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August 2012

Think Outside the Box

Business people often think in opposites: right/wrong, accept/reject, pass/fail, yes/no, do/don’t, good/bad etc and as such their solutions are limited to two options. Ken Hudson in his book The Idea Generator encourages people to look at a third dimension to things. Nobd says there could be more than three solutions …

Internet and Online Business in South Africa

The invention and rise of the Internet has spurred a global move from analogue forms of media to collaborative forms of media. More and more consumers are choosing digital media over traditional media. It is an undeniable fact that digital media is here and it is here to stay. According …

Nobd: The World Sees Your Business Through Us

Nobd being an online business directory laterally mirrors South African businesses to the world within and outside our borders. As the world adapts to advanced ways of doing business in production techniques, Nobd is advancing the communication technique absolutely free of charge for all business listings that do not upload …

Patenting, Innovation and Strategy

In 2010 Apple sued Samsung claiming that Samsung had copied their smartphone and tablet designs, i.e. the iPhone and iPad. In 2011, Samsung countersued Apple accusing Apple of contravening on some of Samsung’s patents. The legal battle is still on between the two giants and no judgment has yet been …

Cash Flow in Businesses

Without cash Nobd would not exist so would be many other businesses out there. Lets look closely as to why cash is so critical to the success of any business. In general every business has fixed costs such as rent and salaries and variable costs such as cost of sales, …

Nobd Website hits 1 000 000 visits

With 730 000 hits to the 12th of August 2012 cumulatively from 10 April 2012, Nobd is now gunning for a 1 000 000 hits by 31 August 2012. Should this happen, Nobd would have achieved this feat in 140 days, a mere 4.67 months and our target of 5 …