When it comes to running a small business, few things are more important than the ease with which you can accept payments. After all, people are less likely to choose your business if they have a hard time paying for their items or find that they are unable to use credit cards, debit cards or even checks. This is one of the reasons why accepting credit card payments and understanding integrated card services is such an important part of today’s business landscape. Before you get started, however, there are few common methods that credit card processing services use of which you should be aware.
Credit Card Imprinters
Credit card imprinters are probably one of the oldest and most basic ways to process a credit card payment. These machines come sometimes be seen as relics from the past but you use a machine that makes an imprint of credit cards that you can manually process after the customer leaves. Unfortunately, they offer no way to ensure that the card has enough credit to actually cover the item the customer bought. It’s probably best to choose another credit card processing method. Continue reading “4 Common Methods Used by a Credit Card Processing Service”
There is not necessarily a clear distinction among the terms financial planning firm, financial advisor, private wealth Management Company, and individual wealth manager. But according to Investopedia, Wealth management is a high-level professional service that combines financial and investment advice, accounting and tax services, retirement planning and legal or estate planning for one set fee. Continue reading “What Is Wealth Management?”
With cloud computing’s promise of business flexibility, scalability, and cost-effectiveness,it is no surprise that it is fast becoming a viable business alternative to traditional onsite infrastructure investment.However, as the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) has warned, security on the cloud must equal that of non-cloud services and infrastructure. Continue reading “Basic Cloud Security Considerations for Businesses”
As a business in operation, there are a lot of things to be attended to ensure that things are being done and money is being made. The idea might be simple, but entrepreneurs find that the acting out of those ideas becomes increasingly complicated as the business grows. In business, the number one concern is that the company is equitable and that the cash flow statement reflects positive numbers. Continue reading “3 Ways to Make Your Business More Equitable in 2017”
Ever wondered what would you have ever done without McDonald’s? Your go to place for an economy meal with delicious burgers and sides! A place for all for children to adults to family, McDonald’s tops the list. And to forget those Happy Meals we would cry for just for the hot toy in town. Continue reading “Get Rid of Your Hunger Pangs! Use McDonald’s Offers!!”
A business will certainly thrive if it has a luxury hotel with a list of excellent facilities and a beautiful location. This is all wonderful news but travellers actually need to know this gem of a property exists. Firms must also ensure the hotel is filled throughout the year for maximum profits. The only way to do this effectively is through a digital marketing plan that promotes the company through its unique selling points. If a hotel has a wellness centre and gym then this should be advertised, or if it offers superb business facilities then potential guests must know about this. There are many things to consider when making an effective business plan. Continue reading “How Luxury Hotels Can Compete with Rivals Through a Great Digital Marketing Strategy”
It is certainly true of many customers that when they see something visual about a product they are more likely to want to find out about it. Images on a website are often very important to making a person really feel like they perhaps could own the product, or reserve the hotel room they are looking at online. Visual images persuade potential customers to purchase and what also works is a film about the business and the items it sells. Video marketing is a very effective tool that will attract audiences to the website. This can be placed on the site and also put on social media platforms to attract consumers through this excellent medium. Continue reading “Reasons To Use Video Marketing To Attract Customers Onto A Business Website”
Regardless of whether you’re investing in short- or long-term opportunities, having good control over your investment portfolio is still a must. A strong portfolio with healthy investments will have a much better return, especially when you start looking at your portfolio as a way to grow wealth in the long run. Continue reading “The Different Ways Good Portfolio Management Can Help You in the Long Run”
Expanding your business to new markets can be tricky due to the risks involved. Mortgage loans come to the rescue. Read on to know more.
A new market, in simple language, can be defined as the selling of your existing product or service to a new demographic for a new purpose. A business becomes successful only when it starts to penetrate new markets. This is what made Facebook a global brand and this is the reason why people are equally crazy about Apple products in India as they are in the United States. Continue reading “Looking to Explore New Markets? Keep These Things in Mind”
The degree of MBA has become a demanding degree these days. In fact, pursuing MBA has become a hot topic of debate nowadays. MBA or Masters of Business Administration is a very expensive study programmes but it is really worth it. Continue reading “MBA Colleges in UPSEE”
Even if your business has an awesome set of products or services that your customers love, if your website is an eyesore or a nightmare to use, your online success is going to suffer. However, from the inside looking out, you may not be able to see areas of your website and its design that just don’t work well for your audience. So to help you overcome this potential blind spot, here are three tips for designing a website that your visitors will love. Continue reading “3 Tips For Designing A Website Your Visitors Will Love”
American businesses, both small and large, face a lot of challenges, especially in their infancy. Arguably, one of the biggest challenges that they face is tax regulations. Often times, these regulatory obstacles can be a silent killer that cripples an otherwise growing business to the point of no return. In other cases, it presents an on-going mission to find ways to dodge regulations and pay less taxes to ultimately improve profits. Continue reading “5 Reasons Tax Regulations Challenge American Businesses”
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A dwindling return on your worker’s productivity can be disheartening for management. Finding ways to motivate your employees to try harder and be more productive is difficult, and promotions aren’t available to offer every day. Continue reading “Engaging in Ergonomics | 5 Pro-Productivity Tips to Revamp Your Workplace”
Term plans and smart investments are some of the ways to ensure that the families of Indian soldiers are stable financially. To know more, read on!
On September 18, 2016, India witnessed the deadliest attack on its security forces in almost two decades. In the Uri town of Jammu and Kashmir, four heavily armed terrorists attacked army personnel. The attack left 18 soldiers martyred and 19 injured.
This attack led to a wide outrage among the people of India, and the armed forces responded by conducting a surgical strike on September 29, 2016. Eight teams of 30 Indian commandos, armed with Kalashnikovs, Tavors, rocket-propelled guns and thermobaric weapons, reportedly entered the terrain of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir at 2:30 am in the morning and eliminated 35 to 50 terrorists. Continue reading “Indian Army Families: The Untold Story”
Some entrepreneurs start out hoping they’re on the way to becoming the next Richard Branson, dreaming of their future multibillion corporation and the private jet that will fly them one from one exotically-located meeting to the next. Others just want to escape the rat race with a small, family-friendly business that has enough customers to see it ticking over year by year and forming a comfortable retirement nest egg. Continue reading “3 practical steps for successfully expanding your business”
You might feel fulfilled in the workplace because you contribute to your industry and your company, but sometimes professionals want to do more. If you’re interested in benefiting your community and people in need, you can use your expertise in the nonprofit world. Following are four ways business professionals can give back to others. Continue reading “How to Contribute to the Community”
Budget airline EasyJet has seen its profits fall by 28% amid tough economic conditions. Chief executive Dame Carolyn McCall said that the company would remain “resilient,” despite the setback, which has largely been attributed to the economic uncertainty associated with Brexit as well as the new-found threat of global terrorism affecting what were previously popular holiday destinations. Continue reading “EasyJet Profits Fall in Response to Economic Uncertainty”
We have seen that there are three important financial statements for any public limited company. They are
- The Balance Sheet
- The Statement of Profit & Loss
- The Cash Flow Statement
Continue reading “How to Analyze Financial Statements Using Financial Ratios”
At the core of many successful business operations is going to be the simple idea of engagement. Now, if every business did engagement at the same level of passion and professionalism, the creativity and content would come to the top as priorities, but because the playing field is different with each type of personnel and within each industry, there are more factors to consider. Continue reading “5 Types of Engagement For Your Business Promotion Projects”
Recently, the Editor of Business Fundas was interviewed by SAB Trends. The focus of the interview was to understand how the blogging and subsequent growth happened for the website, which has become a dominant source of information. Today Business Fundas boasts of over 2 lakh subscribers across digital channels and has been covered in case studies available in HBR.org. Therefore to understand how this portal was initiated, and what draws readers to the blog, an interview was conducted by the CEO, Mr Saminu Abass Ola, of SAB Trends. Continue reading “Business Fundas interviewed in SABTrends”
Your office can tell a client all they need to know about you and your business.
Take a look around now – what do you see? Perhaps some mismatched furniture, or that cheap chair that really isn’t as ergonomic as it claimed to be. Imagine you are seeing your office for the first time – what would you think of the person who sat behind your desk? If you are the business owner, what does the reception area, carpets, furnishings and decor say to you about your business? If the answer you got was hard to swallow then read on. Continue reading “Executive Enhancements | Switching Your Workplace From Lame to Luxurious in 5 Simple Steps”
Having a blog for your business is an important thing, it’s a needed part of business marketing. It is the place where you can really help your customers understand you, and you can show them your expertise as a business.
If you don’t already have a blog you need to get one setup for your business. It’s a quick thing to do, and even if you don’t feel like you personally have time to keep up on it yourself there are plenty of individuals and businesses out there that can take care of blogging for you. Continue reading “How To Make The Most Out Of Blog Marketing”
Big businesses are in business because they know how to handle money. If they didn’t, they wouldn’t have the kind of standing and worldwide recognition that they do. Business is a complex operation because there are a lot of working cogs that make the machine run. A business owner has to be sure that each cog is well oiled so that everything runs like clockwork. Continue reading “3 Reasons It’s Important Your Business Cuts Don’t Revolve Around Employees”
Starting your own business, even if it’s small, requires money. Startups face more and more challenges because they have no record of success. Knowing where to look for money will give life to your new business. Continue reading “7 Creative Ways to Fund Your Startup”
In an attempt to stop the circulation of fake notes, especially in the black money market, the Central government of India has declared that the specific bills of 500 & 1000 rupees, will be banned or decommissioned.
In a one shot bold exercise to stop the circulation of fake financial bills, especially in the turmoils of a second invisible black money market, the Central government of India under the leadership of Narendra Modi governmenthas declared that the specific bills of 500 & 1000 rupees, will be banned or decommissioned. Continue reading “PM Narendra Modi decommissions 500 & 1000 Rupee Notes”
Indians traditionally have a different socio-economic ecosystem when compared to many of the western economies. Our ecosystem is less reliant on social security provisions and working professionals attempt to save a significant part of their monthly income for their future needs. These savings are envisaged to provide for medical needs, their children’s education and marriage needs and sustenance for old life. But how does such needs get systematically eroded? Continue reading “Protect your savings from systematic decay – Paise Ko Jagaao”
When the various teams which are involved in the life of a database fail to assuage and rectify their different priorities and roles and hence fail to cooperate with each other or work flexibly, it results to a gridlock. Databases are defined as carved in stone than by codes and data. DLM provides you with an alternative which allows databases to acknowledge quickly to business changes. Continue reading “Planning a successful database lifecycle – Smart ways of avoiding a gridlock”