Author Archives: Loknath Das

27 Percent of Small Business Owners Use Same Bank Account for Business and Personal (Infographic)

Managing finances is a key priority for small businesses. Yet many business owners make financial mistakesthat may cost them dearly. For example, a new study has revealed 27 percent of small business owners use the same checking account for personal and business finances. Downsides of Using the Same Bank Account for Business and Personal While it may seem easier to consolidate all ... Read More »

Hurricane Harvey Highlights Importance of Disaster Preparations for Businesses

As Hurricane Harvey prepares to make landfall, hundreds of residents along the Texas Gulf Coast are fretfully abandoning their small businesses As of Friday morning, some mandatory and voluntary evacuation orders are in place. Hurricane Harvey, is expected to be the biggest hurricane to make a U.S. landfall since Hurricane Wilma in 2005. Strong winds and historic flooding are forecast. Texas ... Read More »

Let some banks die: Subbarao

KOLKATA. AUGUST 23:   Duvvuri Subbarao, former Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, on Wednesday said consolidation of banks is necessary to strengthen the banking system, and the government should be bold enough to “let certain banks die” in the process. “Consolidation should be done keeping in mind the interest of minority shareholders and bring in greater autonomy for banks. ... Read More »

Fed’s Yellen says Dodd-Frank regs help — not hurt — economy

JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen is defending the web of regulations the Fed helped enact after the 2008 financial crisis, saying it helped restore the banking system’s health and disputing criticism that the rules have hurt lending. Yellen says the Fed is prepared to adjust the regulations as needed to help financial institutions. But she is implicitly ... Read More »

What changed for the market while you were sleeping? 10 things you should know

The Nifty50 is likely to open higher on Wednesday tracking positive handover from Wall Street. The Nifty50 closed 11 points higher at 9,765 on Tuesday. The index failed to close above its crucial 50-DEMA for the second day in a row on Tuesday which does not auger well for the bulls. For the index to pick momentum, 9800-9850 becomes crucial ... Read More »

25 Social Media Campaign Ideas Your Small Business Could Try

Social media presents tons of different opportunities for your brand to get creative with different types of campaigns. No matter what platforms your brand uses, you can come up with promotion and marketing ideas to appeal to your target audience. Here are 25 different social media campaign ideas for your small business to try. Social Media Campaign Ideas Crowdsourced Video Content The ... Read More »

Federal Vs. State Regulation: Are Small Businesses Getting Caught in the Crossfire?

The small business landscape is changing with the wave of deregulation proposed and implemented by the administration of President Donald Trump. To understand how all this is affecting small businesses, it’s important to recognize the regulatory balancing act between the federal government and the states, says ComplyRight, a firm specializing in helping small businesses navigate a variety of compliance issues. Generally, ... Read More »

Take the Survey and Share What Challenges You Most in Your Small Business

What are the greatest challenges you face in your small business? It may be a question you’ve been asked before in reference to a specific aspect of your operations — keeping up with technology perhaps or improving productivity. But now there’s a chance to answer more comprehensively about the greatest struggles you face and potentially reap some benefit in the ... Read More »

10 Ways Faith Based Companies Can Seek a Higher Calling

Despite secularism growing in America, with research showing there are around five million fewer Christians across the United States than there were in 2007, faith-based companies continue to thrive. In fact, a study conducted in 2013 indicated that entrepreneurs in the United States meditate more frequently than non-entrepreneurs.  The United States has a rich history of business owners operating their companies in line with ... Read More »

Spotlight: Rad Season Focuses on Action Sports Traveler Market

There are plenty of opportunities for fans of action sports to travel around for various events. But there isn’t a lot of information and assistance available for those travelers. That’s where Rad Season comes in. The company provides an online resource and platform specifically for fans of action sports. Read more about the business below in this week’s Small Business Spotlight. What ... Read More »