The Generosity Economy

“Give and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.” Jesus.  Luke 6:38, The Bible.

There are two places your business can operate from, the Fair trade economy or the Generosity economy. Most people are aware only of the first choice.

Fair trade is Continue reading “The Generosity Economy”

Starting Or Growing A Real Estate Business In Zimbabwe?

If you’re already in or planning on entering the business of real estate (property sales) in Zimbabwe, then you probably already know how vitally important a strong online presence is.

Together with classifieds adverts, your own website is vitally important if you’re going to succeed in the business – not just any website…one that’s known, followed and gets traffic and generates leads. is well positioned to gain you more leads, expand your reach and brand presence and fast forward your success as a real estate agent or in any related business.

Once you own the site, we will customize it for you (if you already have a brand that you’re working with) and give you a strong marketing boost to get you going faster and even more powerfully.

Interested in finding out more about why Property Place is a valuable asset? Please contact us immediately and we’ll show you.

Use the email form below or contact Max Soutter directly on or 263773098648

How Much Should A Website Cost In Zimbabwe?

How much is too much to pay for the designing of your website? $500 or $5000?

Most Website designers choose one or a combination of the following three measures (all of which can be miss-leading for you)

Number of design hours. Here a free-lance designer or design agency basically estimates how long they expect to spend on your project and multiply by their hourly rate. It works great for the designer and is common practice is a number of industries. Not the best though. What is you happen to hire a designer who takes two hours to do what another would take an hour to do? Continue reading “How Much Should A Website Cost In Zimbabwe?”

Personal Branding Workshop – Timothy Maurice


Timothy Maurice - personal branding expert

Personal branding…in case you didn’t know, can make all the difference for your success as an entrepreneur and in your career. How people see you has a massive impact on what opportunities that throw your way, so don’t leave your personal brand to chance. The Christian Institute for Leadership here in Zimbabwe asked me to share the following details of the Timothy Maurice personal branding workshop with you Continue reading “Personal Branding Workshop – Timothy Maurice”

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Personal Branding & Job Security – How To NOT Get Fired!

Is there really such a thing as Job security? Recently 4500 employees, retrenched from the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) found out that the answer is no, not for everyone. It’s not just in Zimbabwe either.

In America, 7.9 Million jobs were lost in the recent recession! (

Jobs are even less secure than the businesses which employ them.

There’s no such thing as job security and there’s no such thing as business security… unless of course you’re something special, then everything changes... Continue reading “Personal Branding & Job Security – How To NOT Get Fired!”

Confused Brands, Who/what Are You?!

Whenever i talk about branding with Zimbabwean designers or marketers, someone is bound to bring up Netone and (worse) CBZ as examples of new brand logos gone bad. Does ANYONE actually like those logos? I’ve yet to meet one – but at least someone made some money designing them.

Ah Anyway.

As bad as those are, poor design isn’t the worst branding mistake possible. Confusion is. Corporate brand confusion is often the result when bored executives in fancy suits start Continue reading “Confused Brands, Who/what Are You?!”

“Yo Mama’s So Fat” and the most important marketing secret.

Say just about anything else to a guy and you might get away with, but as soon as you mention his mama, you’re walking on thin ice. ‘Yo mama’ jokes are possibly the most offensive jokes on earth – you know the kind

  • Yo mama so fat that she’s on BOTH sides of the family
  • Yo mama so fat that when she gets into an elevator, it has to go down.
  • Yo man so fat that she comes at you from all directions
  • Yo mama so fat that  – heck, you get the point right?

Not a good idea to say the above to your average guy. It’s too much of an emotionally charged statement… perfect for smart entrepreneurs and marketers.

In this post

  • The single MOST important factor in successful marketing and how Volkswagen uses it to sell the world’s most expensive car.
  • Why you and your marketers are much less logical than you thought, and how to take advantage of it
  • Why a snobbish, racist, politically crazed, gay rights advocate could be the best thing that ever happened to your business.
  • How to super-charge your marketing and make your products irresistible. Continue reading ““Yo Mama’s So Fat” and the most important marketing secret.”