Author: Daniel

Biltong Rules SA selling at a market in Durban.
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How to start selling at markets

Tons of work goes into reaching the point where you’re at a market and making sales. Get tips on how to start selling at markets – successfully!

Burgers from Smokin' Joes restaurant.
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Passion fuels the fire that lights up Smokin’ Joe’s

Every champion was once a contender that refused to give up. We caught up with Mo – a partner at Smokin’ Joe’s – to find out how the boxing-themed joint has gained fame and fortune in Durban’s burger scene.

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Be Merry at Markets

Markets are great places to spend time with friends and family, especially during the holidays. They’re also a great place to spend money, boosting the small business owners that bring value and a vibe to these awesome environments. With the local scene flourishing like never before, supporting local entrepreneurs isn’t

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Finding the right work-life balance for the festive season

It’s not easy to switch off. Especially for a small business owner during the festive season. You’re scared that if you slow down for a couple of weeks, your business will suffer. You worry that because not everyone celebrates the holidays, customers may go elsewhere and competitors will gain an

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For the Conscious: Unwrapped entrepreneur story

Successful people never stop learning. It’s key to staying ahead of the game in any walk of life. Being curious is great; it’s a pathway to good ideas. But to be able to educate others is even better. And to do it in a way that people enjoy? That’s truly

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Durban City Series: The Happiness Factory’s 5 Secrets to Sweet Success

Durban is a beautiful city. It’s also rich with small business success stories, which we’ve been exploring in our Durban City Series. In Part Two, we caught up with Muhammad and Naseera Haffajee, who founded The Happiness Factory in 2010. Their first piece of advice, in business and in life,

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Durban City Series: 5 pieces of advice from Colombo Coffee

Durban has often been in the shadow of its big sisters. As vivid and vibrant as Johannesburg and Cape Town are, The Warmest Place To Be holds its own in every department. Perceptions change, and people now realise that there’s much more to Durban than beaches, bars and a bohemian