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, [...]

27 05, 2016

So you’ve got a startup – what’s next?

2017-02-02T12:35:38+00:00 May 27th, 2016|Articles for Teens, How To Articles|

Nothing hurts like talking to yourself about your awesome startup. Teens can come up with the most innovative and creative entrepreneurial ideas, implement them and start something significant, but many forget that it takes effort (and a marketing strategy) to spread the word. You trade your social life for this dream, do due diligence, work [...]

18 05, 2016

Simple guide to cashing in on your hobby

2017-02-02T12:35:38+00:00 May 18th, 2016|Articles for Teens, How To Articles|

Many can answer the question of what their hobbies are, but when it comes down to coming up with a million-rand business idea, brain-freeze often creeps in. What if the two did not need to be apart and you could cash in on that very thing that you so dearly love and regard as a [...]

14 04, 2016

Teen Entrepreneurs – everything or nothing

2017-02-02T12:35:38+00:00 April 14th, 2016|Articles for Teens, How To Articles|

When no one dares to believe in your start-up business idea and it seems like even legislation has conspired against you… Do you have the staying power to press on even after being written out? Teen entrepreneurs who make it big are the ones who manage to harness some sort of dynamite energy within them. [...]

17 03, 2016

The House That Jack, Jill or Thabile Built : How to Write a Business Plan

2016-01-13T07:55:58+00:00 March 17th, 2016|Articles for Teens, Home, How To Articles|

This is your how-to down-lo on the what, the where, the why and the how of your business plan before you dive in. So find a sunny spot. Grab a notebook. Have an open mind and get writing (if you need to do research on some answers, that’s cool too). Lets’ get going by answering [...]

10 03, 2016

Reel Gardening for Real

2017-02-02T12:35:39+00:00 March 10th, 2016|Articles for Teens, Home, How To Articles|

Talk about growing your business and at such a young fruitful and tender age before blossoming into an adult! Enough with the word play over-kill! Meet this cool cucumber (I promise that’s the last!) - Claire Reid, an ex-St Teresas Mercy School student who invented Reel Gardening at the age of 16. Bored one holiday [...]

3 03, 2016

You Can’t Just ‘Gooi’!

2016-01-13T07:56:11+00:00 March 3rd, 2016|Articles for Teens, Home, How To Articles|

So how come my wonderfully creative idea now needs to be tweaked and fiddled with? I’m sure it’s gonna be a hit. I dig it, others will too, I just wanna get going. Gooi : South African slang for ‘to do something with no thought for the consequences/to go in blind’ Easy tiger! While enthusiasm [...]

1 03, 2016

Young entrepreneurs you just have to know

2016-02-03T13:53:54+00:00 March 1st, 2016|Articles for Parents, Articles for Teens, How To Articles|

Most of us are familiar with the name Mark Zuckerberg, one of the wealthiest people in the world who started Facebook when he was a young college student. If, on the other hand you are more of a music fundi – a Justin Bieber (or rather a Bielieber) fan – you will know him for [...]