Category: Hot Topics

e-commerce-strategy-blog

04

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

30

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

03

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
2016-year-end-review

30

Dec2016
It’s been my best and worst year since I started websiting. If I write everything you’ll swear I’m making it up. At it’s peak I was flying above the stratosphere with grand visions of Forward Multimedia going interstellar at ten times the speed of light! At its ... Read More
December 30, 2016admin
online-tax

08

Oct2016
I’ll start with the direct quote from your Finance Minister’s budget statement on Friday 30 September, 2016:. “Madam Speaker, the popularity of online purchases has increased significantly over the past few years. Reducing the demand for these items helps to save on foreign exchange and to assist local ... Read More
October 8, 2016admin
budget-2016

20

Sep2016
With the dreaded budget day 2016 getting very close, Trinis expect and will get the worst news, and no telling how this will impact E-Commerce investment and related activity as I really can’t call it now. Immediately what comes to mind is the online shopping tax proposed last ... Read More
September 20, 2016admin
2016 Mid Year Review

10

Jul2016
That sound you heard was the recession slamming into web design like a Mack truck. Despite the glimmer of hope at the start of the year, by the second quarter of 2016 everything dropped sheer off the edge of the cliff. Yes, website design in Trinidad & Tobago ... Read More
July 10, 2016admin
websiting-through-recession

06

May2016
Trini business owners have to make a choice between investing in their website or ‘expensing’ it to weather this Trinidad & Tobago recession. From the looks of it, it looks like it’s going to be a long one and things are probably going to get worse, much worse, ... Read More
May 6, 2016admin
tt-websites-steady

21

Feb2016
That title reads like written for a news agency doesn’t it? It’s the truth though, I believe the jury came back in and that IS the verdict. If you recall, I said that the jury was out on whether Trini businesses would hold off on websites or invest ... Read More
February 21, 2016admin
online-tax

01

Nov2015
The immediate post-election talk about this online shopping tax did pique my interest because it fell in my ‘gyaden’, but my concern instantly faded when the new Finance Minister dismissed it just as quickly by saying he did dismiss it quickly. To write something about it would have ... Read More
November 1, 2015admin