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When searching online, it can take many hours to find the business information you need. It is even more difficult when you are looking for South African based information. However using Article Links, you will be able to find the relevant business articles you need in just a matter of minutes. We have done the research for you!
 
We have grouped together the most popular topics and industries searched by entrepreneurs. Under those topics, we have placed links to a number of great business articles. The articles we add are all useful and are specifically targeted at the South African entrepreneur.
 
HOW TO USE
  • If you are looking for business articles or doing research, you can search through the particular topics that we’ve listed below.
  • Under the topic that you choose you will find a number of links to the articles that fall under that topic.
  • Just simply click on the link that you desire to view. Thereafter you will be redirected to the website page that contains that particular article.
  • Then just enjoy the information that would’ve taken you ages to obtain otherwise.

 

Article Links:

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By topic:

 

         Most successful small business industries in SA

 

        https://www.profitableventure.com/business-ideas-in-south-africa/

 

         Most growing small business industries in SA

 

        https://www.entrepreneurmag.co.za/advice/success-stories/lessons-learnt/6-of-the-most-profitable-small-businesses-in-south-africa/2/

 

         How to start a franchise in SA

        https://www.google.co.za/amp/s/whichfranchise.co.za/franchise-step-by-step-guide/amp/

       

 https://www.smesouthafrica.co.za/Read-this-before-you-buy-that-franchise/

 

         How to successfully franchise your business in SA

 

https://www.entrepreneurmag.co.za/advice/franchising/franchise-your-business/how-to-franchise-a-      business/

       

http://www.fasa.co.za/how_to_franchise_your_business.php

 

         What kind of funding institutions are there

 

       https://www.entrepreneurmag.co.za/advice/funding/government-funding-funding/government-grants/

 

         Most asked questions by entrepreneurs/SMME’s

 

        https://www.smesouthafrica.co.za/Five-important-questions-entrepreneurs-should-ask-themselves/

       

 http://www.smebank.com.my/quick-links/frequently-asked-questions/

 

         Important CEO skills

 

https://www.forbes.com/sites/deeppatel/2017/06/15/7-personality-traits-every-ceo-should-have/#39a916c41f02   (7 Personality Traits Every CEO Should Have [Jun 2017])

 

 http://theamericanceo.com/2015/04/21/the-top-15-essential-ceo-skills/ (The Top 15 Essential CEO Skills [Apr 2015])

 

https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbescoachescouncil/2017/03/29/the-evolving-executive-five-skills-all-modern-ceos-should-  have/#615035695d14 (Five Skills All Modern CEOs Should Have [March 2017])

 

http://pwc.blogs.com/ceoinsights/2015/01/seven-skills-needed-for-tomorrows-ceo.html

 

https://web.stanford.edu/class/ee353/ceo.htm

 

https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbescoachescouncil/2017/03/29/the-evolving-executive-five-skills-all-modern-ceos-should-have/#7be9e54d5d14

 

         Patenting in SA


https://www.entrepreneurmag.co.za/ask-entrepreneur/doing-business-in-sa-ask-entrepreneur/how-to-ensure-that-your-idea-is-not-stolen-by-an-investor-or-third-party/


https://www.entrepreneurmag.co.za/ask-entrepreneur/doing-business-in-sa-ask-entrepreneur/patenting-and-prototyping-what-do-i-need-to-know/


https://www.sapat.co.za/patent-south-africa.htm


http://www.thesmallbusinesssite.co.za/2016/05/24/overview-of-patents-in-south-africa/

 

http://www.thesmallbusinesssite.co.za/2016/01/13/registrable-vs-unregistrable-trademarks/

 

http://www.thesmallbusinesssite.co.za/2016/07/25/patenting-in-with-the-new/

 

http://www.thesmallbusinesssite.co.za/2016/07/05/rationalising-the-patent-system/ 

https://www.fin24.com/Economy/no-more-easy-patents-20170908

 

http://www.mondaq.com/southafrica/x/267672/Patent/Examining+Examination

 

http://www.svw.co.za/how-to-register-a-patent



         Trademarking in SA 

 

https://www.entrepreneurmag.co.za/ask-entrepreneur/doing-business-in-sa-ask-entrepreneur/how-do-i-register-a-trademark-and-should-i-register-locally-or-internationally-or-both/

 

https://www.entrepreneurmag.co.za/ask-entrepreneur/doing-business-in-sa-ask-entrepreneur/when-do-i-register-a-trademark/

http://www.svw.co.za/intellectual-property-law

https://www.smesouthafrica.co.za/How-to-protect-your-intellectual-property/

http://www.kemplaw.co.za/347-intellectual-property-in-south-africa 

http://www.adamsadams.com/news-events/news-insights/ 

         Prototype development in SA 

 

https://www.entrepreneurmag.co.za/ask-entrepreneur/doing-business-in-sa-ask-entrepreneur/patenting-and-prototyping-what-do-i-need-to-know/

http://www.ee.co.za/article/home-grown-alternative-raspberry-pi.html

 

http://www.freepatentsonline.com/article/Annals-DAAAM-Proceedings/246014346.html

 

https://mg.co.za/article/2017-05-19-00-science-technology-and-innovation-transforming-south-africa

 

https://www.news.uct.ac.za/article/-2017-11-15-africa-needs-to-start-creating-its-own-medical-technology-heres-how

 

https://mg.co.za/article/2013-11-01-00-rapid-prototyping-in-sa

 

         Copyrighting in SA 

https://www.entrepreneurmag.co.za/advice/doing-business-in-sa/how-to-guides-doing-business-in-sa/how-to-register-a-copyright/

 

http://www.cipc.co.za/index.php/trade-marks-patents-designs-copyright/copyright/

http://www.svw.co.za/intellectual-property-law

https://www.smesouthafrica.co.za/How-to-protect-your-intellectual-property/

http://www.kemplaw.co.za/347-intellectual-property-in-south-africa 

http://www.adamsadams.com/news-events/news-insights/ 

http://www.adamsadams.com/south-africas-copyright-law-knife-edge/

 

https://lowvelder.co.za/340605/everything-you-must-know-about-social-media-copyright-in-sa/

 

         Product Distribution Channels in SA

https://www.export.gov/article?id=South-Africa-distribution-and-sales-channels (South Africa – Distribution and Sales Channels [July 2017])

 

http://www.miningweekly.com/article/new-sa-distribution-channel-for-global-manufacturer-2012-08-31 (New SA distribution channel [Aug 2012])

http://theconversation.com/why-new-entrants-struggle-to-break-into-south-africas-retail-space-66530

 

   https://www.bluelabeltelecoms.co.za/online_reports/ar2015/per-sa-distribution.php (OPERATIONAL OVERVIEW – SOUTH AFRICAN DISTRIBUTION [2015])

    http://www.bwd.co.za/blog/content-distribution-models-to-consider/ (Content Distribution Channels to Increase Your Reach [October 2017])

   

    http://smallbusiness.chron.com/develop-distribution-channel-strategy-56913.html

https://www.export.gov/article?id=South-Africa-distribution-and-sales-channels
    https://books.google.co.za/books?id=wP3VAgAAQBAJ&pg=PA48&lpg=PA48&dq=SMEs+and+mass+distribution&source=bl&ots=Zit3lljSch&sig=b-MLK8z5KZgidBfQaPmli3SLyzQ&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwieytj_0ITZAhXqAMAKHT4FCc8Q6AEILjAB#v=onepage&q=SMEs%20and%20mass%20distribution&f=false

 

 

    Product development process (from idea to sales) 

      http://www.supplychainquarterly.com/topics/Strategy/20160613-26-ways-to-get-sales-on-board-with-  demand-planning/ (26 ways to get sales on board with demand planning [Jan 2018])

https://www.forbes.com/sites/stevebanker/2015/08/12/the-next-revolution-is-supply-chain-management/#6269d1d45fc9 (The Next Revolution in Supply Chain Management [Aug 2015])


https://www.supplychain247.com/article/3_primary_components_of_sop_people_process_and_technology/logility
(3 Primary Components of Sales & Operations Planning: People, Process, and Technology)

 

https://www.handshake.com/blog/supply-chain-management/

 

https://blogs.oracle.com/scm/5-strategies-for-better-supply-chain-management-in-the-current-economy

 

https://bizconnect.standardbank.co.za/grow/growth-strategies/reference-documents/supply-chain-management-for-business-growth.aspx

 

https://www.howwemadeitinafrica.com/supply-chain-management-smes-can-succeed-africa/59758/

 

         Licensing in SA

www.savisas.com/business-permit-south-africa/


         SMME’s to global trade 

http://www.thesmallbusinesssite.co.za/2015/11/16/six-steps-to-take-your-business-global/

 

http://www.oecd.org/cfe/smes/31919223.pdf

 

https://d1iydh3qrygeij.cloudfront.net/Media/Default/Landing%20pages/SAP%20SME/Research/SAP_SME_Executive_Summary.pdf

 

https://www.zuyd.nl/~/media/Files/Onderzoek/Kenniskring%20International%20Trade%20Management/InauguralLecture_MohammedKhalil.pdf

 

         Manufacturing for SMME’s

 

http://www.thesmallbusinesssite.co.za/2017/10/19/funding-purchase-equipment-machinery/

 

http://www.jotmi.org/index.php/GT/article/viewFile/art287/728

 

By industry:

 

         Accounting

 

 http://www.icba.org.za/start-bookkeeping-accounting-business/

 https://www.oxbridgeacademy.edu.za/Documents/How%20to%20Start%20Your%20Own%20Bookkeeping%20Business.pdf

 

https://saiba.org.za/publications/bareview/5_tips_for_starting_up_an_accounting_practice

 

         Accommodation

 

       https://www.smesouthafrica.co.za/How-to-successfully-invest-in-the-student-accommodation-property-market/

       

      https://bizconnect.standardbank.co.za/sector-news/real-estate/tips-for-investing-in-student-accommodation-in-south-   africa.aspx

 

     https://www.businesslive.co.za/fm/money-and-investing/2017-11-02-can-investors-make-money-in-student-housing/

 

 

         Agriculture

 

      https://bizconnect.standardbank.co.za/sector-news/agriculturearticles/grants,-funding-and-incentives-for-agriculture-in-south-africa.aspx

        

      https://www.entrepreneurmag.co.za/ask-entrepreneur/start-up-industry-specific-ask-entrepreneur/how-do-i-start-a-farming-business/ 

 

      https://bizconnect.standardbank.co.za/sector-news/agriculturearticles/reference-documents/the-agricultural-sector-in-south-africa-%E2%80%93-opportunities,-challenges-and-legislation.aspx

 

         Computer hardware

 

http://www.itwebafrica.com/business-intelligence/506-south-africa/232165-south-african-computer-hardware-sales-forecast-to-hit-r38bn

 

https://mygaming.co.za/news/pc/92523-how-msi-plans-to-dominate-the-south-african-hardware-market.html

 

https://www.quora.com/What-is-more-profitable-for-an-entrepreneur-Computer-Software-or-Computer-Hardware

 

         Education

 

https://www.skillsportal.co.za/content/education-business-opportunity

 

http://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/196/722/172947.html

 

https://www.biznews.com/thought-leaders/2018/02/01/entrepreneurship-education-curriculum/  

 

         Entertainment

 

       https://www.entrepreneurmag.co.za/ask-entrepreneur/start-up-industry-specific-ask-entrepreneur/i-would-like-to-start-an-events-company-but-where-do-i-start/

       

https://www.mytopbusinessideas.com/entertainment-ideas/

 

         Food

 

        http://www.bizmag.co.za/a-recipe-for-restaurant-success/

 

        https://www.southafricanmi.com/blog-22mar2017.html

 

        https://www.smesouthafrica.co.za/5-of-SAs-best-performing-home-grown-food-franchises/

 

        http://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/196/728/171892.html

 

        http://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/196/728/172749.html

 

         Hair and Beauty

 

        https://www.smallbusinessconnect.co.za/advice/start-hair-salon-business.html#.WmsmI66Wbbg

 

        http://beautysouthafrica.com/hair-and-nails/salon-secrets

 

        https://www.news24.com/Archives/City-Press/Big-hair-big-business-20150429

 

         IT

https://businesstech.co.za/news/it-services/219429/south-african-it-market-to-grow-to-r149-billion-by-2021/

 

http://ventureburn.com/2017/12/12-sa-tech-entrepreneurs-made-news-2017/

 

http://www.smallstarter.com/get-inspired/colin-thornton-dial-a-nerd/

 

         Marketing

        https://ac.els-cdn.com/S1877042814051167/1-s2.0-S1877042814051167-main.pdf?_tid=a24b1c5a-04cb-11e8-8d72-00000aacb35e&acdnat=1517213508_bc5e9c95e5bbcb6fcfb0b5b3cf1c90c1

       

         https://ac.els-cdn.com/S1877042814039809/1-s2.0-S1877042814039809-main.pdf?_tid=bc633726-04cb-11e8-8b3f-                                          00000aacb361&acdnat=1517213552_de5d85fbad47e9c6b5f093a97300ae03

 

         Medical

 

       https://bizconnect.standardbank.co.za/start/business-options/a-guide-to-setting-up-your-own-medical-practice.aspx

       

       https://www.netpractice.co.za/start-an-independent-practice-the-smart-way/

 

       https://www.entrepreneurmag.co.za/advice/starting-a-business/start-up-advice/how-do-i-start-a-primary-healthcare-business/

 

         Property

 

       https://www.africa.com/a-basic-guide-to-investing-in-property-in-south-africa/#wpcf7-f43273-o1

       

       https://businesstech.co.za/news/wealth/166061/these-are-the-best-areas-in-cape-town-to-invest-in-property/

       

       https://businesstech.co.za/news/finance/143454/the-best-areas-in-joburg-and-pretoria-to-invest-in-property/ 

 

       http://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/196/698/172526.html

 

       http://www.bizcommunity.africa/Article/410/734/172701.html

 

       http://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/196/569/172752.html

 

INFO-Share is a kind of central information depository. It’s where we as entrepreneurs can share information about the various aspects of business in SA. For example: articles, tips, advises, discussions, how-to’s, etc. This way we will be cultivating, for ourselves, a greater online entrepreneurship infrastructure. Once we do this we will be able to access and share such information easily! 

 

Please do participate and share your knowledge. Everyone’s input is valuable.We will keep on adding more links and more topics for you.

 

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