MENTORING AT NET PROPHET SPARKUP!


Personal & Lifestyle
piece written on the 10th May 2015 by  
Yesterday I had the privilege of being invest to be a mentor at the Net Prophet Sparkup! event. As a mentor, startup founders had 20 minutes each to talk to us about their business models and ideas, and in return we were to advise them on various matters and act as a sound board. ...

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TAX FREE SAVINGS ACCOUNTS: FACTS


Investing & Money
piece written on the 8th April 2015 by  
Just over a month ago I published an article on the tax free savings accounts, which painted an initial picture of what they are about. From my research and having spent some time asking around I can tell that people are still not making use of these accounts and most of the reasons are due to a lack of understanding. ...

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GOOGLE’S MOBILE ALGORITHM: WHAT...


Marketing & Business
piece written on the 1st April 2015 by  
By now most people who run a website or are involved in digital marketing in any capacity would have read about Google's plans to launch an algorithm update towards the 21st of April this year. There have been a huge number of articles with different opinions about us, but at the end of the day there are also some facts and I want to try and demystify this somewhat. Last month, on the 26th of February, Google made...

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IT3(B) TAX CERTIFICATE FOR UNIT TRUSTS /...


Investing & Money
piece written on the 23rd March 2015 by  
The world of tax is complicated and getting a thorough understanding of what you pay tax on is not a simple process. Furthermore, finding the most tax efficient way of doing things is even more complex and based on my research, to find someone to assist you is not going to be easy. Unfortunately, these aren't really topics I'm equipped to explain, perhaps one day I will be, but today I want to chat about something el...

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MEERKAT: EYES ON THE WORLD


Technology
piece written on the 23rd March 2015 by  
This weekend whilst cycling with some buddies, one of them told me about Meerkat. This morning my wife told me about Meerkat.. when various people start telling you about something and you log into Facebook and see it everywhere, it's a clear sign that it's something big. It's also a sign that you're late to the party, but let's not get into that ;) ...

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MONITORING UPTIME WITH UPTIME ROBOT


Marketing & Business
piece written on the 8th March 2015 by  
When it comes to being responsible for a lot of websites, one of the most important things is ensuring that you're made quickly aware when a website goes offline. This may be so you can turn off an AdWords campaign, to avoid de-indexing matters or to just make sure that your website is online and ready for customers. At iMod Digital we make use of a really g...

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TAX FREE SAVINGS ACCOUNTS!


Investing & Money
piece written on the 27th February 2015 by  
With yesterdays budget speech came the announcement of something a lot of us have been waiting for: Tax Free Savings Accounts (TFSA). This is a really great initiative that is going to help the public with saving for retirement. The tax free savings account is exactly what the name says, you can invest your money in a vehicle and you won't pay dividend tax, interest or capital gains tax. That's pretty darn awesome...

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ANNOUNCING: IFIII


Investing & Money
piece written on the 26th February 2015 by  
If you're a follower of my blog you'll know that I spend 90% of my time working on my company with a great group of people, but in the other 10% I like to build things. You'll also know that I've got a huge fascination with personal finance and the quest to retiring comfortably. I've written an assortment of blog posts on how I've done things, what I'm planning on doing and how I feel people should be doing it based ...

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CLOSE MORE BUSINESS DEALS [STUDY]


Marketing & Business
piece written on the 13th February 2015 by  
I love business, I love meeting new people and I love sharing what my team and I do with people. What I love even more than all of that is closing deals. People are so quick to assume that closing a deal is all about money, and sure it's business, but I find the excitement in knowing that someone has decided to trust me. Almost nobody just ...

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SELECTING A FINANCIAL ADVISOR


Investing & Money
piece written on the 28th January 2015 by  
This is a really massive topic, a topic I've wanted to talk about for a long time and it just so happens that Momentum would like me to cover it. What a perfect opportunity. I hear a lot of people saying that you don't need a financial advisor, there are two people who say this sort of thing: People who understand their investments incredibly well. People who are trying to sound as though t...

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