Tag Archives: Business

Bank credit: can’t be business as usual, says RBI Deputy Governor N.S. Vishwanathan

RBI’s Vishwanathan says stressed asset norms aimed at changing behaviour of lenders and borrowers The Reserve Bank of India’s latest norms for the resolution of stressed assets are aimed at warding off further risks to the banking sector from lending operations, according to RBI Deputy Governor N.S. Vishwanathan. Speaking at the National Institute of Bank Management on Wednesday, Mr. Vishwanathan ... Read More »

Trade and Business Bodies in J&K Are Taking on Communal Forces

The Jammu Chamber of Commerce and Industry did not support the bandh (pictured above) called by the Jammu Bar Association. Credit: PTI/File As communal tensions ferment in the Jammu region following the arrest of eight persons accused by the Jammu and Kashmir crime branch for the rape and murder of an eight-year-old Bakarwal Muslim girl, the Jammu Bar Association dominated ... Read More »

25 Do’s and Don’ts to Make Your Small Business More Profitable

Small businesses can struggle with profitability for a number of different reasons. They keep prices too low. They focus more on big picture ideas than real consumers. They have way, way too many expenses. The list goes on and on. But even if your business doesn’t make a lot of money early on, the goal should eventually be to sustain ... Read More »

Slack Seeks Solution for Outage Problem and your Business Should Look for Workarounds

Small team collaboration favorite Slack is seeking a solution to its excessive outages, but in the meantime, your small business needs a contingency plan. Slack is one of the leading collaboration platforms among small businesses. Thousands are using Slack to connect teams in the same building or around the world on projects big and small. But there’s a problem. Slack tends to ... Read More »

50 Places to Find Images for Every Small Business Need

We are visual creatures. We love to take pictures; we love to look at pictures. We like pictures when they are still and when they are moving. A picture isn’t just worth 1,000 words; it also speaks to us when there are no words possible. Free Photo by PhotoRogue.com Your blog posts, your marketing materials and your website all need ... Read More »

Measure Your Business Networking with this Mobile App from BNI.com

The Networking Scorecard app from BNI.com encourages you to build your business networking skills by scoring the different actions you take to grow business relationships. BNI.com, the world’s largest networking organization, created the Networking Scorecard app with some gamification features. The activities you perform when you network with your colleagues, partners, vendors and customers are scored with points so you can measure the results. Small business owners may ... Read More »

Sharing Business WiFi Passwords Doesn’t Have to Be Hard, Use QR Codes Like This

Unlike public WiFi access points in airports and coffee shops, work and home, private WiFi networks are protected by a passcode. To connect to these networks, you’ll have to provide the required passcode, and only then, you can gain access and browse to your heart’s content. The same is applicable for WiFi hotspots created through the use of an Android device. As ... Read More »

(POLL) Have You Ever Abandoned a Business Blog?

  If there’s a chance you answer “No” to this question, you’re in a very small minority. This data is a little old but figure it’s unlikely to have changed much. According to a New York Times report, as many as 95 percent of all blogs created have been abandoned. Among millions of blogs, even 5 percent is a healthy number ... Read More »

Small Business Favorite GetResponse Announces $30M Investment in U.S.

A direct marketing platform already very popular among U.S. small businesses is expanding its business domestically with a huge new investment. GetResponse, the European-based online marketing platform, is increasing its U.S. operations with a big investment and a new Boston office to better serve American small businesses. GetResponse Opens an Office in Boston, First in US Over the next two years, ... Read More »

Should Small Business Owners Invest in Real Estate? 5 Motivating Factors

Small business owners usually have a lot on their plates, trying to scale their enterprise, manage their employees, and maintain a grip on cash flow all at the same time. But being ambitious means always seeking new opportunities. If you’re interested in building wealth and establishing a more secure financial future for yourself, you’ll need to consider investing in more than just your ... Read More »