Author Archives: Rietmark

About Rietmark

Rietmark was established in 1997 to assist small and home businesses with the marketing of their business or service. Every month 80 000 advertising booklets are printed and distributed in Pretoria Moot, North, East and Centurion. We also offer design and printing services - business cards, flyers, car magnets, banners, chromadek sign boards, posters, vinyl stickers and more! www.rietmark.co.za.

Bookkeeping basics for small businesses

Keeping track of the finances in your small business is the key to its success, but where do you begin? Here are eight steps to setting your bookkeeping up for your business. STEP 1: Collect all your paperwork Before you … Continue reading

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5 New Year’s Resolutions for Business Owners in 2018

For many, the new year is the perfect time to take stock and set goals for the next 12 months. To eat better, exercise more, or finally take that calligraphy class you’ve been talking about forever. For business owners, making … Continue reading

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The good, the bad and the ugly of late payments

Are late payments crippling your business? Why do customers think it is ok to pay late? What can you do to encourage people to pay on time? Firstly, let’s look at the ugly of late payments, what could possibly be … Continue reading

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Be your own boss today! Starting a business on limited resources

Do you want to work your own hours? Do you have a great business idea? Then it might be time to become your own boss. Being your own boss has benefits and drawbacks. Some key benefits of being your own … Continue reading

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How successful entrepreneurs make money: A case study

What do Elon Musk, Richard Branson, Steve Jobs and Oprah Winfrey have in common? They are all super wealthy and famous. But how did they come to be like this? Was it luck or hard work? Well, it is a … Continue reading

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Small business equals big potential for South Africa

South African small businesses need the nation to mobilise behind them more than ever before. That’s the word from Mike Anderson, Founder & CEO of the National Small Business Chamber (NSBC). The role that small businesses play in job creation, poverty … Continue reading

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Tax Returns: Pay less and save more

They say nothing’s certain in life, but death and taxes. But there’s no reason why you can’t get savvier with your tax returns and apply savings towards a cushy retirement or other smart investments. We’ll help you better understand your … Continue reading

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