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 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”
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”
You can’t expect to succeed in a market as competitive as today without exploring every possible opportunity that can lead to a better competitive advantage. Small businesses are competing with larger enterprises – and their enormous resources – for the same portion of the market; therefore, getting creative and maximizing marketing efforts will make a huge difference. Continue reading “Turning Simple Approaches into Powerful Marketing Tools”
For those who do not understand the basics of how a credit card works, it’s simple – imagine the next time you are out making a purchase at a grocery store or out shopping for new clothes, and you can pay the bill without having to pay using cash or your savings! Sounds like a compelling proposition, right? Continue reading “How Credit Card Companies Thrive on People not Redeeming their Rewards”
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”
With the volatile economic climate of 2017, and a number of surprising election results, the prospect of making money on the stock markets is becoming increasingly attractive to a wide range of people. However, getting involved in forex trading can be easier said than done. Without an easy to use forex trading platform and a number of tools to help you along the way, it’s likely you will struggle. In this article, we’re going to take a look at some of the points to consider when choosing a forex trading platform as a beginner. Continue reading “How to Choose a Forex Trading Platform”
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”
Link building is a powerful way of helping to improve your website authority and your website ranking on popular search engines. While proper link building isn’t as easy as some make it out to be, you can still achieve successful link building through some safe white hat techniques. For those who are looking to link build the right way, here’s the top 21 tips for link building that search engine marketers can use to help improve website authority and rankings. Let’s take a look now. Continue reading “18 Tips For Link Building For Search Engine Marketing”
Marketing doesn’t have to be a hundred thousand dollar word. You don’t have to spend a fortune to build your business’ brand with your customers and potential clients. Here are a few tips on how to build your business’ brand on a small budget, none of which requires much money or a lot of time. Continue reading “How to Build Your Business’s Brand on a Small Budget”
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”
In today’s business world, it can be observed that there are more men atop the corporate ladder than women, yet it’s definitely wrong to assume that this makes men the superior sex in the industry. In fact, there are multiple studies that show how women outperform men in entrepreneurship, being more driven and initiative to achieve better results. Continue reading “Why Female Bosses are a Whole Other Level”
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?”
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”
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”
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”
Your first year in business will be both one of your most exciting and stressful times of your life. Fortunately, things can go much more smoothly if you know how to brand your company correctly.
Here are some general guidelines to follow (and some common mistakes to avoid). Continue reading “Branding Do’s and Don’ts for New Business Owners”
There is no doubt that smartphones and tablets have helped to revolutionize our lives both at work and at home. Many people use their smartphones and tablets at home now in place of a PC or landline telephone. We can use these devices for so many purposes they have become all-encompassing and invaluable in our day to day lives. Continue reading “Improve Connectivity in Your Home”
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”
Bacs software can help alleviate many financial snags, and we will discuss 3 of them in the course of this article. First, however, it is important to know what Bacs is, what it does, and who it is for. Bacs stands for Bankers Automated Clearing Services, and it is the infrastructure under which many banking services are conducted in the UK. Bacs is a system that has been in place since 1968, though it initially went by the name Inter Bank Computer Bureau. It is for businesses, charities, and people who want to transfer money to one another easily and effectively. Continue reading “3 Irritating Finance Hassles Bacs Software Will Defeat”
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”
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.”
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”
You may have heard of the term “SDWAN” recently and how it is touted as the next big thing in wide area network (WAN) management. Because conventional enterprise-class WANs are consistently being plagued by high bandwidth costs, infrastructure complexity, and numerous performance speed bumps, more and more businesses are now looking into this alternative, which promises to deliver improved agility, better performance, and lower costs. But what exactly is SDWAN, and why is it suddenly gaining the attention of businesses? Continue reading “SDWAN: The Better Choice for Enterprises”
At this point, the viability of ecommerce as a retail method can no longer be denied. The US Census Bureau reports that 53% of all Internet users (around a billion people) worldwide have made an online purchase at least once by the end of 2016. In the US, ecommerce sales account for just 10% of annual retail revenues, but the figure is set to grow sharply over the years as smartphone and Internet adoption increases across the nation. Already, an estimated 40% of American men aged 18-34 are saying that they’d rather buy items online than wait in a brick-and-mortar checkout line. Continue reading “Basic Tips to Improve Your Online Store’s Search Visibility”
Team collaboration is an integral part of every company. Without it, your company will rapidly decline and evaporate. The biggest part of collaboration is communication, and its effective communication that drives good collaboration. There are however, multiple ways to increase that communication effort and in turn increases the overall collaboration.
Today, we take 7 simple ways that you can implement more collaboration in your company and in your team. Continue reading “7 Simple Tips to Make Your Team More Collaborative”
Buying a home means something different to each person. But one thing is the same for just about everyone – it’s going to be expensive. In addition to saving up 5-20% for a down payment, on average homebuyers pay 2-5% of purchase price in closing costs as well.
If you want to realize the American dream of home ownership, you don’t have to be house poor. There are ways you can use your living situation to save money each month and offset the cost of buying. Continue reading “5 Ways a New Homeowner Can Save Money”
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”
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”