Google My Business and the importance of getting verified

Google My Business … the what and the why

For any company today, your online presence can make or break your business. So often, Google is the first touchpoint where a new customer experiences your brand. Using Google My Business, it’s possible for you to control just how you appear in Google search results  – and help to convert that first search into an enquiry, or a visit, or a sale.

Attract new customers with your free Google My Business listing. Here are five key reasons to get your business listed in Google, claimed (as your own business) and most importantly, verified.

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Art Venue, Cape Town – Photography Essay

One Day Co intern Jabulani Xaba shares his Cape Town experience through a photo essay: Art Venue, Cape Town

I remember listening to Swimming, an album by the late American rapper Mac Miller. “Life ain’t a life till you live it,” he said in one of his songs. The type of music that relates to you. That song that you can attach to a particular phase in your life. It is only when you have seen the world that you can share wisdom and tell stories.

This is my second time in Cape Town. The first was in December 2016. I’ve been here since September doing an internship with One Day Company, in pursuit of figuring out a career.

“What you do right now in your 20s will determine the kind of person that you will become in your 30s,” says Sarah Jayne Fell, co-founder of One Day Company.

This photography essay will take you through my experiences in Cape Town. As landscape photographer Destin Sparks said in one of his iconic quotes, “Photography is the story I fail to put into words.” This is a collection of photographs that illustrates the life I’ve experienced in the city of Cape Town.

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Polished to perfection

“I didn’t grow up with jewellery or have any sort of affinity for it. I studied jewellery design because my boyfriend at the time was studying jewellery design.”

It was an unusual start for a designer who went on to win some of the most coveted jewellery design awards in the country and who is today, arguably, one of South Africa’s foremost fine jewellery designers.

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One Day Workshop – 24 August 2018

Show your brand some love by giving it an edge in the online space.

Because you’re doing great work already and content marketing is the way you ensure people know about it.

Join our One Day Workshop on Friday, 24 August to discover how to use stories, content and social media to elevate your online offering from mediocre to memorable.

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One Day Workshop

“High-quality web content that is useful, useable and enjoyable is one of the greatest competitive advantages you can create for yourself online” – Kristina Halvorson

At the heart of great content is an understanding of the importance of strategic differentiation and how to create that differentiation for your brand in a crowded online space.

Our very interactive, highly informative and insightful ONE DAY WORKSHOP, presented by co-founders Delia de Villiers and Sarah Jayne Fell, will equip you with the tools, techniques and tricks needed to elevate your brand’s content offering in a thoughtful, interesting and relevant way.

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Bofred: With art at the heart

Friends, business partners and occasional housemates, Carla Erasmus and Christa Botha met each other through mutual friends at a braai one Friday night in 2014. Less than a week later they had established Bofred – the name a quirky combination of Christa’s surname and Carla’s second name, Frederika – a boutique art, furniture and design business based in Cape Town.

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