Business

10 Sources of Custom Gift Cards for Small Businesses

With the holidays approaching, now is a great time for businesses to start thinking about tapping into the $124 billion-a-year gift card industry. Gift cards have long been an effective way to boost holiday sales. For small businesses unsure where to start with the marketing and selling of gift cards, fortunately there are a whole host of gift card tools available ... Read More »

50 Small Business Ideas You Can Start in the Spare Room

You don’t need a ton of space to start a small business. Once the kids have moved out or you’ve finally cleaned out that room at the end of the hall, that extra space can help you get a new business off the ground. Here are 50 small business ideas you can start in a spare room. Spare Room Business Ideas ... Read More »

Once a farmer, this eco-warrior takes on big business in China

64-year-old taught himself law Wang Enlin, an elderly farmer who left school when he was 10 years old and taught himself law armed with a single textbook and dictionary, makes for an unlikely eco-warrior. Yet the 64-year-old is determined to reap justice as he readies for a fresh battle in his war with a subsidiary of China’s largest chemical firm, ... Read More »

WHO’S MORE CONFIDENT THAN EVER IN BUSINESS? WOMEN

When Courtney Folk applied to work at her in-laws’ company, Textile Restorations, she almost didn’t get hired. Even after joining the team, most of her ideas were brushed aside, deemed too outlandish. But Folk had a vision. Fifteen years later, she’s the president of the revamped Atlanta-based fabric restoration business with over 200 employees. So what changed? For one, she ... Read More »

Idea, Vodafone India to sell tower business to ATC Telecom Infrastructure

The Kumar Mangalam Birla led Idea Cellular and Vodafone Plc.’s Indian unit Vodafone India have separately agreed to sell their respective standalone tower businesses in India to ATC Telecom Infrastructure Private Limited (ATC TIPL) for an aggregate enterprise value of ₹7850 crore (US $1.2 billion). Both companies jointly own about 20,000 towers with tenancy ratio of 1.65x as of June 30, 2017, ... Read More »

Top Gate Opener Features for Business Properties

Owning a business property like an office complex or a manufacturing facility requires that the owner take steps to protect those who use those spaces. When you have a gate that surrounds your property, you’ll need an opener that makes it easier to open and close that gate. Commercial gates can weigh thousands of pounds, but an opener allows the ... Read More »

How much does a power cut cost your business?

An estimated 63,000 properties in north Lancashire were hit by a power cut on the 21st June 2017 and Edinburgh Airport delayed flights on the 28th June due to a power-related issue. With more than 170,000 km of electricity cables to maintain, power outages will sometimes happen. But how much do they affect businesses? Together with Flogas, retailers of commercial ... Read More »

10 Must-Have Gadgets and Gear to Thrive in Your Home Office

Thanks to modern technology and widespread connectivity, you no longer need a traditional office to build a successful business. But you do need the right tech and equipment to stay competitive and keep your home office operations running smoothly. When it comes to tech products, the at-home worker and entrepreneur has more choices than ever before. That means you need ... Read More »

SignEasy Releases Small Business Features to Reduce Reliance on Paper

New features announced by SignEasy are designed to boost the productivity level of small businesses by reducing dependence on paper. According to SignEasy, the new features have been tailored to benefit businesses as more of them migrate to the cloud. With more of the resources small businesses use in the cloud, signing documents from anywhere on a phone, tablet and computer is ... Read More »

Know These 4 Unconventional Ways to Help Your Small Business Grow Online

Lack of investing capital is a problem that’s tough to overcome. So, small firms are always at a disadvantage. Luckily, the internet dominates the business landscape in 2017. And it brings along opportunities for small businesses. Beneficial Uses of the Internet for Small Businesses If you are a small business owner reading this, here’s my hand-picked collection of tips to ... Read More »