Tag Archives: business

Gee voordat jy verwag om te ontvang

In besigheid is die algemene siening dat daar nie iets soos ʼn “gratis middagete” is nie. Dit impliseer dat, indien ʼn verbruiker binne jou teikenmark iets gratis van ʼn besigheid ontvang, daar altyd ʼn verwagte teenprestasie is. As dit die … Continue reading

Posted in Your Business | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Ten Common Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make

These days business owners have many challenges to overcome to build a great successful business. Here are a number of mistakes often made that could lead to unnecessary additional obstacles that should rather be avoided. Equal Partnerships Creating an equal … Continue reading

Posted in Your Business | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Business Success Relies On More Than Financial Statements

Financial statements are often used to judge whether a business is performing well or not, however these numbers alone seldom tell the whole story. Entrepreneurs might be knowledgeable in their chosen field, but may lack the technical skills to fully … Continue reading

Posted in Your Business | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Good marketing leads to sales

In order to properly address this subject, we first need to understand the difference between marketing and sales. Marketing drives the demand for a product or service;  Sales fulfil the demand and create relationships with clients. The recommended basic elements … Continue reading

Posted in Your Business | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

7 Ways to Get People to Believe, Like and Respect You

There are some simple, yet often forgotten, business principles that can build a positive professional reputation and keep credibility intact – for you and your business. Here are seven ways to convey that you are poised, polished and ready to … Continue reading

Posted in Your Business | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

‘Tis the season to pay taxes

It’s time to file your tax return again and the South African Revenue Service (SARS) has changed its system to allow only registered tax practitioners to file on behalf of another person. “If you make use of a tax practitioner, … Continue reading

Posted in Personal Finances, Your Business | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

What your customers really, really want

Have you considered the different needs of your customers lately? It’s time to stop treating every customer the same… and to start reading their minds. Simply put, there are five core customer types. Let’s get to know them: 1. New … Continue reading

Posted in Your Business | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment