The Huawei Ascend Mate 7 Review
Jul20

The Huawei Ascend Mate 7 Review

By: Jacqui Mackway-Wilson I remember the first time I heard the word ‘Huawei’ pronounced correctly.  It was at a conference early in 2013 and Cherylann Smith was on the stage promising a delightful tech gadget giveaway to the person who could tell her how to say it properly. All eyes went front-facing.  No one moved. You could practically hear crickets chirping. One or two brave souls mumbled something incomprehensible until Cherylann...

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The Samsung Curved Monitor Review
Jun02

The Samsung Curved Monitor Review

By: Jacqui Mackway-Wilson In this, the modern day and age of Information, we share an intense relationship with technology which may often oscillate between love and hate.  Whether you’re loving it or tearing your hair out with it though, one thing you can probably attest to is that you can’t live without it – and all it takes is a quick glance through the many #Eishkom tweets during a loadshedding session to realise you’re not the...

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Influence Online is NOT About How Many Followers You Have
Mar25

Influence Online is NOT About How Many Followers You Have

By: Jacqui Mackway-Wilson I’m not going to be popular for saying it and there will be those who disagree, but contrary to what the naysayers might have you believe, online influence is not directly correlated to the number of followers or friends you have.  Here’s why: Many ‘influencers’ have a large number of fake followers and friends. These can usually be attributed to them purchasing friends or followers, which, apart from being a...

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“Be Careful Both Of What You Advocate And Of What You Berate”
Feb24

“Be Careful Both Of What You Advocate And Of What You Berate”

By: Jacqui Mackway-Wilson This is a thought that flashed across my mind quite unexpectedly sometime last week while scrolling quickly through my Facebook News Feed. It sprang to mind when a friend’s post on vaccination caught my eye.  This is not the time or place for me to elaborate on my personal story and stance on vaccines – I’ll save that for my personal blog.  What was, however, instantly glaringly apparent to me was this: ...

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The Big 3 C’s For Growing Your Online Community Fast
Dec18

The Big 3 C’s For Growing Your Online Community Fast

By: Jacqui Mackway-Wilson People often ask me what the fastest way is to build their online community. While I hate to be the bearer of bad news, there is no ‘magic bullet’ you can fire that will give you instant results. Although, there are ways to grow large, active and thriving online communities from scratch reasonably quickly, aside from spending vast and exorbitant amounts of money on advertising.  Those who are successful in...

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