The Courier Weekly, our flagship newsletter that provides useful stories, tips, tricks and simply good advice on how to get stuff done.
What happens if you find that your work or creative ideas have been ripped off or co-opted by another business for its commercial gain?Read issue
Months of lockdown restrictions have slammed South Africa’s economy, but is there a silver lining? Well, the country’s seen a surge in the number of small, grassroots businesses. ‘Side hustles are definitely trending,’ says new business owner Simphiwe Mkhize. ‘Almost everyone I know has one now.’Read issue
Ramadan Mubarak! Last week saw the beginning of Ramadan, the holy month of fasting for Muslim communities. For the past few years, it’s also coincided with the launch of modest fashion collections.Read issue
A bi-weekly email explaining the relevance of one essential business concept to growing your business – featuring key terms, perspectives and useful tools.
Creating plans for hypothetical events might not be top of your priority list, but as you dig into it you’ll realise the value of some prep. You might even be able to turn a crisis into an opportunity – enriching relationships with your existing customers, and even gaining new ones.Read issue
Although physical offices aren’t perhaps as important as they were pre-pandemic, finding the right space makes a huge difference: for happier and more productive staff, your attractiveness to potential hires and your brand’s image. It’s a balancing act between finding something you can afford and something that fits your business’ needs.Read issue
Making sure your customers are happy is key to retaining them and encouraging them to recommend your business to others. Therefore, customer feedback should influence everything from your product development to your marketing strategy – getting this right is essential.Read issue