Start a Business for Free
The reality for most start-ups is that you will not secure external funding from investors and you’ll have no option but to fund the launch of your business yourself. How will you be able to afford it? It’s quite simple…be on the lookout for freebies and take advantage of any special offers you come across. Here’s how to join the ‘cheap revolution’.
Best of 2011
A collection of the very best expert advice from 2011:
- Learn to think ahead
- Charge your customers a premium price
- Streamline your systems to save money and time
- Improve your chances of getting a loan
- Add value and save costs
- Generate repeat sales
Brands of Distinction
As the year draws to a close, it’s time to celebrate by treating yourself to the finer things in life. Entrepreneur’s collection of must-haves for the New Year includes some of the most prestigious brands available, from high performance sports cars to stylish business accessories, award-winning brandy to iconic whisky. Go on, indulge yourself. You deserve it.
Profile: Entrepreneurs Who Make It Happen For Other Entrepreneurs
There’s a broad range of people in South Africa who are passionate about supporting entrepreneurial businesses and providing the means for them to grow and be profitable. What they have in common is an ardent belief in entrepreneurs and a passion for helping them to find the right solutions. We spoke to a group of people who know better than most what it truly means to be an entrepreneur, simply because they have been there and done that. They are taking what they have learnt and using their knowledge, insight and experience to help grow a new generation of entrepreneurs.
Entrepreneur Mag April Issue
We give you top tips on how to double your turnover.
More Than Double Your Turnover
10 years to R100 million. Less than 2 more to R250 million. Find out how Chris Wilkins did it, and how you can too.
Branson on why money isn’t everything
Sometimes it’s actually better to start with less money than pots of it.
Make your mark
Why you don’t need to belong to big chain stores to have a successful brand. Lone stars who are rewriting the rules…
A 6 step process for finding, hiring and keeping superstar employees.
In the know but customer no-show
You have the expertise but where are the customers?
Be a mental machine
Three strategies to work brain-boosting activities into your busy schedule.
Entrepreneur Mag March 2013
Find out how 2 men turned an SMS into a R300 million empire.
From Students to Moguls
How two men turned an sms into a R300 million empire.
Be Like Zuck
Lessons on building a team from Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook.
Become a Master Marketer
Three simple, cost effective marketing steps that will get you to the top of your game, reaching the right consumers, and beating your competitors.
Feed Your Brain
How to train your brain to stay focused.
Be Your Brand
Kate Moodley shares her take on the accountability of business leaders, always delivering on what you promise and becoming a market leader.
Smart Finance, Smarter Businesses
Successful businesses bring in enough money to keep going. It’s as simple (and complicated) as that.
Entrepreneur Mag Feb 2013
It’s time to change what you know about getting business funding!
MYTH: There’s no business funding available.
FACT: There’s more funding for you than ever before.
Entrepreneur’s little black book of funders.
- Who they are
- What they look for
- How to contact them
The Unrealistic Optimist
Young urban entrepreneur Jonathan Liebmann is dispelling myths left, right and centre: Property entrepreneurs need to be older, more established. Wrong. Johannesburg as a hip urban centre is a thing of the past. Wrong. Businesses can’t thrive in the centre of town. Wrong. Welcome to Maboneng Precint, which is breathing life back into Joburg’s CBD.
Make Your Brand Voice Heard
Adapt your social media plan for 2013 and capitalise on the year’s biggest trends.
Get Excited About New Ideas
Learn to trust your entrepreneurial instincts.
Staying On Top While the Market Changed
Colin Thornton talks to Entrepreneur about the transformation of Dial-A-Nerd from a budget solution for customers to a premium service for corporates.
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