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Payfast Introduces Split Payments

In a first for South Africa, online payment gateway providers Payfast have introduced a new "Split Payments" option, that will allow merchants with platform-based businesses, such as online marketplaces, the ability to automatically split any payment into specified percentages and pay the relevant percentage to the specified parties. According to Payfast's Managing Director Jonathan Smit, [...]

By | October 31st, 2019|Categories: Online Marketing|Tags: |

User Experience: Contact Page

Site usability and the user experience are critical factors when it comes to converting website visitors into leads, and the "Contact" page on your website is one that is particularly important to users. The Norman Nielsen Group, world renowned usability experts, recently released the results of a study they performed in which they asked participants [...]

By | October 31st, 2019|Categories: Online Marketing|Tags: , , |

Facebook Planning Major WhatsApp Changes

A recent announcement revealed some big plans on the cards for Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp, some which users will no doubt be pleased about, and others, not so much. New Group Privacy Settings First announced in April of this year, new group privacy settings will be rolling out to other countries in the near future, [...]

By | October 30th, 2019|Categories: Social Media|Tags: , , |

Biggest Google Algorithm Update Ever

Last week Google announced that they are in the process of deploying the biggest search update since the original launch of the search engine, in order to help them better understand the context of your question, and thus the question itself. Boolean Logic Since it first became obvious that there needed to be some way [...]

By | October 30th, 2019|Categories: Search Engine Optimisation|Tags: , |

Facebook’s PTAT Score

One of the many metrics that Facebook makes available to you is the "PTAT" score, or "People Are Talking About This," but it's a metric that is not always well understood. It can go up and down, and it's not always clear what is driving the change. Effectively, this is a measure of actions taken [...]

By | October 29th, 2019|Categories: Social Media|Tags: |

Latest Google Update Boosts Reporting

In an announcement made earlier this month, Google reported that the latest update to its search engine algorithm is intended to increase the relevance of original reporting. Media outlets have frequently accused Google of costing them online traffic, and contributing toward a decline in their industry, with the search engine tending to show only the [...]

By | September 30th, 2019|Categories: Search Engine Optimisation|Tags: , , |

Facebook Testing Hiding Likes

After reverse engineer Jane Wong recently discovered some test Facebook code, and Facebook confirmed that it was considering hiding "likes," the popularity metric that they invented, they have now announced testing with a limited number of users in Australia. They also recently began the same test on Facebook-owned platform Instagram, implementing it for "some" users [...]

By | September 30th, 2019|Categories: Social Media|Tags: , , |

Google Ad Practices Under Investigation

Heading toward the end of a year which has no doubt proven trying for practically all of the online "giants," Google, perhaps the biggest of all, is facing yet another anti-trust investigation, this time brought against it by a nationwide group of states, including DC and Puerto Rico. The investigation appears to be following a [...]

By | September 30th, 2019|Categories: Google, Google Ads, News, Online Marketing|Tags: , |

Black Friday Figures & Stats

Well, it's nearly time for Black Friday again, and no doubt everybody is making sure that any specials or promotions that they have planned for the 29th will be ready well head of time. In the meanwhile, here are some interesting stats about Black Friday in South Africa: Record Sales Despite being an American tradition, [...]

By | September 30th, 2019|Categories: Online Marketing|Tags: |

Discover Group Advertising Efforts Revealed

An interesting detail has come out of the ongoing court case between the Discover Group (including Discovery Life) and competitor Liberty. The calculations on which they're basing their interdict application have shown how much the group spends on marketing. According to the application, Discovery Life has bought 8.161 million Google Ad impressions, and 34 million [...]

By | August 30th, 2019|Categories: Google Ads|Tags: |