Practical Insights on Sales for ICT4D Projects

How to Win USAID Request for Proposal Submission Funding in 2024

How to Win USAID Request for Proposal Submission Funding in 2024

Published on: Feb 23 2024 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on How to Win USAID Request for Proposal Submission Funding in 2024
Responding to a United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Request for Proposal (RFP) is a complex, detailed process that demands thorough understanding,...
ICT4D is Better Than Apple at Pleasing Its Customers

ICT4D is Better Than Apple at Pleasing Its Customers

Published on: Feb 08 2012 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on ICT4D is Better Than Apple at Pleasing Its Customers
In a recent post wondering what Steve Jobs would do in ICT4D, Ken Banks of FrontlineSMS fame bemoaned the lack of customer focus in ICT4D and expected that Apple...
Teledata ICT shows the future of cybercafes in Ghana

Teledata ICT shows the future of cybercafes in Ghana

Published on: Jul 08 2011 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Teledata ICT shows the future of cybercafes in Ghana
ICT Companies Cashing in on Electronic Voting Initiatives

ICT Companies Cashing in on Electronic Voting Initiatives

Published on: Aug 26 2010 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on ICT Companies Cashing in on Electronic Voting Initiatives
Raila Odinga registering to vote in 4 minutes flat Regardless of their political affiliations, ICT firms should be pushing electronic voter registration and voting...
DRAFT – Expédition Africaine

DRAFT – Expédition Africaine

Published on: May 24 2010 by Miriam Young - Comments Off on DRAFT – Expédition Africaine
Avec les douanes, les frais de port, les taxes inattendues, l’expédition du matériel informatique aux déstinations africaines peut ressembler à une vraie...
Bringing Black Friday to Africa

Bringing Black Friday to Africa

Published on: Nov 28 2009 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Bringing Black Friday to Africa
Black Friday is a uniquely American tradition – the day after a major holiday we all go shopping. But not just any type of shopping, Black Friday has become...
The 5 Basic Stages of Selling

The 5 Basic Stages of Selling

Published on: Oct 22 2009 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on The 5 Basic Stages of Selling
Attention: Get the attention of your prospect through advertising or promotions.  Remember the marketing section earlier? Interest: Build interest through...
Zap and M-PESA: Kenyan eCommerce Advantage

Zap and M-PESA: Kenyan eCommerce Advantage

Published on: Sep 25 2009 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Zap and M-PESA: Kenyan eCommerce Advantage
In my interview with Rachel Essendi, founder of the eCommerce marketplace, Rachel’s Bargain Corner, she mentioned an interesting advantage that she felt differenced...
Amazon.com for Kenya: Rachel’s Bargain Corner

Amazon.com for Kenya: Rachel’s Bargain Corner

Published on: Sep 23 2009 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Amazon.com for Kenya: Rachel’s Bargain Corner
There’s a new ecommerce site in Kenya, Rachel’s Bargain Corner which claims to be the “complete online shopping experience in Kenya”. With...
Facebook is Driving ICT Adoption in Africa

Facebook is Driving ICT Adoption in Africa

Published on: Aug 04 2009 by Wayan Vota - 9 Comments
tweetmeme_source = 'ICT_works'; During a recent Inveneo training of ICT professionals, I was amazed to hear that most everyone had a Facebook account. Not only...