Africa, this is why I live here is a Facebook page started by Port Elizabeth resident, Ayesha     Cantor. It’s a wonderful celebration of life in Africa – all of it – and consists, in the main, of user contributed pictures from around the continent.  Everything from the laugh out loud hilarious to the breathtakingly […]

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In March last year I wrote an article on the top 10 company Facebook Pages in South Africa. Source: www.socialbakers.com I thought it would be a good idea to update that list.  However, it’s not that easy.  What is a “company” Facebook page?  How is it distinguished from a brand? If I just did the […]

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A QR (Quick Response) code is essentially a bar code that can prompt action like directing someone to a website or sending an SMS or giving contact or price information. You will begin to see QR codes being used more and more. If you have never seen one, it looks something like this: If you […]

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While many businesses remain resistant (or reticent) to adopting a social strategy, a number have done so and its use is beginning to mature. South African successes include Woolworths and Vodacom amongst others.  These brands have definitely got the idea that they must respond and by and large posts on their Facebook pages receive a […]

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