Category Archives: Technology, mobile, internet

Yes, There are Things You Cannot Sell on OLX!

Jokes and taglines aside (Everything sells!), there are some things that you cannot sell on olx (or any other online platform for that matter), for various reasons. Mostly legal and/or cultural. OLX has to validate ads to ensure no laws are being … Continue reading

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Pivot East 2014 Winners

I know I am late in publishing this list, since the competition and conference ended last week. Pivot East was held at Panari this year, and the winners in the five categories were picked from a pitching contest in which five … Continue reading

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Using Sendy

This post was first published on the Sendy Blog It’s one thing to write about an app after learning about it, it’s another to actually use the app and experience it for yourself. After learning about Sendy, I downloaded it from … Continue reading

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Everything Sells? Why Not Find Out

There are many odd things on sale on olx Kenya. Not in the least, rabbit urine. As more and more people get online looking for deals, the market expands for the seller. There should be no limit to what anyone … Continue reading

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Safari Tales, The Kids App We’ve Been Waiting For

If you’ve been looking for a kids app that tells traditional folk stories in English, Kiswahili and other African languages, then Safari Tales is what you need. The application is free to download from Google Play. The application has: Folk … Continue reading

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Guys, It is Time to Let Go

What makes a classifieds website work, such as olx, is the depth of content and information available. It is the number of items and listing that they have on their website. And they depend on the public to put up those … Continue reading

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Bitcoin, the Virtual Currency, Explained

First, what is bitcoin? Bitcoin is a crypto-currency that exists only in the digital sense – in your mobile phone, or computer (digital wallet). There is no bitcoin hard currency like notes or coins. It is secured using cryptography (public-key encryption) … Continue reading

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How to Get Your Ad Noticed on OLX

I know a number of people who are trying to sell their stuff online, but they wait by their phone all day and it doesn’t ring, and they wonder what they are doing wrong. Here are tips to get noticed: … Continue reading

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OLX: Beyond Buying and Selling

Like I posted last week, most people do not think that they have things worth selling, which is not true at all.  A survey concluded that Kenyans, particularly Nairobians, have tons of stuff lying unused in their homes (about 69 … Continue reading

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What I Learned From the OLX BAKE Experience

This past Tuesday evening, OLX was invited to interact with bloggers at Nailab, from 6pm. I hope you received the invite, otherwise send a message to BAKE to be added to the mailing list for (awesome) events. Unused Goods at … Continue reading

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