How to Sell Online in SA …and be Successful

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By: Jonathan D. Novotny | Founder of CloudSales.co.za   Most online stores operated by small businesses in South Africa fail to provide the user with an experience which leaves them at-ease and confident about their order being processed and delivered. Continue reading

The future of e-commerce in SA

Mobile Payments Simplified

Mobile, online-offline convergence and simpler payment methods paint the landscape for where e-commerce is headed in South Africa, according to Luke McKend, country director for Google South Africa. Speaking at the uAfrica eCommerce Conference in Sandton on Wednesday (11 September Continue reading

The Best Way to Grow your Business in 2014

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The South African market is going to be in a competitive space as larger players and international retailers and service providers continue to penetrate the market and seek to absorb sectors currently dominated by SMEs. How can the average business Continue reading

8 Reasons Consumers Like To Shop Online – Cater To Them For Online Retail Success

Why Consumers Shop Online?

Because of the numerous advantages and benefits, more and more people say they prefer online shopping over conventional shopping these days. It’s important to understand the psyche of the online shopper. Cater to this and you’ll have them flocking to Continue reading

Costs of Starting an Online Retail Business

The Cost of Starting an Online Business

Online retail businesses are a popular option for entrepreneurs with minimal capital to invest up front. What’s more, online retail is a great business to run as a home-based, solo, parent or part-time entrepreneur. It can also be a fantastic Continue reading

Till = Tablet – Is SA Ignoring the Need for Responsive Websites and Online Stores?

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It seems as if the whole world has recognized the need for responsive sites and nowhere should that acceptance be more evident than in emerging markets such as South Africa, where most of the new online data consumers (and the Continue reading

Getting Started in Ecommerce: What’s a Shopping Cart?

The ecommerce shopping cart is a software package that accepts customer payment and shipping information and facilitates the distribution of that information to merchants, payment processors, or others. At the surface, an ecommerce shopping cart is really something that every Continue reading