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Unlocking investment for business success

As a business owner, you are not just running a company, you are building your dream. However, dreams need fuel, and often that fuel comes in the form of funding or investment. Are you looking to expand, innovate, or simply stabilise? Securing the right resources for your business. These are the crucial steps that you

Advantages of Microfinancing for Small Businesses in South Africa

Microfinancing has emerged as a powerful force for economic development, offering a lifeline to entrepreneurs and their businesses. As a tool, micro-financing can manifest in various forms and provide numerous benefits for entrepreneurs to explore. According to research, Microfinance can be defined as a category of financial services targeting individuals and small businesses who lack

The importance of book-keeping in your small business

Did you know that SMMEs make up more than 98% of South African businesses? It, therefore, goes without saying that SMMEs are the backbone of the South African economy, contributing 40% to the gross value-added (which is equal to GDP before taxes and subsidies). However, running a successful business requires more than just a great

5 Cost-Effective Marketing Strategies for Small Businesses

Marketing is an essential part of any small business’s success. However, with limited resources and budget, it can be challenging to find effective ways to promote your products or services. Fortunately, there are cost-effective marketing strategies that can help small businesses reach their target audience without breaking the bank. In this article, we will discuss

How to Improve Employee Retention in Your Small Business

Did you know that globally, over 95% of enterprises are SMMEs, which employ 60-70% of the working population? Within the South African ecosystem and economy, SMMEs account for 28% of formal jobs in the economy, according to a 2018 study by the Small Business Institute. As a small business owner, your employees are your most

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