Monday, 19 November 2018

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  • Why digital marketing?

    Why digital marketing?

    Digital marketing costs less Traditional marketing campaigns, including print and television, are more costly because of pricey resources and the difficulty of tracking ROI. Digita ...

  • Why insure your property

    Why insure your property

    Insurance protects you from financial problems resulting from damage or loss, either to yourself or to your property. This includes things like theft, fire, lightning, hail and som ...

  • 5 advices for cash-flow sustainability

    5 advices for cash-flow sustainability

    (1) Use the know-how of outside experts to get a crystal clear idea of your best revenue and cost model for keeping the cash flowing smoothly.   (2) Build a balanced business ...

  • Why hire referral candidates only?

    Why hire referral candidates only?

    Better candidate quality Employee referrals are of higher quality and more likely to be hired than other candidates because employees only refer contacts who they know will be good ...

Avoid that broke feeling: Six ways to manage money in your business

Avoid that broke feeling: Six ways to manage money in your business

  One of the hardest things to get right as an entrepreneur is managing the financial side of your business. Over the years, I’ve spoken to many Small & Medium Business o ...

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4 tips for small business owners in Africa

4 tips for small business owners in Africa

Traditional business advice isn’t always best served to small business owners. What works for other business owners doesn’t necessarily work for other mainly because of various bu ...

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4 tips for success from a South African entrepreneur

4 tips for success from a South African entrepreneur

Kim Whitaker, the co-founder of Once In Cape Town, a four-star backpacking establishment in Kloof Street, in the heart of Cape Town, is living her dream of offering travellers com ...

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The winning recipe: The secrets to making it as a thriving entrepreneur

The winning recipe: The secrets to making it as a thriving entrepreneur

  While every entrepreneur is unique and each story is different, there is a common factor that unites them – they take risks, follow their dreams and pursue their passions. ...

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The do’s and don’ts of doing business in Nigeria

The do’s and don’ts of doing business in Nigeria

South African business investments in Nigeria are under the spotlight again after hotel and casino group, Sun International, announced it is pulling out of the country. The compan ...

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5 ways to improve your company’s financial standing

5 ways to improve your company’s financial standing

Most small business owners have spent sleepless nights for the growth of their business. Issues such as long term financial stability, liquidation, threat of failure or unusual ri ...

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Two things I wish I had known when I started a small business

Two things I wish I had known when I started a small business

One of the questions other entrepreneurs most often ask me is what I wish I had known when we first started the Pastel business in 1990. Looking back over the past 26 years, I can ...

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Why passion is key to starting a company

Why passion is key to starting a company

A passion is a strong feeling of enthusiasm or excitement for something or about doing something that causes you to act. Only men and women of impetuous passion are associated wit ...

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African Business School with Fayaz King: A Lesson on Asking for Help

African Business School with Fayaz King: A Lesson on Asking for Help

In this week’s African Business School lesson, Fayaz King shares his thoughts on Asking for Help, and how it relates to doing business on the continent. Watch the African Business ...

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The power of collaboration in building business African style

The power of collaboration in building business African style

  When the time comes to refresh the values of an organisation, companies can take any number of approaches. For one South African-based company, MobileData, their unique app ...

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