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ENTREPRENEURSHIP

#StartupStory: FinYou helps add value to SMEs
#StartupStory: FinYou helps add value to SMEs

FinYou is a purposed-based lending solution that links merchants with funding from financial institutions...

By Evan-Lee Courie 18 hours ago

LIFESTYLE

12 ways to support your local community during Covid-19
12 ways to support your local community during Covid-19

In just a few short weeks, the coronavirus pandemic has turned our world upside down and as the crisis deepens, so do the challenges with a growing number of people facing unemployment, mounting debt and numerous other issues precipitated by the disruption of the virus...

By Yael Geffen 18 hours ago

ICT

The Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown has accelerated 4IR [Part 1]
The Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown has accelerated 4IR [Part 1]

Looking around our country and at the lives of our people during this crisis, no one can deny the overwhelming importance of internet access...

By Alan Knott-Craig 19 hours ago

ENERGY & MINING

Renewables are here to stay and grow
Renewables are here to stay and grow

According to the International Energy Agency, 72% of all installed power capacity globally in 2019 originated from renewable energy, and it expects it to grow in 2020, despite the pandemic...

By Nicci Botha 22 hours ago

EDUCATION

#LockdownLessons: Education and technology are not two separate things
#LockdownLessons: Education and technology are not two separate things

Rebecca Pretorius, Country Manager at Crimson Education, shares her experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how the organisation is navigating these unusual times...

By Shan Radcliffe 3 days ago

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

LockdownAdvice: Make time to think
LockdownAdvice: Make time to think

In her authoritative book, Time to Think, author Nancy Kline talks about the importance of creating time to think...

By Allon Raiz 3 days ago

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

#StartupStory: David Phume, an African technologist on a mission
#StartupStory: David Phume, an African technologist on a mission

David Phume was born with an entrepreneurial spirit. The charismatic creative and tech entrepreneur, who hails from Bryanston, Johannesburg, has never been afraid to dream big...

By Evan-Lee Courie 3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

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New phase in business sees accelerated key digital experience trends

As we prepare for a new phase in business globally; we're seeing accelerated key digital experience trends including online payments, telehealth and e-learning...

By Viresh Hargovan 3 days ago

RETAIL

#LockdownLessons: Offer customers value for money, says The Crazy Store's Kevin Lennett
#LockdownLessons: Offer customers value for money, says The Crazy Store's Kevin Lennett

The Crazy Store MD shares how the in-store environment has had to change to prioritise health and hygiene, and why offering customers value for their money is more important than ever...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

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This is how we're creating the new normal right now

We are working in ways today that have long been possible but that we have now been pushed to explore more fully...

By Vaughan Patterson 3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

#LockdownLessons: Creativity is really about problem-solving
#LockdownLessons: Creativity is really about problem-solving

Wayne Flemming, founder and managing director of Brandtruth//DGTL shares his views of the current Covid-19 crisis and how the company is navigating these unusual times...

By Juanita Pienaar 3 days ago

RETAIL

Level 3: Green light for takeaways and booze, but tobacco ban remains
Level 3: Green light for takeaways and booze, but tobacco ban remains

The ban on cigarettes and related tobacco products will remain in place, but alcohol will be permitted for sale on certain days of the week...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 28 May 2020

EDUCATION

#LockdownLessons: Every challenge presents parallel opportunities
#LockdownLessons: Every challenge presents parallel opportunities

Professor Mandla Makhanya, Vice Chancellor of Unisa, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how the higher education institution is navigating these unusual times...

By Shan Radcliffe 28 May 2020

ICT

Why SMS beats email in the current climate of crisis
Why SMS beats email in the current climate of crisis

In a time of email fatigue, as we are bombarded by Covid-19 corporate messaging, communicating with customers via SMS can be far more effective...

By Greg Chen 28 May 2020

LIFESTYLE

Get fine-dining deliveries from these 5 Western Cape restaurants during the lockdown
Get fine-dining deliveries from these 5 Western Cape restaurants during the lockdown

The following fine-dining restaurants are all currently offering forms of gourmet hampers and multiple course meal deliveries during the lockdown...

By Ruth Cooper 28 May 2020

MARKETING & MEDIA

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How tech-driven partnership marketing can fill the (imminent) direct marketing void in SA

Privacy-by-design data sharing models are set to transform partnership marketing, says Anton Grutzmacher, co-founder and chief revenue officer at Omnisient...

By Anton Grutzmacher 28 May 2020

MARKETING & MEDIA

#StartupStory: Being distinct in advertising now demands being not just brave, but fierce
#StartupStory: Being distinct in advertising now demands being not just brave, but fierce

Fierce is a new model of creative and technical delivery targeting international clients seeking creative and technical expertise from a cost-effective market...

By Jessica Tennant 28 May 2020

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

#StartupStory: Sifika Business Accountants pays it forward
#StartupStory: Sifika Business Accountants pays it forward

A small gesture kick-started her business and now, eight years later, accountant Zandile Sifika is paying it forward by helping other SMMEs survive the fallout from Covid-19...

By Evan-Lee Courie 28 May 2020

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

#LockdownLessons: Adopt and adapt as we enter a new age with increased competition
#LockdownLessons: Adopt and adapt as we enter a new age with increased competition

Casian Dendere, chief executive officer of COENG, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how his organisation is navigating these unusual times...

By Sindy Peters 28 May 2020

MARKETING & MEDIA

#OrchidsandOnions: Forever blowing bubbles
#OrchidsandOnions: Forever blowing bubbles

Slowly, perhaps, but the marketing and advertising world is starting to heal. And, every now and then, a non-Covid-19 ad pops up which relieves the cliched tedium of promotion spots trading on the virus crisis...

By Brendan Seery 27 May 2020

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

#StartupStory: Hope Project SA offers performers a ray of light
#StartupStory: Hope Project SA offers performers a ray of light

The Hope Project SA is a non-profit organisation that's building a community creating job opportunities and relief for artists and crew members who find themselves in dire financial trouble during our current economic climate...

By Evan-Lee Courie 27 May 2020

TOURISM

Pitch perfect or tone deaf, how are you talking to your clients?
Pitch perfect or tone deaf, how are you talking to your clients?

There will be no return to normal...

By Di Brown 27 May 2020

MARKETING & MEDIA

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How automated communications can enhance customer engagement and brand loyalty

Never before has strategic, personalised, and scalable marketing been this integral to long-term business success. Automated communications illustrate just how technology and marketing can combine and enhance existing campaigns: it does the repetitive legwork for teams, giving them a scale and reach that was previously unthinkable...

By Karyn Strybos 27 May 2020

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

7 creative survival tips for your small business
7 creative survival tips for your small business

Some of the lockdown regulations are easing, but for many business owners, survival remains uncertain. Will you make it through intact?

By Douglas Kruger 27 May 2020

MARKETING & MEDIA

Mentorship programme for the advertising industry
Mentorship programme for the advertising industry

This Covid-19 pandemic has hit the advertising and communications industry very hard, so, in support of the advertising and communications industry, I am offering a mentorship programme, free of charge, to agencies of any discipline who comply with the following criteria...

By Ann Nurock, Issued by Relationship Audits and Management 27 May 2020

MARKETING & MEDIA

Simphiwe Ngema.
Building your personal brand

Simphiwe Ngema has achieved a following of over 1,6 million people on Instagram - here she shares some insights for aspiring social media influencers as well as a few tips on improving your following and brand...

By Simphiwe Ngema 27 May 2020

PROPERTY

#LockdownLessons: Covid-19 crisis has shown resilience of property industry
#LockdownLessons: Covid-19 crisis has shown resilience of property industry

The team at PayProp share their experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how their organisation is navigating these unusual times...

By Sindy Peters 27 May 2020

ICT

A day in the lockdown life of Chris Ogden, CEO of RubiBlue
A day in the lockdown life of Chris Ogden, CEO of RubiBlue

Chris Ogden, the CEO of RubiBlue shares his account of work-life in the time of Covid-19...

By Evan-Lee Courie 27 May 2020

TOURISM

#LockdownLessons: We need to plan, re-prioritise tourism for a new post-Covid-19 reality
#LockdownLessons: We need to plan, re-prioritise tourism for a new post-Covid-19 reality

We chat to Enver Duminy, CEO of Cape Town Tourism as he shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how Cape Town Tourism is navigating these unusual times...

By Robin Fredericks 26 May 2020

ICT

6DOT50 launches Digital Rands to pay for essential goods
6DOT50 launches Digital Rands to pay for essential goods

6DOT50 is stepping in with a new way to pay for essential goods, as Covid-19 takes its toll on the South African economy...

By Evan-Lee Courie 26 May 2020

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