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DMMA measurement objectives include Digital Radio

In light of the controversy around the listenership numbers on local internet radio stations, the DMMA would like to make our position clear on the matter: The DMMA believes that all digital media types have value and for this reason it is necessary for all of these to be measured in a consistent way. The Read more…

Creamer Media launches revamped Research Channel Africa

South African-based media group Creamer Media has relaunched its Research Channel Africa website with an enhanced search function, ensuring greater quality results. Creamer Media CEO Kenneth Creamer explains that in the early 2000s the group decided to leverage the research and interactive abilities of the Internet by creating a product that allowed users to quickly Read more…

Effective Measure data for May 2012

SA Unique Browsers 16,819,048 SA Page Views 507,992,810 Mobile Unique Browsers 1,847,485 Mobile Page Views 49,924,726 The above figures are for traffic across DMMA member sites for May 2012.

DMMA Digital Village at Markex

The DMMA hosted the first ever Digital Village at Markex on the 12th, 13th and 14th of June at the Sandton Convention Centre.  We thank all members who supported the Village in taking a stand or visiting the village.  We also thank Quirk Education for ‘manning’ our stand and Google for the great gift boxes and Read more…

BBC Future collaborates with world-renowned thought leader TED

BBC Future and TED have announced the start of an exciting month long editorial collaboration which will see BBC Future feature wondrous quotes from TED speakers as a gateway to experience a specially selected mix of classic TED Talks and hidden gems.  The team behind the recently launched BBC.com Future section explored TED’s extensive archive Read more…

Habari Media recommends best practices for LinkedIn security and privacy

Following on from reports of compromised LinkedIn accounts, Habari Media, LinkedIn South Africa’s official representative, has compiled a list of account security and privacy best practices to assist users in protecting their profiles> ‘LinkedIn sincerely apologies to their users for the breach and any subsequent inconveniences bought about as a result. As a result of Read more…

Snapplify signs largest Arabic e-book publishing house

Digitising the first mobile e-book store specifically for the Arabic market Snapplify, a publishing engine for mobile platforms  that became Africa’s biggest mobile app developer in just a year since inception, cemented its global standing when it signed Kotobarabia – the first mobile e-book store that specialises in Arabic content. Pinch-yourself global “Snapplify has actually been Read more…

DMMA and PMSA form strategic partnership to protect SA’s media industry

The Digital Media and Marketing Association (DMMA) and Print Media South Africa (PMSA) have announced that they will be collaborating on several key areas of mutual interest and importance. DMMA and PMSA have agreed to investigate and collaborate on specific issues pertinent to both bodies, based on several interdependencies which they have identified. “After numerous Read more…

How we made it in Africa to be featured in Best of South Africa

How we made it in Africa, the online pan-African business publication, will be included in the upcoming issue of Best of South Africa – a hardcover book showcasing companies that are leaders in their respective fields. “Best of South Africa is a celebration of the crème that our country has to offer, a tangible reminder Read more…