First Nexus 5 arrives in South Africa

Yeah, I finally hold my brand new Nexus 5 with Android KitKat in my hands. The Google/LG phone was launched on the 31st of October in North America, Western Europe, Australia, Japan and Korea Republic. I ordered the black 32 GB version for 399 Euro. A friend from Germany who came to visit me in South Africa brought the phone with him.

A user from wanted to know whether the Nexus 5 also works on SA networks. I was quite sure of that otherwise I would not have ordered it but I promised to check and let him know.

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By | November 12th, 2013|Tech & Lifestyle|45 Comments

FNB blows website relaunch, fails to implement redirect strategy

You can think what you want regarding the revamped FNB web design. I don’t like it that much and find it quite confusing but that might be only a matter of getting used to it. Another story is the obvious lack of technical SEO preparation before launching the new website design which I discovered when searching for information about eBucks and FNB on

Several FNB pages only return an empty website with the words “Page Not Found”:

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By | July 18th, 2013|Case Studies|0 Comments

What’s next in search? It’s all about Traffic Mediadonis says

If you are interested in online marketing and in particular search engine optimization you have to watch the following video by one of Germany’s most reputable SEOs – Marcus Tandler aka Mediadonis.

In his entertaining 35 minutes / 477 slides presentation at ionSearch conference in the UK, he discusses the future of search marketing and why traffic relatated signals are the next big thing in SEO. A must see!

By | June 4th, 2013|Search Engine Marketing|0 Comments

State of eCommerce in South Africa 2013

According to a report published by Indra de Lanerolle (University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg), seven out of ten Internet users (71%) in South Africa use their mobile phone to connect to the internet.

A new study by the market research firm Jana surveyed the growth of eCommerce in emerging markets such as India, Kenya, Nigeria, The Philippines and South Africa.

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By | April 18th, 2013|Internet landscape SA|0 Comments

How to add a Facebook like box to your website in 5 Minutes

You want to add a Facebook button or badge to your website so that people can easily like your Facebook page with only one click? Here is our How-To guide (click on screenshots to enlarge them):

Open the following website:

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By | March 16th, 2013|How To|0 Comments