Win R20 000 in cash, coaching and advertising

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Calling on Nedbank Small Business clients.

How would R20 000 improve your business?

  • An e-commerce website to get more sales?
  • A focused digital-marketing campaign to entice more customers?
  • A personal sounding board to steer your business strategy?

At Nedbank we VOTE SMALL BUSINESS, and one of the ways we do this is through an ongoing commitment to help our small-business clients close the gap between where they are now and where they want to be.

Our highly anticipated Business Goals competition is back, and you could be one of 50 entrepreneurs to win a cash injection, coaching, and your choice of advertising to the value of R20 000! *


What previous Business Goals winners have to say

'Winning the competition is of huge assistance, as the prize package (funding, coaching and advertising) is an enormous help.'  Christian Grosch – Airboat Afrika

‘Coaching helped me to look into other fields. The money helped me get a website, logo and new worksuits.' Tebogo BapelaTBM Electrical

Follow SimplyBiz for more testimonials and be inspired.


 What you need to do

This offer is open only to Nedbank small-business clients. If you are not already a Nedbank client, click here and one of our specialist relationship bankers will contact you.

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1. Log in to or register for SimplyBiz. 2. Complete your SimplyBiz business profile (skip this step if you’ve already completed your business profile).
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3. Complete the entry form.

 

Entries close at midnight on 25 June 2021.

 

Remember to use your unique reference number in the top right-hand corner of the email invitation or in the SMS that Nedbank has sent you. 

* Terms and conditions apply.

Let's get you closer to your goal right now!

 

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to have a Nedbank account to enter the competition?

Yes. The competition is open only to Nedbank small-business clients. To qualify for the competition, you must be FICA-verified and have one of the following active accounts:

  • Business Pay-as-you-use
  • Business Bundle
  • SBS Ordinary
  • Business Enabler Current Account
  • Startup Bundle Account

How do I enter?

  • Log in to SimplyBiz or register for SimplyBiz if you’re not yet a member.
  • Complete your business profile on the dashboard. (Skip this step if you’ve already completed your business profile).
  • Complete the entry form.

Remember to use the unique reference number in the top right-hand corner of the email invitation or in the SMS that we have sent you. Entries close at midnight on 25 June 2021.

 

How do I complete my business profile?

Click here for more step-by-step instructions and how-to video.


What can I win?

You can unlock:

  • a R10 000 cash deposit in a Nedbank Platinum Invest Account;
  • a three-month personalised coaching programme with Be Your Legacy worth R5 000; and
  • an advertising kit including social-media marketing worth R5 000.

Why a Nedbank Platinum Invest Account?

The Nedbank Platinum Invest Account is a valuable tool to help you save towards your goals as you grow your business. to give you the cash injection you need on your business journey.


What do I need to get a Nedbank Platinum Invest Account?

You need to be FICA-verified to open a Nedbank Platinum Invest Account. If you are one of our winners, your Nedbank relationship banker will check that your FICA documents are up to date. If they are not, your banker will contact you to update this.  You will also need to sign the account opening documents for the Platinum Invest account and special FAIS needs analysis for this competition.

 

What do I need to do for a chance to win?

Firstly, you need to log in or register on SimplyBiz, complete your business profile and complete the entry form. If you are one of the lucky 50 winners, we will email you to let you know and a Be Your Legacy business coach will also get in touch with you.

 

How will the coaching work?

Coaching will happen in person (if feasible), via email or Skype or telephonically, and we will monitor it through SimplyBiz. That is why it's important to give us your correct contact details on the entry form.

 

How will I unlock my prizes?

Month 1 – UNLOCK YOUR COACHING PRIZE – 1 July

  • Your Be Your Legacy coach will contact you to get you started.
  • Complete the Canvas, SWOTA and one-page business plan.
  • Identify your goal and agree on an action plan with your coach.
  • Choose your advertising prize.
  • Complete the coaching feedback form.

Month 2 – UNLOCK YOUR ADVERTISING PRIZE – 1 August

  • Javelin will contact you about your advertising prize.
  • Work towards your goal.
  • Complete the coaching feedback form.

Month 3 – UNLOCK YOUR CASH PRIZE – 1 September

  • Share with your coach how you plan to spend the money to reach your goal. You can do this by giving your coach an
  • We will notify your Nedbank relationship banker when you have successfully unlocked your cash prize.
  • Your Nedbank relationship banker will contact you to sign the account opening documentation for your Nedbank Platinum Invest Account for the cash prize to be deposited.
  • Work towards your goal.
  • Complete the coaching feedback form.

Month 4 – UNLOCK YOUR TOOLKIT PRIZE – 1 October

  • Achieve your goal!
  • Complete the coaching feedback form.
  • Get your certificate, badge, and a copy of the Nedbank Ultimate Business Companion Guide.

 What advertising prizes can I choose?

You can choose one option only, and once you have made a choice, it is final and you cannot change it.  (Your coach will guide you.)

  • Physical signage for a retail store (one sign)
  • Digital signage – a package of social-media banners and ads for Facebook, Google, Instagram, and LinkedIn
  • Decals for shop windows (pack of five ) and motor vehicles (pack of two)
  • Leaflets (2 500) and business cards (500)
  • Pull-up banner (one banner)
  • Digital letterhead, flyer and email signature
  • Website, domain and hosting
  • Set-up of social-media pages (Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn)
  • Help with search engine optimisation

 What is the social-media marketing campaign?

The social-media marketing campaign consists of a paid Google advertising campaign valued at R1 000,00 and exposure through the SimplyBiz Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn pages.

 
Can  I forfeit the prizes?

The intention of this competition is to help grow your business through coaching, advertising and a cash injection. If you are unavailable and do not complete the programme successfully, you will forfeit the prizes.  

 

Will my business get any publicity if I win?

Yes. You and your business may be featured on the SimplyBiz website, magazine and SimplyBiz social-media platforms. We will also share your business goal and the steps you are taking to get to that goal. We will encourage the public to support your business and also ask you to publicise your winnings to create awareness and excitement for your business.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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