Here are a few resources to help you along your entrepreneurial adventure.

Resource NameDescriptionWhat to use it forLink
CanvaCanva is a graphic design platform, used to create social media graphics, presentations, posters, documents, and other visual content. The app includes templates for users to use. The platform is free to use and offers paid subscriptions such as Canva Pro and Canva for Enterprise for additional functionality.Use it to create business cards, Presentations, business profiles, social media posts (Pictures & videos), and much more.
XeroXero is a cloud-based accounting software platform for small- and medium-sized businesses.Use it to do all your business accounting including generating Management Accounts and Annual Financial Statements. Xero also has an App store that you can use to integrate Payroll & Inventory management Apps into your Xero Software so you can manage it all from one place.
YocoYoco provide cards machines for small businesses that allow you to accept debit and credit card payments using your smartphone or tablet, by offering a card reader that wirelessly connects to your smartphone or tablet via Bluetooth.Use their machines it to accept card payments for your goods or services and or accept payments via your Online store or through a Link sent on WhatsApp, SMS or via Email.
TaxTimWhat is TaxTim? TaxTim is an online service that helps South Africans complete and submit their income tax returns. TaxTim uses simple instructions to guide you through the completion of a tax return. It is fully integrated with SARS eFiling, so you can submit your tax return directly to SARS.Use it to file your Tax returns easily in South Africa, whether you are an individual or a Small Business
CIPCThe Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC) is an agency of the Department of Trade and Industry in South Africa. It is responsible for the following functions: Registration of Companies, Co-operatives and Intellectual Property Rights (trademarks, patents, designs, and copyright) and maintenance thereof.Register Your Company, Formally with the South African AuthoritiesProtect your IP (Locally & Internationally); Trademarks, Copyrights & Patents that belong to your business
WixIs a platform that provides cloud-based web development services. It allows users to create HTML5 websites and mobile sites through the use of online drag and drop tools.Build websites for free using a drag & drop methodology.
WeeblyWeebly is a website and eCommerce service designed to help entrepreneurs
build websites that customers love to visit and shop.
Weebly’s tools make it easy to build a professional, mobile-optimized site and grow your
business with integrated marketing and advanced analytics. We also help you tackle the manual
hassles of running a successful online store by simplifying shipping, taxes, and inventory management.
Build websites for free using a drag & drop methodology.
SquarespaceSquarespace, Inc. is an American website building and hosting company which is based in New York City, United States. It provides software as a service for website building and hosting, and allows users to use pre-built website templates and drag-and-drop elements to create and modify webpages.Build websites for free using a drag & drop methodology.
Google DocsGoogle Docs is an online word processor included as part of the free, web-based Google Docs Editors suite offered by Google, which also includes Google Sheets, Google Slides, Google Drawings, Google Forms, Google Sites, and Google Keep.Create documents, sheets & presentations using google’s free software in place of Microsoft’s office suite.
Bitrix 21Bitrix24 is an all-in-one solution to all your business needs. Their software boasts a huge array
of essential tools for five key areas of your business, including communications, tasks and projects,
CRM, a contact centre, and a website builder. This comprehensive approach fosters efficient
and productive collaboration for your entire team, no matter its size.
Project Management
FiverrFiverr is an online Market place that allows people to rent the services of an expert for as little as $5 (Five American Dollars)Hire Graphic Designers, Software developers, website buildings & many other freelancers.
ShopifyShopify is a complete commerce platform that lets you start, grow, and manage a business. The subscription-based software allows anyone to set up an online store and sell their products. Shopify store owners can also sell in physical locations using Shopify POS, our point-of-sale app and accompanying hardwareBuild an eCommerce website.
ZohoZoho is an online company that makes web-based business tools. It is best known for the online office suite offering Zoho Office SuiteCreate Quotations, Invoices & Receipts for free.