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The Reason I Moved from Telkom’s ADSL to Vumatel’s Fibre (done and dusted in 3 days)

Telkom’s Performance

I have Telkom ADSL that I use for my landline (telephone) and internet. I pay for a 10Mbps Telkom line yet I only get about 1.35 Mbps!!

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The Reason I Moved from Telkom’s ADSL to Vumatel’s Fibre (done and dusted in 3 days)

Last week 5 different Telkom technicians visited the premises and when the last technician left on Thursday he stated that the speed had been increased to between 8 and 10 Mbps. When I did another speed test it actually showed 0.7 Mbps. To add insult to injury this particular technician ‘cleared the Fault’ as “the issue had been resolved” (details below).

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LTE Mobile WiFi Router to Keep your Laptop Connected to the Internet during Power Outages

Without any warning South Africa was plunged into darkness with Stage 4 Load Shedding (rotational load shedding, 4- 5 hours at a time). Load shedding continued for five days.

You can keep your laptop connected to the internet through your smart-phone.

There is an alternative way. Connect your laptop to the internet by using a mobile WiFi router. You can connect up to 5 laptops to the WiFi and once charged this WiFi router will keep you going for 8-10 hours.

The cost is approx R1200. I purchased mine (a M7300 LTE Advanced Mobile WiFi Router) at Matrix Warehouse but there are various retailers selling the device. You will find them on Google.

10 Tips: Increase WooCommerce Conversion Rate with Product Tables

All WooCommerce stores share a single aim: To increase conversions and get more sales. Whatever your wider business goals, that’s what it all comes down to!

If you Google ‘WooCommerce conversion rate optimisation’, you’ll find lots of general advice on how to convert more visitors into paying customers. This usually focusses on improvements to the cart and checkout. These are important, but often forget that you need to convince customers to buy your products in the first place.

In this article, I’m going to do the opposite. I’ll provide specific and actionable tips on how you can convince customers to add more products to their cart using a specific tool: product tables.

WooCommerce product tables are an excellent tool for increasing your sales. By adding well designed table layouts to your store, you can present products in user-friendly ways that make it easier for customers to buy from you.

Source: 10 Tips: Increase WooCommerce Conversion Rate with Product Tables

The Search Terms Report – Which Keywords were People Searching for when they clicked on your Ad?

The Search Terms Report

This Report gives you information on what people were searching for when they saw your ad and clicked on it. This information can help you remove or pause poorly performing keywords or add new ones. You can also use the search terms report to help you identify negative keywords.

Go to https://adwords.google.com > click on your Campaign > click ‘Keywords’ >

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Click ‘Details’ > click ‘Search Terms All’ on the drop-down menu.

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On the page that opens scroll down the page to view the terms (keywords) that people searched for.

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