Effective means of communication is essential for the success of any online business, especially if your team works remotely. Therefore, it is important to know how to set tasks, monitor progress, and engage with everyone in an efficient manner. While some free tools can accomplish a lot, the best bring everything together and will cost you in monthly or annual fees. If you are just setting-up, you may want to consider a $1,000 loan for your business to cover such costs upfront. Here’s a closer look at 10 of the best communication tools for your online business … 1) Slack Slack is an overarching project management platform that houses many individual communication features under one roof. This includes instant messaging, video conferencing, and file sharing, with the abili
In a rapidly changing digital world, all brands, even iconic ones, need to adapt their strategies to stay relevant. The Yellow Pages has done just that. Previously, the Yellow Pages was “brought to you” by Trudon, now after extensive research, the company has decided to fully embrace the heritage of the brand and make it all-encompassing. As of 1 April 2018, Yellow Pages will be the Go-to-Market Brand, the Employer Brand and the Master Brand. While Trudon will remain the holding company, it will no longer be market facing. This is a result of months of market research which showed that there is a high affinity to the Yellow Pages brand, which has been in our lives for over 50 years. Many people remember the trusted, Yellow Pages books that landed at our gates – our go to when we
Truecaller, unwanted texts and phone calls filter firm has set up its Sub – Saharan Africa office in Nairobi led by Zakaria Hersi as Director of Partnerships for Africa. Hersi will be spearheading Truecaller’s expansion plans in the region as the firm aims to drive its numbers. Truecaller has more than 50 million users in Africa and identifies more than half a billion calls a monthly in the region, and 50 percent of SMS received are spam. In Kenya the application blocks and filters more than 4.4 million calls and 14 million spam SMSes per month. Late last year Truecaller launched its Developer Program with Truecaller SDK its mobile identity product for digital start-ups and app developers, they will be doubling down on their monetization initiative, and introduce its Truecaller
Wright, who claimed in 2016 that he created the computer-based currency under the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto, allegedly schemed to use phony contracts and signatures to lay claim to bitcoins mined by colleague Dave Kleiman, another cryptocurrency adherent, who died in 2013, according to a lawsuit filed by Kleiman’s brother. Kleiman’s family contends they own the rights to more than 1 million Bitcoins and blockchain technologies Kleiman mined and developed during his lifetime and that the assets’ value exceeds $5 billion, according to the Feb. 14 filing in federal court in West Palm Beach, Florida. “Craig forged a series of contracts that purported to transfer Dave’s assets to Craig and/or companies controlled by him,’’ lawyers for Kleiman’s family said in the complaint. “
PayJoy, a mobile distributor and Allied Mobile, are collaborating to bring smartphone payment plans to markets across Africa. Allied Mobile will use PayJoy Checkout, a paperless finance system for customers without access to formal credit, and the patented PayJoy Lock which enables “pay-as-you-go” access to the phone. Consumers will be able to access these smartphone payment plans in mobile retail stores operated by Allied Mobile in 38 countries, starting with initial pilot countries. This partnership aims to solve fundamental barriers to mobile internet adoption in Africa. Africa is the least developed region in the world for mobile connectivity and adoption. More than half the population in Africa are using mobile services, yet only a quarter are accessing the internet via mobile.