Business Ideas 2020: Businesses You Can Start From Home 

If you have entrepreneurial ambitions but haven’t quite found the right avenue yet – you’ve clicked on the right place. Starting your own business is more accessible with the rise of the internet and online shopping in South Africa. All you need to start a business is an active internet connection and a computer. 

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Free Online Marketing Tips For Small Businesses 

Budding entrepreneurs understand the struggle of starting your business with little to no financial capital. Starting a business is no easy feat, but the growing popularity of online shopping in South Africa makes entrepreneurship more accessible and starting a business with minimal capital is a possibility. Once you get over the hurdle of just starting, the next challenge becomes driving traffic to your website and increasing sales.

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World Kindness day 2020: Show A Little Kindness Today

It’s World Kindness Day, and although it’s been a hell of a year and we’re collectively fatigued at this point, there’s always time to show a little tenderness. The year 2020 ushered in the global pandemic COVID-19, economic destruction, isolation, and a lot of loss. The world needs kindness now more than ever.

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Friday The 13th 2020 

It’s Friday the 13th today and social media is buzzing with superstitions, and we thought we would also get on the bandwagon and indulge. What makes this particular Friday the 13th more notable is that it’s the second Friday 13th of the year. The first one was in March, and that is the month when South Africa and many other countries commenced Coronavirus lockdowns. 2020 has been a rollercoaster of a year and popular opinion is that if the past few months are anything to go by, this Friday the 13th is certainly ushering in bad luck. 

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How McDonald’s Plans on Moving with the Times

The ubiquitous fast-food chain, McDonald’s, announced their plans to test new drive-thru mechanisms and new fast-food restaurant designs. The streamlining of drive-thrus include allowing customers to order their meals via the mobile app, and not have to be in the drive-thru line but rather park at designated pickup spots. The fast-food chain also makes mention of testing delivery and takeout restaurants as part of adapting to the global pandemic COVID-19.  

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What Is Singles Day? 

Did you know about Singles Day? As I was casually scrolling through my Twitter timeline today and one of South Africa’s biggest online retailer was trending due to their Singles Day sale, and this piqued my interest.

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5 Tips for Writing A Standout Business Plan

A cohesive business plan acts as a roadmap for businesses and is a tool that helps guide you in making business decisions. If you’re well on your way to registering your small business and don’t have a business plan yet, there are free business plan templates available for you to use.

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SABC Partners With Telkom

Telkom CEO, Sipho Maseko, announced a partnership between the telecommunications giant and the national broadcaster SABC. The partnership will see the SABC moving towards offering an on-demand streaming service of their top shows, plus sports content.

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How To Prepare Your Online Business For Black Friday

The countdown to Black Friday has officially begun, and consumers are getting their cards and other contactless payment methods ready, because quickest fingers to checkout, get the best deals. This year’s Black Friday comes amid the COVID-19 global pandemic and, understandably, many shoppers will opt to shop online rather than venture to overcrowded shopping malls.

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Netflix vs Showmax: The Battle Of The Streaming Services 

Since the 27th of March 2020 – the beginning of the national lockdown in South Africa – streaming services like Multichoice, Netflix and Showmax saw a surge in subscribers and viewership. The reason for the surge is that people were spending considerably more time at home; working from home and practising social distancing.

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Tito Mboweni Mid-Term Budget Speech: Everything You Need To Know 

Minister of Finance Tito Mboweni delivered the highly anticipated mid-term budget speech on Wednesday the 28th of October. In light of the global Coronavirus health pandemic, the subsequent lockdown and reports of widespread corruption and mismanagement of COVID-19 relief funds, everyone wanted to know how the government intends on navigating these crises.

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How To Register A Business In South Africa?

Your business is like your baby and similar to having an actual child, it takes dedication, patience and hard work to grow your company from the ground up. You’ve gotten over the hurdle of starting your business, all you need to do now is to make things official by registering your company with the CIPC (Companies Intellectual Property Commission).

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President Cyril Ramaphosa Denies The Return To Lockdown Level 3 Rumours

President Cyril Ramaphosa dismisses speculations of stricter lockdown restrictions getting reinstated in light of the COVID-19 numbers spike in South Africa. He stated that the rumour that the country is going back to level 3 lockdown alert is false. He also emphasised that the medical advisory group and all relevant parties are monitoring the situation closely and analysing the infections that are unfolding.President Cyril Ramaphosa dismisses speculations of stricter lockdown restrictions getting reinstated in light of the COVID-19 numbers spike in South Africa. He stated that the rumour that the country is going back to level 3 lockdown alert is false. He also emphasised that the medical advisory group and all relevant parties are monitoring the situation closely and analysing the infections that are unfolding.

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