Job perks and employee work choice

Job perks are playing a bigger role in employee job selection decisions. One of the main reasons most of us work is to earn money – aside from the self-fulfillment, satisfaction, and sense of accomplishment, working for a living eventually comes down to the Rands and cents.Job perks are playing a bigger role in employee job selection decisions. Here are a few work perks to make you green with envy…


The A-Z of the 21st Century – Part 3

An online alphabet for the digital age…An online alphabet for the digital age… The third and final installment to the 21st century glossary! Missed out on the first two? Click here to read Part 1 and Part 2...


The A-Z of the 21st Century – Part 2

An online alphabet for the digital age...An online alphabet for the digital age... Gone are the days of kids learning their typical alphabet at school!


The A-Z of the 21st Century – Part 1

Gone are the days of kids learning their typical alphabet at school ...Gone are the days of kids learning their typical alphabet at school! Nowadays, it can almost be guaranteed that if you aren’t familiar with this new ‘alphabet’ then you are seriously missing out! You are left with two options ...


How to choose between YouTube and Vimeo

It’s a little known fact that video content gets shared a lot more than any article or image and also has a greater chance of going viral.Video content gets shared a lot more than any article or image and also has a greater chance of going viral. So when sharing video content online, how do you choose the best platform? And will it be YouTube or Vimeo?


Women and the social web

South Africa dedicated the month of August to women in order to remember all those women who marched to the Union Buildings on the 9th of August in 1956 in order to protest against the extension of Pass Laws to women, and fight for their freedom and equal rights!With all the amazing statistics and numbers we see concerning the web and social media, no-one ever really questions the battle of the social sexes and who actually wins ...


How ‘loyal’ are you in the eyes of your customers?

-A true brand loyal customer, through word of mouth, can get their friends and family to switch brands in an instant. Loyal customers, they don’t just come back, they don’t simply recommend you, they insist that their friends do business with you ...


Social Media: To infinity and beyond!

Have you ever wondered where we would be today if social media had never been established? No more 'liking' a friend's comment or finding primary-school friends on Facebook; tweeting on Twitter; business connections in Linkedin; or videos to keep you entertained in Youtube. No matter how 'trivial' some people may find social media, it still seems to be breaking new frontiers in all aspects of life these days!Have you ever wondered where we would be today if social media had never been established? No more 'liking' a friend's comment or finding primary-school friends on Facebook; tweeting on Twitter; business connections in Linkedin ...


The myths of social networks – Businesses vs Students

What is social media?With South Africans gradually accepting the many social media channels, there still tends to be a small minority that have their doubts about these networks! Two of the main groups are businesses and students ...


A look at the history of social networking

So you’ve heard about all this social media 'stuff', and rumour has it that it’s going to be big! You tweet; you like posts; and you comment on videos ... but where did this all come from?So you’ve heard about all this social media 'stuff', and rumour has it that it’s going to be big! You tweet; you like posts; and you comment on videos ... but where did this all come from?