29 05, 2017

Moulding a Marketing Thought Process for Your Start-up Business

2017-04-24T08:58:53+00:00 May 29th, 2017|Articles for Teens, How To Articles|

The right marketing efforts are what will be responsible for generating leads and success for your brand new start-up business. A SWOT analysis is your starting point, as once you understand the strengths and weaknesses of your product or business, you can then take an informed look at the opportunities and threats imposed by your [...]

3 04, 2017

Young Entrepreneur? Here Are 3 Helpful Apps You Need to Download

2017-03-27T09:49:00+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|Articles for Teens, How To Articles|

Being a successful entrepreneur means taking responsibility for ensuring that your products and / or services are up to scratch, pleasing your customers, multitasking on a daily basis, and everything else in between. Although it may sound overwhelming there are many sources of support and guidance, and it makes sense to use all of the [...]

5 01, 2017

Be a Bold Teen Entrepreneur

2016-12-08T08:45:59+00:00 January 5th, 2017|Articles for Teens, How To Articles|

Being an entrepreneur is about so much more than simply having a great idea – it is about doing everything in your power to make that idea work! Bold teen entrepreneurs have a vision and, most importantly, they have a plan. They don’t wait for opportunities to come their way… they create their own opportunities. [...]

3 11, 2016

Make Technology Your Friend

2017-02-02T12:35:36+00:00 November 3rd, 2016|Articles for Teens, Featured Articles, How To Articles|

Once upon a time, back when your parents were young teens, they didn’t have access to the level of technology available today. Imagine life without Google or a mobile device!! Luckily, you don’t have that problem. Instead, your challenge is to figure out which of the myriad of online tools to use to build and [...]

27 10, 2016

Dream It then Do It

2017-02-02T12:35:36+00:00 October 27th, 2016|Articles for Teens, Featured Articles, How To Articles|

If you’re a budding entrepreneur, you probably have a lot of ideas floating around in your head. That’s a great start – after all, nothing would exist if someone didn’t first have a great idea and imagine it becoming reality. It’s not enough though: in order to make your dream happen, you need to consider [...]

26 09, 2016

The 5 challenges facing teen entrepreneurs

2017-02-02T12:35:36+00:00 September 26th, 2016|Articles for Teens, How To Articles|

Youth unemployment in South Africa is high. It is not just a matter of number crunching, but something that we see in our communities. Idle youth and the constant strikes for more jobs and opportunities speak to this end. Teen entrepreneurship is one way of standing up against youth unemployment. It boosts confidence, promotes independence [...]

12 08, 2016

Power up your startup with these 3 great tips

2017-02-02T12:35:37+00:00 August 12th, 2016|Articles for Teens, How To Articles|

Seriously, who doesn’t want to be a millionaire? As a teen entrepreneur you won’t be phased by South Africa’s battles with high unemployed youth figures. In fact, you could just be part of the solution as a job creator. Yet, while many are motivated to become teen entrepreneurs, you don’t often hear how to actually [...]

5 08, 2016

How to make money on social media

2017-02-02T12:35:37+00:00 August 5th, 2016|Articles for Teens, How To Articles|

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, You-Tube; chances are you have a social media account and/or know someone who does. Teens are notorious for spending extended periods of time online, checking and updating statuses, commenting, tagging and everything in between. What if, rather than just lingering online, you could cash in on your social media? Here are our [...]

29 07, 2016

Top 3 yucky teen inventions

2016-07-22T07:18:09+00:00 July 29th, 2016|Articles for Teens, How To Articles|

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again; if you think teen entrepreneurship is limited to lemonade stands, then you are completely in the dark. Teen entrepreneurs are rising to convert trash, poop and even pee into cash. These inventions are from ordinary teens like you, in Africa and other continents, who dared to [...]

22 06, 2016

A countdown to the Top 5 strange businesses (you didn’t know exist)

2017-02-02T12:35:37+00:00 June 22nd, 2016|Articles for Teens, How To Articles|

As a young entrepreneur in the making, it is unlikely that you will have escaped the often heard and repeated advice that “entrepreneurs need to spot a gap and come up with innovative creative solutions”. There’s so much more to youth entrepreneurship though than lemonade stands, dog walking services and car washing! Make no mistake, [...]