When used effectively, social media channels are essential tools for today’s entrepreneur and small-business owner. Twitter and Facebook in particular lead to valuable insights into the latest trends and customer perceptions. Both channels also provide marketing opportunities that as an entrepreneur you cannot ignore. Continue reading “Twitter and Facebook: A Practical Entrepreneur and Small Business Guide”
If you own a restaurant or diner, then you’ll already know that there are several different methods to choose from when it comes to both online and offline marketing. When you run a business which caters to the public in-person, then you have the best of both worlds to choose from when it comes to marketing your brand and reaching out to both new and existing clients. But, whilst you may have it down when it comes to online marketing, such as using social media to gain exposure and ensuring that your brand is out there on review sites such as TripAdvisor, what can you do to better market your brand in the offline world? We’ve put together some of our best ideas. Continue reading “4 Ways to Market Your Restaurant or Diner Offline”
As Australia’s $222 billion retail industry enters the fight of its life against e-commerce giant Amazon, the advice from industry experts is clear: know your enemy, lift your game or risk going out of business. Since April, when Amazon confirmed its plans to open an Australian distribution centre in 2018, the retail industry has been in a state of flux. Expert commentary has wavered between catastrophic predictions and share price downgrades, to reassurance and soothing tones. Continue reading “How Australian retail can ward off the Amazon effect”
If you’re looking into selecting a web host for the very first time, it can be quite confusing because if you read the websites of each host, every single one claims to be the bestweb hosting company offering what might seem like a cheap hosting deal but like with most things you get what you pay for. Continue reading “How to Choose a Web Host”
The Indian Education Technology (EdTech) market is growing at a fast pacesince the information in this current era of digitization has to be made available on the go, specifically in terms of real time updates. The recent developments in technology and digital media along with telecommunication and broadband penetration have catalyzed the growth of the EdTech sector immensely. Continue reading “Exploring the Edtech market in India – Demand vs Supply”
With the whole idea of going cashless, the banking sector has completely revamped the way transactions are made. Several banks have come up with digital wallets, efficient banking apps and services. However, DBS has taken it to a next level with a revolutionary way to bank with digibank, India’s first downloadable bank account. It is an app that allows you to open a savings account without physically visiting the bank and helps you do transactions on the go. The digibank app provides a trusted, hassle free way to update the KYC information post which an executive visits you for the biometric information. The app lets you shop, pay utility bills, do mobile recharges and make online payments and also enjoy cash back offers at the same time. Continue reading “India’s First Digital Only Bank digibank offers more than Kotak 811”
It seems as though when it comes to the success of retail websites, it’s all about the speed. This is according to a study by Akamai Technologies, which has now appeared in the State of Online Retail Performance report. This speed is what helps customers stay involved and interested in the website and then complete their online transaction, both of which are imperative to the website’s success. Continue reading “Studies Show Speed is Everything When It Comes to Retail Websites”
The smart money is betting on content marketing.
It’s not just power players like HubSpot. Smaller digital marketing firms and brand agencies are embracing the persuasive, informative power of targeted content delivery. And they’re attracting real money from angels, venture capitalists and tech hegemons better known for high-risk, high-reward investments. Continue reading “Beyond Spray & Pray – 7 Questions for a More Effective Content Strategy”
SEO is one of the most important aspects of modern business. If your website is not optimized for search engines you are not going to get as much business as you truly need, which means that you are going to have a rather difficult time maintaining a steady income. Backlinks are an important part of what makes SEO so useful, so you need to learn as much as you can about them and find out how you can incorporate them into your SEO to get as much traffic as possible. Continue reading “How to Create Backlinks to Boost Business”
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”
Having a professional looking website is not an option anymore. The first thing people do when encountering a new business is checking their online presence. If they can’t find information about their products or the business itself, they choose the competition instead. Continue reading “TOP 5 Mistakes Small Businesses Make about Website Design”
Whenever we run out of cash the tagline that rhymes first in our mind is “PAYTM karo”. We can mobile recharge, book tickets, pay our daily utility bills, make hotel bookings, movie tickets booking and the list goes on and on. Paytm offers you cashback most of the time you use it to pay bills or book tickets etc. PAYTM has become an important part of millions of people’s day to day life. It had made our work easier and convenient. PAYTM not only provide us the convenience but also helps us to save time and money. There is popular saying that time is money but PAYTM not only save our time but it also saves our real money. If you are new customer than the amount of cash back and the number of offers increase for you. Continue reading “7 POINTS OF PAYTM SUCCESS STORY”
You’ve come up with an idea for a business you want to launch. It could be something small that you’ll do on your own, out of your living room, or it could be something big that you’ll need employees and a rental space for. No matter the size or the idea, you’re going to want to get it on social media. Continue reading “How Social Media Plays Into The Launching Of Your Business”
There was once a time when the only way to shop for things that you wanted or needed was to head into town or the city and look for the specific store you required. There were stores that specialized in just about anything that you might happen to need: hardware, auto parts, sewing materials, fly fishing supplies, pet food, maternity clothing. While all of these types of businesses still exist, there has been considerable consolidation in recent decades, and now with the Internet, the need to travel to these various stores is negated even further. Someone can log online and get their batteries, business apparel, and bottles of shampoo all in one go. Continue reading “3 Things to Consider before Putting Your Business Online”
Almost every business owner would have read an article about “consumer centricity”, especially in the digital space. Putting your customer first is essential in a consumer age, but how do you make sure that the average digital shopper knows who you are?
One approach to driving eCommerce sales is to use what’s called the “Everywhere” strategy. Continue reading “How to Drive Sales to Your Ecommerce Business with the “Everywhere” Strategy”
One of the most important aspects of making a new business successful is building momentum after the launch. How can you keep people interested and ensure that your company gains popularity rather than fizzles away after a few weeks? The answer to that question will largely depend on the niche you’re operating in, but there are some steps that can be taken to benefit any business universally. Most methods of building momentum involve innovative advertising, third-party funding, and conducting outreach before the launch, as the preliminary and early stages are typically paramount when it comes to picking up steam. Continue reading “5 Tips for Building Momentum as a Startup”
The task of setting up a high quality website has a number of contributing factors, from the design to usability, there are a wide range of things to consider for an effective website and having the right website hosting package is one of them. Continue reading “Top 5 Hosting Companies of 2017”
In an attempt to make payments hassle free and more secure, the Government of India has started initiating the movement towards digital payments using UPI. Conceived by Dr Raghuram Rajan, the RBI developed the UPI as an innovation to drive the country towards a cashless economy. Unified Payments Interface (UPI) is a technology-driven innovation introduced to enable and link multiple bank accounts with a single mobile number using a mobile application. Continue reading “#MyBankIsMyWallet Support #Demonetization – Use Digital Payments using UPI”
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”
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”
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”
Internet has transformed the way we look at the world. Even though this transformation can be seen in several aspects of life, it’s main impact was on how we deal with products and services. Today we can do anything over the internet. We can buy materials, we can book tickets and travel around the world or even go and watch films or other shows. Continue reading “Best Deals on eBay!”
How important is your online business profile? Let’s just say an online business without a great business profile is like a brick and mortar store with stunning window displays and no front door. You know it’s there, but there’s no easy way in so off you go to the store next door. Online businesses have to have a great business profile on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and other popular networks in order to stand out and bring customers in. So, how do you craft that killer online business profile? Follow these 5 tips. Continue reading “Craft a Great Online Business Profile with These 5 Tips”
Hunting for methods of saving money on your car rides, but don’t know where to look? Well then use Uber! Uber Coupons introduced recently, can help you save money and also get extra cash back at times, when you least expect it. Continue reading “Pocket Friendly Traveling through Uber”
Smartphones are clearly very popular in today’s modern digital age where travellers want to quickly find their holiday destinations. Mobile phone usage has naturally taken over from tourists using desktop computers and companies have to adapt to this to succeed. The usability of a website is paramount in enticing travellers to book a room at a hotel. If the site is accessible and can be easily navigated, then visitors are more likely to want to stay on there. They do not want to be re-directed to other places on the site or have to endure pop-ups, but rather want a smooth experience where they can feel that the process is quick. Continue reading “Tips On How a Mobile Friendly Website Design Could Help Hotel Businesses with Sales”
Digital trends are increasingly becoming important to understand and thrive in the era of digital marketing and social media which will drive e-commerce and mobile commerce through web 3.0 technologies.
2016 has been an eventful year for social media and online marketing. With the pace of technological developments becoming faster paced, these trends aren’t likely to die down soon. And the marketers who have adopted them are already gaining an edge over competitors. Continue reading “Top 17 Social Media & Digital Marketing Trends in 2016”
DMS, IIT Delhi launches a 6 month Executive Management Programme on Strategic Innovations, Digital Marketing and Business Analytics for working executives from January 2017 to June 2017.
DMS, IIT Delhi launches a 6 month Executive Management Programme for working executives in 2017. The classes would be held in weekends from January 2017 to June 2017. Special focus of the programme is on Strategic Innovations, Digital Marketing and Business Analytics. Continue reading “Executive Management Programme in IIT Delhi”
Content marketing and native marketing are both popular ways for brands to increase their online presence and establish their image and personality amongst target markets. Whilst they’re both forms of marketing, they employ very different types of content and are used in different ways for different purposes. Continue reading “Content marketing vs Native marketing: Understanding the Difference”
Sometimes in business, the old adage is true: you have to spend money to make money. Nowhere is this more true than in the world of technology. Put simply, if your small business fails to invest properly in technology, then it will quickly fall behind its rivals. In this post, we look at core pieces of technology that every business needs, and why you should embrace that technology. Continue reading “Why Small Businesses Must Embrace Technology”