Category Archives: Your Business

Rietmark Actions During Nationwide COVID-19 Lockdown

Dear Rietmark Advertiser As announced by the President on 23 March 2020, the country is in a nationwide lockdown from 27th March until 16th April 2020. We would like to keep you, our valued advertisers, in the loop regarding Rietmark … Continue reading

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Make your SMME business a magnet for new clients

Undoubtedly, one of the most important aspects of any business is its client base. A growth in number of clients is indeed a clear performance indicator which also suggests increasing revenues. Experienced business owners understand the risks of a stagnated … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Become a More Successful Entrepreneur

Whether you’re just starting out or are an old pro, who doesn’t want to be a more successful entrepreneur? Owning your own business gives you a sense of freedom and empowerment. You can build things and watch them grow. Below … Continue reading

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Trust: why does your small business need it?

Why does your small business need customers and employees to trust it? What does trust have to do with the bottom-line of your business? Trust is one of the key motivators for customers to become loyal. It is also important … Continue reading

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Seven ways to manage stress in the workplace

Do you have trouble sleeping or suffer from constant headaches? Are you always tired, experience chest pains, heart palpitations or muscular tension? Well, these are some of the physical symptoms of excess stress. Stress doesn’t only impact your body, it … Continue reading

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New Year inspiration for a successful small business

The new year has dawned – and as usual, it will be full of challenges, surprises and hopefully growth in our personal and business life. Thinking back about the beginning of Rietmark, way back in 1997, I once again realise … Continue reading

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Got outstanding invoices? Here are 8 things you can do

Article provided by Xero It would be nice if you could send an invoice, then sit back and watch the money roll in. But half of all invoices are paid late. And some aren’t paid at all. So how do you … Continue reading

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Marketing Strategies for Tough Times

South Africa entered a recession in the second quarter of 2018, for the first time since 2009. Should you cancel your marketing plans, batten down the hatches and ride it out? Or should you beef up your promotional efforts and … Continue reading

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Your big tech guide – the basics you need to launch your business

In this guide, we’ll introduce you to technologies and tools you might need when you’re starting your own business. Cyber security Cyber security is not negotiable. Entrepreneurs need to ensure that they are protected from cyber-attacks, which can be detrimental … Continue reading

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