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12 Ways to Build Your E-mail List

October 24, 2007 • Top StoriesComments Off on 12 Ways to Build Your E-mail List

How do you build a list of subscribers to your e-mail newsletter? Here are 12 methods. Newsletter Sign-Ups from Your Website All e-mail management services provide the HTML for a subscription form which you can paste into your webpages, so the technical aspects of getting subscriptions aren’t difficult. The real issues relate to marketing...

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Facebook could be next Google

October 24, 2007 • Top StoriesComments Off on Facebook could be next Google

A new fad is sweeping across Silicon Valley, causing excitement, confusion and hyperbole not seen since the dot-com bubble. It began in May, when Mark Zuckerberg, 10 days after turning 23, took the stage in a San Francisco warehouse and announced he was...

Google Execs Really Do Hate Evil

October 24, 2007 • Top StoriesComments Off on Google Execs Really Do Hate Evil

Former Google employees say that the company’s founders are concerned about the prevention and extermination of evil. At the last day of the Web 2.0 Summit, attendees learned that having their genome mapped will set them back US$300,000 and that Google...

e-finance conference in Sierra Leone

October 24, 2007 • Top StoriesComments Off on e-finance conference in Sierra Leone

The one day conference was organized by the SBTS Group on Thursday this week and was held in the capital Freetown.SBTS held a one day conference here on Financial Technologies...

Facebook App for Google News

October 21, 2007 • Top StoriesComments Off on Facebook App for Google News

Google realized that it has ignored the social space for too long and that its services could be more useful if they had a social touch. After launching a site for sharing web pages with your friends and adding profiles to Google Maps, Google should integrate...

Social Networking to Taper Off in Five Years

October 21, 2007 • Top StoriesComments Off on Social Networking to Taper Off in Five Years

Membership growth in social networking sites such as MySpace and Facebook in all regions is expected to peak in 2009 and level off by ...

Nigeria: Beezbox Takes on Social Networking Via Enterprise Market

October 21, 2007 • Top StoriesComments Off on Nigeria: Beezbox Takes on Social Networking Via Enterprise Market

With the likes of Facebook and MySpace many would wonder who would create the next global impression. BeeZbox has definitely broken the jinx as it brings open and flexible social networking services to businesses worldwide...

Kenya: Six Schools to Benefit From Africa Online Project

October 21, 2007 • Top StoriesComments (1)

Technology services company Africa Online has launched an ICT driven corporate social responsibility programme that will see six schools get 20 computers each and an Internet connectivity in the next 12 months...

Web 2.0 Summit: Facebook Plans To More Than Double Size In A Year

October 19, 2007 • Top StoriesComments Off on Web 2.0 Summit: Facebook Plans To More Than Double Size In A Year

Mark Zuckerberg estimates an additional 400 workers will be needed to help enable developers to build third-party applications that run on top of Facebook services. Mark Zuckerberg, founder and chief executive of Facebook, on Wednesday said he plans to double...

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to Address Web 2.0 and the Future of the Internet

October 19, 2007 • Top StoriesComments Off on Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to Address Web 2.0 and the Future of the Internet

Microsoft Corp. Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer will participate in a keynote conversation with John Battelle today at the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco...

Nigeria: HP Plans Forum for Small Businesses

October 18, 2007 • Top StoriesComments Off on Nigeria: HP Plans Forum for Small Businesses

Operators of small and medium size businesses in Nigeria are to learn new and modern techniques capable of helping their businesses grow, as leading technology distributor,...

South Africa: Mweb Buys Afsat Giving Firm Foothold in Africa

October 18, 2007 • Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa: Mweb Buys Afsat Giving Firm Foothold in Africa

MWEB, a subsidiary of South African media and communications conglomerate Naspers has bought satellite data transmission services company Afsat communications...

Rwanda becoming Africa’s high-tech hub

October 16, 2007 • Top StoriesComments Off on Rwanda becoming Africa’s high-tech hub

Kigali, Rwanda – Sometime in the next two years, nearly every school in Rwanda – from distant mountain villages to swelling urban areas – will be hooked up to the Internet. And it won’t be some crummy dial-up service. It will be high-speed...

Google Reduces Payments for Referral Ads

October 16, 2007 • Top StoriesComments Off on Google Reduces Payments for Referral Ads

Google Inc. has started a validation period for a new system of calculating how online publishers are paid for displaying its referral ads...

South African SMEs given e-commerce lift

October 16, 2007 • Top StoriesComments Off on South African SMEs given e-commerce lift

Young South African entrepreneurs are being given a helping hand onto the information superhighway thanks to a new social entrepreneurship initiative by South African digital agency Krazyboyz Digital...

Microsoft Releases New Search Services for Internet and Mobile Customers

October 16, 2007 • Top StoriesComments Off on Microsoft Releases New Search Services for Internet and Mobile Customers

Microsoft Corp. today announced the final updates to the fall release of its Live Search service, introducing a broad array of new services and features to its local and mobile search offerings...