The 6 PR Tips Every Startup Should Employ

Today there are more than 30 startups in the United States, Europe and China that are valued at $1 billion or more and that number is expected to increase. With 100 million startups opening up each yearand 472 million entrepreneurs worldwide, competition to become the next big thing is brutal. What does this mean for startups looking to establish their brand,…

What Is B-BBEE?

The B-BBEE Act defines black people as South African citizens from African, Coloured & Indian ethnic groupings. In pre-1994 South Africa this majority of citizens were excluded from effective participation in economic activities based on race. No economy can grow by excluding any part of its people and an economy that is not growing cannot…

Five Tips for Entrepreneurs

Maybe you’ve been dreaming since childhood that one day you would invent something amazing and start your own company. Or you taught yourself code as a teenager, all the while scheming to build the next great web property. Or you’re a secret risk-taker, trapped in a corporate day job — and now you’ve got a…

10 Tips for a Strong Start

As someone who has been called a serial entrepreneur, I’ve had more than my fair share of experience starting new enterprises, turning around underperforming enterprises or re-vamping operations. During that time, I’ve learned a thing or two about some critical factors you absolutely need to know before you jump on a strong start into the…

4 basic must-haves for your business

Follow these basic must-haves for your business to improve customer service and build a stronger brand.  1.    Have a website In this day and age, all businesses must have an online presence and 90% of that means a website. Consumers prefer looking online, and if your business doesn’t have a website, they will find one that…