. We know who had burnt toast for breakfast in Peru, and we also […]

Website design is a new language of HTML5 responsiveness, CSS, HTTP, RSS, SEO- and being friends with Google!

The first step for any company would be to create a website so that your customers can find you online. It’s a natural progression in your marketing strategy that sounds fun until you discover that it’s not the exciting creative process that you envisioned but a technical development that you don’t understand. And you’re paying […]

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