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Hiring Doesn’t Have to Be Hard: Here Are 4 Challenges and Their Solutions

Small business owners are optimistic about almost everything, including their hiring plans, according to the latest Wells Fargo (NYSE:WFC) and Gallup Small Business Index. More than three in 10 (31 percent) predict the number of jobs at their companies will grow in the next 12 months; just 6 percent say it will shrink. Small Business Hiring Challenges But although small business ... Read More »

Saving Time and Money with More Realistic Educational Opportunities

You may have undergone a host of training in how to sell to your customers. These classes may have been campy and comical in nature and little more than a session in how to become a paid cheerleader for your brand and business. While amusing in design, these classes also may have been a big waste of your time and ... Read More »

SBI makes online money transfer cheaper, cuts NEFT and RTGS charges

After lowering the Immediate Payment Service (IMPS) charges, the State Bank of India (SBI) on Thursday reduced charges for National Electronic Funds Transfer (NEFT) and Real Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) transactions by up to 75% effective July 15. The reduced charges will be applicable on the transactions done through internet banking and mobile banking services offered by the bank, according ... Read More »

Enhance Conversion And Optimize Authority With These Growth Techniques

There’s nothing quite as exciting as watching your business become increasingly powerful. However, this process will not magically transpire. Rather, companies experience profound, ongoing growth when their leaders continually implement high quality, proven growth techniques. If you’re ready to experience signs of growth such as enhanced conversion and optimized authority, you may find the following techniques particularly beneficial: 1. Update ... Read More »

Small Business Lending from Big Banks and Institutional Lenders Surges, Biz2Credit Reports

Big banks and institutional lenders continue giving small businesses a reason to smile. According to the newly released Biz2Credit Small Business Lending Index report for November 2016, loan approval rates at both big banks and institutional lenders continued to rise, improving to new highs. What’s more, small banks also showed an increase in small business loan approval rates. The only drop in ... Read More »

Buy, Sell, Hold: 3 stocks and 1 sector on analysts’ radar today

While retaining buy rating with increased target price at Rs 780 (from Rs 750 earlier) on Aurobindo Pharma, Jefferies said the company has launched 3 products in Q1FY18, driving a 5 percent FY18 EPS upgrade. The research firm has adjusted its EPS for the recent launches & raised FY18-19 EPS by 5-2 percent, saying the launches also underscore company’s R&D ... Read More »

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 mistakes that 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 ... Read More »

25 Free and Low Cost Ways to Market Yourself

I admit it. I’m a media junkie and a marketing warrior. There I said it. I have loved everything about media and marketing from my early entertainment days and broadcast radio career and now my social media consultancy launched in 2007. Some traditional, social and new media, and content marketing tools we have today to market and promote, that are either free or won’t bust your budget ... Read More »

Double Trouble For Twitter With Revenue and Stocks Down

Has the Twitter success story run its course? That’s the question being posed on Wall Street after Twitter reported disappointing revenue growth in the first quarter of 2016 recently. In the first quarter, Twitter reported $595 million in revenue, well below the $607.8 million that analysts were expecting. The company added 5 million users, but fell short of the growth that ... Read More »

The Growing Gig Economy and What it Means for Us

The world is changing, and the world economy — and how we operate within it — has shifted drastically in the past few years. The traditional 9-5 full-time career is being sidestepped and passed by more and more as the gig economy increases. “Gig jobs” and self-employment aren’t just for young Millennials trying to get their foot in the door. ... Read More »