On this page you'll find an excellent curation of local and international resources for business growth. Learn how to scale your business, find the right people and more.
Firstly, let’s look at some news resources for entrepreneurs, after all, keeping up with innovation will help you grow your business.
Staying up to date helps you navigate the business world. These resources will help:
Entrepreneur Magazine is the premier source for everything small business. Get the latest news, expert advice and growth ideas for small businesses
Forbes Read all about innovative entrepreneurs and trends
The Small Business Site get up to date with local news on small businesses and entrepreneurs
SME South Africa Looking to grow your business, or need some inspiration? This is the resource for you
Ted Talks Archive of videos that discuss entrepreneurship
Secondly, let’s take a look at what funding resources exist for your small business-
Raising funding to grow your business can be stressful. Take a look at these resources that may help-
SA SME Fund Need funding? The SA SME Fund was established by members of the CEO Initiative – a collaboration between government, labour and business to address some of the most pressing challenges to the country’s economic growth – as an avenue of support for the SME sector
RMB is another resource you could approach for your business finance
“The essential guide to funding in South Africa” is a free e-book, developed by Seed Engine that discusses various funding options
Next comes our roundup for business management-
Managing various aspects of your business is vital to its success. Here are some great resources to help you along the way-
This resource by How Stuff Works has various business topics to explore. From improving teamwork to tips on workplace communication, there’s bound to be something on here for you
This free e-book resource has over 500 business e-books covering a multitude of categories
The Ultimate Document Template Collection was developed by Adworth to help businesses start-up and grow. It’s a good place to start finding out how we can help you
Managing your online presence is super important too. Check out our article with 5 free marketing resources
Accounting and bookkeeping go hand-in-hand with business management. Let’s review some of these resources-
Accounting & Bookkeeping
Managing your business’ finances is key to a successful venture. Take a look at these accounting resources that are sure to save you time!
This WikiHow article on how to hire an accountant is very informative. Give it a read
The Accounting Coach explains accounting basics and how to stay on top of your business’ finances.
Next we’ll take a look at some great podcasts that we highly recommend-
Sometimes it’s easier to juggle managing a busy schedule and learning with listening to podcasts while you work. In this section we’ll list some of the best podcasts out there-
Lessons with Lion by Lebo Lion covers everything digital and marketing related. Fresh and innovative, we highly suggest checking this resource out.
The Healthy Business Show by Discovery is another excellent resource that provides prudent business advice.
The Flip by Justin Norman is an insightful and thought provoking testament to how business in Africa works.
Let’s look at some resources on employees next-
Managing employees who work remotely has become more prevalent in 2021. Read this article for tips on how to manage your remote workers
HR Document template set will definitely help you out if time is of the essence
Becoming compliant with Labour Law in South Africa is an important part of managing your employees
And that’s a wrap for our business growth resources (for now.) If you’re looking for our Ultimate Business Growth Guide that covers online growth, simply click on the link provided.
This page will be updated as we uncover new resources that you should see, so be sure to bookmark and visit us from time-to-time.