When your results speak for you

This afternoon, I opened another mail that came in today. It was from a corporation that wants a business partnership with MobilityArena. I know the company well. I know them well because we had approached them in the past for the very same partnership that they are now asking for. Our request was denied back then. But here we are today and the table is turned. They have come looking for us. What changed? Better…

"When your results speak for you"

Growing Mobility Arena: behind the scenes

Growth is what every builder, entrepreneur, or business person, wants. There is no substitute for growth. Unfortunately, growth comes with pains. Whether you are growing teeth, improving and expanding social infrastructure (like roads), or growing a blog, there will be pains along the way. That is what growing Mobility Arena has been about. Going Against The Culture of Secrecy We do not have a culture of putting information out there. Statistics are hard to come…

"Growing Mobility Arena: behind the scenes"

Google To Penalize Obtrusive Mobile Ads

Google has announced two upcoming changes to mobile search results that make finding content easier for users. We all dislike obtrusive interstitials – ads that intrude on the mobile screen, hiding away content. They impose a poor experience to users than other pages where content is immediately accessible. This can be problematic on mobile devices where screens are often smaller. To improve the mobile search experience, after January 10, 2017, pages where content is not…

"Google To Penalize Obtrusive Mobile Ads"

A conversation about an ugly blog

This post about an ugly blog is based on a real life conversation between a website designer and his friend, Emma, a blogger based in Lagos. Designer: Hello Emma. Another thing.. this your blog user interface is ugly o. Honestly. Blogger: LOL. What’s ugly about it? Designer: Have a look at [competing blog 1] or [competing blog 2]: they have cleaner designs. I was just looking at your blog today. Allow me to tweak it…

"A conversation about an ugly blog"

Manchester United has a Galactico

Let’s talk about broken records. This morning, Manchester United broke the world record for the highest amount paid for a player in the history of football. While many people see the deal as a masterstroke on the part of Man United, some people have denounced this deal as “madness”. Their reason is the money involved. Fro 120 million euros, Manchester United have signed a player who has been described by some as “erratic”, and his…

"Manchester United has a Galactico"

PIN Calls for Immediate Release of Arrested Blogger

The arrest of blogger, Abubakar Sidiq Usman, by heavily armed operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday, August 8, 2016, in his residence has again highlighted the need for conversation on Digital Rights in Nigeria. Of course, this is not just a Nigerian conversation considering recent events that have seen government limiting the digital rights of citizens in Uganda, Ethiopia, Iran, Brazil, Syria, India and other countries. For Nigeria, this is not…

"PIN Calls for Immediate Release of Arrested Blogger"