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20 Free Social Media Monitoring Tools You Should be Using - Small Business News, Tips, Advice - Small Business Trends

20 Free Social Media Monitoring Tools You Should be Using - Small Business News, Tips, Advice - Small Business Trends | Entrepreneurship - South Africa | Scoop.it
Social media is quickly becoming a main focus of marketing for small businesses. Social media is an excellent tool to build a community around your product or service, expand your target market, and to listen to what your customers want.
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Prioritised recommendations | Special Reports | Mail & Guardian

Prioritised recommendations | Special Reports | Mail & Guardian | Entrepreneurship - South Africa | Scoop.it
The Entrepreneurship Benchmarking Survey identified five prioritised recommendations for entrepreneurial development in South Africa. There is more money chasing good ideas than good ideas chasing money, said ...
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Entrepreneurship in Soweto, South Africa VIDEO

Entrepreneurship in Soweto, South Africa VIDEO | Entrepreneurship - South Africa | Scoop.it
Shwe Shwe Poppis - creative craft from Soweto. Watch the video: httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?
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10 Crazy Things People Say to Entrepreneurs

10 Crazy Things People Say to Entrepreneurs | Entrepreneurship - South Africa | Scoop.it
Don't take comedic commentary seriously. We've all heard it once or twice ... the crazy things that people say to entrepreneurs..
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Alternative Funding for SMEs | Entrepreneur Magazine

Alternative Funding for SMEs | Entrepreneur Magazine | Entrepreneurship - South Africa | Scoop.it
If your bank declines your application for funding, do you have a plan B?
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Entrepreneurship No Longer A Necessity In Africa?

Entrepreneurship No Longer A Necessity In Africa? | Entrepreneurship - South Africa | Scoop.it
The “Accelerating Entrepreneurship in Africa” study conducted by Monitor Group in partnership with Omidya Network has revealed that despite significant challenges, entrepreneurship is gaining credibility as a vocation in Africa because individual ...
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88mph launches in Cape Town with Google Umbono - Bandwidth ...

88mph launches in Cape Town with Google Umbono - Bandwidth ... | Entrepreneurship - South Africa | Scoop.it
Investors increasing speed to exactly 88mph: How Google is taking entrepreneurship forward in Cape Town, South Africa and Africa. Many of you will know who 88mph is, and for those who don't, it doesn't refer to the speed ...
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Top 50 Productivity Tips for Entrepreneurs @sujanpatel

Top 50 Productivity Tips for Entrepreneurs @sujanpatel | Entrepreneurship - South Africa | Scoop.it

"Just like you can learn to ride a bike or read a book, you can learn to be more productive."

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Making the Choice Between Money and Meaning

Making the Choice Between Money and Meaning | Entrepreneurship - South Africa | Scoop.it
Reducing the friction between work that has meaning and work that pays well.
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Three Tips For a New Wave of Ed-Tech Entrepreneurs

Three Tips For a New Wave of Ed-Tech Entrepreneurs | Entrepreneurship - South Africa | Scoop.it
Here’s a little-known fact: Schoolteachers are some the most hardcore early-adopters on the Web today. This hyper-connected community represents an enormous opportunity for ed-tech entrepreneurs, a...
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Exceptional Leadership Tips For Entrepreneurs | Visionwiz

Exceptional Leadership Tips For Entrepreneurs | Visionwiz | Entrepreneurship - South Africa | Scoop.it
Exceptional Leadership Tips For Entrepreneurs · Starting and building a company is all about leadership – formulating an idea, building a unique plan based on vision and experience, and forging a path over and through all ...
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Top 10 PR Tips For Entrepreneurs | Ideate

Top 10 PR Tips For Entrepreneurs | Ideate | Entrepreneurship - South Africa | Scoop.it
Public Relations can be a powerful (and cost-effective) marketing tool for entrepreneurs and business owners. However, there is a lot more to it than the odd press release in your community newspaper every now and then.
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IBM Taps Into South Africa's Tech Entrepreneurs - Ventures Africa

IBM Taps Into South Africa's Tech Entrepreneurs - Ventures Africa | Entrepreneurship - South Africa | Scoop.it
According to African news website allafrica.com, developer relations lead for IBM South Africa, Clayton Booysen, said the “Global Entrepreneur Programme is focused on helping early-stage entrepreneurs to capture emerging ...
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How Small Businesses Are Competing With Big Brands

How Small Businesses Are Competing With Big Brands | Entrepreneurship - South Africa | Scoop.it

Small businesses are not letting big brands rule the school. They are telling the right story, maximizing online presence and leveraging trends.

In this Infographic  Cox Blue share some great stats on how small businesses are successfully competing with the big brands. 

It’s all about building community, being authentic,  telling the right story, maximizing online presence, leveraging trends, competing on lead generation via inbound marketing and taking advantage of financial award programs. 

By focusing on these areas, companies of all sizes can steal the show from Fortune companies. Immediate access to online, mobile and social platforms and the value consumers place on a one-to-one relationship makes it easier and likely for small businesses to succeed in more ways every day.

 

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African company constructs world's first open-source metabolic chamber - Ventureburn

African company constructs world's first open-source metabolic chamber - Ventureburn | Entrepreneurship - South Africa | Scoop.it
VentureburnAfrican company constructs world's first open-source metabolic chamberVentureburnHealthQ Technologies, a high-tech startup facility based in Stellenbosch, South Africa, claims to have constructed the first open-source metabolic chamber...
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Six Hassle Free Online Inventory Management Tools for Small Businesses

Six Hassle Free Online Inventory Management Tools for Small Businesses | Entrepreneurship - South Africa | Scoop.it
If you’re in the market for an inventory management solution without the overpriced complexity and tedious learning curve, here are six web-based tools to consider.
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Succeeding as a Social Entrepreneur | Entrepreneur Magazine

Succeeding as a Social Entrepreneur | Entrepreneur Magazine | Entrepreneurship - South Africa | Scoop.it
Social entrepreneurs are passionate and enthusiastic, but they also need business skills if they want to make a real difference in their community.
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Capital idea fund commits R400m

Capital idea fund commits R400m | Entrepreneurship - South Africa | Scoop.it
Nazeem Martin has millions to spend on turning good ideas into great South African businesses, writes Chris Barron...
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Creativiy for Entrepreneurs: 4 Tips | Entrepreneur the Arts

Creativiy for Entrepreneurs: 4 Tips | Entrepreneur the Arts | Entrepreneurship - South Africa | Scoop.it
how do you get more everyday creativity into your company – and enhance the odds that when you need a breakthrough, you’ll get one?
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Entrepreneurial stars - Fin24

Entrepreneurial stars - Fin24 | Entrepreneurship - South Africa | Scoop.it
Entrepreneurial starsFin24Below six entrepreneurs from the Silicon Cape Initiative, a non-profit and community-owned information technology programme, share a little bit about their business ventures, their achievements, and what it's like to be an...
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Yashwin Mohan - See a need, Fill a Need | Entrepreneur Magazine

Yashwin Mohan - See a need, Fill a Need | Entrepreneur Magazine | Entrepreneurship - South Africa | Scoop.it
An entrepreneur who had the nerve to pitch an idea to Richard Branson is reaping the benefits.
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How to Quickly End Useless Meetings

How to Quickly End Useless Meetings | Entrepreneurship - South Africa | Scoop.it
More lying happens in meetings than any other place in your organization. Most lies are lies of silence. In meetings, silence isn’t consent, its cowardice, self-interest, manipulation, or pol...
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The entrepreneurial silver bullet - Bandwidth Blog

The entrepreneurial silver bullet - Bandwidth Blog | Entrepreneurship - South Africa | Scoop.it
Jess Green is an entrepreneur in Cape Town, South Africa, who has sold one technology company and is building his next. In doing so, he's gathered some interesting advice to share: Too often I am asked if there is a silver ...
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African entrepreneurs are jack of all trades reveals new study; but can they be masters of all?

African entrepreneurs are jack of all trades reveals new study; but can they be masters of all? | Entrepreneurship - South Africa | Scoop.it

How many times have you met an entrepreneur from Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya or any other African country and had him tell you, “oh by the way, I also ...

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Do you have a degree? Can’t find work? Start a company!

Do you have a degree? Can’t find work? Start a company! | Entrepreneurship - South Africa | Scoop.it
By Miriam Mannak Studying may increase your chance on the job market, but it isn’t always the goose with the golden eggs. Are you one of South Africa’s 600.000 unemployed university graduates? Then you know what it’s like.
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The 7 Best Business Models for Increasing the Value of Your Company

The 7 Best Business Models for Increasing the Value of Your Company | Entrepreneurship - South Africa | Scoop.it
Warren Buffett would be happy to know I got up this morning and shaved with my trusty Gillette razor.
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