Thursday , June 29 2017


Grow Your Business Without Money

Business Without Money

Last week, we addressed the issue of how to prevent your business from failing, and one of the ideas given to ensure that your business succeeds was the need to have cash flow. Having cash flow is equivalent to the ability to

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Preventing Business Failures

Africa's Online Magazine | Preventing Business Failures |

Over the past couple of weeks, we have looked at the issues of a failing business. Now, let us talk solutions: how do you prevent a business from failing: Prepare for failure. Does this sound contradictory in an article on preventing business

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The Symptoms of a Failing Business

Failing Business

How do you know your business is failing? Here are some tips to guide you: No new customers As the CEO, you should constantly be talking to potential and new customers. If this has not happened, it either means that your company

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Starting Your Business With No Capital


Almost every article or information on various media platforms including websites, magazines and books on business dwell a lot on how to raise capital to execute your business idea, including this column. However, these articles or information hardly treat how to start

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How to Think Differently in Business

Africa's Online Magazine

To hit gold in business, you have to think gold. What is your business all about? How do you intend to maximize profits? Here are tips on how to think different in business: Think back to the future Don’t wait till the

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How to Get Customer Feedback


In the article, Treat Customers as King, the importance of treating your customers well was linked to the power of recognising and appreciating special customers. This is because those kind of customers will bring you repeat business and act as your brand

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Stop Blinking in the Dark

Africa's online magazine| Promoting your brand

Many business owners experience stunted growth despite their best efforts to grow their businesses. One of the tell tale signs is a decrease in customer patronage. New customers who are able to purchase their goods and services do not because they are

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Treat Customers as King

customer service

“The customer is king.” This is a statement that is so oft repeated that it sounds like a cliché. Truly, the customer is king – after all, without customers, businesses would not thrive or even exist. Listening to your customers’ complaints and

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Creating Value in Business

Business And Career Ideas

One of the most recurring themes on this column is the emphasis on how a business should create value if it is to survive, and then thrive. Creating value is the reason a business or an organisation exists; without it, no one

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Dream Big, Start Small


When starting a business, every entrepreneur dreams of the time the business will grow to be successful and bring in all the big bucks. However, it is not as easy as it sounds. The reality of starting a business is that there

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