Anyone who owns or runs a company knows the overwhelming amount of time and effort it takes to make it a success. Whether you have a new start up that you are trying to get off the ground, or a larger business that’s been running for years, there are always daily challenges that business owners face. Your SME may need a business expert.

What is your first instinct when your marketing isn’t working or the sales aren’t coming in? Do you look internally at what you can change? Is it the process? The content? The frequency? The number of staff?

What are the questions you ask yourself when your technology keeps failing? Do you try look for the source? Or call an expert in?

Perhaps COVID-19 impacted your business and financials. Virtually no-one saw it coming and no-one could quite forecast the repercussions on SME’s in South Africa. Do you find yourself asking how your business can and will recover?

Not to mention the endless legal documentation that goes with opening and running a business. Contracts have to be drawn up, Non-Disclosure Agreements, Vendor and supplier agreements and more. You can’t possibly know all the laws and procedures on your own.

With so many moving factors at play, it can be hard to make the right decision or act fast enough to minimize the results of any decisions. That’s when it helps to have a network of experts at your fingertips.


Make the right business decision

Pay for an hour consultation and you may just get the advice or inspiration you need to move your business forward in the right direction. An outsider or an expert with over 10 years of experience in the specific field that you need will be able to guide you, adjust your approach, identify opportunities or resolve your challenges so you can focus on the task at hand.


Ensure your business processes are correct without increasing your headcount

An expert in their field will have the qualifications in place to execute your task at hand. If it’s legal documentation, they can consult to your business at a fraction of the cost of employing a permanent employee. Likewise, for your HR processes, bookkeeping and tax.

Setting up or refreshing your website? Spending your marketing budgets online and not seeing an ROI? If you don’t have the in-house knowledge to fulfil specific roles, it makes perfect business sense to leverage off an experienced and successful expert to step in.


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