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8 Best and Cheapest Courier Services in South Africa 

Having access to a reliable and cheap courier service is a necessity for many businesses. Whether you’re looking to fulfil […]

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The Textile Industry in South Africa 

Starting a business in the textile industry is a dream for many. You might want to create your own line […]

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Successful Entrepreneurs in South Africa with Innovative Retail Brands

South Africa has no shortage of successful entrepreneurs who have successfully taken their innovations to the shelves. Despite the challenges […]

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How to Buy a Franchise in South Africa  

Starting a franchise is an attractive way to get into business for many entrepreneurs. The great thing about buying a […]

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How to Start a Catering Business 

Many people dream of turning their love of cooking into a profitable business. One of the best ways to do […]

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The Differences Between Coaching and Mentorship

Entrepreneurs should access support wherever they can find it. Two popular options for small business owners are business coaching and […]

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How Technology is Changing the Travel and Tourism Industry

Since the global pandemic, the travel and tourism industry has been a sector that has seen some of the biggest […]

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How to Start an Online Business in South Africa 

South Africa’s eCommerce market is estimated at just under R200 billion per annum. It’s also a rapidly growing market, which […]

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New Business Incubators in South Africa

Business incubators have always been an important part of South Africa’s entrepreneurship ecosystem and are now more vital than ever. The […]

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ABSA SME Fridays Brings You Safari Tyres

Introducing Absa Small Business Friday – a new initiative designed to help your business grow. Friday will soon be more […]

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How to Start a Recycling Business in South Africa 

If you’re looking to start a business that has a greater social and environmental impact, then starting a recycling business […]

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How to Start a Farming Business in South Africa 

Starting a farming business is a big dream for many. In a country with such diverse landscapes and climates, South […]

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Opportunities in the Business Tourism Sector

South Africa’s tourism and hospitality industries were brought to their knees by the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent travel restrictions. Business […]

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What is a Business Lead? 

Finding prospects and turning them into customers is an essential task for any business. This involved generating and nurturing business […]

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What is SEDA Business Funding? 

If you are a South African small business owner or aspiring entrepreneur, SEDA business funding could be an incredibly useful […]

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5 Key Success Factors of Businesses

Most businesses fail in the first five years for a myriad of reasons that range from bad planning and lack […]

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How to Start a Kota Business 

If you want to get into the food service industry and start your own business, then starting a kota business […]

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Increase the Viability of Your Business

SMEs have faced great uncertainty regarding the sustainability of their businesses due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Many small business owners […]

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How to Start a Scooter Delivery Business 

If you’re dreaming of becoming your own boss, there are many unique business ideas you could follow. One great option […]

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How to Start a Candle-Making Business

Looking for unique business ideas to start? A candle-making business could be an excellent option. Candle making is a fun […]

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Township Businesses in South Africa

As South Africa recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic, the informal township economy will play a critical role in the country’s […]

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What Are Business Operations?

‘Business operations’ is a common buzzword when talking about businesses. Do you know exactly what this term encompasses? If you’re […]

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What You Need to Know About the Presidential Youth Employment Intervention (PYEI)

The Presidential Youth Employment Intervention (PYEI) was launched in response to South Africa’s job crisis and forms an integral part […]

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What is Business Vehicle Finance? 

Business vehicle finance is important for many small businesses to be able to purchase a car as a business asset. […]

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An Insight into Business Finance 

In business, there’s nothing more true than the saying “you need money to make money”. Business finance is a reality […]

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How to Implement Technology in a Business 

As the world continues to advance, technology use among small businesses in South Arica is only growing. All kinds of […]

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Technological Factors Affecting Business 

Technology is designed to make businesses run more efficiently and achieve better results. However, technology doesn’t come without its challenges. […]

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Small Business Ideas for Rural Areas in South Africa

With a solid business plan and a thorough understanding of community’s challenges, entrepreneurs can launch profitable small business ideas for […]

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How to Get Into Vegetable Farming 

There are many agricultural trends to be aware of, and vegetable farming remains one of the most popular options.   Vegetable […]

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PayFast eCommerce Virtual Summit opens registrations for entrepreneurs

  Between 12- and 24-million ecommerce sites exist across the globe, according to Shopify’s 2022 Future of Commerce Trend Report. […]

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How to Run a Poultry Business 

When looking at agriculture trends, starting a poultry business is always one of the most popular options. The Department of […]

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Guide to Launching a Car Wash Business

Car washes are a well-established business concept in South Africa with one located at almost every city or town’s main […]

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5 Manufacturing Business Ideas in South Africa 

Manufacturing forms an important part of South Africa’s economy. The South African manufacturing sector is large and innovative, with a […]

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6 Reasons Why a Business Needs Funding

Looking for business funding can seem like one of the trickiest parts of running a business. While most entrepreneurs may […]

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How to Finance a Property Development Business

A major challenge that new entrants to the property development business face is securing financing. A property development business needs […]

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Recover, Rebuild, Restart – Recovery for Small Businesses in South Africa

For a long time, small businesses in South Africa have been affected by many ecosystem changes. From the Durban unrest […]

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How to Start a Pig Farming Business

Pig farming remains one of the most popular agricultural trends in South Africa. There is a large demand for pork […]

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How to Run a Laundry Business

Looking for a unique business idea to start? A laundry business could be the ideal choice. Starting a laundry business […]

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Know Your Small Business Corporation Requirements

A small business may qualify as a small business corporation (SBC) if it meets certain requirements. SBCs are a new class […]

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Formal and Informal Business in South Africa

If you’re starting a business in South Africa, you’ll need to know how the business will be structured. Running a […]

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What is a Business Trust?

If you’re starting a business in South Africa, you’ll need to consider the different legal structures that your business can […]

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How to Sell on Takealot

Small businesses can take advantage of the e-commerce boom by selling their products on Takealot which is South Africa’s largest e-commerce […]

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What is Business Information Technology?

These days, all kinds of small businesses rely on technology to take care of daily tasks. Business information technology is […]

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Phishing Awareness – Essential Steps To Protect Your Brand Online

Every SME knows the sheer amount of effort and sustained commitment required to build your brand successfully. The vast majority […]

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How to Start a Gas Refill Business in South Africa

Entrepreneurial South Africans have many different unique business ideas to consider. One such option is a gas refill business. You […]

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Turn your side hustle into your real hustle

Many South Africans have started side hustles during the COVID-19 pandemic to make extra money. If you are one of […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Business Rescue

There’s a lot to consider when starting a business in South Africa, including what could happen if the business doesn’t […]

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Social Entrepreneurship in South Africa

Social entrepreneurship is becoming an increasingly important area in South Africa’s economy. In a country that faces many social injustices […]

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5 Factors to Consider Before Starting a Business

There are many factors to consider before starting your business such as what product or service to launch and whether […]

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Funding for Trucking Businesses in South Africa

Trucking businesses are popular across South Africa. The demand for these businesses is always high, and entering the market is […]

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Government Tenders for Small Business

Securing government tenders can result in a major opportunity for any business. While this may seem like something reserved for […]

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Boost your business growth with cloud automation from Sage

Financial management solutions from Sage can supercharge your business growth by automating your accounting processes and reducing your costs. This […]

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The Pros and Cons of Purchase Order Financing

For businesses that need to fulfil a large order but don’t have the funds to do so, purchase order financing […]

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Small Business VAT Registration

When it comes to planning your small business taxes, you will need to take VAT into consideration. Small business VAT […]