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09 Jun 2015

exCEO Insight: Nick Mew of Auto & General, Dial Direct & Budget Insurance

From an Articles Clerk in Southampton (UK) in the early 70s to a Senior Auditor in Burmuda during the late 70s; and then finally becoming CEO of Telesure Investment Holdings here in sunny South Africa – Nick Mew’s rise to glory as one of SA’s foremost business figureheads spanned a good few

Christopher Mills, CEO at iMod Digital
26 May 2015

CEO Insight: Christopher Mills of & iMOD Digital

From an award winning blogger at to Director of iMod Digital: “a digital marketing agency with a team of digital fanatics who share a love for the online space.” Chris Mills is a guy that has mastered many challenging, and technical parts of online business and now helps other businesses do the

Jari Di Benedetto | YouTube videos I'm loving this month
21 Apr 2015

5 YouTube Channels I’m Loving this Month in April 2015

YouTube is quickly becoming a valuable resource for advice and research on a range of topics that interest me. I’m constantly baffled and in awe by the quality of videos being produced by these guys. Below is my hotlist of YouTube channels, and a sample video clip, of videos and content

NetFlorist's CEO Ryan Bacher
20 Apr 2015

CEO Insight: eCommerce Tips from Ryan Bacher of NetFlorist

NetFlorist is an eCommerce heavyweight here in South Africa, and have been around since the early days of eCommerce. You might remember them for their camp and quirky radio ads a few years back. One look at the NetFlorist website and you can see why they’re SA’s top online florist. Website visitors are

Alexa ranking
14 Apr 2015

Why has my Rank Plummeted and Does it Matter? is a great tool to analyze traffic of your competitors. I use Alexa and Similar Web to get a good overview of a competitors traffic stats. It gives you a good idea of total web traffic, keywords used, demographics of visitors etc. Your ranking may have tanked, or is not climbing,

Craig & Pedro - | Mobile eCommerce in South Africa
13 Apr 2015

Revealed: Key Mobile eCommerce Metrics and Stats for South Africa

With Google’s looming “Mobilegeddon” arriving on the 21st of April 2015, it seemed fitting to delve into some mobile eCommerce metrics in South Africa and give you an idea of just what to expect from mobile visitors to your eCommerce website.  Just about every mobile eCommerce (mCommerce) article you’ll read these days is

Emi Haze - | Best Tips for Choosing suppliers
31 Mar 2015

SRM: 5 Important Tips & Questions to Ask when Choosing A Good Supplier or Distributor for Your eCommerce Business

Your suppliers and distributors are a major component in the success of an ecommerce business. The decisions they make and how they operate their business will trickle down and affect yours. The saying “you’re only as good as the company you keep” springs to mind. So choosing the right one is an

Dean Bradshaw - | Marketing must dos before launching
24 Mar 2015

5 Marketing Tasks I Wish I Had Done Before Launching My eCommerce Business

In this multi-part blog series I’m going to share with you the 5 things that “I wish I had done” before launching my online business. The planning and preparation stages of any business are necessary but there’s every reason to start the marketing journey long before your online business sells even a