Amanda Stone

  • The Little Birdy that Bellows; Marketing Challenges in an Age of Social Media

    Social Media Day (yes, it’s a thing) is just around the corner. The day takes place on the 30th of June and exists to celebrate the impact of social media on life as we know it. Events are even set to take place worldwide to aid in celebrating the 6th ever Social Media Day (#SMDay). So what’s so special about social media that it deserves its own day? Well, what was once simpl ...

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  • Best Office Pet Awards 2015 – The Final Leg

    It’s almost time! Our #WaggingAtWork Best Office Pet Competition 2015 is drawing to a close. (Sniffs.) We’ve had a fabulous time raising both awareness and funds for All Dogs Matter, a charity doing phenomenal work rescuing and rehoming dogs in need. As a company (and a collective of pet enthusiasts), we decided to donate five pounds to All Dogs Matter on behalf of every entry ...

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  • The Power of Digital PR For SEO & Search Visibility

    All too often it seems that Digital PR is pegged against Traditional PR as an either-or approach, and clients believe they need to employ only one at the expense of the other. There is often a feeling that one needs to go either “all traditional” or “all digital”. This is then further perpetuated by agencies fighting for their specific cause.

    Amanda Stone/ MediaVisionin SEO- 17 readers -
  • Vloggers Now Get The Smack-Down For Sneaky Product Placement

    Posted by Amanda Stone on Nov 27, 2014 | Tagged as: Tags: Advertising Standards Authority, Brands, British YouTubers, Oreo, Sponsored Content, Videos, Vloggers, Vlogging, Vlogs, YouTubers The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) is clamping down on vloggers who fail to clearly label any paid content (paid in cash or product) as advertorial content.

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  • The Meal, The Murderer And The Missing Cheese Board

    A head’s up on what actually went down at this years’ MV Cape Town end-of-year function… We’d like to report back on an entirely respectable MediaVision Cape Town office end-of-year party.Unfortunately, however, some might consider that “short of the truth”. (We were joined by the UK’s Louis and Tom, and were tempted to pin this purely on them.

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