Articles

Businesses are finding alternatives to SMS communication

Smartphone usage in Kenya is growing rapidly, and businesses are starting to provide data-based alternatives to SMS services. → Read more

Mobile users account for 50% of Internet traffic in Kenya

Smartphone usage in Kenya is growing dramatically, and with it, Internet access for a large number of people. There are some unique considerations when designing for mobile in Kenya. → Read more

Cash on Delivery

Cash on delivery as a payment option for online purchases in Kenya has proliferated in recent years. This is due, in large part, to adoption of this model by large retailers. We argue that this is not a sustainable model in the long term. → Read more

M-Pesa Instant Payment Notification

An (unofficial) guide to M-Pesa's Instant Payment Notification service. We shed some light on the M-Pesa Instant Payment Notification (IPN) service and answer some of the common questions that our clients raise, based on our experience of using it for a variety of applications. → Read more

A new website for Text Book Centre

Text Book Centre's new secure, speedy e-commerce site presents their extensive product range in a simple and usable way. → Read more

Publish prices online

Many Kenyan businesses are reluctant to publish their product pricing online. We explain why they should. → Read more

Content is the basis of an effective website

Communicating effectively online requires organisations to generate content that is meaningful to their customers. We discuss how to achieve high quality content and some common pitfalls. → Read more

A new website for Hotpoint Appliances

A secure, mobile-friendly, ecommerce site for Hotpoint Appliances Ltd. → Read more

Online payments in Kenya

Kenyan businesses trading online need to accept a range of different payment methods. We review the options available and issues to be aware of when selecting payment processors. → Read more

Website traffic is only half the battle

As Kenyan companies move online, they frequently come across the term Search Engine Optimisation (SEO), but SEO, or getting visitors to your site, is only half the battle. What really matters is how your users behave once they've arrived. → Read more

A new wave of Web users in Kenya

Smartphone usage in Kenya is growing dramatically, and with it, internet access for a large number of people. There are some unique considerations when designing for mobile in Kenya. → Read more