We drove out during the festive season to Millers Point to buy fresh Snoek from the professional ski boat fishermen at the Rumbly Bay slipway.
The Snoek was in very good condition and was a large one with a humongous head. I couldn’t throw the head away because it had so much potential to make tasty Snoek head soup. This delicacy was a staple in our household growing up. Continue reading “How many business formats do you know that remain a sure thing like snoek kop sop?”
Did you see that story the other day on how a social media company contracted a coastal city for 10 days and sent them a bill of R500,000?
The municipality gave out half a million Rand on a contract to promote the coastal city on social media. The reported contract involved paying R50,000 a day to:
- provide two Facebook status updates a week
- upload three pictures to Facebook a week
- send a bulk tweet
- upload Youtube videos
- upload 20 images to instagram
- advertise on its website
A Sunday newspaper reported that the city’s communications department has an operating budget of R48 million a year, a specialist web team and close to 50 employees in the communications team. Continue reading “How much would you pay for a social media service for your small business?”