When looking for a small business insurance policy, there are many different options available.
For example, if you run a B & B establishment, it would be a good idea to cover your enterprise with business liability and to take out a business…Continue
Added by Iain Bryant on December 29, 2011 at 9:41 — No Comments
This is a concept spoken by many but understood by few. Essentially, corporate image could be translated as: “You are what your clients see”. In other words, corporate image is all about the perception that clients have about an organization. Corporate image is about the so-called “Physical Evidence” that the marketing gurus so cleverly praise.
In the past week, Skopus Business Consultants had appointments with three very prominent brands…Continue
Added by Peter van Nieuwenhuizen on December 29, 2011 at 6:53 — No Comments
Twitter is one of the best and easiest social media channels to build up your network and to engage with targeted audiences. The popularity of Twitter is growing each day and everyone can become their own “citizen journalist” by updating their status on various news and information that they find. Personally, I’m a huge fan of Twitter and I’m not just using it to Tweet updates. When I’m using Twitter, I spend most of my time researching on…Continue
Added by Anton Koekemoer on December 28, 2011 at 9:04 — No Comments
If you are in the process of creating a social media marketing campaign, did you know that the relationships that you can build on various Web 2.0 channels can be some of the best relationships you have? You can follow interesting discussions and get to know people who are writing the topics you would like to follow.
If you have read a great article on the socialsphere, visit the…Continue
Added by Anton Koekemoer on December 22, 2011 at 7:40 — No Comments
Online Reputation Management (ORM) is the process of monitoring and protecting your personal or business brand reputation from negative exposure online. ORM is becoming more crucial since buying decisions can be directly influenced by what is being said about you online. A dedicated ORM strategy usually…Continue
Added by Anton Koekemoer on December 20, 2011 at 7:48 — No Comments
Enzyme cleaners are the future they actually clean, are natural and green 100% and continue to clean while their is a food source
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Managing your online reputation is sometimes thought of as the dark side of social media and Web 2.0.Online reputation management has become a necessity for many public officials, major companies, celebrities and various other online businesses. It is a fact that bad news travels faster than good news.
If you have a bad reputation online it can negatively affect sales,…Continue
Added by Anton Koekemoer on December 15, 2011 at 8:27 — No Comments
A Body Remembered eBook For Xmas!
Just bought yourself or a loved one a Kindle or iPad for Christmas and have nothing on it to read? Invest in some South African literature this Festive season and purchase David Chislett’s brand new digital edition of his short story collection A Body Remembered, complete with 3 illustrated stories from Xlibris now!
“I have wanted to re-release the book digitally for some time now,”…Continue
Added by David Chislett on December 14, 2011 at 8:17 — No Comments
Morning All !
Here is one of my Motivational Mails I send out at no charge each Monday ~ If you want to kick your day/week off on the right foot ~ jump on my website and subscribe! Hope you enjoy.. have a Terrific Tuesday!
Have you ever approached an automatic sliding door and wondered if it will actually open for you? Some of these doors slide open…Continue
The success of your business is determined by standing for quality, value & reliability:
Providing a well designed & researched product or service
Matching your client’s needs to what you offer
Paying attention to…
Added by Grant Johnstone on December 13, 2011 at 9:00 — No Comments
ORM (Online Reputation Management) is the process of safeguarding your online reputation, business image, and character. The internet has opened the doors for everyone to connect, interact, and share with one another. It has also opened the doors for everyone to voice dishonest opinions, discredit businesses,…Continue
Added by Anton Koekemoer on December 13, 2011 at 8:34 — No Comments
Millions of Africans to benefit from the first affordable solar power system for the home
DURBAN, South Africa--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Econet Solar, a company which designs and sells a range of solar-powered electronic and lighting products, today unveiled the Home Power Station, a revolutionary, standalone electricity solution designed for those in areas where there is no access to the grid or a source of sustainable, reliable power – around 70% of Africa.
Added by Iain Bryant on December 13, 2011 at 7:30 — No Comments
VARYING A TRUST DEED? BE CAREFUL!
Here's a warning from a recent Supreme Court of Appeal case - don't amend the provisions of a trust deed without first checking whether or not you need to get consent from the beneficiaries.
In the case in question, a father originally nominated his two minor children as beneficiaries of a trust. But, after a bitterly disputed divorce and remarriage, he and the trustees agreed to vary the trust's provisions substantially.…
Added by Iain Bryant on December 12, 2011 at 8:34 — No Comments
South Africa (SA) consumer growth could accelerate over the next three years despite some possible constraints. SA’s consumer sub-sectors have spent more than the economy at large by between 47% and 810% since 2001. This has been driven by a global economic and commodity boom, and by the political and social shifts being shaped by post-apartheid…
Added by Iain Bryant on December 12, 2011 at 7:00 — No Comments
Megan has written several wild life books, the most popular being "Game Ranger in your Backpack."
We look forward to reading her future works, hopefully produced on her MyGenius…
Added by Iain Bryant on December 8, 2011 at 16:03 — No Comments
South Africa’s new Companies Act aims to reduce the bureaucratic burden on small businesses – but, says Kevin Phillips of financial software developer idu Software, private sector business practices are likely to undermine some of the Act’s intentions.…Continue
Added by Iain Bryant on December 7, 2011 at 10:08 — No Comments
Johannesburg - Of emerging entrepreneurs, 60% have lost faith in banks and government-owned finance houses, opting to finance small, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs) from their own pockets, according to a study released this week.
“Access to finance did not emerge as a critical barrier to expansion of staff numbers,” reads the report conducted by non-profit SMME researcher SBP.
“But the prevailing perception across the panel (emerging entrepreneurs) is that banks are not…Continue
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The Internet and Internet related technologies play an increasingly significant role in the development of our economies and society. Yet, as developing countries make necessary investments in information and communications technologies (ICTs) there is a real risk that we may be unwittingly ceding control of critical elements of our technological and intellectual…Continue
Added by Iain Bryant on December 5, 2011 at 7:00 — No Comments
Franchising your brand is an alternative way for you to grow your business infrastructure and to be able to increase your market-share for your products or services.
It is a very good short-term solution to rapidly grow your brand and especially if you are unable to find the…
Added by Grant Johnstone on December 2, 2011 at 12:30 — No Comments