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Entrepreneur of the month – Bill Gates

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is back on top. After a four year hiatus, he once again leads the Forbes Billionaires list. Gates is now worth R 828 billion. In the past year, Bill Gate made a staggering R 98 billion. In the past 20 years, he has topped the list 15 times. Bill Gates born […]

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4 TED Talks that Every Entrepreneur Must Watch

Rory Sutherland: Life Lessons from an Ad Man Rory Sutherland, Vice Chairman of Ogilvy & Mather (one of the biggest marketing/advertising agencies in the world), argues that a change in perceived value can be just as satisfying and important as what we consider “real” value. Great Leaders Inspire Action Author and motivational speaker Simon Sinek has a […]

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My Business Online UNAFFECTED by Heartbleed bug

You might have read in the news about a vulnerability that has been discovered in the OpenSSL cryptographic software library that is used by up to two thirds of the internet. We want to reassure you that My Business Online has not been affected by this bug and that your data is still safe and […]

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4 Easy and Affordable Ways to Promote Your Company

Marketing your company is usually associated with high costs for advertising, but there are several ways to ensure your new business is promoted without the high costs. Create social media profiles for your business Social Media is a great way to engage with your customers, creating more product fans who will happily recommend your product […]

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Get instant help within My Payroll Online for free

As a business owner, we know you want the best for your business. That’s why we’ve developed live chat, giving users of our software even easier access to our support consultants. 

 With live chat, you can chat to our support consultants realtime from within the software during office hours. No more telephone holding queues. […]

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5 Tips on Starting a Business

The high failure rate of small businesses proves that starting and running a business isn’t easy. Business writers and entrepreneurs give us five tips on starting a business. Create a simple business plan Contrary to common sentiment, television network ABC’s Tory Johnson believes that instead of being bogged down by the details, business plans need […]

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Reasons to opt for an online payroll solution

Pre-defined templates As a cloud-based application, implementation of our online payroll software is simple as all fields and parameters are pre-defined for loading and immediate use. Lists of earnings, deductions and fringe benefits are linked to the correct IRP5 codes and payslip template selections enable unnecessary definitions to be excluded. Automatic software updates If you […]

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3 Entrepreneurs that Failed at First

As the saying goes, “If at first you don’t succeed, brush yourself off and try again.” This saying rings true for three entrepreneurs who failed at first but ended up being very famous and incredibly rich. Richard Branson Billionaire and founder of Virgin a venture capital conglomerate, Richard Branson, dropped out of school at 16 […]

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Future business trends

The way people work and engage with their work is changing at a rapid pace. Many companies are realising the link between a good work environment and high productivity, that is why more and more are looking to improve the work environment. The gamification of work Improving the workplace environment is a big upcoming trend […]

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10 Things you didn’t know about My Business Online

We truly believe that My Business Online is a fantastic program; our aim is to take the intimidation factor away from accounting and make it easier for business owners to understand what is going on in their business. What we have noticed though is how many of our users don’t realise just how much they […]

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