June 2, 2015

Client testimonials

MATRIX WAREHOUSE COMPUTERS Eugene We have had the pleasure in dealing with Thomas and his team from Just Perfect, They created our online store for Matrix […]
June 2, 2015

Pays buys back Smokoo

Tech entrepreneur Thomas Pays has bought back penny auction site Smokoo for an undisclosed amount. The site was closed down in 2012 after being bought out by local company, BidFair, which […]
May 5, 2015

E-commerce company news

It is the age of direct communication and instant gratification. This is why online stores have become an integral part of the world’s culture; everything we […]
May 17, 2012

Ex Smokoo team develops dating site

The co-founder of closed penny auction site Smokoo, Thomas Pays, has launched an online dating site directed at women. Adopthim.com went live on Sunday and has gathered a handful […]
January 26, 2011

Auction start-up Smokoo takes on critics

Auction website Smokoo.co.za has swept into SA’s online space, stirring a flood of criticism and scepticism about its business model. However, founders Jian Li and Thomas Pays […]
October 12, 2010

Low connectivity hinders e-business

The low Internet penetration rate in SA is hampering growth of the online shopping industry in the country, says Thomas Pays, MD at online auction company […]
August 27, 2010

New online auction site

Following an online guessing game, which had thousands of South Africans predicting what Smokoo would be in the hope of winning an awesome Apple iPad, the […]
August 27, 2010

Smokoo – newsletter content from independent reviewer

I recently paid a visit to a site that intrigued me some while ago. Perhaps you recallSmokoo.co.za offering an iPad to anyone who could guess the nature […]
August 25, 2010

What’s behind all the Smoke?

If you enjoy guessing games, there is one doing the rounds right now that is fascinating the whole of South Africa and should keep you entertained […]
August 17, 2010

SA loses millions to offshore sites

Millions of rands are being lost to offshore gaming sites because current online gaming regulations severely restrict the issuing of licences to operators, says Thomas Pays, […]