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    5 Hot B2B Opportunities

    5 Hot B2B Opportunities

    By / September 11, 2012 / 1 Comment

    Unlike business-to-consumer (B2C) businesses, business-to-business (B2B) transactions take place between two business units. These transactions can happen between a manufacturer and another manufacturer, or a wholesaler or a retailer. B2B transactions are typically higher in volume and in value than B2C transactions. Here are five hot B2B opportunities: Computer hardware...

    Top 10 Reasons Why Your Small Business Should Export

    Top 10 Reasons Why Your Small Business Should Export

    By / September 6, 2012 / 0 Comments

    Exports are usually considered the domain of large companies with deep pockets. However, extensive data indicates that it is as beneficial for small businesses to engage in international trade as it is for large companies. The following are the top 10 reasons why small businesses should focus on exports: 1....

    7 Steps That a Startup Has to Endure [Infographic]

    7 Steps That a Startup Has to Endure [Infographic]

    By / August 17, 2012 / 0 Comments

    Any startup goes through different phases till it starts to make money for its founder. Today’s infographic by Funders and Founders is about the steps that a startup passes through. Here are the 7 steps: 1. Pick a small problem to solve (or) Go after something big; you will dedicate...

    5 Useful Tips for Small Business Owners to Manage Time [Infographic]

    5 Useful Tips for Small Business Owners to Manage Time [Infographic]

    By / August 9, 2012 / 0 Comments

    Time is precious. But it is more so for small business owners who play multiple roles. Today’s infographic provides tips to small business owners on how to manage time effectively. According to the infographic, 38% of small business owners regard time as the most important asset. Computers come a close...

    4 Steps to Develop a Killer Export Business Plan

    4 Steps to Develop a Killer Export Business Plan

    By / July 26, 2012 / 0 Comments

    When your company is in the export business, just having a general business plan isn’t enough. No matter how small or big your business is, you need a separate detailed export plan if you want to succeed. An export plan puts to paper your current company status, goals, commitments as...

    Why and How Employers Should Attract and Retain Millennials [Infographic]

    Why and How Employers Should Attract and Retain Millennials [Infographic]

    By / July 23, 2012 / 0 Comments

    Today’s infographic by Kenan-Flager Business School is about millennials or gen Y and why it may be worthwhile for businesses to woo them. So, who are these millennials? 80 million young adults born between 1976 and 2001 are referred to as millennials. And why are they so important for bsuinesses?...

    3 Effective Strategies to Enter Foreign Markets

    3 Effective Strategies to Enter Foreign Markets

    By / July 14, 2012 / 0 Comments

    With everything available to everyone via the internet, the world has become a global marketplace. According to Inc. magazine, while the bigger companies are waking up to the potential in overseas markets, only 1% of America’s small businesses export their products or services. Entering foreign markets, especially those in the...

    How to Start a Home-based Export Business

    How to Start a Home-based Export Business

    By / July 8, 2012 / 0 Comments

    Starting a home-based export business requires preparation. You need capital and a good understanding of global business trends. This way, you can zero in on the right kind of products to export and identify the right kind of countries to export them to. The key to success is thorough research,...

    How Work is Killing American Employees [Infographic]

    How Work is Killing American Employees [Infographic]

    By / July 7, 2012 / 0 Comments

    More and more employees are suffering from work related ailments. Today’s infographic is replete with disturbing facts on work-related illnesses in the U.S. Here are some bits of information: Over 80% of Americans work in jobs that require little or no physical work. 292 million Americans do not get the...

    10 Crucial Steps to Bring New Employees On-Board [Infographic]

    10 Crucial Steps to Bring New Employees On-Board [Infographic]

    By / July 7, 2012 / 0 Comments

    Hiring employees can be an expensive exercise. And if employee turnover is high, it can be a financial drain that you would do very well to avoid. Today’s infographic is about how you can successfully assimilate new employees into your company. Here are 10 steps that you should take to...