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Social connection that leads to business success

There’s nothing more empowering than connection. In a digital world, it is easier than ever before for businesses, entrepreneurs and individuals to network with one another. The key is to build this network in a meaningful way. By matching companies with relevant opportunities, more business is created, allowing true growth to be achieved.

Local is Better

With local connections, the collaboration of companies, suppliers and service providers ensures businesses are brought together, culminating in significant and relevant partnerships and driving local economic growth.  

“Business intelligence is essential to success, and can be used to steer strategies that attract more customers and operate more efficiently. With every new connection, the depth of this intelligence increases,” says Richard Lehnerdt, CEO at the social platform for business,

How to Achieve True Connection was established to provide a central, online connecting site for businesses of all sizes, in both the public and private sectors. With a core emphasis on business profiles, it is recognised as the go-to site for local business, operating as an authoritative connecting platform for SMEs. “Social media is powerful because it connects people to people – after all, with no people there would be no business. uses this social aspect to help people create both personal and business profiles for better connections,” adds Lehnerdt.  

This offers access to a meaningful, constant online presence which goes further than merely listing skills or services. With unique location centric features, the platform links, backs and cultivates local business, promoting economic development.

The platform has taken the best social media qualities and created an all-in-one social business hub, specifically geared towards local business growth. Lehnerdt confirms that; “this innovative, professional social platform specifically drives business growth, ensuring sustainable economic and enterprise development, delivering on job creation.”

Profile Benefits has two package options to choose from, each offering various benefits:


  • Create a free profile and business page

  • Maintain accurate information about your business online

  • Connect and interact with local businesses in your area

  • Create adverts, add photos and list services

  • Create free events and invite connections

  • Publish articles of interest


Grow.Zone (R99/month)

In addition to the free offerings:

Enjoy premium functionality on your feed

Network regionally

Discounts on ad placements

Link marketplace listings, events and articles to your business profile

Create, access and respond to RFQs

Within this paid for service offering, focuses on supplier development. The platform strategically strengthens the supply base with transaction-ready, diverse suppliers, that have been through a thorough screening process.  

Targeted Media Spend

With a profile on, enterprises can advertise through their profile. These mini-websites also offer optimised Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) and Social Media Sharing, with every word on the site functioning as a keyword.

“The optimised algorithms provide an automated increase in Search Engine Visibility while simultaneously increasing optimised traffic to other social media sites,” concludes Lehnerdt. “This allows businesses to achieve a better ranking on search engines and greater exposure across their digital platforms – offering efficiency and efficacy, resulting in greater ad spend reach.”

By joining the growing network, businesses are empowered to explore the newest opportunities within their communities – bringing them one step closer to success!

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