WHAT IS TRENDING lands at Design Indaba 2013

Posted: February 27, 2013
In a first for South Africa delegates at the annual Design Indaba conference will be exposed to innovative and information rich new marketing collateral through a collaborative effort between media and marketing site MarkLives.com, trend watching portal TREND. (trendlives.info), PocketMedia® Solutions and Rapid Blue Digital.

Socialising enterprise is the biggest social media trend right now

Posted: November 8, 2012
Social media is no longer about the platform, it is about how to build social businesses and brands.This finding is among social media trends identified by industry pundits interviewed by local trendwatching site, TREND., for an indepth report into social media. Called, ‘Socialising enterprise’, the trend report, sponsored by Quirk,states that social media works for great brands which deliver on their promises, like with any other facet of marketing strategy.

MarkLives - the gutsy local marketing site goes big

Posted: June 4, 2012
MarkLives.com, the advertising, design and media site getting known for exacting content relaunched on 01 June 2012 with a new content schedule and sponsorship base in an effort to monetise the site and reinvest in growing the offering.

What is a Company News Office?

Posted: May 24, 2012
The Company News Office feature allows us to run great quality journalism while also catering to the demand for companies and organisations in our industry to run their news that doesn't make it onto our conventional editorial schedule.

MarkLives.com, the advertising, design and media site getting known for exacting content. Run by Herman Manson, the site provides a journalism-driven platform for industry news, opinion, analysis, case studies, profiles and marketing innovations. The result is a fresh, independent and investigative view of southern Africa’s changing communication landscape.

Manson is a respected business journalist, with a long track record in both writing and publishing. He was recently awarded as the inaugural Vodacom Social Media Journalist of the Year (2011), and was the co-founder of the much lauded Brand magazine.

MarkLives is a must-read for senior level marketing people, media editors and publishers as well as senior advertising executives. The site has gained influence through breaking industry news and in-depth features.