Spotlight On…Andy Carrie

If you’re from Durban, and on Instagram or in the digital space, you’ve probably heard of Andy. This 26 year old Content Marketer and Content Creator took to Instagram like a duck to water – and more than 800 posts later, has developed his own brand of visual story-telling.

This Week in Digital: 26 June 2015

Welcome back to your weekly roundup of our highlights in the digital world, coming to you just in time for you to hold your own in any tech-related conversation this weekend (for other topics though, you’re on your own a little there – good luck!).

Warrior Wearables: gadgets that fight to improve society

Wearable tech is very ‘in’, but detractors have some well-versed criticisms to throw at the industry: wearables are too expensive, they’re only appealing to techies, and they have no real real-world value.

Spotlight On…Fred Felton

This communications specialist definitely knows what he’s doing, as, if you’ve found yourself on social media in the past few years, you’ve probably stumbled across Fred.

This Week in Digital: 19 June 2015

Feeling like you're ready for this weekend to start?

Who has the Influence These Days?

In the golden age of advertising (think Mad Men, think 1950s) it was the brands telling the consumers how to think, what to do, and how to live.

This Week in Digital: 12 June 2015

It’s Friday and that means it’s time to get well-informed – just in time to impress all those friends you’re going to meet up with over the weekend.

Spotlight On…Cath Jenkin

Image taken by Diane Cassells Pictures (@dianec_pictures on Instagram)

This Week in Digital: 5 June 2015

If you were happily chilling under a rock this week, or simply want to get all your information in one neatly tied up package – you’re in the right place. We’ve rounded up all the biggest news in digital, social media and tech advances (in our opinion) that have happened during the week for you.

QR Codes – Showing that Slow and Steady Wins the Race

Cast your mind back a few years, when QR Codes first started popping up all over the place. They seemed like a great tech advance – all you needed to do was scan the QR Code with your phone and it would take you to a plethora of resources.

Spotlight On… Dane Forman

Welcome to the very first in our new series profiling locals doing very cool things online.

Love for brands uplifting local communities

National pride can be a tricky thing at times depending on where you live. Pride in one’s city is often easier to foster and take on. Brands that work towards the good and promotion of a city or town can expect to generate a good deal of brand love in return. Because we all love it when we see our city promoted, when we see it flourish. And changes and improvements to our locality – to things like streets corners, parks and public squares – are things we really can see and feel.

7 strategies for crowdfunding like a pro

For several years entrepreneurs and organisations around the world have been making use of crowdfunding platforms to fund their start-ups and projects. Crowdfunding, for those unsure of what it is, refers to gathering money – usually via the Internet – for a project or venture by way of raising numerous small amounts of money from numerous different people, not necessarily known to the fundraiser. While not all find success with this approach, many do, and a good number of those end up being far more successful than they ever dared hope.