Getting Your Small Business Ready For The New Year

2022 had the world trying to restore any sense balance that was disrupted by the onslaught of Covid-19. Businesses were faced with very few options: adapt or perish. As a small or medium business—with very limited survival arsenal compared to business giants—you have had to run countless marathons throughout the year to give your business… Continue reading Getting Your Small Business Ready For The New Year

Augmented Reality AR: Revolutionizing the Content Creation Arena

The way people consume information has drastically changed over the years. People have gone from absorbing information through newspapers, to old-fashioned TV to the heavy use of the internet as well as social media. This sentiment can be held for the way that content is being created. People have gone to from using still imaging,… Continue reading Augmented Reality AR: Revolutionizing the Content Creation Arena

Networking 101| Your Small Business’s Guide To Human Capital

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  “You don’t build a business, you build people, then people build the business.” These are the immortal words of the late Zig Ziglar; a successful salesman who was highly conscious of the great power of networking. There are many grave misconceptions surrounding the idea of networking. Many believe that it is all about what… Continue reading Networking 101| Your Small Business’s Guide To Human Capital

Small Business Optimization | A Guide to Surviving the Economic Crisis

The economic instabilities striking the South African economy seem to rise on a daily basis. In July, motorists have been warned to brace themselves for a hike in the already increased petrol prices. Electricity tariffs have also been approved to increase by 7.47%.  Hard-working individuals are putting in hours of labour to keep up with… Continue reading Small Business Optimization | A Guide to Surviving the Economic Crisis

Outsourced Shipping – A Way To Streamline Your Growing Business

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Shipping is one of the most important aspects of running any product-based business. In the early stages of operation, many startups and small businesses can possibly handle their own shipping needs. However, along with the growth of customer orders comes the inevitable need to outsource the business’s shipping to ensure customer satisfaction. With expansion, self-shipping… Continue reading Outsourced Shipping – A Way To Streamline Your Growing Business

Your Small Business’ Guide To Sales Optimisation

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Turning a profit and optimising sales as a small business or a startup is not easy.  The unfavourable economic conditions do not help at all. At the end of 2021, South Africa’s consumer price reached an inflated point of 5.9%. As if this is not limiting enough, we expect an increase in the already pocket-breaking… Continue reading Your Small Business’ Guide To Sales Optimisation

Seizing Growth Opportunities to Expand Your Small Business

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Growing a business is not something that happens overnight. It is a process that can take months and even years to accomplish. There are many strategies that detail how you can take your small business to new heights. Defining growth differs from business to business. Generally, it means getting your business from where it currently… Continue reading Seizing Growth Opportunities to Expand Your Small Business

The ins and outs of Payment Gateways for E-commerce in South Africa

The increase in digitalisation across South Africa has witnessed exponential growth in the past couple of years and has consequently boosted the e-commerce and online platform industries. Our previous blogs explored issues of the most popular e-commerce platforms, as well as social media tips, but what else do e-commerce owners and online retailer need to… Continue reading The ins and outs of Payment Gateways for E-commerce in South Africa

The 4 biggest trends that South African businesses need to be aware of post-2021

Businesses, across the globe, have had to react swiftly to meet the challenges posed by the pandemic. However, the increased implementation of vaccine programmes on a worldwide scale have brought light to the end of the tunnel. As we move closer to reaching a time “post”-Covid, it is important for businesses in South Africa to… Continue reading The 4 biggest trends that South African businesses need to be aware of post-2021

A simple guide to the most popular South African e-commerce platforms to launch your online business

Online businesses are becoming more and more prevalent which has led to an increased interest in e-shops and e-commerce platforms. Our current blog series has been diving into a variety of themes which aim to promote the successful functioning of small, online businesses like yours. Whereas our previous blog dealt with the fundamental role of… Continue reading A simple guide to the most popular South African e-commerce platforms to launch your online business