Author Archives: Klaus

A German living in Cape Town. I love the sea, the mountains, surfing (on- and offline in the sea), reading, movies and work in an online marketing agency in the city center of Cape Town.

What happens when you comment JUMP on Facebook?

You have seen a photo on Facebook with a bear that threatens a guy standing on a mountain top and you are instructed to comment the photo with the word “Jump” and watch and see what happens? But you don’t want to do that because you assume that this is bullshit? Or you might even […]

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OnPage Optimization: What Tools do you use?

When it comes to Search Engine Optimization (SEO) there are two main disciplines: OnPage Optimization and OffPage Optimization. While OffPage basically describes link building and social media activities, OnPage goes along with all criteria that can be improved on the website itself such as crawlability (domain management, redirects, page speed, HTML, meta tags …), information […]

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South Africa’s internet landscape thrives and prospers

I know, I know, my last blog post dates back quite a while. And yes, I want to get more active again. So let’s start with a new blog post about interesting statistics regarding the internet usage in South Africa. A couple of days ago I stumbled upon a website called insightafrica.com which shows insights […]

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Google confirms stereotypes about women

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It’s weekend baby

What people are looking for:its weekend | its weekend baby | its weekend images | its the weekend baby | it\s weekend | weekend baby | its the weekend | it\s the weekend baby | 

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Google honours Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, architect of the S.R. Crown Hall

Today, when we open Google.co.za we don’t see the usual Google banner but the S.R. Crown Hall which is the main building of the College of Architecture, Planning and Design of the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago. Behinde the glass front we see the Google characters in its typical colours blue, red, yellow and […]

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Save the rhinos with Facebook & Co

Although we are living in the 21st century, the bloody and horrifying “work” of brutal poachers is leaving its traces in South African game reserves and recent estimates have shown that by 2015 all rhinos will be wiped out of their natural habitat if people do not start reacting on the increasing number of criminal […]

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First Google Plus Pages are online

Finally, the first Google Plus Business Pages are online. Google published the following video earlier today:

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Google Plus for Business: Pages to launch later this year

At the moment Google Plus is only available for private persons. As more and more business owners create private Google+ accounts for their brand, Google now asks them to wait until business pages will be officially launched. In this context Google Product Manager Christian Oestlien approached business owners and asked them not yet to create […]

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750 Million Facebook Users worldwide, 4.1 million in South Africa

3 month ago we announced that Facebook will soon hit the 4 million user mark in South Africa. At that moment Facebook had 3.904.420 active South African users. But it took longer than expected as you can see in the chart below. In May 2011, Facebook “only” counted 3.797.180 users in South Africa. But this […]

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