Module 2: Solving Problems instead of Making Sales

In 2011 (7 years ago!), I published a post called "Socially Networked". In it I said: Social Networking is not about computers, nicknames or virtual people. It is about connecting with real people with similar interests. It is about using the power of the internet to grow your business and nurture relationships! Later in 2017, I … Continue reading Module 2: Solving Problems instead of Making Sales

Startups: How to deal with losing a Client

Losing clients is not something that any of us want to have happen or deal with. What is even more difficult is losing a client without a word from the client. Perhaps you don't even know about it until you connect with them to take their order or make contact with them as you usually do … Continue reading Startups: How to deal with losing a Client

Small Business Owners: 3 Tips on how to Disrupt your Industry and find Success

As a Small Business Owner, you have a great passion for what you do and who you serve PLUS you have something else – the ability to Disrupt your industry in the most fantastic and magical ways!   WHO AM I? My name is Denise van der Merwe, I am a Cape Town Web Designer … Continue reading Small Business Owners: 3 Tips on how to Disrupt your Industry and find Success

Tips for Messaging on your Facebook Business Page

There have been many changes made to the Facebook Pages messaging system and Facebook has shared some smart tips: Turn on messaging when you're ready Messaging is a feature that Page admins can turn on and off for their Page, and once you've enabled messaging for your Page, people will expect you to respond. So … Continue reading Tips for Messaging on your Facebook Business Page

3 things you should not give up on when Marketing your business online

Ugh, the dreaded January month - you may be thinking. You come back to work or open your business again and you have to start everything all...over...AGAIN! You have to start marketing all over again!   FIND WAYS TO DELIGHT YOUR CUSTOMERS Now, you can look at this from a positive or negative point of … Continue reading 3 things you should not give up on when Marketing your business online

10 Things you should do for your business in 2016

Yes, it's a new year full of new possibilities - so let's make things happen! Here are 10 things you should do for your business at the beginning of 2016. Update your website. Your website is your best sales/conversion tool. If it's not up-to-date you may miss out on a sales opportunity. Remember, just as you … Continue reading 10 Things you should do for your business in 2016

Online Marketing for Introverts

Are you an introvert? What is an introvert and why would you market your business online differently than anyone else? What is an introvert? An introvert is not just someone who is shy. A introvert is a person who is energised by spending time alone. Often found in their homes, libraries, quiet parks that not … Continue reading Online Marketing for Introverts