Business

7 Most Useful Small Business Apps from Apple’s Online Store

When the Apple App store recently celebrated it’s 10th anniversary, it marked a milestone for small businesses. Since 2008 when the store opened with 500 apps, the shop has blossomed with customers in more than 155 countries. For the last decade, the online store has been helping small businesses too find the best resources for their iPads and iPhones. Best Apps for Small ... Read More »

71% of Consumers Watch Videos on Social Media to Laugh, Report Says

One of the great joys in life is laughter, and when it comes to consumers on social media, 71% said it is one of the reasons they watch videos. The 2018 Sprout Social Index report surveyed consumers and marketers to determine where in the funnel social marketing effort must be targeted. It is critically important to define this target because social media ... Read More »

What is a Microloan and Where Can You Get One for Your Small Business?

world, as a means of helping people in smaller economics have the ability to launch their own business. Microlending subsequently took off around the world, and today, small business microloans are an effective way to lend entrepreneurs and small businesses in the U.S. with the funds they need to start and develop their business. General Terms of Microloans The maximum ... Read More »

Important to support SMEs, startups: BSE CEO

HIGHLIGHTS BSE CEO said it was important to support SMEs and startups because they have the potential of creating wealth He stated that as many as 253 SMEs were listed on BSEs dedicated SME platform and their market capitalisation stood at Rs 22,000 crore BENGALURU: Bombay Stock Exchange MD and CEO Ashishkumar Chauhan on Wednesday emphasised the importance of supporting SMEs and startups despite risk in ... Read More »

How Can Entrepreneurs Prioritize Demands And Projects: Nine Best Tips

All photos courtesy of individual members. As an entrepreneur, you may feel like you are getting pulled in a million directions. You have emails to attend to, clients to keep happy, and employees to watch over. Making time for it all can be daunting and overwhelming. Add in the unplanned and unexpected, and you have a recipe for overload. Staying ... Read More »

Social Welfare department to mentor 5,000 rural entrepreneurs

Priyank M Kharge said the government is looking at a scheme that not just provides financial assistance to rural entrepreneurs but also facilitates their training in business skills by drawing experts from different sectors. BENGALURU: Giving a new dimension to its social welfare scheme, the government has decided to identify and mentor 5,000 rural entrepreneurs by roping in major retail players ... Read More »

ISAI raises $175 million fund to help French entrepreneurs scale up

Image Credit: Reuters VB Recommendations Google doesn’t dispute claims that third-party developers may read your Gmail messages Upcoming Events Transform: The AI event of the year for growth marketers. Aug. 21 – 22 VB Summit: The best in AI. An invite-only executive event. Oct. 22 – 23 Paris-based venture capital fund ISAI today announced it has closed a later-stage fund of $175 million to ... Read More »

The Perfected Keyboard May Be … Er, Perfect for Your Small Business

Truly Ergonomic has launched an Indiegogo campaign for The Perfected Keyboard. And the company claims it is the most comfortable you will ever use. So if you spend much time on your computer for your small business, it might be worth a look. The campaign on Indiegogo just started, and so far has met 4% of its $20,000 goal with a month ... Read More »

4 Ways to Make Customers Crave Your Emails

Imagine creating emails as satisfying as freshly-baked cupcakes. Sounds good, doesn’t it? Your readers would bite hungrily into your content. And wait impatiently until the next time you hit send. Could an email ever be that good? For Sarah Waters, brand director of Treat Cupcake Bar, email marketing is one of the most effective ways to pique her customers’ appetite and get them to shop with ... Read More »

Top 6 Ways to Communicate with Your Customers

  Companies communicate with their customers in so many ways these days. They send email, surveys, post information on social media and their websites, call, chat, or text them. Not all of these forms of business communication are welcomed by the customer when they happen or are even effective. What is critical to their success is for each company to ... Read More »