If you had two minutes with the President, what would you say?

Last week, I attended a Zoom discussion (as you do!) hosted by Howard Sackstein of the South African Jewish Report. He brought together a distinguished panel of seriously influential businesspeople and asked them all the same question: “What would you say to the president if you had 2 minutes of his time?”

I thought I’d share a few of my favourite […]

2020-05-09T08:42:06+00:00May 8th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Opportunity abounds because of Covid-19

There’s no point in trying to sugarcoat it. Our economy will take a massive knock from all of this and, worse still, many South Africans may lose their lives. But in amongst all the heartache, there are some positives. Not least the opportunity to rethink the way we are living our lives, running our businesses and managing our country…

As the […]

2020-03-26T06:15:37+00:00March 26th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

It’s business as usual for FinCommunications

We’re very fortunate as we structured FinCommunications as a predominantly online business when we launched three years ago. So, for us, it’s business as usual, but busier.

We’re a great believer that when things are going well, it’s never wise to take your foot off the gas.   And when things are tough, it’s time to accelerate.

So, do double down on your […]

2020-03-25T07:20:36+00:00March 25th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

6 tips for online business meetings

As the world goes into lockdown, more and more people are working from home. Luckily video conferencing means we can still continue to meet. Even if it does take a bit of getting used to…

Convenient though video conferencing may be, it can feel a little odd to have to drop your guard and invite your colleagues into your homes. Follow […]

2020-03-23T11:03:44+00:00March 23rd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Social media tip 7 for financial advisors: Never give advice

The law is very clear regarding social media and advice…  

FAIS governs the suitability of Advice on social media. Social media is simply never the place for Advice. There is no way that you can have insight into a person’s full set of financial circumstances after a couple of posts. Even more dangerously, any advice you post could be shared, shared […]

2020-05-04T06:52:54+00:00November 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Employee advocacy programs are a MUST for social media

 Your employees are your brand ambassadors, and there’s no one better to promote your business and maximize the reach of company posts.  Read on for the how…

What is employee advocacy?

Employee advocacy is the promotion of a business by its employees.  It’s an invaluable way for companies using social media to market their brands. It’s been shown that people are […]

2019-11-16T06:26:39+00:00October 24th, 2019|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Press release: Fincommunications lands the FPI’s PR account

After two years of hard work to establish a trustworthy financial services marketing brand, FinCommunications’ efforts are paying off – in a big way.

 The Financial Planning Institute has awarded its PR account to FinCommunications, the specialist financial services marketing brand headed up by Linda Graham. The decision comes at an exciting time for the FPI, and FinCommunications will be at […]

2019-11-20T10:44:32+00:00March 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|1 Comment