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

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

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

Mizuno 3D - | Inventory Managment Techniques
19 Mar 2015

Inventory Management: Low-Cost Techniques to Ensure Your Products are Alway In-Stock

You can’t sell what you don’t have! Ensuring stock levels are kept at optimal levels requires a fair bit of a work, yes, but it’s the kind of work where you’ll see some impressive returns. Towards the beginning of Q4 2014, and during the lead up to Christmas I embarked on a

© Jakob Wagner | - Airfreight shipping vs Seafreight shipping
13 Mar 2015

Logistics: Should I use Airfreight or Seafreight when importing products for my ecommerce business?

The seafreight or aifreight question is an important one with any ecommerce store who imports their own goods. If you’re importing you can’t escape shipping charges unfortunately. Deciding whether to import products yourself is an entirely different kettle of fries and I provide some insight into this article here: sourcing

New Fren | Dealing with old product pages and redirecting
10 Mar 2015

SEO: What to do with discontinued and deleted product pages on my eCommerce store

Every online store will encounter situations with products where the distributor or manufacture deletes them from their catalogue (discontinued or EOL – end of life), they’re not available any more or have been updated to a newer model, ie an iPhone 5 cover to iPhone 6 cover. For whatever reason

StudioJQ |
26 Feb 2015

Logo Design and Branding Tips for Your Business or Website

One of the most important elements for your business is its branding. Branding is so much more than just a logo or slogan, your branding is the voice and tone of your business and represents the personality of the business as if it were a real living and breathing person;