For over five years now, startup activity has experienced massive growth around the world. In fact, a post on the City A.M. blog shows that “a staggering 100 million businesses are launched annually, according to figures from GEM Global Report. It comes to just over three businesses every second, or 11,000 per hour.” However, does that mean that starting a business is easy? Well, I will say that starting a business is easy, but starting a business and making it a success is very difficult. Landing your first paying customer is even more challenging. Interestingly, as many companies are turning into successes, more and more companies with killer services and products are failing on a daily basis. In an article published on LinkedIn Pulse, Kevin Vyavahare showed that “The failure rate for new startups seems to be around 70% to 80% in the first year and only about half of those who survive the first year will remain in business the next five years.” However, no … [Read more...] about Growth Hacking Tactics For Beginners (How To Use Them To Grow Your Business)
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Home » Blogging » Why Choosing the Right Domain Name for your Business Important? There are good reasons businesses are now going to the internet to expand their reach and increase their profit. The internet is a phenomenal wonder that connects people and exponentially improved global communication. Currently, it is estimated that there are about 3 billion people who have access to the internet. Every single person who uses the internet is a potential customer for your business. There are many benefits when you use the internet as a part of your business strategy. First and foremost, it is very cost-effective. Since you can reach millions of people with the least of money being spent, the benefits of using the internet greatly outweigh its cost. The availability and accessibility of the internet offer great conveniences that are being enjoyed by both the company and the consumer. Creating a Website for Your Business The best way to be successful in your online business … [Read more...] about Why Choosing the Right Domain Name for your Business Important?
It is a well proven fact that human beings’ visual memory is very powerful and they would tend to retain what they ‘see’, than for what they ‘hear’ or ‘read’, for a larger period of time. Going by this scientific logic, your business can be expanded if people can recognize your brand. Starting up a business might be easy, but a daunting task is to establish it as a brand, and this can be done when people are able to recognize your brand. So, the question is what can you do to use visual memory power of people for good of your own business? The answer is indeed simple, create a logo. A logo which would represent your business. A logo which would help people in remembering your business. But wait, making a logo is not at all easy. One needs to find a good talented designer who can express and represent the business in form of a logo. While it’s not an easy task, but surely one can find a logo designer with a little effort. The real trouble … [Read more...] about 7 Awesome Websites To Create Free Logo For Your Business
Every year many of the startups come roaring in the market with plenty of new ideas, passion, and energy. Being an entrepreneur is not easy. With the launch of the business, comes many responsibilities and an ever growing ‘to-do’ list. One of the high priority items on your list would be managing your books. Bookkeeping or accounting is the lifeblood of the business and poor accounting ethics can damage the company’s reputation and the trust of their clients. So what do they do? They hire an accountant and pay them a huge amount of money to get things done. For start-ups, Bloggers, Freelancers and small businesses hiring a full time is not the best proposition, and so most of these entities hire a professional at the end of the year to take care of their accounting. And as they do not keep their books up to date they end up rushing through the whole process which may be costly and is prone to error because of inefficiency. And even if the owner is good enough in … [Read more...] about Online Invoicing, accounting software – your business needs now
In recent months we have seen how social signals are becoming an important part of search engine optimization. There is no doubt that a well planned social media strategy makes or takes down a brand. For example, Lady Gaga (personal branding) quickly became a smash hit, and social media played a major role in her rise to stardom. Regardless of whether your business is small or large, online or offline – social media provides a great opportunity and advantage for every business. I have frequently written about social media in the past, but I’ve never really targeted my posts for small business owners who are looking to increase sales using the power of social media. So today I’ll be sharing some of the great benefits of using social media for your business, which will help you to decide whether or not social media channels might help to promote your business as it has so many others. In the coming days, I will also be sharing more articles on how to create a presence … [Read more...] about Why You Should Use Social Media For Your Business