naming your business

Naming and Registering Your New Business

There are many essential steps that need to be taken in the lead up to setting up your own small business. There are things like financing, business plans and office space to think about, but before all that there’s the matter of naming and registering the business. Without completing these two things a business will […]

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young entrepreneurs

Three Young South African Entrepreneurs to Watch

The future of South Africa inevitably lies in the hands of its youth. It’s young South Africans who are going to lead this country to greatness and set an example for future generations. In recent years, it’s entrepreneurship that has played a key role in the fast development of the South African economy, so when […]

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Snap Scan

Reasons Why You Should Consider Getting SnapScan for Your SME

The technological world is one that is constantly evolving and producing new and exciting products very often designed to make our lives easier. Once your small business has gotten off the ground, you’ll begin to look for ways to streamline things so that they run more smoothly. This is where technology can really step in […]

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smart marketing

Get Ahead of the Rest: Smart Marketing Ideas for Small Businesses

The only people in the world who can change things are those who can sell ideas. – Lois Wyse, famous American advertising executive, author, columnist So now that you’ve taken the plunge, turned your great idea into a business and got it up and running, it’s time to start thinking about getting your name out there. […]

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Sir Richard Branson

Business Big Shots Share the Best Advice They Were Ever Given

Many successful business leaders are the first to admit that it’s the sound advice they received from their mentors, fellow entrepreneurs, friends and family that helped get them where they are today. There’s a common misconception that when starting and growing your own business, you have to do it alone, but this couldn’t be further […]

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exercise can help your work performance

How Exercise Can Help You Perform Better at Work

It’s no secret that regular exercise can have positive effects on many different areas in your life. Whilst most people tend to work up a sweat in order to maintain a healthy weight, stay in shape and help reduce the risk of developing certain diseases such as diabetes and cardiovascular degeneration, there are also a […]

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team player

How to Be a Team Player

Being able to work as part of a team is a vital role that many people in the working world need to be able to fill. Not only does being a team player mean that projects are completed more smoothly and great work is likely to be produced, but it can also help with personal […]

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business leaders

Five Characteristics All Leaders Have in Common

“A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves.” — Lao Tzu Being seen as a leader is an ideal that many strive for and one that can often seem indistinct. But what exactly makes up a leader? From […]

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female entrepreneurs

Top Female Entrepreneurs in South Africa

Africa is increasingly becoming known as a viable economy to invest in and this is largely due to the success of entrepreneurial ventures. Entrepreneurship is not only about building and running your own business, but it’s also about offering a solution to a problem as well as having the passion and perseverance to see it through. The […]

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entrepreneurial books

Reading Between the Lines

In the world of entrepreneurs it is of the utmost importance to know and understand how a business works, both internally and externally, as well as to find a behind-the-scenes team that holds significant expertise. Guiding the currency flow, money as well as ensuring a good marketing and advertising strategy, all the while taking care […]

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