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So you started a business, congratulations! You record some early wins and things are going great then suddenly the business stopped growing, it might have even shrunk. You looked at the marketing, the planning and the data. You might’ve even tried to do a few things different and still can’t... Read more
Published on: 2022-08-06
The uptake of social media by startups and businesses in Zimbabwe so far is commendable. Now it is possible to search for products and services on social media platforms and find them. This is also creating much-needed competition which leads to better services and competitive pricing. Great as that all... Read more
Published on: 2022-08-05
Greenhouse farming has grown in Zimbabwe from a niche interest of a select to a mainstream way of doing business. The business of growing horticultural crops. As an admirer of the Wayne Gretzky quote about being where the ice hockey puck is going rather than where it is, I figure... Read more
Published on: 2022-08-05
By Abigirl Phiri EMOTIONAL Intelligence is the topic that has stolen the center stage in the business world. Research has discovered that it is the The post The undisputed fusion of entrepreneurship and emotional intelligence appeared first on The Entrepreneurial Magazine.... Read more
Published on: 2022-08-05
Every week you have to anticipate price reviews in Zimbabwe in some field. That has become the norm in Zimbabwe and it comes as no surprise. Inflation keeps surging and the Zimbabwean dollar keeps tumbling. Lately, fuel price updates have been almost weekly. I did an article last week where... Read more
Published on: 2022-08-05
Plastic is a synthetic, solid, hydrocarbon-based polymer. Plastic is a menace when it comes to environmental pollution; it is non-biodegradable. It is a lengthy subject so I will shake off the temptation to delve deeper. Did you know that plastic bags will be banned soon in Zimbabwe? Well, it is... Read more
Published on: 2022-08-04
This is part two as promised as we continue discussing more indicators of clients you should not take on. You do not need every client or customer that comes your way. You must assess the suitability of whether or not you should take on a particular client. That is why... Read more
Published on: 2022-08-04
By Amanda Ellen Nicola Jojo WOMEN entrepreneurs have demonstrated their needful purpose in the economy for their enterprises are vastly increasing in the economies in The post Audrey Chidawanyika: The African Wildfire who is disrupting mindsets, challenging boundaries and creating milestones in the entrepreneurial landscape appeared first on The Entrepreneurial... Read more
Published on: 2022-08-04
This is part 2 on laptop buying mistakes you should avoid. Money is not that easy to come by these days. You must by all means avoid mistakes that you can avoid. Sharing these laptop buying mistakes equips you with the knowledge of what to be wary of. It also... Read more
Published on: 2022-08-04
After much anticipation and discussion, we finally got derivatives in Zimbabwe. The Financial Securities Exchange (Finsec) introduced derivatives in the form of options and futures contracts on limited securities available on the ZSE. We promised to take an in-depth look at these things and what they mean for Zimbabwe’s capital... Read more
Published on: 2022-08-03
The number of people or businesses selling laptops in Zimbabwe has drastically shot up in the past few years. It is now the norm, at least for me, to come across social media posts on laptops being sold. That is a clear sign of how more and more people are... Read more
Published on: 2022-08-03
By Calvin Manika DURING the 14th century in the era of Mutapa and Great Zimbabwe kingdoms, trade contributed to the development of their economies. Barter The post The Impact of AfCFTA on Zimbabwean Trade appeared first on The Entrepreneurial Magazine.... Read more
Published on: 2022-08-03
In a recent article, we covered some customer buying signals that you should be aware of. That covered business-to-customer (B2C) operations but what about when your operation is business-to-business (B2B)? Having worked in both B2C and B2B there are differences in the markets and how you interact with their participants.... Read more
Published on: 2022-08-03
In any business or startup, the thrust is to get clients or customers. I always emphasise the importance of being customer-centric. It is the open secret to success in business or entrepreneurship. Fair enough you need to get as many clients as possible. However, did you know that there are... Read more
Published on: 2022-08-02
It had been a long while since NetOne reviewed their bundle prices. I guess they have been in a pickle for a while which was exacerbated by the upgrade fiasco. When Econet announced the new official tariffs, NetOne did the same. Econet did follow up by reviewing their bundle prices,... Read more
Published on: 2022-08-02