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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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Simple tips to getting paid faster

Getting customers to pay on time is one of the biggest challenges for business owners and when the problem persists too long, it can ultimately shut down a small business. For any business, the amount of money flowing in or … 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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Time Management Rules of a Millionaire

What if we said there was a single habit that led to success? Yes, one. Seriously, though. Just one. It’s time management. It’s the ultimate skill that everyone needs — regardless of your industry or position. And the single most … Continue reading

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Reap the rewards when client expectations are exceeded

Come to think of it, it all seems simple enough – clients will consider our product or service if we help them solve a problem or address a need they have. But is this all there is to attracting clients … Continue reading

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What to do in tough economic times

Recently I asked the 15 finalists and winners of the 2016 Entrepreneur of the Year Competition, sponsored by Sanlam and Business Partners (see http://www.eoy.co.za ), to tell me what they do to ensure that their businesses survive and thrive in … Continue reading

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