Small businesses in Africa are mainly services or retail operations such as convenience stores, small grocery stores, bakeries or delicatessens, restaurants, guest houses, or tradespeople (e.g., carpenters, electricians, hairdressers, photographers), very small-scale manufacturing, and Internet-related businesses such as web design and computer programming. Some professionals operate as small businesses, such as lawyers, accountants, dentists and… Read More Online Presence for Small Business: Facebook Page vs Website
The advent of transistor, computer, internet, mobile phones and social media led to a digital revolution. These digital technologies have changed the way humans communicate and do things, and the impact is huge. Digital communications which involves the use of computers and mobile phones to communicate through the internet gives an individual the potential to… Read More 4 Ways Digital Revolution is Conveying Power From Big institutions to Individuals
Facebook has passed 16 million users in South Africa, according to regional director for Facebook Africa, Nunu Ntshingila. Speaking to the SABC, Ntshingila said that the Facebook Africa branch was currently focused on a number of areas including new policies and products, as well as “looking after” a number of businesses in South Africa that… Read More Facebook Reaches 16 Million Users in South Africa
Google Hire Earlier this year, Google launched its Google for Jobs search engine, which organised listings from a range of employment sites including LinkedIn, Careerbuilder and Glassdoor. Then late last month. it unveiled its first piece of Human Resource (HR) software, called Google Hire, which will help small and mid-sized US businesses to communicate with… Read More Google Hire vs Microsoft’s Linkedin: What’s Your Take?
LinkedIn, the Microsoft-owned social network for the working world with over 500 million users, has put a lot of effort into new areas of business like content, education and bringing on new users in emerging markets; but today it’s embarking on the roll out of a new service that plays squarely into the bread and butter of… Read More LinkedIn Has Launched a Free Service that Pair Users with Mentors