5 Ways to Grow Your Business Using Social Media
31January

5 Ways to Grow Your Business Using Social Media

1. Create a PLAN

Use a Calendar to plot your themes and content for each day. You can have direct sales posts or tips and info for engagement. Make sure you have set achievable goals before choosing what promotions you are going to run through social media. For more information regarding this system please visit www.bigbiteconsulting.co.za or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

2. Consistency

Use the scheduling function to stay ahead of the game. You can let your customers know about your offers in advance, to build up the excitement levels and keep people interested all the time. Set a TIMED schedule for your posts. E.g 1pm / 7pm ...

Using hashtags for example #motivationMonday and #hotFriday, will help increase the visibility of your posts and tracking will be easier. For more information regarding this system please visit www.bigbiteconsulting.co.za or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

3. Listen to your customers on all your Social Media Accounts

Ensure that you have a member of staff monitoring what is happening on your social media accounts, especially if someone mentions your brand. Potential customers will appreciate a company or brand that is attentive and is quick to respond. For more information regarding this system please visit www.bigbiteconsulting.co.za or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

4. Announcements

Looking to improve customer loyalty? then inform them about any business information that might change or specials etc. For more information regarding this system please visit www.bigbiteconsulting.co.za or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

5. Reporting is important

Check your insights page and review your website traffic regularly. This will help you understand when your customers are engaging and their demographics such as ( Areas, Age, Gender) . For more information regarding this system please visit www.bigbiteconsulting.co.za or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Posted in 31 January 2017

Starting Up A Business
23November

Starting Up A Business

So, you are probably reading this because you have decided to take the plunge and start your own business, good for you!

The steps that we are listed below will give you a guideline on how to start a business.

What Business Do You Want To Start?

This is where you need to decide if you want a full-time business or a part-time one, if you want a franchising business, if you want to buy a business or if you want to run your business from home.

Answering these questions will let you get your mind wrapped around the direction you want to go in.

What To Do Before You Start Your Business

First, you must choose a business structure. (In other words: Do you want be a sole trader, have a partnership or start a PLC?)

You also need to do your market research. Research the market that you want to go in so you get a better idea of what you are going into and how to strategies for it.

A business plan is also needed. Try not to just have an ordinary business plan, make it a killer one! Go google some cool business plans and draw ideas from there.

Your branding is SO important! It is what people will recognise you by and that is why you need to make sure that you get good branding. At Big Bite Consulting we understand that and that is why we draw ideas from what our clients want and get our graphic designers to take that idea and turn it into reality!

There is a lot more things that needs to be considered before doing a business plan and that is why we will be writing a few blogs on this topic, comment below if there is anything you want more info on for our next blog!

For more info call 011 680 0044 | Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Posted in 23 November 2016

Commonly asked questions from start up's
07October

Commonly asked questions from start up's

Starting your own business can be very scary but one thing we can promise is that it's worth it.

Don't let the fear of entering into an unkown teriorty keep you from opening your business.

These are commonly asked questions by start up companies answered!

How much capital should I put into my company in the beginning?

Enough money to carry you through 7 to 9 months. This being becuase you need to support yourself as well as cover for unforseen expenses that may arise.

What should I form my company as?

It is best to start it as an S Corporation but if you have to issue common stock and and preffered stock rather start it as a C Corporation. Partnerships and sole proprietorships are more risky because of the potential personal liabilityto the owners of the business.

How do I come up with a name for my business?

First of all, brainstorm a bunch of ideas. Then make sure that they arent taken, so do a Google search. Then choose one that is easy to spell and is catchy!

For anymore questions call 011 680 0044.

Posted in 7 October 2016