Projects

New Server

You might have noticed that this site was down and the commenting section was not working for a while – apologies for the down time. We have been moving all our site from our Cape Town server to our new Jhb server and as you know, things aren’t alway seamless.

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New Project: Rat Terminator

As a spin-off from the Bug Zapper project, I would like to introduce to you something new. Two months ago were approached by this guy who has spent the last couple of years developing an electric rat zapper and we thought that we would test it as a potential product that would ride on the […]

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MMM Conversation

The dates for the MMM Conversation have been posted on the Events page. What is the MMM Conversation?The ‘MMM’ Conversation is a monthly event for entrepreneurs and small business people to get together to talk about current opportunities and challenges facing business in South Africa.

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Bug Zapper Update

I thought it was time that we did an update on the Bug Zapper sales. Since October 2005 we have sold 649 Bug Zappers Which means 649 x 10 mozzie & fly cullings a day = 6490 less irritating suckers!Which means 45430 less per week!Which means 247790 less per year! It’s great when your work […]

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Bug Zapper Update

Once again our office is in darkness thanks Cape Town’s rolling power cuts. My Nokia 9300 is proving very useful during this time. This my first blog post from a phone. The latest from the Bug Zapper is that we reached 350 racket sales recently, mainly thanks to a record 199 in February. The little […]

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Bug Zapper Update

The Bug Zapper made a delightful appearance in this month’s Popular Mechanics. A great punt for the product, we have already noticed a big jump in sales. Thanks PM, you rock! (Click picture for bigger image)

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Bug Zapper Update

Last week the new Bug Zapper arrived and it has some nice new marketing features. Firstly, we have our very own branded box – this will assist in the Bug Zapper’s safe arrival, and it adds a touch of class to the whole deal. The web address has been printed on the head of the […]

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Eighty Twenty

The much vaunted “80/20” rule seems to be applying itself to the Bug Zapper. The rule basically says that 80% of your work/profit/income comes from 20% of your customers. So far there have been 95 orders for Bug Zappers, totalling 243 rackets. Some people buy a few at a time, and some buy lots (the […]

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