Running a business is always a challenge in even the best of times. In the modern world, we face increasing pressure from global competitors and economic downturns, which further increases the pressure on our bottom line. As every business owner knows, it is vital to be on top of your game when it comes to ensuring success. Any complacency is soon detected by customers and your competitors who will not hesitate to capitalize on the opportunity, should it ever present itself. Continue reading “The Importance of Interior Design for Your Business”
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”
In the year 2014, a new state of India was born: Telangana. With Hyderabad as its capital, Telangana is not only a historically rich state but it also houses some of the most popular and ancient universities of India. In short, Telangana is one stop destination to pursue higher studies. Continue reading “Higher Studies Options in Telangana”
Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board is constituted under Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Act, 1995. It is a State level exam which is conducted annually for various professional courses of Medical, Engineering and Agricultural streams in the Institutions of the state of Bihar. It is a state level joint entrance exam for admission to various branches of Engineering/Technology, Pharmacy, Agriculture and Medical streams in Govt., semi govt., and privately funded institutions of Bihar. Continue reading “BCECE Cutoff and Participating Colleges”
Business Fundas has grown in leaps and bounds in these recent times, thanks to the support from all our readers and partners. Sharing some of the subscription statistics of our blog. We thank our subscribers who spread how our articles benefit you all. Continue reading “Subscription Statistics”
With social media gradually harnessing so much of attention from business organizations, as a medium to engage with its various stakeholders with a lower cost of engagement, the concerns surrounding information management and visualization becomes a key domain of interest. This is specifically what social media tools enables the digital marketer.Today, it has become immensely important for organizations to use social media for engaging through digital platforms like web 2.0 sites. Continue reading “Emergent Social Media Analytics Platform – A Case Study of ThoughtBuzz”
If you’re the CEO or entrepreneur of a business start-up, there will be a million and one things you have to consider and think about; lucky you. It’s a very stressful time in your life when you start a business, as for the first few years there is a lot of uncertainty and guess work. As well as the trillion other things that are going to be on your mind and making you lose sleep, you also need to be considering the legal side of your business. If you have a new business you should really get yourself a lawyer and here’s why. Continue reading “Got a Business? Get a Lawyer”
There’s a big difference between being able to write an email to a friend or coworker and being able to write copy for marketing purposes. Not only will ad copy be seen by hundreds if not thousands or even millions of people, but those people all have to have some kind of emotion or idea initiated from that copy. Therefore, this type of writing takes a skill like no other type of writing you’ve experienced. So to help you become a better ad writer, whether you’re selling engineering services or shaved ice, here are three tips that will help you create marketing copy that sells. Continue reading “3 Tips for Writing Marketing Copy That Sells”
Anybody who has started a business knows very well how much work goes into it. If you’re the one who has taken the corporation or business from vision to execution and established it into a prosperous entity that is seeing growth year to year, there is a natural fear that comes when you know that you’re going to have to eventually step down from leadership and pass the mantle on to somebody else. Continue reading “Tips For Keeping Your Business Growing Even After You’ve Stepped Down”
Because many commercial locations don’t have the warmth and sophistication that some businesses want, it can be difficult to know how you can renovate or remodel your space in order to make it into something that exudes class and luxury. Especially if your business is in a more high-end industry, your clients and customers may expect your store to look a certain way. So to help you better achieve this type of look, here are three things you can change about your store to make your business location look more sophisticated.
Getting the right security guard is not always easy. Choosing the right one will ensure your property or business is safe and well taken care of; choosing the wrong one can either be a waste of time, or worse, could invite bad luck and a great deal of headache. Those wanting to employ the services of a security agency should be strict with their requirements and insist only on the best. But how do you ensure that your security guard is truly qualified? What should you look for? There’s a simple solution. Here are the top benefits of getting a security guard with an SIA licence – what you can expect. Continue reading “The Top Benefits of Getting a Security Guard with an SIA Licence – What You can Expect”
Funding gaps, dodgy marketing campaigns and ever-increasing budgets – there are probably lots of concerns interrupting your well-earned beauty sleep as your business launch draws closer. But there’s one question you need to be asking yourself: is my startup eco-friendly?
Besides doing your bit for the planet, all evidence shows that sustainability is profitable. The traditional view is that being environmentally friendly requires big expenditure for little financial return. Recent results indicate otherwise, with DuPont, for example, reporting savings of $2.2bn per year thanks to energy efficient measures. Continue reading “8 green practises for building an eco-friendly business”
Picking the right life insurance plan is key to protecting not just your financial interests but also your family’s future in your absence.
If you really think about it, everything about life is uncertain. You cannot predict if you will find the love of your life. You do not know if you will ever have a high-paying job. You cannot say if you will always be happy or healthy, or that your parents will still be around to play with their grandchildren. There are very few factors in your life that you can actually control. After all, when was the last time you accurately predicted that something good or bad was about to happen? Better yet, when was the last time you were able to avert an unfortunate event in the nick of time?
The fear that you will abruptly cease to be in the lives of your loved ones is a very real one. Apart from grappling with the emotional trauma of losing you, your family may also suffer the pangs of financial suffering. This vision can keep you awake at night, and wreak havoc with your mental peace. Continue reading “Life insurance plans are made keeping you and your family in mind”
Motion systems are machine components that have been made possible by modern engineering. As part of industrial machine systems, they have become valuable in a variety of fields, including manufacturing and production, as well as material handling and packaging.
In addition to their usefulness in industrial applications, however, motion systems are also important in helping us make sense of our own biology and of the living and material world around us. This is because motion systems are being incorporated into vital instruments used in fields like medicine, life sciences, and physical sciences. Continue reading “The Importance of Motion Systems in the Different Scientific Fields”
The pricing of goods by eCommerce retailers is becoming increasingly more competitive, thus forcing eCommerce retailers to make an extra effort to price their products right. Big online businesses, like Amazon, have the advantage over the smaller businesses, as they can lower their prices in order to try and drive the smaller retailers out of business. In order to survive, the smaller retailers have to develop a competitive pricing strategy for their products.
How does a small retailer go about competing with the biggest eCommerce retailers in the market today? Here are a few tips to improve pricing strategy: Continue reading “5 Ways to Develop a Competitive Product Pricing Strategy for eCommerce Retailers”
Have you ever dreamed of travelling in the Mystery Machine with Shaggy and Scooby Doo, going to different places and exposing the secrets behind haunted places? Continue reading “Entrepreneurship Cell, IIT Bombay brings back Eureka!”
Up to a decade ago, most people believed in saving up to buy a house of their dreams. After most of the money for the house was collected, the shortfall would be met by borrowing from relatives or taking a housing loan from a bank. Today, however, the situation has reversed completely.
Real estate is extremely expensive in India today, and as gross incomes rise, more and more people are choosing to take home loans to fund the major part of the house purchase. Younger age groups, too, are opting to buy homes in their 20s so as to create a valuable asset for the future. Responding to the need for housing in the country’s metros, Tier II and III cities and upcoming towns, a multitude of Indian banks and financial institutions are offering home loans to suit customers’ needs. Continue reading “Housing loans: The longer the payback period, the better”
Just like learning any basic activity in life, it is equally important to learn the equity trading the right way. There are a few simple steps that you have to begin with, in the process of learning anything and same goes with the equity trading as well. So if you too are a new investor who is trying to learn several things before trying the hands on the various aspects of the stock market, keep on reading through the details that have been discussed in the sentences that follow. Continue reading “5 simple steps to learn equity trading”
You’ve probably been seeing infographics all over the web, and you might be wondering what the hype is really all about. Infographics can be a great way to draw attention to your business and they also double as quality, sharable content. Infographics are great for your current and prospective clients or customers, because they are visually pleasing and easy to digest, while still getting information across clearly. Continue reading “How to create amazing infographics”
It goes without saying that investing in life insurance is a big deal. Life insurance is defined as a bipartite contract between an insurance policy holder (an individual) and an insurer (an organization), where the insurer promises to pay a pre established beneficiary (often close family members like wife, children, husband, or parents) a pre decided sum of money (the benefit) in exchange for a periodically paid premium, upon the death of the insured policy holder. The policy holder typically pays a periodic premium (say monthly or yearly) or a one time lump some payment towards the insurance policy. Since it is a considerable investment, at the end of the day, no one wants to purchase the wrong insurance or pay for a plan that’s far beyond their needs.
Keeping that in mind, here are 20 tips to help you get the best insurance for your needs. Continue reading “20 Things You Need to Know and Consider Before Buying Life Insurance”
There is a bit more to setting up a website for your business than just getting it live and leaving it there. Establishing your website takes some work, and you want to make sure that you are creating a site that people will want to visit more than once. That means making sure it has everything they are looking for, and that you also ensure that you are updating often to keep them coming back for more.
So, what do you need in order to make a successful website? Well, there are a few things, some that are easier than others, and some that are cheaper than others. Continue reading “5 Tips For Establishing Your Website And Making It Successful”
Whether you are just starting your small business, or you have had it going a while and times are just tough now when it comes to money, there are things you can look into to help keep your business afloat, or get it started in the first place. Money is a must when it comes to any kind of business. Beyond your startup funds, it’s every businesses hope that they will be out of the red quickly, and stay that way, and continually be pulling in funds.
However, there are many things that can go wrong and cause any business, new or old, big or small, to have funding problems. Maybe the economy is bad, maybe you had an emergency (like a flooded building or a building fire), or maybe you just haven’t been putting enough work into promoting your business and people just don’t know you are there. Continue reading “5 Great Tips For Funding Your Small Business Needs”
When it comes to online marketing, content is king. Multimedia and social media marketing are also useful avenues, but blog posts and other forms of the written word have proven time and again to generate leads and build a better following for your business. It’s difficult to bring positive attention to small businesses nowadays, but a great blog can make all the difference. Here are some suggestions for getting yours established. Continue reading “6 Tips for Establishing Your Small Business Blog”
In online business, we often hear about creating personas for your audience and the various groups you’re targeting with your digital marketing strategies. While having a firm grasp on these personas can make your marketing more focused and effective, there is one online persona you should constantly be working to improve upon—your own.
Creating your own online business persona is remarkably similar to creating a likeable online dating profile. You want to showcase aspects that will draw in your target market while always staying true to who you are. So to help you highlight your alluring aspects on digital platforms, here are three tips for creating a likeable online business persona. Continue reading “3 Tips for Creating A Likeable Online Business Persona”
For those working in the UK’s wedding dress industry it has become apparent that there’s been a rise in ‘identikit weddings’ as brides look to enjoy their big day.
For brides who are looking for great wedding dresses, London is still a top choice destination for variety and the latest fashions and some brides are opting to follow wedding trends which are featured heavily in magazines. Continue reading “Wedding industry: ‘Identikit’ weddings are on the rise”
If, as a manager or team leader in Toronto, you haven’t considered business communication skills training for your team, you may be missing out on an opportunity to improve your department’s performance. Adult learning experts can help your team master meeting, presentation, and writing skills at the office, or a combination of the three. There are dozens of workshops available in Toronto, including courses that focus on writing and managing email, conducting and organizing meetings, and delivering persuasive presentations to clients, executives, or colleagues. Below are some of the benefits your organization will enjoy by improving its communication weaknesses. Continue reading “Better Office Communication Increases Productivity”
Just because a team works remotely doesn’t necessarily mean they’re motivated. In fact, they often require more communication and encouragement so they don’t worry about missing out or feeling forgotten. Whether your remote team works across town, across the country, or across the globe, you can’t easily call them in for a physical meeting. To beat these problems, take the following steps. Continue reading “How to Keep Your Remote Team Motivated”
As an engineer, you likely already have some form of insurance. However, one type of insurance you may not have considered is professional indemnity cover.
Designed to protect you in the event of a claim being made against your business, this type of insurance can prevent you from losing your company if anything does go wrong. When you look at it like that, you realise exactly how important it can be! So what benefits, besides preventing you from losing your business, does professional indemnity insurance provide? Continue reading “The Importance of Professional Indemnity Insurance for Engineers”
There are no Hollywood films about Daryl Katz, so while we’re familiar with the stories of Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg many of us know little about the self-made Canadian who’s amassed a fortune of approximately $3.4 billion. These milestones are just some of this reclusive Canadian mogul’s notable achievements. Continue reading “5 Biggest Career Milestones of Daryl Katz”