May20 2022
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UNFCCC COP 28 – The Global Climate Summit in UAE

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2023 will be a historic year for the UAE. The country is going to host the 28th session of the Conference of Parties (COP 28) to the UNFCCC (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change). Though the dates are not confirmed yet, the event will tentatively fall between November 6 and 17, 2023.

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Feb28 2022
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Everything You Must Know About UAE’s Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC)

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The Central Bank of UAE (CBUAE) has taken a keen interest in issuing a central bank digital currency (CBDC). The issuance of digital currency is one of the top priority objectives of the country’s 2023-2026 roadmap. The latest roadmap aims to revolutionize the country’s financial sector by implementing digital transformation with the use of advanced technologies. 

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Feb18 2022
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Living with Cryptocurrency in Dubai

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The Middle East’s financial services sector is set for a radical change in 2022. Among the trends that will shape the transformation are cryptocurrencies, digital payments, and BaaS (Banking as a service). Globally, the cryptocurrency market is expanding and is even expected to replace the traditional financial systems in the future. Dubai, with its many policies that support blockchain technology, is emerging as one of the best markets for cryptocurrency trading.

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Feb11 2022
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A Complete Guide to Digital Nomad in Dubai

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Remote work culture is flourishing today with numerous companies worldwide adopting 100% remote or hybrid work policies. Empowered with the choice to work from anywhere, many are choosing the digital nomad lifestyle. Countries like the UAE are supporting virtual working programmes with remote work visas, thus widening the opportunities. Becoming a digital nomad in Dubai is quite easy as the city is among the fastest-growing hubs for digital nomads. This article will delve into what makes Dubai an ideal choice for digital nomads and the details of Dubai’s virtual working programme. 

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Feb9 2022
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Why Use Infographics in Your Content Marketing Strategy

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As humans, we find visuals highly appealing. This reflects in our everyday life in various ways. When we watch a movie instead of reading the book it’s based on or when we scan documents and stop at an image – it’s the visual factor that’s making the call for us. 

Our attraction towards visuals plays a big role in content marketing. Visual content, like infographics, animations, etc. creates more engagement than plain text content. The power of infographics is such that it can boost your content’s effectiveness and make it easy to grasp. This article will explore infographics in detail and discuss their benefits, uses, and impact.

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May13 2022
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DUBAI TOURISM STATISTICS 2022 [INFOGRAPHICS]

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Recently, many travel trends like ‘Bleisure Tourism’ and ‘Sustainable Tourism’ have emerged in Dubai as a result of the pandemic. These trends along with new models of tourism like ‘staycations’ and travel-friendly initiatives like remote-working visas and golden visas have revived the tourism sector. Today, through the Dubai Tourism Statistics 2022 blog, we will be analyzing the effects of these initiatives in the tourism sector.

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Apr26 2022
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26 Best Backend and Frontend Web Development Frameworks for 2022

Posted by GMI Blogger Posted in web development

The Covid-19 outbreak has forced businesses to go online. Thus in 2021, an online presence is the top priority of every seller. The trend will continue in 2022 as well, and even retailers with highly successful physical stores would be investing in e-commerce services.

The primary requirement to sell online is a website. However, while developing your website, you can get confused about choosing the right framework. You can use any web development framework with unique specialties, which can even confuse experienced developers. At the same time, you should choose the right framework as your website’s functionality and future depend on it. 

To make it easier for you, we have curated a list of the 26 best front-end and backend web development frameworks for 2022.

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Apr21 2022
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25 LATEST WEB DEVELOPMENT TRENDS TO FOLLOW IN 2022

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Web development is evolving at a breakneck speed every passing year. New website technologies are being discovered regularly as developers explore new ways of innovation. If you are a business owner who uses digital marketing, it’s important to foresee these changes and adapt to them- so that you can keep up with the competition, and attract more customers.

To make it easier for you, we have analyzed the shifts across industries and created an ultimate list of the latest web development trends in 2022.

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Apr20 2022
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SAUDI ARABIA POPULATION STATISTICS 2022

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Saudi Arabia (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia) is a country with deep historical roots. Revered by Muslims all over the world, KSA is home to the famous mosques Mecca and Medina, two of the most visited pilgrimage centres on earth.

Until the middle of the 20th century, Saudi Arabia was following a traditional lifestyle. With the rise of the Saud family (Al Sa Ud), the country began to witness transformations on all fronts. Innovations in the field of transportation and technology fuelled more interaction with the outside world. With the massive financial growth brought about by petroleum resources, the country has emerged as the 19th richest GDP in the world. 

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Apr18 2022
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YOUTUBE USER STATISTICS 2022

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For sharing videos or advertising, there exists no other platform as rewarding as YouTube on the planet now. There has never been a website in the past decade that gives us opportunities to become popular overnight and make money online by just uploading videos.

Video marketing dominates the content marketing industry today. YouTube, the pioneer video sharing platform and the second largest search engine, experienced a 4.9% growth rate in 2021 according to SEMrush statistics. In 2022, the number of YouTube viewers is expected to hit 210 million in the US alone! As videos continue to impress and engage customers, we are anticipating some amazing things from YouTube in 2022. 

Features introduced by the platform in 2021 such as Shorts, Live streaming, Chapters, Premieres and Community Tab encourage content creation and will certainly attract more users. As 2022 progresses, we are definitely seeing a positive rise in the number of YouTube users and subscribers. The likes and shares received by the diverse content uploaded on this platform is astounding. Let us explore the YouTube user statistics for 2022 and try to gauge its relevance in present times. 

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Mar18 2022
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UNITED ARAB EMIRATES POPULATION STATISTICS 2022

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The population of a country is not just a mere number on a chart. When it is categorized and analyzed, it can highlight relevant issues and reveal promising facts. As the year 2022 progresses, it would be wise to examine the current population statistics of the UAE to understand its strengths and weaknesses as a nation.

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Feb8 2022
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Top 10 Real Estate Websites in Dubai 2022

Posted by GMI Blogger Posted in web development

It’s 2022 and Dubai’s real estate market is shining bright. Visionary initiatives by the UAE government, such as golden visas, 100% ownership for foreigners, low investment threshold, and Dubai 2040 Urban Master Plan have succeeded in painting Dubai as an ideal investment landscape. As the real estate companies are preparing for this boom, a key area they are focusing on is their digital presence. Real estate websites in Dubai are the step up to the next level. To create a distinctive identity in the competitive Dubai real estate sector, websites are a must. 

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Feb7 2022
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AVERAGE TIME-ON-PAGE VS. AVERAGE SESSION-DURATION IN GOOGLE ANALYTICS

Posted by GMI Blogger Posted in Analytics

As more & more successful companies press into the data-driven digital growth phase, metrics which measure how visitors interact with a website and how many visitors interact with a website are gaining importance as a KPI or measurement of a brand website’s success. 

Tools like Google Analytics can help measure these attributes. In this blog, we focus on two prominent metrics associated with web analytics – average time-on-page and average session-duration. We will talk about what they mean, how they are measured and the kind of information they can provide about a website’s performance. To begin with, let’s start by defining the terms “time-on-page” and “session-duration”.

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Feb3 2022
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An Ultimate Guide to Expo 2020 Dubai – Facts & Statistics

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Covid-19 was a major blow to the economies of many countries across the globe. At the same time, Dubai was one of the few cities that stood resilient to suppress the pandemic. While large scale vaccinations are happening globally, many anticipated projects are resuming – Expo 2020 Dubai is one of them.

While the world’s greatest show is about to begin in a couple of weeks, you might be wondering about what exactly lies in store. To help you out, we have created a comprehensive guide to the Dubai Expo 2020.

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Feb1 2022
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WHAT IS WEBSITE MAINTENANCE AND WHY IS IT IMPORTANT?

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You have invested a lot of money and time to create a website. But a website is not something that can work on its own. It needs regular maintenance, just like your car. So what is web maintenance? Why is it important? How much does it cost? Let’s find out.

What is Website Maintenance? 

To put it simply, web maintenance is the process of checking your website to ensure it’s performing well and keeping it updated to encourage traffic growth. Website maintenance services have an important role in engaging, attracting and retaining customers.

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Jan14 2022
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Top 15 eCommerce CMS Platforms for Online Businesses in 2022

Posted by GMI Blogger Posted in ecommerce

Did you know that the worldwide eCommerce share of retail sales is expected to reach 21.8% by 2024?

In 2021, the global eCommerce retail sales peaked at 4.89 trillion USD and it is projected to hit a record high of 6.38 trillion dollars in 2024.

The numbers make evident how eCommerce is expanding. As businesses step into the eCommerce world to establish their online presence, understanding eCommerce CMS and different CMS platforms is a prerequisite. This article will act as a comprehensive guide on the topic giving you answers to every question you may have on setting up an eCommerce store. 

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Jan1 2022
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15 Best Programming Languages for Web Development in 2022

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Web development is an evergreen field where opportunities are always plenty. Since its emergence in the early 90s, the development industry has evolved and thrived in various ways and domains. Today, in the 21st century, web development remains one of the most sought-after skills. To begin a career in this domain, mastering web development languages is essential. However, with the various programming languages that exist today, you may get confused about choosing which languages to learn, especially if you are a beginner. 

This article aims to introduce you to the 15 best programming languages for web development in 2022. We will discuss the use cases, features, pros, and cons of each language so that by the end of the blog, you will have a better understanding of different programming languages. 

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Dec28 2021
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All You Need to Know About UAE Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai

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November 27, 2013, was a day of joyous celebration across the UAE as the country won the bid to host Expo 2020. From being the first World Expo to be held in the MEASA region to having the highest ever country participation (192) in the history of Expos – Expo 2020 is home to many firsts. 

As the host country, UAE is leaving no stone unturned to curate a stunning event. With an intention to share their inclusive vision, transformative ideas, and pioneering spirit, UAE is creating an experience that would stay unforgettable in the world’s eyes. 

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Dec24 2021
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11 Best Payment Gateways in the UAE for Your E-commerce Website

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E-commerce is a rapidly growing market in the UAE, especially when the pandemic forced people to shop everything online. In 2021, we saw all kinds of businesses implementing e-commerce. 

With online shopping gaining so much popularity, the demand for safe and robust payment systems are also increasing. Whether you run a small startup or a large company, you should have a reliable payment gateway solution to scale your e-commerce business.

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Dec8 2021
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An Ultimate Guide to Google Analytics Heat Map / Inpage Analytics

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A Heatmap is a great tool for visualizing complex statistical data and understanding what users do on your website, where they click, how far they scroll, where they spend the majority of the time, what they look at or ignore. The ultimate way to measure how your users interact and make use of your website is through Heatmaps and session replays. Nowadays most websites use Heatmaps to make data sets comprehensible and actionable. Also, there are plenty of Heatmap service providers available in the market.

Let’s dive deep into Heatmap and find how you can get started with it.

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Dec6 2021
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HISTORY OF GOOGLE ANALYTICS TRACKING CODE [2005 TO 2021]

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This is a brief history of the Google Analytics Javascript Tracking Code from 2005 to 2021. Read on to find out how the Javascript code changed from urchin.js, ga.js, dc.js, and finally to gtag.js


According to w3techs data as of 2021 May, Google Analytics is being used in 55% of the total websites across the globe and has a market share of 85%. We can understand its importance from the fact that the following web analytics platforms; Facebook Pixel and Yandex Metrica are only used by 11% and 7% of the users respectively. There’s no doubt that Google Analytics is one of the most preferred web analytics platforms used by businesses and service providers in the UAE as well as in the USA, UK, and other countries across the globe. It has become a de facto standard to track online performance and gain meaningful insights into a website’s performance.

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Dec2 2021
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14 BENEFITS OF GOOGLE TAG MANAGER (GTM) YOU MIGHT BE MISSING

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Today, the technology market is exploding with a set of new generation tools that enable anyone to leverage the power of coding without getting involved in its intricacies. Such tools enable creativity, improve efficiency, and empower non-developers working in marketing, sales, etc. to perform their jobs well without having to rely on the IT department. Google Tag Manager is one such tool loaded with benefits that help marketers to manage tracking codes efficiently. 

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Oct21 2021
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LIST OF 27 BEST COUNTRY PAVILIONS AT EXPO 2020 DUBAI

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Since the 1850s, the World Expo has been held every five years, presenting invaluable solutions for some of humanity’s greatest challenges. The Expo 2020 Dubai is considered the most ambitious one yet. It is the first expo in the Middle East and South Asia region and costs a whopping 7 billion dollars. The six-month-long expo is expected to attract more than 23 million visitors. 

The Expo is designed around the theme “Connecting minds, Creating the Future”. The three main categories of the Expo are based on three sub-themes – Mobility, Sustainability, and Opportunity.

Have a look at the top 27 awe-inspiring pavilions in the Expo 2020 Dubai that will redefine the design and architectural world. 

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Sep27 2021
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TOP 9 WEBSITE BUILDER TOOLS USED IN UAE

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What’s trending in the UAE? Website Builders!

Bootstrapping a business entails certain challenges that you may not be able to overcome initially. These tools are meant for that special phase of yours. Without any professional help, you’ll be able to set up a simple website for your start-up. Here you’ll see a brief review of the top nine website builder tools popular in Dubai – a place where web design services are gaining ground.

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