Accelerate your Small Business in 2015

1. Build on government policy and momentum

a. http://business.702.co.za/nominee/462/lift-and-shift-equipment b. http://business.702.co.za/nominee/220/crayve-presentations-pty-ltd

2. Build on heritage to create unique brands

a. http://business.capetalk.co.za/nominee/437/khayelitsha-cookies b. http://business.capetalk.co.za/nominee/474/atlantic-rail

3. Take on big players by smartly giving customers what they want

a. http://business.capetalk.co.za/nominee/176/officebox b. http://business.capetalk.co.za/nominee/443/red-fish c. http://business.702.co.za/nominee/411/the-bespoke-amenities-company d. http://business.702.co.za/nominee/235/kushesh-express e. http://business.702.co.za/nominee/237/heavens-lofts

4. Focus on niche customer segments

a. http://business.capetalk.co.za/nominee/128/the-allergen-baker b. http://business.capetalk.co.za/nominee/260/doggobone-active-raw-foods-cc c. http://business.702.co.za/nominee/439/3-com-properties d. http://business.702.co.za/nominee/163/olive-communications e. http://business.702.co.za/nominee/286/hair-heroes

5. Use heritage to build distinction

a. http://business.capetalk.co.za/nominee/120/bayede-marketing-pty-ltd b. http://business.702.co.za/nominee/444/essential-life

6. Use what you have got to build new business

a. http://business.capetalk.co.za/nominee/464/dynamic-group b. http://business.capetalk.co.za/nominee/467/knights-baby-training

7. Build into trends

a. http://business.capetalk.co.za/nominee/293/melex-electrovehicles b. http://business.702.co.za/nominee/419/bundu-power

8. Get smart with tech

a. http://business.702.co.za/nominee/416/public-display-technologies b. http://business.702.co.za/nominee/238/repairs-pro-technology

9. Build an agile business

a. http://business.capetalk.co.za/nominee/90/1-call-asap-pty-ltd b. http://business.702.co.za/nominee/406/all-transport-needs c. http://business.702.co.za/nominee/177/croftlyn-ta-afridesign

10. Plan to succeed

Also...

11. Learn to talk about your business

12. Embrace your data

a. http://business.capetalk.co.za/nominee/435/cybercellar

13. Embrace the momentum of new technologies

a. http://business.capetalk.co.za/nominee/409/kevin-weiss b. http://business.capetalk.co.za/nominee/415/bjr-electronics c. http://business.702.co.za/nominee/408/la-intronet

14. Embrace the environment fashionably

a. http://business.capetalk.co.za/nominee/119/hooleyre-sails

15. Engage customers cleverly

a. http://business.capetalk.co.za/nominee/91/sea-monster-entertainment b. http://business.capetalk.co.za/nominee/422/winenet c. http://business.702.co.za/nominee/446/iyc-office-interiors-cc d. http://business.702.co.za/nominee/465/prime-circle e. http://business.702.co.za/nominee/67/tools4wood

Read more articles sourced from Pavlo's weekly chats to Bruce Whitfield here - http://www.702.co.za/features/41/small-business-feature

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