Four digital marketing tips for the festive season rush

Digital Marketing Tips

It’s less than a month to go before Christmas, which means that time is running out to capture festive season activity ahead of the big day. After a challenging year for most small businesses, you won’t want to miss out on the opportunity to help drive holiday interest and boost your growth during this festive …

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Four ways to help boost Black Friday interest on your website

Black Friday 2020

After a difficult year of social distancing and lockdown due to the pandemic, South African businesses are looking forward to Black Friday and the start of the festive shopping season. Retailers are hoping to realize lots of shopping engagement as South Africans look for bargains throughout November.  According to BankservAfrica, South Africans spent R6 billion …

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Bouncing Back from Negative Online Customer Reviews

negative online customer reviews

By Selina Bieber, Regional Director, GoDaddy As lockdown eases and the economy reopens more sectors, so will consumer expectations for quality customer service. It’s best to stay on top of what others are saying about your business by tracking reviews. Your customers have a voice these days on platforms like Twitter, Facebook,, TripAdvisor, and Google—and …

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Five ways mompreneurs can achieve flexibility as a mother and a business owner

mompreneurs GoDaddy

By Selina Bieber, Regional Director, GoDaddy Female entrepreneurship is surging in South Africa, with the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor report for 2018/9 indicating a 53% increase in women’s Total Entrepreneurial Activity. Many of the women who have struck out on their own today are facing daunting parenting responsibilities, along with the gruelling challenge of running a business in a tough …

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GoDaddy Q&A: Lindani Ntsibande from Music and Innovation

GoDaddy Lindani Ntsibande from Music and Innovation

Music and Innovation ’s three founders, Lindani Ntsibande, Mpumelelo Mtetwa and Sipho Zondo – have turned their passion for music into a great business serving some of South Africa’s leading brands. GoDaddy speaks to Lindani to learn more about how these young musos are thriving in a different sort of ‘gig economy’. ALSO READ: GoDaddy Q&A: …

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Five quick and easy SEO tips for your small business website

SEO tips for small business website

GoDaddy’s EMEA Senior Director Selina Bieber shares few quick and easy SEO tips which can help small business owners increase the quality and quantity of traffic to their website by getting people to discover their business through ‘organic’ search engine results. By Selina Bieber, Senior Regional Director for Turkey, MENA and South Africa, GoDaddy You’ve built a …

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Modibe Matsepane, Mopet Coffee – Campus entrepreneur with a vision of building a national coffee shop chain

Modibe Matsepane Mopet Coffee

Based in the University of Johannesburg’s Auckland Park campus, Mopet Coffee helps students and lecturers to kick-start their day with a strong, productivity-boosting shot of coffee. Mopet started out as a logo and a plan to be a convenient place on campus get the best African fair-trade coffee. ALSO READ: GoDaddy: How small businesses can claim their …

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GoDaddy Q&A: Creating a community of game-changing youth entrepreneurs

The Youth Entrepreneurship Exchange Program GoDaddy

The Youth Entrepreneurship Exchange Program (YEEP) is an initiative that gives young start-up founders the opportunity to pitch their ideas to a panel of entrepreneurship and investment experts. Open to residents of South Africa, Botswana, Swaziland, Zimbabwe, Lesotho, Kenya and Zambia, it aims to help young people achieve their dreams of starting and running a …

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GoDaddy: How small businesses can claim their share of Black Friday spending

GoDaddy Black Friday

A Black Friday checklist for small businesses selling online. By Selina Bieber, Regional Director for Turkey and MENA at GoDaddy EMEA.  ALSO READ: GoDaddy Q&A: Konfetti Love’s Marissa Vogel on her creative inspirations South African shoppers are expected to open their wallets for Black Friday (29 November), perhaps even outspending the R3 billion in card transactions …

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