Tag Archives: ecommerce

The Tea Merchant

Here is something you may not know about tea: it’s the most consumed drink in the world (after water). Not coffee, but tea. It seems you can find tea lovers and advocates all over the world. However, before 2009 in South Africa, quality, loose-leaf tea was hard to find. Thanks to two determined entrepreneurs, Belinda […]

Starting an eCommerce business in South Africa – Part 2: Payments

In this part we’re going to focus on the various payment methods, things to consider when choosing your payment gateway, integration with your chosen shopping cart system, payment restrictions, security and the payment landscape. What we aren’t going to focus on here are the numerous payment gateways out there and nit-pick between all of them. […]

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Introducing easy eCommerce with Webafrica

At PayFast we strive to encourage and be part of eCommerce growth within South Africa and it is always a great advantage when we can partner with local companies who share the same vision to help accomplish that. One of the key factors in achieving this is by simplifying the entire setup process to enable […]

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PayFast and Shopstar Workshop

We have teamed up with Shopstar to bring you the first ever “Anyone can set up an online store” Workshop, this free event aims to address all concerns around setting up an online store and show you just how easy it is with Shopstar and PayFast. The event is for all those interested in setting […]

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eCommerce business in South Africa, How to Get Going – Part 1: The Platform

  So you’ve got a product or service and you want to sell it online. But you don’t know where to begin. Fear not, we are here to help! To simplify things, we’re going to give you five of the most popular eCommerce platforms out there to build your online store. They all have their […]

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Ecwid has now integrated with PayFast

Ecwid is a FREE shopping cart solution which allows you to set up shop anywhere and seamlessly integrates into an existing website within minutes.  You are able to sell on any device and on the move with Ecwid such as websites, mobile phones, social media sites and market places (eg. Google Shopping, Yahoo and Shopping.com). There […]

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10 Awesome places to spend Bitcoin in South Africa

So you have bought yourself some bitcoin and are now looking for a place to spend it? Or you haven’t bought any because you’re not sure if there are any places you can spend it, well we have come up with a list of PayFast merchants who are selling some awesome things and accept bitcoin […]

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New plugin: Shopp for WordPress

Shopp is a shopping cart plugin available for your WordPress-enabled site, which will allow you to use PayFast as the payment gateway. Shopp has a long list of impressive features, which you can view here. It integrates with the powerful and highly customisable WordPress engine. Go ahead and view some of the sites in the […]

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