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Join us at the 2nd PayFast eCommerce Virtual Summit

For the second year in a row we’ve partnered with South Africa’s leading ecommerce expert, Warrick Kernes from the Insaka eCommerce Academy, to bring you the PayFast eCommerce Virtual Summit. The four day event, which is happening from 17 to 20 May 2021, will take place completely online and is free to attend. 

According to global market research company Euromonitor International, ecommerce is expected to expand by an additional $1.4-trillion by 2025, accounting for half the growth in the retail sector worldwide. It’s therefore vital for local entrepreneurs to learn how to leverage this trend to their advantage, especially during the time of COVID-19.  

To speak to this trend and more, top industry experts and thought leaders from South Africa and abroad will take to the Summit’s virtual stage to share their expertise, strategies and insights to help you start, grow and scale your online store. You’ll be able to hear valuable insights from PayFast MD and Founder Jonathan Smit, as well as experts from Google, Shopify, uAfrica, OneDayOnly, Future Females, bidorbuy and many more. They’ll touch on important topics such:

  • Finding winning products
  • Online payments
  • Email marketing and database building
  • Deliveries
  • Conversion optimisation
  • Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) 
  • Personal branding
  • Storytelling
  • Social entrepreneurship 
  • Affiliate marketing
  • Instagram, Facebook and YouTube ads
  • Google analytics 
  • Drop shipping 
  • Growing with marketplaces 

Book your free spot now by visiting the PayFast eCommerce Virtual Summit website, where you can also view the complete speaker lineup and summit agenda. By attending and watching the Summit’s video presentations, you can stand a chance to win lucky prizes worth a total of R20,000. Whether you are looking to start, grow or scale your online store, the PayFast eCommerce Virtual Summit is not to be missed.

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