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Creating opportunities with #DigitalHustle

by: Morwesi Ndlovu - 1 July 2015

Creating opportunities with #DigitalHustle

I’m quite a fanatic when it comes to anything that has to do with the digital space because I would like to explore it more than I am right now. Yes, I have my own website and I’m one of the fantastic contributors at the most-read online youth publications in the country (flicks hair). However, #DigitalHustle...

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Apply now for our Google-backed digital bootcamp, Digify ZA

by: Live Events - 28 April 2015

Apply now for our Google-backed digital bootcamp, Digify ZA

We are now taking applications for round four of Digify ZA! 3-month digital marketing bootcamp backed by Google and IAB SA Application deadline Friday 1 May 2015 Digital marketers and social media ninjas are ruling the world! The digital industry is looking for young people like you to rise up and tame the beasts of the...

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What is a digital activist in 2015?

by: Digify ZA - 22 April 2015

What is a digital activist in 2015?

By Siphokazi Ndondo I have heard all sorts of variants of the word “Activist” being slung around lately, from hacktivism to slactivism so I sought to find out what activism has come to in the digital age and what an activist even does. I had the opportunity to speak to Delwyn Pillay, an Environmental Activist...

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Bloggers in Johannesburg – Gilded Hanger

by: Digify ZA - 19 March 2015

Bloggers in Johannesburg – Gilded Hanger

By Siphokazi Ndondo What does it take to be one of South Africa’s top fashion bloggers? We caught up with the Gilded Hanger to find out. She was voted runner-up in the fashion category of the SA Blogger Awards. We got to chatting with her at 44 Stanley – one of the hottest spots for...

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5 ways to make money online with design skills

by: Lindelani Legabe - 23 February 2015

5 ways to make money online with design skills

  It is said that the average millionaire has seven different income sources. While the following advice might not put that many zeros at the end of your bank balance, it will sure provide some handy extra income to boost your cash flow. Here’s 5 ways to make money online with your graphic design skills....

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Mz Lee on Black Twitter and the politics of social media in 2014

by: Thapelo Mosiuoa - 19 December 2014

Mz Lee on Black Twitter and the politics of social media in 2014

VIP caught up with Blogger, Graphic Designer, Social Media Content Manager and Tweleb Lerato Mannya a.k.a Mz Lee to talk about the year that 2014 has been from highlights to low-lights and the biggest events that have transpired on social media.   What has 2014 been like? What were the biggest highlights for you? It’s been...

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#EVERYTHING: A beginner’s guide to instagramography

by: Digify ZA - 11 December 2014

#EVERYTHING: A beginner’s guide to instagramography

Written by: Gugu Kheswa In the age of #everything- selfies and booty shots, Instagram has fast become the drug of choice for smart phone owners everywhere. Apparently, it’s dangerously addictive. As an (un)fashionably objective outsider looking in, Instagram seems to be the greatest invention since Whatsapp: a gift from the Cyber Gods to make crush...

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Top YouTube tips from @danthedirector

by: Digify ZA - 10 December 2014

Top YouTube tips from @danthedirector

Written by: Keelan Joshua Online video has moved from niche to the mainstream and has become  part of our regular media consumption. In fact, YouTube is now the second largest search engine on the internet – after Google. Given its enormous reach and penetration into our daily lives, it is a great idea to think...

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Compiling a compelling CV

by: Digify ZA - 6 November 2014

Compiling a compelling CV

Standing out amongst a pile of CV’s is often not easy so how does one make a  good first impression with a CV destined for the ‘yes’ pile? Palesa Letaba, Talent Officer at NATIVE VML, says, “We go through so many CVs during the job-application process and sadly many don’t make the grade because of...

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Meet one of SA’s coolest people in social media

by: Digify ZA - 3 November 2014

Meet one of SA’s coolest people in social media

by Thuli Nkosi and Phumla Malishe We met Native VML’s Amanda Sevasti at the Livity Africa offices as part of the Digify programme. She is gorgeous, funny and smart – that afternoon we spent listening and staring at her in absolute awe. For those of us who had not known anything about Amanda and what...

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