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  • TRC Special Report Website

    06 March 2013 ( #TRC, #Truth and Reconciliation Commission, #TRC Final Report, #SABC, #SAHA )

    Some time ago, we developed the SABC Truth Commission Special Report website on behalf of the South African History Archive. Recently, the site went live. While there are other websites that contain the transcripts and/or Final Report documents in various...

  • Your staff: your best marketers

    04 March 2013 ( #online marketing )

    1 Staff member + 1 Facebook account + 1 positive post about your business = 100s of potential new customers. Chances are every member of your staff has at least a Facebook account. Many probably have Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and other social media...

  • Michele found this great infographic. South...

    21 February 2013

    Michele found this great infographic. South Africans have obviously taken to Pinterest in a big way.

  • Design Indaba - YDS Durban

    14 February 2013

    It's nearly time for Design Indaba. We're looking forward to the Young Designers Simulcast here in Durban. So many amazing, inspirational speakers to get your creative juices flowing! Since 1995, the Design Indaba Conference has invited the world’s top...

  • GALA - Home

    31 January 2013

    John at Gala has really put time into getting his home page slides right, and it pays off! Check out the great image he developed to highlight their new job vacancy... gala.co.za Home page for Gay and Lesbian Memory in Action website.

  • Nadia van der Mescht: Where did the Cupcakes go?

    31 January 2013

    Local girl Nadia van der Mescht has recently rebranded from her craft-oriented Cupcake Couture to a more sophisticated name, look and feel for her creative consulting business. She's working with Fathima, who does design work for us as well. We're so...

  • How the Web Development Process Works

    14 February 2013

    www.newfangled.com For many, the web design and development process is still veiled in mystery. There remains a lot of confusion about when things happen, how long they take, and who is responsible for them, not to mention basic design workflow differences...

  • ACLU Guide: Tips for Companies on Protecting User Privacy and Free Speech in 2013 | ACLU of Northern

    08 February 2013

    These tips also great for SA-based companies as new online privacy and security rules come into play... www.aclunc.org Last year was jam-packed with stories of companies making costly mistakes on user privacy and free speech. To help companies get a fresh...

  • Tips for sprucing up your images

    14 February 2013

    In this Friday 15 session, we discuss tips for using images on your website. General image tips -Make sure images are clear and in-focus. -Choose photos with colors that complement your site. -Keep photo quality consistent. Avoid mixing snapshots from...

  • Our Content and Online Strategy guru, Sam, will be...

    05 February 2013

    Our Content and Online Strategy guru, Sam, will be speaking at Pecha Kucha about crowd-sourcing content to give your event or organisation website a boost. Great opportunities for creative contributors, and an exciting way to expand your site's content...

  • Coming up soon: Design Indaba - YDS Durban. An...

    20 February 2013

    Coming up soon: Design Indaba - YDS Durban. An amazing lineup this year. Bring on the inspiration!

  • Why should my business be online?

    28 February 2013 ( #online strategy )

    Spend less, earn more customer loyalty. The obvious answer to why you should be online is 'because everybody is'. Just as with traditional marketing, you can't afford not to be visible in places where your competition is visible. This doesn't mean, though,...

  • The State of Facebook: What’s Working Now

    14 January 2013

    Interesting post with some useful explanation of Facebook's Edgerank. Most important line to my mind: "I’ll boil it down to one simple concept — fresh, interesting content wins. But there’s a little twist: you have to continue to be interesting." www.copyblogger.com...

  • Worky stuff

    11 December 2012

    pinterest.com Google+ For Business InfoGraphic by BlueGlass Media by Chris Brogan, via Flickr

  • Why You Need to Build Your Brand Online | Business 2 Community

    07 December 2012

    www.business2community.com The Internet offers so many more possibilities for small businesses than ever before. The online marketing opportunities are limitless, and the chance to do it

  • Black Square Web Solutions shared a link.

    11 October 2012

    monetate.com This Monetate infographic reveals the habits of tablet shoppers.

  • HowTo.gov | Helping agencies deliver a great customer experience

    06 December 2012

    So impressed with the US government for providing this comprehensive and neat site for their agencies to maximise digital: www.howto.gov HowTo.gov is a website to help government workers deliver a better customer experience to citizens.

  • Vine - Make a scene

    25 January 2013

    Twitter app to shoot great quality short vids and post them to your feed. Can't wait to try it out. itunes.apple.com Get Vine - Make a scene on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.

  • What’s Up With Whatsapp? Facebook Might Want To Buy It, That’s What | TechCrunch

    03 December 2012

    techcrunch.com Whatsapp, the multiplatform mobile messaging app that has been one of the runaway success stories for ad-free, paid services, has been in talks to be acquired by Facebook, according to sources close to the matter. We’re still digging...

  • Credible Carbon - Buy carbon offsets from Credible CarbonHome

    28 January 2013

    We've just built a new online carbon registry for PACE. Check out Credible Carbon - a socially responsible carbon transaction site. crediblecarbon.com Credible Carbon is a voluntary market carbon registry that certifies and trades African carbon projects...

  • Jockey brand ambassador Pat Lambie will be signing...

    27 November 2012

    Jockey brand ambassador Pat Lambie will be signing autographs at Gateway today. Go on down there this afternoon between 3pm and 5pm and get his autograph. Find him on Level P2 Entrance 5 by Aca Joe and Vertigo.

  • Facebook updates cover photo and News Feed ad policy, limits text to 20% of image

    14 January 2013

    www.insidefacebook.com Facebook is changing its policy regarding text overlay on photos in pages’ cover photos and News Feed ads to limit text to no more than 20 percent of an image’s area.

  • Great, in-depth article with sound advice and...

    24 January 2013

    Great, in-depth article with sound advice and useful links. Good work Entrepreneur Mag. http://www.entrepreneurmag.co.za/advice/marketing/marketing-tactics/10-online-marketing-trends-for-2013/

  • 5 Password Generators for Maximum Online Security

    23 January 2013

    mashable.com We want to help you to pick super secure, ninja-style passwords that will keep you safe online.

  • Aaron Swartz, Internet Pioneer, Found Dead Amid Prosecutor 'Bullying' in Unconventional Case

    13 January 2013

    RIP Aaron Swartz, internet hero: developer of RSS, creator of Reddit and tireless defender of internet freedom. A sad, sad story. www.huffingtonpost.com Open democracy advocate and internet pioneer Aaron Swartz was found dead Friday in an apparent suicide,...

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