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Bookkeeping is a skill that is sadly overlooked in many small businesses and entrepreneurial ventures, because business owners try to minimise expenditure on “extras”. However, bad financial management – both on the large and small scales – leads to the closure of over half of all new business venture. In this...
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People are one of the most important assets of any business, if the employees are not performing well, neither is the business. It is important for the people at the top to make sure that those below them are happy and productive. Here are some tips on how to do so:

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If 2012 is the year you plan to start your own business, best be sure you have a good business plan in place before you get started. A comprehensive business plan can mean the difference between seeing your new business flourish and having it fail before it’s even really started. A...
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Most businesses are created, at least in part, to make money, and financial achievement is an important way to measure the success of a business. An important part of the process is constantly re-evaluating and redefining your financial goals – and it’s not as simple as just trying to make more...
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I'm sure most of us know about the phenomenon that is group buying, with the likes of Groupon, Living Social and a host of others out there taking advantage of it. There's one thing that these sites have proven, which is something that has been known all along and that is...
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I recently had the privilege of spending a few hours in the company of 3 great South African entrepreneurs at the Cape Town Entrepreneurship Week Open Day. Lessons were plentiful, but here are 5 that really stood out for me. 1. Sometimes you need to have really big family jewels...
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Most small business owners are in the same boat – short on funds, hands and time. Here are 5 FREE online applications that I use to get organised, save time and save money. 1. Dropbox www.dropbox.com How many times have you sent an e-mail that is returned or undelivered because...
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I hate complaining. I really do. So when I do express my dissatisfaction with a product or service, you should know that I have had a monologue going on in my head for quite a while. I have infuriated myself to the point where I have to either verbalise it...
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