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Trump Executive Order on Health Insurance Aimed Directly at Small Business

Obamacare still hasn’t been repealed. And the chances it happens before the end of the year seem unlikely. Executive Order on Health Insurance However, last week President Donald Trump performed a bit of an end-around on the stifling healthcare bill by signing an executive order aimed specifically at providing small businesses some relief — and more affordable health insurance options. ... Read More »

At NextCon17, Carol Roth Suggests Ways to Create Customer Loyalty 3.0

  There’s no question small businesses today have to fight harder to maintain customer loyalty. At the NextCon17 conference organized by cloud communications company Nextiva in Scottsdale, Arizona Oct. 23 -25, 2017, customer experience was certainly center stage. But when it comes to customer loyalty specifically, business advisor, media personality and entrepreneur Carol Roth said in her presentation, “customer loyalty 1.0 is old news.” Roth maintains ... Read More »

Banking Sector Stares At Additional Rs. 40,000 Crore NPAs

New Delhi: The banking sector fears accretion of more than Rs. 40,000 crore of bad loans to its books following recent classification of eight consortium accounts of Axis Bank as non-performing assets by the RBI. The Reserve Bank has directed certain reclassifications in the private sector lender’s asset classification and provisioning as on March 2017, subsequent to the annual Risk ... Read More »

ADP Reports Overall Job Losses at Small Businesses for First Time This Year

Small businesses are seeing overall job losses for the first time this year, but the news is not all bad. September 2017 ADP Small Business Report According to the September 2017 ADP Small Business Report small businesses lost 7,000 jobs overall last month. This is the first month this year that ADP (NASDAQ:ADP) is reporting job losses rather than large job gains at ... Read More »

Economy is on a downhill path, demonetisation was not required at all: Manmohan Singh

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday said the economy is on a “downhill path” because of the “adventure” of demonetisation undertaken last year which was not required at all, either technically or economically. Singh, a renowned economist considered to be the architect of the reforms of early 1990s, said demonetisation has not been successful in any civilised country, except ... Read More »

UK interest rates stay steady at record low of 0.25%

A Bank of England’s monetary policy committee voted 7-2 in favour of holding interest rates steady. Photograph: Alicia Canter for the Guardian The Bank of England left interest rates on hold at their record low of 0.25% amid sluggish pay growth and a squeeze on household spending, while hinting that a rise may come sooner than expected. The Bank’s monetary policy ... Read More »

India’s June Quarter GDP Growth Seen At 6%: HSBC

New Delhi: India’s economic growth is likely to remain “soft” and the GDP is expected to grow by 6 per cent in April-June, down from 6.1 per cent in the preceding quarter, according to a report by global financial services major HSBC. Higher private consumption and government spending is likely to be “dulled” by weak investment and exports growth over ... Read More »

Justin MacDonald on African Leadership University: Using Marketing Automation to Change a Narrative at Scale

Earlier this year at InfusionSoft’s ICON 2017 conference, I had the opportunity to speak with Justin MacDonald, who at the time led the marketing effort for African Leadership University, dubbed by CNN as the Harvard of Africa. Using Marketing Automation to Scale Justin shares how ALU is using marketing automation to scale their marketing efforts to reach their goal of creating three million ... Read More »

Government to sell 5% in NTPC at Rs 168/share on tomorrow

The government will sell 5 per cent stake in the country’s largest power producer NTPC at Rs 168 per share to raise about Rs 7,000 crore. The share sale through an offer for sale (OFS) will happen over two days beginning on Tuesday, an official said here. NTPC shares closed 2.5 per cent higher on the BSE at Rs 173.55 apiece ... Read More »

25 Tips for Small Businesses Selling at Farmers Markets

Farmers markets offer great opportunities for farmers and other small businesses to connect with customers and make sales. But it’s not as easy as just reserving a booth and setting some products out on a table. Here are 25 tips to help you succeed when selling at farmers markets. Selling at Farmers Markets Visit Markets Beforehand One of the biggest factors in ... Read More »