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Finding the right social media skills
By Fay Humphries, Events programme director, Johannesburg, 8 Oct 2015
Businesses investing in social media must ensure they are investing in the right kind of staff.
This is according to Candice Kropf, owner and social media specialist at Social Ideas, who notes everyone these days with an active social media presence is calling themselves a 'social media guru' or 'social media expert', or even 'social media architect


Social business disrupts Africa businesses
By Fay Humphries, Events programme director, Johannesburg, 7 Oct 2015
There are "amazing products, people and innovation" in the digital space right on our doorstep.
So says Bronwen Auret, head of digital operations at Metropolitan Republic, adding: "It is not necessary to go to Silicon Valley to experience innovation".


Social business policies access, training vital
By Fay Humphries, Events programme director,
Johannesburg, 1 Oct 2015

Effective social media policies do not have to be complicated or restrictive. They are, however, becoming increasingly vital to business.
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Measuring social media success
By Fay Humphries, Events programme director,
Johannesburg, 30 Sep 2015

Many SA companies are aware of how imperative it is to link their social media strategy to their overall business strategy. Yet few of them seem to be achieving any measurable, sustained success in using their social media initiatives to drive revenue.
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Forbes Top 50 Social Media Influencer heads to SA in October
Johannesburg, 22 Sep 2015
Social may not be relevant for every business decision, but the ability to harness social at any point in time is a powerful one, says Neal Schaffer, business social media expert and Forbes Top 50 Social Media Influencer.
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Rethinking customer engagement
By Christine Barrow,
Johannesburg, 9 Sep 2015

With the exponential increase in mobile and social technologies, customers have become more powerful than ever before. So says Andrew Felbert, co-founder and director of Why Satisfy, who notes customers are always connected socially and are able to source information quickly – this gives them control over their own experience.
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Social media transforms SA businesses
By Christine Barrow,
Johannesburg, 26 Aug 2015

Progressive organisations have recognised the value of being social across the entire business. There are huge benefits to customer relationships, customer service, employee engagement and recruitment - social businesses embrace social technologies in every part of the organisation.
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Get your social game on
By Christine Barrow,
Johannesburg, 5 Aug 2015

Social media began mainly as an outward-facing effort from public relations, marketing, or corporate communications departments to try to influence, broadcast, or market to social media users.
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Social business requires transformation
By Christine Barrow,
Johannesburg, 7 Jul 2015

Where does your business stand on the adoption of social media? Has your organisation commenced the journey of becoming a social business? Do you know how to embrace social media to achieve social success?

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IN THE NEWS

Finding the right social media skills
Johannesburg, 8 Oct 2015
Businesses investing in social media must ensure they are investing in the right kind of staff.
This is according to Candice Kropf, owner and social media specialist at Social Ideas, who notes everyone these days with an active social media presence is calling themselves a 'social media guru' or 'social media expert', or even 'social media architect


Social business disrupts Africa businesses
Johannesburg, 7 Oct 2015
There are "amazing products, people and innovation" in the digital space right on our doorstep.
So says Bronwen Auret, head of digital operations at Metropolitan Republic, adding: "It is not necessary to go to Silicon Valley to experience innovation".


Social business policies access, training vital
Johannesburg, 1 Oct 2015
Effective social media policies do not have to be complicated or restrictive. They are, however, becoming increasingly vital to business.

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