Buying a new car can be a stressful experience – particularly for the uninitiated – and buying it online can be daunting. Some are concerned about safety, others are unsure about their rights when purchasing a car from a private owner. But there are a few things that a prospective buyer can do though to ensure that their dream car purchase does not turn into a nightmare.
Research is extremely important. You’ll need to determine what that…Continue
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I’m just not a good networker. I envy those guys who have the skills to speak to anyone and everyone, like my good friend Paseka Kalaku. I s*** at introducing myself to lots of people at an event. What is to follow is how a mediocre networker like me manages to more than just mange at networking.
The other night I was in Robebank, I bumped into a good guy by the name Suede. This dude is a great connector. After greeting him I wondered why I felt gratitude towards him. I remembered…Continue
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Press Release by Catherine Gurwitz.
Entrepreneur Traction, an established network of tech experts, is seeking to fill the gap and reduce the fragmentation seen in Cape Town’s tech start up community, by introducing a series of high profile networking breakfasts aimed at driving partnerships and collaborations set to put promising local tech businesses on…Continue
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ADSoftware is pleased to announce that Heliconia Group has chosen to implement its AirPack MRO software solution, following the company’s latest and Data Exchange technology upgrade.
Earlier this year, Moroccan and French helicopter operator, Heliconia, was looking for a software solution that could coordinate operations between its bases in France and Morocco in the quickest time possible. At the time,…Continue
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Google announced the launch of a new version of Google Drive and Apps for Business at their I/O developer conference yesterday.
Drive for Work is a completely revamped version of Google Drive. The primary feature that everyone is talking about? Unlimited storage. Having already…
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By Michael Richards of SiteMeUp Online Marketing
The quality of the relationship between a web developer and a payment services provider is one of the key ingredients of a successful e-commerce website.
Our job is to help our clients grow their business online. One part of that is building sites that are easy to use and highly visible to search engines; but an equally important part is making sure that…Continue
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Three thousand Western Cape learners are benefitting from a revolutionary new approach to teaching accounting, thanks to a donation by Accounting Comes Alive and the Moshal Scholarship Program.Continue
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Calling all young people!
An invitation to take social change into your own hands!
The Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition is an exciting new opportunity to develop your
innovative ideas and projects to create positive change in your community and the world!…
Added by Zimkhita Buwa on June 20, 2014 at 13:30 — No Comments
Kishugu, formerly known as FFA Group of Companies, have implemented Google Apps for Business to increase communication and collaboration with the help of Grove Group. We spoke to Ancil Lee, Executive Manager - IT, on how this migration has affected…Continue
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Brightest Young Minds (BYM) is hosting its 14th annual summit in Johannesburg from Friday, August 29 until Tuesday, September 2. Don't miss your chance to be part of this incredible opportunity. Applications close 27 June at 23h30. …Continue
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The exciting CIO Challenge takes place on the 29th & 30th of October in Sandton.
The challenge covers key topics discussing BYOD, Mobility, Big Data, Security and POPI compliance.
Key speakers include:
Jeff Kahn-MD Synergy Financial Services( Creating a winning IT team)
Francis Cronje-POPI specialist (How is POPI going to impact our enterprise and organisational capabilities)
• Ina Meiring & Ahmore Burger Smidt - Directors - Werksmans Attorneys -…
Added by Juliano Velacci on June 19, 2014 at 16:36 — No Comments
Many company owners and directors are simply too close to the reality of day to day operations to effectively extract themselves during the boardroom meeting to view the business objectively and with a critically eye.
Matters of strategy, focus and leverage are often overlooked because you’re just too close to the action, meetings instead being focused upon reviewing sales and operations and setting a wish list of targets going forward with no real action plan for…Continue
Added by Paul Dalton on June 18, 2014 at 18:56 — No Comments
In February of this year, the Business Insider published a list of tech trends to watch out for in 2014. Of particular interest for those on this site were screenless display, the “quantified self”, and brain-computer interfaces.
Just in case you’re not familiar with any of these creations, here are short descriptions:
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Both private companies and recruitment agencies have the same complaint – there are simply too many “poor candidates” flooding their HR departments and account managers out there. But the reality is that these companies aren’t necessarily receiving poor candidates, but rather poor CVs. When it comes to job hunting, you are only as good as you look on paper, which is why it is essential that all job seekers get the basics right from the get-go.
Whereas many online sites…
Struggling with an export problem? Or ready to give back and become a mentor to a Western Cape business?
Join Wesgro’s new pilot project, Wesgro Connect.
Wesgro, the Western Cape’s Destination Marketing, Investment and Trade Promotion Agency, has launched Wesgro Connect as a result of local businesses asking for more hands-on support, export advice and links to solid export opportunities.
Led by Wesgro and supported by the City of Cape Town, Wesgro Connect focusses on…Continue
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Lessons from local – a perspective on the online classified space
Felix Erken, Managing Director of Junk Mail Classifieds
In the more than 25 years that I have spent doing business, and more particularly in my time at Junk Mail, I have learnt that South Africans are not easily fooled when it comes to delivering on the promises you make as a service…Continue
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By Brendon Williamson, general manager of business development at PayGate
Payment service providers (PSPs) should be equipped to help online merchants choose the best payment methods for their business needs as the market gets ever more diverse.
The payments landscape has never been more volatile or complex. Between the traditional web payments and mobile, it seems like there’s a new payment method on the market every week. Online retailers can quickly get…Continue
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The Western Cape Government will invest R330 million into special skills development programmes targeting young people over the next three years.
Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, said increasing the skills profile of our young people was a key priority.
Today, 16 June 2014 in celebration of Youth Day, Minister Winde spoke to young people at the International Food and Agricultural…Continue
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