Tag Archives: Business

[POLL] What’s Your Go-To Small Business Funding Source?

In the recently released Small Business Trends Magazine Finance Edition, the focus is on small business loans and other funding options. It’s an important issue! When you’re seeking to start a new business or expanding an existing one, it often takes money. And that includes money you currently don’t have. Where Do You Go When Seeking Money To Expand Or Start ... Read More »

Prasan Firodia: ‘Our conservatism reflects in our business’

Prasan Firodia. The only indulgence that Prasan Firodia likes to talk about is getting behind the wheel and heading out of the city with his family—wife Sejal and twin 10-year-old sons, Ameya and Anant. The managing director of Pune-based Force Motors Ltd, which powers one in every two Mercedes and BMW cars and sports utility vehicles (SUVs) seen on Indian ... Read More »

Thank You for Calling Equifax. Your Business Is Not Important to Us

You shouldn’t need to do a damn thing to keep your credit information safe. We’re all accustomed to the busywork of managing personal finances. You check your 401(k) retirement account, making sure your portfolio is carefully balanced. You scan your bank and credit card statements from time to time to verify the charges. These are things responsible people do. But ... Read More »

SICCI holds session on business opportunities in South Africa

(from left) R Ganapathi, Senior Vice President, SICCI; Ben Joubert, Deputy High Commissioner of South Africa to India and MM Murugappan, Vice Chairman, Murugappa Group and Honorary Consul of South Africa in Chennai at an interactive session on ‘Doing Business with South Africa’, in Chennai on Monday. – Bijoy Ghosh CHENNAI, SEPTEMBER 11:   To enhance business cooperation between India and ... Read More »

25 Employee Appreciation Ideas Perfect for Small Business Owners

According to data compiled by Socialcast, 85 percent of workers like having their efforts recognized at work. But more than half feel like they’re not receiving enough recognition. Employee Appreciation Ideas If you have a team working for your small business, recognizing the efforts of your employees can go a long way toward making them happy at work and reducing turnover. Here ... Read More »

25 Tools That Help with Inventory Management for Small Business

Inventory management goes much further than merely keeping on track of products. Inventory management tools and software eliminates much of the guesswork, giving companies greater control of their business. Small Business Inventory Software Take a look at the following 25 designed to streamline inventory management for small businesses. Unleashed Unleashed is an inventory management system that allows small businesses to manage inventory ... Read More »

The 7 Top Retail Risk Factors Your Small Business Faces

If you believe the headlines, retail is on its way to extinction. While this may be an overstatement, what are the actual risks facing retailers today? The 2017 BDO Retail RiskFactor Report ranked the biggest risks threatening retailers. Here are seven of the top items on the list and what you can do to defend against them. Top Risks from the 2017 BDO ... Read More »

Boost Your Small Business Marketing by Attending ONTRApalooza, More Events

Want to make a bigger impact with your marketing? There’s an upcoming conference that might be able to help. ONTRApalooza is a three-day conference featuring hands-on workshops, software sessions, inspiring keynotes and more. It takes place in Santa Barbara, California in October and could potentially benefit marketers, business leaders and entrepreneurs looking to give their business and marketing efforts a ... Read More »

50 Small Business Ideas for the Homebody

Want to start a business from the comfort of your own home? There are plenty of business opportunitiesout there for homebodies. So if you’re looking for a way to make some money without having to be away from home most days, here are 50 ideas. Stay at Home Business Ideas for the Homebody Virtual Assistant Virtual assistants work on a contract basis ... Read More »

Who Knew? A Small Business Powers Big Shows Like “The Voice”

The team at Telescope.tv might be small in size, but the interactive experiences they deliver are globally scalable. As a social and video solutions specialist for Fortune 500 brands such as CNN, FOX News, the NBA, Vans, Twitter and Facebook, Telescope has a client list any small business would envy — including all the case studies to underscore their hard-earned ... Read More »