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Citiq Prepaid Installer Series

Citiq Prepaid Installer Series

The Citiq Prepaid installer series begins by explaining how to professionally run your business and ends with key tips for sales and marketing. Follow the installer series journey by reading our blogs below:   How to professionally run your electrical / water...
The Citiq Installation Club and Go Go Green Electrical

The Citiq Installation Club and Go Go Green Electrical

Tebogo Mabena, co-founder of Go Go Green Electrical, talks about how the Citiq Installation Club has changed his business and plans for the future  Tebogo and Millicent Mabena are the co-owners of Go Go Green Electrical, a thriving electrical contractor and...
The rise of energy and water efficient property developments

The rise of energy and water efficient property developments

Sustainable living is becoming the future of real estate; property developments are going as ‘green’ as possible with developments such as housing estates, commercial properties, and malls all aiming for reducing scarce resources such as electricity and water and...
It’s time to stop juggling

It’s time to stop juggling

Utility management in business parks doesn’t have to be complicated, admin intensive and frustrating Managing a business park can be a lot like learning how to juggle, there are so many different balls in the air. You have to ensure that your tenants are happy and...
Timely taxation and billing management

Timely taxation and billing management

The end of year reconciliation comes around far too fast but there are tools you can use to minimise the fuss  When it comes to managing the minutiae of properties there are few things as complex and daunting as the end of year tax reconciliation. You have to pull...
Why should young professionals invest in property?

Why should young professionals invest in property?

Millennials are starting to throw their hats in the property investment ring; they’ve progressed in their careers and now many have the buying power to start investing their extra cash. Growing up a native to the internet, and therefore cautious and questioning of...
Keep your customers coming back with a solid after-sales strategy

Keep your customers coming back with a solid after-sales strategy

We have reached our final article in our installer series, where we will be discussing a solid after-sales strategy. As your business grows it becomes increasingly important to formalise your customer retention and management processes. Your current customers are your...
Prepaid meters eliminate electricity risk for owners and tenants

Prepaid meters eliminate electricity risk for owners and tenants

Finding fair ways to pay for shared utilities in multi-tenanted properties is a perennial headache for owners and tenants alike. “Lack of information leads to a lack of trust on all sides,” says Citiq Prepaid managing director Michael Franze. “Disputes over...
7 sales and marketing tips for installers

7 sales and marketing tips for installers

As an installer who wants to succeed in business, it helps to be more strategic about how you approach your sales and marketing efforts. That means understanding who your customers are, their requirements, how to reach them and then planning and budgeting for success....