Project: Cape Town Entrepreneurship Week -> CTEW 2010

Company name: CTEW

CTEW is part of the City’s long-term vision of enabling a dynamic, inclusive, city-wide entrepreneurial culture and environment, in order to better meet the challenges of unprecedented and rapid urbanisation, youth aspirations, significant unemployment, and the need for massive up-skilling.

For more info:

Visit their website: http://www.ctew.info
Follow them on Twitter: http://twitter.com/cte_week
Join their Facebook fan page: http://www.facebook.com/cteweek
Connect with them on Silicon Cape: http://www.siliconcape.com/group/cteweek

Project detail:

Social media strategy implementation and execution via:

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn
  • SiliconCape
  • Website (content contributor)

How to make the most of your social media

Courtesy of Smart Brand Blog

If you’re one of those who still believe that there is no value in social media, think again. With the recession, companies have gone through retrenchments, downsizing their companies and outsourced certain functions. However, some companies have opted to see the opportunity by embarking on a technology route. What do I mean by this? Let’s take the example of retrenching a key staff member, does the role disappear?

Not likely. What happens instead is that the process becomes automated, which appears in the form of a lovely piece of technology (point one). What this means is that we now have less staff in the office with systems replacing their retrenched peers.

More and more companies are opting for Software as a Services (SaaS), which means that employees can operate from anywhere, at anytime. This also means that there is a new potential audience, in the form of online visitors, which may not have existed before.

Opportunity knocks. Say goodbye to costly traditional offline marketing and hello to online marketing, which can be more cost effective. In addition to this, you have more control over:

  • your budget
  • your audience
  • your platform

So what are you waiting for? If it’s a lack if time or if you’re are unsure of where to start, speak to us. We can help create a campaign to suite your budget and audience. Get socializing today. Join the community, listen and engage and develop the products or services they are asking for. It will make all the difference to you business/brand in the long run.

Project: Bandwidth Barn – ICT Business Incubator

The Cape Town-based Bandwidth Barn has been in operation since 2000 and is today regarded as one of the leading ICT business incubators in the world. The Bandwidth Barn is a fully-owned subsidiary of the Cape IT Initiative (CITI), a Section 21 company, and the development and promotions agency for the ICT sector in the Western Cape.

Focusing on the ICT Sector in the Province, the BWB encourages innovation and provide ongoing training and support needed to help ICT SMMEs to overcome the entry barriers to employment, start-up, survival and growing their businesses and thus accelerate their development.

For more info:

Follow them on Twitter: http://twitter.com/bandwidthbarn
Join their Facebook fan page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Bandwidth-Barn/104346482543
Connect with them on Silicon Cape: http://www.siliconcape.com/group/bandwidthbarn