Barbara Kerr-Shaw

Chief Financial Officer

Barbs looks after the financial aspects of our business, account management, office administration, our fabulous team and the resident 6 felines. She has 17 years experience in the software development industry, with roles ranging from support and account management through to website development project management.
Outside of the online world, she enjoys reading Stephen King, doing arty stuff, hiking on Cape Town’s amazing trails, very short jogs and gardening.

LightSpeed’s annual team retreat took us back to Misty Cliff’s on the Cape Peninsula, where we spent four days collaborating, socialising and connecting with colleagues.

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LightSpeed are a remote team, working across the world, at any one time in Chile, South Africa or South-East Asia.

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LightSpeed conducted their first Gutenberg Editor training session. This focused on creating articles on the website using the newly developed long format.

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The PayFast Add-on for Give version 1.2 is now free. Give makes receiving donations easy. PayFast lets you do that as a South African bank account holder.

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Version 2 of the Zoho CRM Add-on for Caldera Forms has been released on WordPress.org and supports the latest changes in the Zoho API.

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As November flashes by and we race towards the end of another eventful year, we take a 5-minute breather to look back and reflect on the year that was at LightSpeed.

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LightSpeed's most recent addition, Jacques, writes about joining the LightSpeed team, and how he's enjoying the remote working experience.

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LightSpeed have spent the first part of 2018 working hard on securing new business, and also cementing the excellent relationships…

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The LightSpeed team are a remote team, which means we all get to enjoy working in an environment with our pets. We’ve compiled a get-to-know the pets of LightSpeed article.

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If you are running an online booking website, or would like to, we’ve compiled this list of pitfalls which we help our clients to avoid when building bookings websites for them.

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Subscription and membership websites are definitely not the same thing, however they do share many similar pitfalls and mistakes that can be avoided.

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Launching your eCommerce website can be a daunting project to take on, there is so much to consider before you even start selling your product or service online.

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Kaepe Solutions

Design & Development

Safari Hotels

Design & Development

FISA

WooCommerce

mLab

Design & Development

CityScapes

Design & Development

Robinson Capital Corp.

Design & Development

Cape Town Tourism

Design & Development, Tour Operators

Sandor Weyers
Role & Company: Elementz Travel

I approached LightSpeed because they were referred to me by Wetu and I also saw some of the great work…

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Yentl Barros
Role & Company: Media24

I approached LightSpeed Development because they developed a similar site within our group before and we were satisfied with the…

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Tony Bales
Role & Company: CEO | Epping Property

LightSpeed initially facilitated the development of our website 7 years ago. They have also hosted our website since inception. Early…

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Angélique Visser
Role & Company: National Councillor | FISA

LightSpeed has been FISA’s IT partner for the last three years. During this period they did not only host the…

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Eva Sittig
Role & Company: Head of Global Communications | Lufthansa InTouch

LightSpeed is managing the MailChimp account on behalf LH InTouch. The tasks include, RSS campaigns, List segmentation, Integrate WordPress plugin…

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