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I am Zaf Rahaman, owner of Forward Multimedia and I love to write on everything website and E-Commerce related to help business owners in Trinidad & Tobago get online. With hands-on experience and knowledge gained in the trenches over the past 6 years, ALL articles and pages on my site are written by me, from the ground up, from a Trini perspective, using local examples and applications.

blog-featured-e-commerce-myths

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Jul2018
The biggest myth erroneously perpetuated by merchants for poor online sales is that Trinis are not ready for local E-Commerce. Same excuse goes for physical store owners on the fence to make the transition, and also by armchair experts observing from er, their armchairs. Nothing could be further ... Read More
July 10, 2018admin
blog-featured-1st-half-2018-review

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Apr2018
In our tiny world of Trinidad web design and E-Commerce the status is that the industry is alive… but not kicking. I’ve grudgingly come to accept the ‘poke a poke’ Trini way of everything. So for all the exciting developments that’s developed and still developing, I advise you ... Read More
April 3, 2018admin
blog-featured-2018-VDECC

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Feb2018
Now my second engagement in as many months, and I’ve been invited to speak at the launch of the Virtual Caribbean DNS Entrepreneurship Center (VDECC) at the Trinidad Hilton on February 19th, 2018. My first engagement was at the Trinidad & Tobago Internet Governance Forum 2018 held ... Read More
February 14, 2018admin
e-commerce-strategy-blog

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Jan2018
The Ministry of Trade and Industry of Trinidad & Tobago (MTI) formally announced their “National E-Commerce Strategy 2017-2021” on Wednesday 6th Dec 2017. You know, me, mention ‘E-Commerce’ and my antennas fly out and then some. But truth be told, it was of no surprise as I was ... Read More
January 4, 2018admin
2017-YER

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Dec2017
What if I told you that 2017 was a good year for web design and E-Commerce in Trinidad & Tobago? Cart me off to St. Anns right? Most national indicators were actually UP in 2017, unfortunately not the good ones— crime (the real biggy), inflation, corruption to name ... Read More
December 30, 2017admin
2017-cyber-monday-blog

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Oct2017
Forward Multimedia is promoting a NATIONAL CYBER MONDAY EVENT this November 27, 2017 in an effort to boost E-Commerce in Trinidad & Tobago. No apologies for the American-style ‘we-too’, it’s already ingrained in the national psyche and best put it to work for the sake of the the ... Read More
October 3, 2017admin
online-store-directory-w-logo

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May2017
All online stores in Trinidad & Tobago in one easy to find place, how cool is that? Backed by Forward Multimedia, this directory is launching soon!
May 9, 2017admin
concise-guide-2017

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Apr2017
Fresh on the heels of my WIPAY article, I bring you an updated guide on the mechanics of local E-Commerce. I’ve decided to take a different approach for the first time ever and NOT give to you via an article but a PERMANENT PAGE instead, so ... Read More
April 11, 2017admin
move-over-paypal

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Apr2017
They can’t officially call themselves the Trini PayPal for obvious trademark reasons but I can, and unofficially they are. I’m pleased to announce we now have our own online payment service here in Trinidad & Tobago similar to the PayPal model you know and love. Well it’s been mostly ... Read More
April 3, 2017admin
dazza

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Jan2017
I’m pleased to announce the live status of a Magento online store using the First Atlantic Commerce (FAC) payment gateway. The site sells a line of cricket gear under the brand DAZZA and the Brand Ambassador is the famous former national cricketer Daren Ganga. What’s particularly noteworthy (other ... Read More
January 30, 2017admin