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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.

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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Hulp wanneer die lewe moeilik raak

Die eerste sin in M. Scott Peck se boek ‘The road less travelled’ (1978) is: Life is difficult… wat later opgevolg word met: Life is a series of problems…. Hierdie probleme ontlok baie gevoelens soos hartseer, woede, angs, vrees, depressie, … Continue reading

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Junk Status, recession and my debt

We are all aware that the volatile political landscape of South Africa has had a dire influence on the credit ratings adjusting our status to junk and we are officially also in recession.   We as ordinary citizens cannot do much … Continue reading

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