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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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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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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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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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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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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

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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

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