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Are investors in Kenya crazy?

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:42:41 +0000

I went back to school. Shocking I know, but that’s what happened. It is not as bad as you think – I am actually enjoying it. Anyway, last week we had an interesting discussion in class. Let us consider the following scenario. You’re an investor. You have some 5 million shillings that you want to […]

5 Tips to Get a Job Online

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:45:47 +0000

Every one of us would like to find a perfect job to develop a professional career and realize our personal value. Nowadays, we rarely obtain news from traditional sources like the newspaper or magazines otherwise we have all turned to the website. In the age of information, we can get what we need/want from the […]

The Best Internet Marketing Techniques

Wed, 21 Nov 2012 05:36:24 +0000

Have you ever wondered which forms of online marketing produce the best results? Here’s a case study on what works as far as Internet marketing is concerned. “More and more the internet is becoming a primary marketing tool for many businesses, and those who have not yet taken the plunge are starting to get left […]

The Nairobi Project

Wed, 07 Nov 2012 10:01:49 +0000

I Want to Draw a Cat For You! founder Steve Gadlin tells of how a young Kenyan playwright, Victor Gido, contacted him in 2009, offering original scripts. This is how Victor contacted Steve (unedited): hello names is Victor Gido from nairobi kenya and would like to ask i fyou people are intrested in any […]


Mon, 13 Aug 2012 10:13:09 +0000

Today I came across a very interesting new service: NationHela. So what is NationHela? According to them: NationHela is a new, simpler and more convenient international money transfer service that allows you to receive money, from anywhere in the world, straight to your NationHela prepaid Visa card and mobile phone. A prepaid card is one […]

Niche Marketing in Developing Countries

Fri, 27 Jul 2012 04:37:59 +0000

The basic challenges of creating, maintaining, and growing a successful business are the same worldwide. In developing countries, these challenges can be amplified for a variety of reasons, including widespread poverty, lack of infrastructure, and unstable government. The objective is not to overcome these challenges overnight, but to work within them and make them work […]

To Have or Not To Have a Rates Page

Tue, 17 Jul 2012 04:14:45 +0000

Whenever I visit a shop or stall and see something I like, I ask the price. Usually, the vendor will bring the item down, hold it in a better light, and extol its superior virtues. It’s a good sales tactic, but it makes me nervous. The more the seller praises the item, the more I’m […]

How to Avoid Online Job Scams

Thu, 12 Jul 2012 08:24:25 +0000

As more and more employers are making the shift to listing potential jobs on online job boards instead of traditional media, it is becoming harder for job seekers to flesh out which ad postings are legitimate jobs and which are nothing more than a scam. Because job scams seem to be on the rise it’s […]

Invest for 1,000!

Thu, 12 Jul 2012 07:07:24 +0000

I was on leave for three weeks recently, and I realized just how fun it is to do nothing but sleep, watch TV, and get paid. I wondered if it was possible to do this all year round without marrying a rich old man. Today, I’ve discovered a way to do that, and all without […]

A Time To Sow

Thu, 28 Jun 2012 10:28:16 +0000

Have a look at the graph above. Go ahead, you can click on it to make it bigger. As you can see, the internet usage rate in Kenya is growing rapidly, especially when compared to other countries which are slowing down. In those countries, the internet is already mainstream meaning that a lot of people […]