The Financial Industry: 3 Reasons to Explore It

There are not many small businesses and startups that focus on the financial industry, despite the market being very lucrative and competitive at the same time. With the economy growing at its present rate and the financial sector as a whole showing significant signs of progress, setting up a business in this field may lead to the great success you have been chasing. Continue reading “The Financial Industry: 3 Reasons to Explore It”

Bringing Bold Business Ideas to Life

Aspiring entrepreneurs are always on the lookout for innovative ways to transform their vision into a reality. The idea that germinates in one’s mind needs to be nurtured and nourished until it becomes a self-sustaining profitable system. The complex process of transforming an idea into a reality involves multiple steps, all within the ambit of confidence, diligence and actionable plans. Continue reading “Bringing Bold Business Ideas to Life”

Project management trends you need to implement right now

2017 shaped up to be a year full of business opportunities and trendy management tools to help create a better, more stable and more efficient business. Want to know how the project management field has changed over the past couple of months? Continue reading “Project management trends you need to implement right now”

Find Meaning in Your Work – 4 Ways to Get More from Your Career

The Society for Human Resource Management’s exhaustive employee satisfaction survey is a blueprint for managers and executives who take their employees’ happiness seriously. If you’re looking to improve the workplace environment for your subordinates, click that link and don’t come back. Continue reading “Find Meaning in Your Work – 4 Ways to Get More from Your Career”

5 Steps to Launching a Successful Trucking Company

Starting a trucking company can be an appealing business proposition, particularly if you’re interested in trucks and transportation. Chances are, if you’re reading this you’re probably thinking about launching your own trucking business and possibly wondering where to get started. There are a lot of steps involved and you’ll definitely need to do research beyond the scope of the following guide, but the five steps below should help you develop a basic strategy going forward: Continue reading “5 Steps to Launching a Successful Trucking Company”

Does Better Health Insurance get you Better Service?

This is the age-old question. Does a better service necessarily give you better results? With health insurance figuring as such an important part of your life, it’s important that you make sure you’re getting the best service possible. Whether you’re looking into medical insurance or dental insurance, this guide is going to answer that question once and for all. Continue reading “Does Better Health Insurance get you Better Service?”

How to Improve Your Credit Score Before Starting Your Business

Having a poor credit report can affect you in a multitude of different ways. Not only does a poor credit score limit you from borrowing more money in the future, it can also get in the way of finding great jobs, as many employers – especially those working with finances – will run a credit score on job applicants beforehand. Continue reading “How to Improve Your Credit Score Before Starting Your Business”

Tips for Keeping Your Small Business Running for 5+ Years

Have you been dreaming about opening your own business? A lot of small business owners can get wrapped up in the wonderful idea of owning their own business, without properly preparing themselves and their company for the rocky road ahead.  Since many small business owners aren’t taking the proper steps to ensure success, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics recently found that, “about half of all new establishments survive five years or more and about one-third survive 10 years or more. As one would expect, the probability of survival increases with a firm’s age.”  Continue reading “Tips for Keeping Your Small Business Running for 5+ Years”

What B2B Startups Need to Know About Business Continuity

They say all you need is a great idea and the will to develop it. This, unfortunately, is the farthest thing from the truth. A great idea will get you nowhere and, most often, a professional team and months of work invested also don’t do the trick. Continue reading “What B2B Startups Need to Know About Business Continuity”

Valuable Tips on Effective Writing During Travel

What can be more appealing than a career of a freelance travel writer? You see new places and meet new people every day, enrich your life experience with new impressions, and overall lead a fascinating lifestyle, while at the same time monetizing your writing genius. People like reading, and even the age of technology cannot stop us from getting involved in new captivating stories and articles – the only difference is that most of the reading is now done online. Continue reading “Valuable Tips on Effective Writing During Travel”

Fashion and the Music Industry

The music industry is alive and well for the female audience that craves their own voice. Artists are reaching this demographic in rapid proportions with lyrics and rhythms that speak to the hearts and minds of young and old alike. However, it’s the younger generation of women that certain genres of music appeal to more. Take, for example, artists such as Selena Gomez, Missy Elliott, and Eve. Of course, their music does not necessarily fall into one specific category. Continue reading “Fashion and the Music Industry”

A New Look at Business Management in Today’s Hi-Tech World

When it comes to managing a business in today’s world, technology has a huge impact on how things are done, as well as on a company’s profit margin. This is a time so unlike any other in history that it has even taken the younger generations some effort to keep up with all the advances in technology that have become the very core of business operations, from administration to production to sales and customer relations. In fact, it is safe to say that unless management learns to utilize technology in both front and back ends of business management, they will soon be left behind in a world that has gone tech-crazy. Continue reading “A New Look at Business Management in Today’s Hi-Tech World”

The Effects of Brexit may be Ominous but Don’t let it Stop You from starting your own business

The demands being made by the EU on the amount of money that UK has to pay on departure is the least of the woe story stemming from the initiation of Brexit.  Economists have been divided as to the impact but the decline in the value of the pound sterling in the wake of the event is evident. Continue reading “The Effects of Brexit may be Ominous but Don’t let it Stop You from starting your own business”

Use of Calculators to estimate loan amount and tenure

Till few years back, you had to visit branches and offices of financial institutions like banks, NBFCs to get all your loan related questions answered. How much loan will you get, what is the interest rate, what are tenure options, can you reduce your EMIs, etc.? Continue reading “Use of Calculators to estimate loan amount and tenure”

Reasons to Take an MBA Programs: Learn Marketing from B-Schools

An MBA graduate would be promised a bright future professional this is often true. But beware! Before embarking on the MBA path, you have to ask yourself the right questions. For if this diploma can boost a career, nothing is acquired: an MBA only makes sense if it is part of a coherent professional project.

Also, we must not lose sight of this particularly demanding adventure in terms of time and financial investment. So here are some good reasons to choose this way … sometimes to nuance and, in any case, to balance well with the other possible options. Continue reading “Reasons to Take an MBA Programs: Learn Marketing from B-Schools”

Create promotional coasters for your business

Promotion and marketing of the products and services are one of the prime motives of each and every business. However, the best kind of promotion is the one that makes your product reach out to your targeted audience in a more casual and subtle way rather than forcing them to view your adverts or brochures. Designing your company’s coasters may come in handy for this task. Continue reading “Create promotional coasters for your business”

PPF, FD, RD: What Should you Choose?

For secure investments, Public Provident Fund, Fixed Deposit, and Recurring Deposits are great options. You should choose based on what you need.

Have some funds on hand and want to find a good investment venture to make your money work for you? Traditionally, Fixed Deposits have been the go to scheme for short term investments. If you’re looking to lock in money for a longer period, then you can choose Public Provident Fund. Recurring Deposit is another option that’s a great idea to cultivate a systematic savings habit. Continue reading “PPF, FD, RD: What Should you Choose?”

Top 5 Reasons to Incorporate

It takes time to build a successful business. In the beginning, you may begin as a sole trader, but as the business grows, there will come a point when you think about incorporating or forming an LLC. You don’t have to do this, but there are many good reasons to take this step, and if not now, then at some point in the future. Continue reading “Top 5 Reasons to Incorporate”

Transferring the personal loan: Understanding 5 factors

You can easily transfer your personal one from one bank to another, but there are important factors to consider before doing so.

Taking a personal loan has many advantages, for both business and personal purposes. The loan is disbursed fairly quickly and the monies can be used for a variety of needs. Traditionally, people have been averse to taking loans for purchases, but lately, it has become somewhat of a trend to borrow personal loans, vehicle loans, house purchase loans, etc. In the face of mounting expenses and rising inflation, one may not have the financial wherewithal to buy expensive items on an outright purchase basis. Continue reading “Transferring the personal loan: Understanding 5 factors”

Why Personal Credit is a Major Factor in the Success of Your Startup

According to the Small Business Administration, if you’re using credit to finance the startup costs of your business then you are not alone. As of 2011, 65 percent of business owners were financing at least some portion of their business on a credit card or through a loan of some kind. Building business credit is crucial to the success of a startup long term, but even the SBA admits that’s a difficult proposition for the short term. Continue reading “Why Personal Credit is a Major Factor in the Success of Your Startup”

Keep Your Business Safe with Staff Compliance Training

Are there any dangers associated with NOT following business compliance regulations? Yes, there are legal implications for you, your business, your managers, your customers and your employees. Business safety refers to the legal guardianship of various aspects that make up your business. Here are four ways to keep your business “safe” from negative legal implications. Continue reading “Keep Your Business Safe with Staff Compliance Training”

The HOW foundation encouraging youth to work towards a better future.

Entrepreneur and philanthropist Herbert Wigwe is mostly known as Nigeria’s most prolific and innovative banker but Mr. Wigwe´s tireless work with Nigeria’s youth isn’t going unnoticed. The Herbert Onyewumbu Wigwe (HOW) foundation drove a campaign encouraging young people to accept challenges and be the best they can be under the slogan #BeTheBest. Continue reading “The HOW foundation encouraging youth to work towards a better future.”

Outsourced IT vs In-House IT: A Small Business Guide

Nowadays, the vast majority of businesses will have some form of IT requirement. You may have started off with just one or two PCs, but as your business grows, it’s likely your needs will become ever more complex, as you add more computers and setup a cloud or local server based network. With an increasing reliance on IT, you will need to make sure someone is on hand to manage, service your systems as well as provide IT support to your workforce. Continue reading “Outsourced IT vs In-House IT: A Small Business Guide”

Virtual Data Room Platform with an Investment from NOVACAP

Firmex, the virtual data room provider has developed a partnership with NOVOCAP, financed through TMT IV Fund to create a joint venture with the best technologies, telecommunication companies, and the media. Since the launch in the last two years, it has doled out about $375 million. Continue reading “Virtual Data Room Platform with an Investment from NOVACAP”

VPN benefits for businessmen

In our everyday lives we are constantly using the Internet and cannot imagine how we will work and entertain ourselves without it. This is a limitless source of information that is used for education, work, leisure and an invaluable asset of our everyday activity. Nonetheless, we are all exposed to hackers and other tech savvy strangers interested in stealing personal data, spreading viruses or simply rummaging through others’ personal lives.  Continue reading “VPN benefits for businessmen”

Should You Consider Starting A Subscription Club

For awhile it seemed like every business and every individual with a passion or a dream was starting a subscription box. There seem to be fewer of them coming out of the woodwork now, and if you check any sites that collect them you’ll find that many are even long gone. However, there are still plenty of them with devoted subscribers. Continue reading “Should You Consider Starting A Subscription Club”

Safety and Wellness Incentive Programs: Do They Work?

Take a look at your company’s current incentives program and you may be thinking that you already have everything covered, but have you already considered improving your safety and wellness programs? Perhaps you’ve tried a few things, but you’re not seeing your employees making a change for the better.Conversely, you might just want to see better results. If that’s the case, then you should consider using safety and wellness incentives to get the job done. Continue reading “Safety and Wellness Incentive Programs: Do They Work?”

3 Things to Consider When Setting Up a Sales Compensation Plan

Proper compensation of a company’s workforce is critical in any business, especially for those who have a sales team that brings in new customers and nurtures relationships existing ones. Creating a sound sales compensation plan is vital to continuous business growth because it keeps your salespeople motivated in addition to encouraging the best performers to stay on. Continue reading “3 Things to Consider When Setting Up a Sales Compensation Plan”