Spotzer, the leading digital marketing solutions provider based in Amsterdam, has announced its partnership with the best-in-class, social ads automation technology company, Tiger Pistol from Austin, Texas.
Everyone is experiencing the coronavirus pandemic differently. From Italy to Sweden, from the UK to Spain and across the Atlantic to the United States, small businesses are navigating shutdowns, lockdowns, and dwindling foot traffic. Some companies are moving all the operations they can online, and others are maximizing their a...
Martina Bottini has owned Krazy Playdays - Soft Play and Party Centre for nearly ten years. The business is in the heart of Reading, about 60 km from London, and boasts a 200 seat restaurant as well as laser tag, football court, climbing walls, bouncy castles, ball pools, soft play blocks, and much more. A wonderland for toddl...
"There's always an opportunity with crisis. Just as it forces an individual to look inside himself, it forces a company to reexamine its policies and practices." Judy Smith
Wed, Aug 05 2020, 3:00 AM
When Ousmane Sow got the call from his mother about selling his family’s coffee plantation in Guinea, he knew his life was going to change. There are many reasons for starting a small business, but for Ousmane, it was about Memories.
Wed, Jul 29 2020, 11:11 PM
Communication via newsletters and social media and a successful loyalty program has been a cornerstone of Terry O’Brien’s digital strategy at the Red Parka Steakhouse and Pub in Glen, New Hampshire. And that focus has helped Terry get through the initial challenges of the coronavirus pandemic.
Wed, Jul 29 2020, 11:10 PM
COVID-19 brought a full-stop to Jessica´s and Marc´s high-flying plans. The restaurant had to be closed, and revenue decreased by almost 95%. But giving-up was not an option for the young entrepreneurs.
Wed, Jul 29 2020, 11:09 PM
Bo Lindhardt and his wife have developed Ejby & Lindhardt Gastronomi into a thriving business serving lunches to offices as well as catering events. They never had the interest or the time to deal with social media until the Danish government shut down businesses, and many of their customers started working from home.
Wed, Jul 29 2020, 11:08 PM
If you ask Jimmy Jensen about the pandemic, he will tell you that it has re-awaken the company’s entrepreneurial spirit. Before the pandemic, they had built a successful online printing, cutting, and framing business targeting both consumers and businesses, and everything was ticking along nicely.
Wed, Jul 29 2020, 11:05 PM
What happens when Travel is cancelled? We speak to Carole Verilhac, the owner of Carole Conciergerie in Tignes France
Mon, Jul 27 2020, 1:12 PM
When you have a dream for two years of opening your own salon and two weeks after signing the contract on your new location, coronavirus shuts down your business. Read more on Siinda's Voice of the Customer in partnership with Mono Solutions
Sun, Jul 26 2020, 11:00 PM
In light of the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, we are deeply disappointed to announce the cancellation of BigFive Summit 2020, which had been rescheduled from our original May dates to October.
Fri, Jul 24 2020, 7:00 PM
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Sun, Jul 19 2020, 11:00 PM
Tony Abyebare launched Online Butchery in Uganda as a platform to sell high-quality meat to institutions like hotels, restaurants, and schools. When the COVID crisis hit and these customers shut down, Ayebare was forced to pivot to a consumer model virtually overnight.
Fri, Jul 17 2020, 9:54 PM
The real estate industry in the United States has embraced digital solutions since the inception of the internet. This utilization of technology means that the coronavirus pandemic has not impacted the industry to the same degree as other service industries.
Sun, Jul 05 2020, 11:00 PM
We all know that restaurants have been among the hardest-hit sectors in the pandemic. This massive economic disruption will inevitably drive investment in the technologies that disrupt how restaurant businesses are run. A Dubai company called GrubTech appears to be right in this sweet spot. The company just raised $2 million to...
Sun, Jul 05 2020, 11:00 PM
One hallmark of the COVID-19 crisis has been acceleration. Trends that were well underway but seen as evolving over the next several years were suddenly in the mainstream.Remote work. Small-business eCommerce. Food delivery apps. Ghost kitchens. Contactless payments.
Sat, Jun 27 2020, 11:00 PM
Last week Telkom launched Yep!, a new mobile app that acts as a marketplace for small businesses to provide their services to consumers and other businesses across South Africa.“Think of Yep! as a ‘friend’ to small businesses, as it provides a scalable solution to help grow and enhance their reach,” Lunga Siyo, chief executive ...
Sat, Jun 20 2020, 11:00 PM
Episode Four of BIG5D.TV features an in-depth discussion with Lunga Siyo, CEO, of Telkom SMB. Lunga explains Telkom’s vision for the SMME market.Lunga also shares his views on the prospects for economic recovery and what is needed to support the recovery. And he even opines on which market is poised for a faster recovery, Johan...
Fri, Jun 19 2020, 7:00 AM
John Stonestreet – In the whirlwind of moral balancing as the globe reacts to Coronavirus, we face pressing questions, from if and how to triage patients in the face of limited medical supplies, to how long we ought....John Stonestreet – In the whirlwind of moral balancing as the globe reacts to Coronavirus, we face pressing que...
Thu, Jun 11 2020, 7:00 AM
Discover why starting a business during COVID-19 makes sense. From low competition to new opportunities; now is a great time to get started.
Tue, Jun 09 2020, 7:00 AM
Rick Boxx Three guests were invited to debate an emotional topic on a talk show program. The discussion among the two guests and the host became so heated that they began shouting at each other. (I know, this has become almost standard behavior on broadcast media these days, but I wanted to point out what happened next.)
Tue, Jun 09 2020, 7:00 AM
Rick Boxx Three guests were invited to debate an emotional topic on a talk show program. The discussion among the two guests and the host became so heated that they began shouting at each other. (I know, this has become almost standard behavior on broadcast media these days, but I wanted to point out what happened next.) Rick Bo...
Tue, Jun 09 2020, 7:00 AM
Rick Boxx Three guests were invited to debate an emotional topic on a talk show program. The discussion among the two guests and the host became so heated that they began shouting at each other. (I know, this has become almost standard behavior on broadcast media these days, but I wanted to point out what happened next.)
Fri, Jun 05 2020, 1:00 PM
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Thu, Jun 04 2020, 6:34 PM
The LOCALCOMM Virtual CEO Panel on Transformation and Innovation - The New Reality discussed the impact on their businesses from the “common enemy” Coronavirus.
Tue, Jun 02 2020, 1:00 PM
The second CEO panel for Siinda Localcomm Virtual presented a quite optimistic view of the future for digital agencies.
Mon, Jun 01 2020, 3:26 PM
And if there is any organization and process that has changed during the crisis, it is sales.
Mon, Jun 01 2020, 3:01 PM
In current times, everything is blurred with Covid 19 pandemic and the traditional lines between work, personal , family and private times or situations have been melting in the past few months.
Tue, May 26 2020, 10:30 PM
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Tue, May 26 2020, 1:30 AM
If you want to get a different perspective of Berlin and its sights, how about really getting up there and seeing the German capital from a bird's eyes perspective?
Mon, May 25 2020, 10:00 PM
Location Am Tempelhofer Berg 7d 19.00-22.00
Sun, May 24 2020, 9:00 PM
Location am Checkpoint Charlie, Friedrichstraße 205, Berlin
Thu, May 21 2020, 11:00 PM
Episode Three of BIG5D.TV features conversations with two African entrepreneurs about the challenges of running digital marketing organizations through the pandemic and resulting lockdowns.
Tue, May 19 2020, 3:00 AM
Coronavirus has forced businesses to adapt quickly and transition their inside and field sales to working from home. Learn more from our guest blogger Crankwheel
Thu, May 07 2020, 7:00 PM
As online community creates a massive volume of user-generated content it could be a great solution for attracting and persuading new customers. The purchasing process became a real adventure and now it is called "a customer journey".
Fri, May 01 2020, 11:00 PM
BIG5D.TV caught up with digital thought leader Herman Singh to get his views on how the COVID-19 pandemic will impact everything — from the travel industry to small business to how we conduct our everyday work lives.
Wed, Apr 29 2020, 7:00 AM
Owning a franchise is an excellent way of learning the ropes of running a business. Read on to find out whether owning a franchise the right move for you.
Sat, Apr 25 2020, 11:00 AM
Big5D.TV’s first guest was Nyari Samushonga, CEO of WeThinkCode, a tuition-free academy in Johannesburg that trains young Africans to become full-stack software developers.
Fri, Apr 17 2020, 7:00 AM
Wellness involves more than physical fitness. Balance is the key to living a healthy lifestyle.
Sat, Apr 11 2020, 11:00 PM
South Africa companies in the BigFive orbit have been applying their resources and technological expertise to develop solutions to help combat the coronavirus.Telkom Group, for example, has developed a track and trace system to help monitor infected persons and make it easier for health authorities to do the contract tracing es...
Thu, Apr 09 2020, 7:00 AM
Many people seek success but only some achieve it. With this in mind, what daily habits can anyone learn so that they can also become successful?
Tue, Apr 07 2020, 11:00 PM
A more aggressive expansion appears in store for M-Pesa now that Vodacom and its subsidiary Safaricom have announced their expected acquisition of the mobile payments platform from the UK’s Vodafone, (the part-owner of Vodacom).This deal places M-Pesa firmly under African control, stirring hopes of a substantial boost to Africa...
Mon, Mar 30 2020, 11:00 PM
Small businesses are struggling to adapt to the lockdowns being governments are imposing throughout Africa-Middle East to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus.One estimate predicts the virus could cost the South African tourism industry alone R200 million and 1,000 jobs.Of course, as this article in Business Insider desc...
Sat, Mar 21 2020, 10:00 PM
Companies in the BigFive ecosystem are scrambling to respond to the growing Covid-19 pandemic.The pandemic is poised to disproportionately impact small business as knowledge workers begin telecommuting, travel is curtained, large gatherings are postponed or canceled, and consumers spend more time at home and less out in the pub...
Sun, Mar 15 2020, 10:00 PM
In light of the rapidly unfolding situation with the Covid-19 pandemic, and further to today’s public health announcement* by South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, BigFive Digital has taken the decision to postpone BigFive Summit 2020, scheduled for 18-20 May in Cape Town.
Tue, Mar 03 2020, 6:00 AM
Managing the stress that comes with a business can be hard. We've explored business stress management techniques to help keep your work-life stress free.
Mon, Feb 24 2020, 2:00 AM
Проект #ЯВЕСНА: 10 кроків до краси та оновлення
Sat, Feb 15 2020, 2:00 AM
Despite all the benefits, social networks have their disadvantages. For example, during the last years, organic reach has dropped to 6% which means that brands can be promoted by paid advertising only. How do companies should deal with it?
Fri, Feb 14 2020, 2:00 AM
Who are brand advocates and how do they differ from other clients? First, by their desire to share the knowledge about your product or service. According to statistics, they are 2-3 times more effective!