An average employee spends about 40 hours a week in the office. As their job demands increase, they expect more from their employers. This is not about requesting a salary increase or a promotion. Employees demand green and sustainable buildings to their bosses because it makes their day jobs less miserable. Continue reading “Why Green Buildings are Productive Offices”
In case you are applying for a business loan, there are some essential tips which can help you get proper funding for your business plan or expansion needs and help to protect for business loan rejection or tax deduction.
Are you applying for a business loan? You should definitely follow a few tips which ensure success as far as getting funding for your blueprint or business plan is concerned. Submitting your very first business loan proposal can be a hugely daunting affair with the gazillions of financial documents required along with a thorough scrutiny of your personal and business credit history as well. Here are five tips that will help you get your application successfully approved without any hitches. Continue reading “Everything about Business Loan Explained: Interest Rate to Tax Deduction”
The economy is looking up for manufacturers in 2017. Global manufacturing is on its fastest growth track since February 2014, with the J.P. Morgan Global Manufacturing PMI steady at 52.7, the National Association of Manufacturers reported in its February 2017 update. January saw growth in the manufacturing sectors of 11 of the top 15 markets for U.S.-manufactured goods exports. Technology advances in areas such as 3-D printing, the Internet of Things, big data analytics, and logistics are helping drive the growth of manufacturing. Here’s a closer look at three technology trends your company can use to lower your manufacturing costs and increase your profits. Continue reading “3 Tips to Lower Your Manufacturing Costs by Deploying Technology”
Whether you work for someone else or you work for yourself, you (at some point) may want to move forward. Maybe you want to move ahead into a managerial or higher position, or maybe you want to turn your small business into a franchise. Whatever the goal, there are things that you will want to do in order to get ahead in your career. Continue reading “Three Ways To Get Ahead In Your Business Or Career”
When we plan for our home or office environment, we strive to get the best possible ecosystem for our employees or family members. However some contaminants often are still available, which one may not be knowledgeable about. This infographic presents these contaminants. Continue reading “5 Indoor Air Contaminants -You May Not Be Aware Of”
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”
Traders last week most likelysaw the Dow Jones close above the 20,000-point mark for the first time in its history.
The Dow’smilestone made headlines around the world, with some experts claiming it represents a significant psychological shift, and could ultimately push the index to even greater heights. For others, the Dow Jones serves as a somewhat outdated measure of the strength of the U.S. economy, since it’s a price-weighted index, including only 30 major companies. Continue reading “The Dow Jones at 20,000 – Does it Matter?”
As a student who plans on eventually starting a business, there are a number of different avenues that you can take. The one thing to be aware of is that you’ll most likely be starting with lots of great ideas, but absolutely no experience. That’s where you’re going to have to make sure that you wedge your potential upward. Continue reading “Tips For Moving Into Business While Still a Student”
It’s a few months into the new year and your business may still be suffering that holiday and winter lull, but now is the perfect time to start making some changes. You want to boost your business now so that when things pick up they pick up big. Continue reading “How To Make 2017 A Successful Year For Your Small Business”
When you first start running a business, you may be on a fairly tight budget. As such you are going to be extremely frugal with how and where you spend your capital – and you may feel that engaging a business accountant is an expense that you can do without. Continue reading “3 Reasons Why You Should Engage a Business Accountant”
There are a lot of tools available these days to help businesses cut costs and increase customer convenience. Contactless payment machines are one of the newest technologies helping small businesses to boost their profits and keep their customers happy. If you haven’t invested in one yet, now is definitely the time to consider it. Continue reading “Where Can Your Small Business Use Contactless Machines?”
After coming up with a concept for your blog and getting all of the technical details in order, you start to post great content and feel proud of what you’ve created. The question is how do you get other people to think your blog is as great as you do? Continue reading “Tips For Bringing Traffic To Your Blog”
As the modern world progresses and there are more buttons to press, applications to download, and screens to stare at, there are either those business owners who resist this digital era or those who embrace it with open arms. While there are certain benefits to doing things manually, in the long run, the benefits far outweigh the cons when it comes to your business depending on technology. Continue reading “Why You Should Embrace Technology More In Your Business”
Enantra – the Entrepreneurship Mantra, South India’s Biggest Entrepreneurship festival is an extravagant gala hosted in the breathtakingly beautiful campus of College of Engineering – Guindy, Anna University. It is au courant in every aspect and comprises of 6 ingeniously crafted mega events, 4 opportunistic workshops and over 10 success stories from eminent guest lecturers. Continue reading “Enantra – The Entrepreneurship Festival from Anna University”
In the modern age, with our plethora of platforms, it can be extremely easy to miscommunicate (or misinterpret) the messages that we are sending online. When different departments of businesses aren’t in sync, this miscommunication only magnifies.
Technology forms the beating heart of many successful businesses. It enables them to engage with clients, publicise themselves and communicate internally in a seamless way. However, when creating something new or updating existing tools, testing is required to make sure it works as it’s supposed to do. Continue reading “Test Automation: How it Saves Businesses Time and Money”
Innovate or perish. Sounds dramatic, doesn’t it?
However, it may not be such a bold statement after all. Innovation is a driving force in cutting edge tech companies, and there’s no reason why all companies, large or small, shouldn’t adopt an attitude of innovation. A big part of being innovative is updating, as you need to always think about how you can change and reform your business for the better. Continue reading “Scheduled Updates – An Ergonomic Guide to Rethinking Your Office Space”
For many years, if you wanted a loan to finance your business, your only option was going to the bank. Times have changed, though, and there are now a host of non-traditional small business lending options. If you need money to get your business off the ground or to expand it, here are a few options: Continue reading “Non-Traditional Small Business Lending”
MBA is the need of the day for professionals gearing up to become management experts and empower their career with fast growth and progress. However, more often than not, the successful MBAs fall into a global career where more than theoretical knowledge, skillsets help them to succeed in their goals. This is where a Global MBA Programme assists them with tickets to success by empowering them with the much needed exposure required with the globalization and internalization in the business, in current times. Continue reading “Get Set Go! #empoweryourcareer with a Global MBA”
If you’re not using video as part of your online marketing strategy, you may need to think again about using this marketing method. Most of the leading organisations in the world use video to great effect and there’s no reason why you can’t use it either. Below are some of the reasons why it’s essential to use video as part of your online marketing strategy. Continue reading “Why It’s Essential to Use Video as Part of Your Online Marketing Strategy”
Data fuels the modern business world and that’s as true for sustainability as it is for any other aspect of an organisation, whether it be transactional data used by the finance department or customer data used by the marketing or sales department. With the advent of increasingly sophisticated tracking, monitoring and sensory devices connected to the Internet of Things, organisations of all sizes are now producing huge volumes of data relating to their core operations on a daily basis. Continue reading “The Importance of Data in Corporate Social Responsibility Policy”
Any businessman worth his salary knows that it takes much more effort and resources to acquire a new customer than to sell again to an existing one. While most businesses put large chunks of their resources into marketing and sales, modern business studies reveal that customer retention should be a higher priority. Continue reading “Seven Power Tips to Boost Customer Loyalty”
Managing a senior living facility is not exactly like managing a business. While there are some similarities, and some things that you can learn from running a business, there are a few things that are entirely unique to senior living centers. If you’re the manager of one of these centers, or you are about to be, then it is important that you know as much as you can in order to give your residents the best experience possible. Below are a few tips to help get you started, and hopefully make your senior living facility the best it can be. Continue reading “5 Tips For Managing A Senior Living Facility”
Making sure your investments are as profitable as possible is always a challenge, and managing a portfolio of commercial properties might be one of the hardest, but the rewards it can bring to the savvy investor are great, so here are some essential things to bear in mind. Continue reading “How to Manage Your Commercial Property Portfolio”
When one decides to buy home insurance cover, there are several questions that arise in his or her mind. The first question is, how much a home insurance cover is going to cost me or to put it in other words, what will be the premium amount I would be paying to the house insurance company for coverage. This is a very logical question since it plays a crucial role in determining the degree of protection and coverage needed for your home, taking into consideration the budget you have and other associated economic factors. Continue reading “What does Home insurance policy cost?”
If you’ve ever had the misfortune of working in a dull, drab and lifeless office space, you’ll be able to vouch for the fact that it’s not a particularly inspiring place to be. So, if you’re in the market for a new office for your business, you need to make sure it’s somewhere that fosters the right creative environment for your company. Continue reading “What to Look for in a New Office Space and Where to Find One”
Ask any business owner, big or small, what the biggest challenge is when running a company, and they will tell you it is managing finances. What makes it so difficult? Many people feel that a company will only function successfully once it has acquired clients. While this is partly true, what is equally important to a company’s success is how well it can manage, and strike a balance between the funds that come in and go out. Continue reading “How to manage your working capital requirements”
When running a business, it can be difficult to manage all back office and front office responsibilities with just an in-house staff. Many enterprises soon discover that there are tasks that their team just won’t be able to execute or handle well. This can be anything, from technical support and payments processing to digital marketing and product design. Continue reading “5 Important Business Processes That You Can Outsource”
Growing sales is always a great thing for a business. You’re getting more customers and more orders from them, which in turn translates to more income and profit as well. Thanks to the wonders of internet, reaching more customers is now easier than ever. Through a carefully planned internet marketing campaign, it is not difficult to boost sales to a whole new level. Continue reading “How to Deal with an Increase in Sales”