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What’s In Store for Kenyan Businesses.

Safaricom CEO Peter Ndegwa goodies for small businesses Peter Ndegwa, the new Safaricom CEO came bearing good news. During these very difficult times when we are all anxious and worried about the global pandemic, COVID19, the Mr Ndegwa promised to make the lives of his clients easy. No business survives without providing services that their customers can afford,” he said. New Safaricom Rates For 2020 His appointment comes barely a week after Safaricom announced the doing away with charges attached to sending less than 1000 shillings. Besides the transaction fee waiver, the daily transactions limit was increased from Ksh 140,000 to Ksh 300,000, grew the wallet size from KSh70, 000 to KSh300, 000 and revised upward SMEs transaction limits to KSh150, 000 from KSh70, 000. The best news for SMEs is that it is now free to transact from your Mpesa to your bank account or from your bank account…

7 Websites Commandments of 2020

What’s your business website? I want to look you up on google. In an era when everything can be found online, having an online presence and a website is as important as having a physical location for your business. A website gives you the platform to be found from anywhere in the world, and in times when your business can’t open physically, your website gives you the power to serve your client. Having a good website is good, but having a great website that serves you, and your clients well are even better. What are the key things to consider when creating a website for your business? There are some key elements that you need to consider when creating a website. We call them website commandments you should never break. Here are 7 Websites Commandments you should never break Thou shall be visually pleasing We are living in a time…

Are You Accurately Measuring Your Company’s Digital Strength?

There are few business leaders around the world not thinking about digital transformation in some shape or form. Whether improving omni-channel commerce or developing digital extensions to product lines, businesses are working out how to drive profitability through digital. But traditional metrics might underestimate the impact of digital, leaving companies vulnerable to aggressive competitors or pure-play disruptors. Many managers are missing digital signals that could help them better compete. Armed with a hypothesis that the stock market was undervaluing digital, we sought to create the largest known repository of digital data on U.S. companies. Our aim was to prove the link between digital strength and shareholder value, and do so in a way that passes the rigorous standards of hedge funds. We looked at the top 1,000 U.S. public companies, mapped every digital property for those companies, collected 75 billion digital consumer interactions per month over a period of five years,…

Importance of Labor Day- Why Even Entrepreneurs Need a Break

Labor Day celebrates the foundation on which this country was built: work. It’s the contributions of workers and laborers that help ensure the prosperity and strength of the nation. No one knows this to be truer than entrepreneurs, the self-motivated risk takers who value personal passion and success above all. Anyone who has ever put themselves out on a limb professionally knows that it can be hard to take a step back from your work and relax, but that’s exactly what Labor Day is for – in fact, giving yourself time to unwind is an important facet of successful entrepreneurship. Here are a few others. Establish a Routine It doesn’t have to look the same as your fellow entrepreneurs’, but you’ve got to figure out a routine that works for you. Set a schedule for yourself based on what’s going on in your own life, and make a point of…

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