Digital Marketing Smart Camp, Lagos, Nigeria

Digital Marketing Smart Camp, Lagos, Nigeria

Here we are on day one at the Radisson Blu Hotel on Victoria Island. Michael Monaghan from WSI head office, Krista LaRiviere of gShift and me. Michael started with the introduction of WSI and gave a review of the Digital Marketing proceedings for the two days. Michael is sharing Internet stats on Nigeria – over 6m Facebook users and all the attendees put their hands up for being Facebook users. A different story when asking about who was on LinkedIn, so I am reall

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Francois Muscat to present at the WSI-Axon Smartcamp in Lagos

Francois Muscat to present at the WSI-Axon Smartcamp in Lagos

WSI OMS‘s Francois Muscat will be in Lagos, Nigeria this week to present on Digital Marketing. The event is being hosted by WSI-Axon, a Nigerian WSI franchise based in the country’s capital. Muscat will be joined by Michael Monaghan, director of WSI Digital Marketing and Krista LaRiviere, the CEO of gShift labs. The theme of the Smartcamp is “Propel your brand, harnessing Digital Media Strategy”. Attendees have the opportunity to learn more a

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Corporate Branding & Social Media Forum

Corporate Branding & Social Media Forum

The Corporate Branding & Social Media Forum is taking place on 24th- 25th April, 2013 at The Monte Casino Conference Centre. The goal of this forum is to help attendees understand how to build brand value and establish uniqueness in the marketplace; learn how to align your brand with social media and understand how to connect your brand with tomorrow’s customers. WSI OMS owner and internet marketing expert Francois Muscat will be presenting at the conference.

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Google’s Engage Academy on 7 March, 2013

Google’s Engage Academy on 7 March, 2013

Google held its first Google Engage Academy at Monte Casino in Johannesburg on 7 March, 2013. In true Google style, the day was filled with innovative keynote presentations, a fun vibe as well as a few crazy antics (we made a Harlem Shake video!). Brett St Clair, head of new products at Google South Africa, started the day by showing Google’s Moonshot Thinking video. “Google is taking a ‘moonshot approach’ by building androids, driverless cars, augmented rea

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Upcoming events: Social media for government communication workshop

Upcoming events: Social media for government communication workshop

The Social Media for Government Communication Workshop will take place on 21 – 22 February 2013 at the Apartheid Museum in Johannesburg. Delegates will be able to learn about everything from integrating social media into their existing strategy, how to measure social media engagement and how to get buy-in from top management. The Social Media workshop has been specifically designed for the public sector and will address the issues of Government departments, Munici

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Upcoming events: Mobile apps marketing conference

Upcoming events: Mobile apps marketing conference

The Mobile Apps Marketing Conference will take place on 28 February – 1 March at the Focus Rooms in Sunninghill, Johannesburg. Register for this conference to get first-hand insights from successful mobile apps marketers and developers that are leading the way in the fast-paced world of App marketing. Remember the PC revolution in the 1980s? Or how big the Internet became in the 1990s? Mobile is running laps around them both, with over five (5) billion users world

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2nd Annual BCM & Disaster Recovery Conference

2nd Annual BCM & Disaster Recovery Conference

The Business Continuity Management (BCM) conference will be taking place on 11 – 12 July, 2012 at the Indaba Hotel in Fourways, Johannesburg. The event is aimed at promoting excellence in the business continuity profession and is endorsed by the Business Continuity Institute. I have been invited to present at the event where I will be discussing Marketing with BCM and using social media for strategic planning. Social Media and Business Continuity Management

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IFE 2012 kicks off with a record number of new franchise attendees

IFE 2012 kicks off with a record number of new franchise attendees

The International Franchise Expo officially opened today, 17 May 2012, at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg. WSI Franchise was there and ready to meet the thousands of individuals looking for exciting business opportunities. On day one there was a nice buzz amongst all the attendees and exhibitors with a positive atmosphere surrounding the day. Bizcommunity reported that this year saw the highest number of new franchise concepts exhibiting, including v

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WSI is gearing up for IFE 2012

WSI is gearing up for IFE 2012

The International Franchising and Entrepreneurs Expo 2012 is kicking off tomorrow at the Sandton Convention Centre. Our team are setting up and getting everything in order to meet all the visitors at IFE 2012. The event is aimed at encouraging the development of small business and entrepreneurship. Visitors will have the opportunity to chat to franchisors and compare the concepts and business opportunities on offer. WSI will be there to educate South Africans about

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WSI will be at the International Franchise & Entrepreneurs Expo 2012

WSI will be at the International Franchise & Entrepreneurs Expo 2012

WSI Internet Marketing will be exhibiting at IFE 2012, the biggest franchise expo in Africa. The International Franchise & Entrepreneurs Expo (IFE) 2012 will be held at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, Gauteng on 17-19 May. Now in its 20th year, the IFE expo is the official exhibition of the Franchise Association of Southern Africa (FASA). Over the years the show has become renowned for showcasing quality franchising opportunities for entrepreneuri

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