Featured Blog Posts – July 2017 Archive (45)

Ransomware And Cyber Attacks Are On Rise In 2017

If you are looking for good news and hoping ransomware and cyber attack are decreasing, well, you might get disappointed. All the newspapers are writing the same. The alarm is turned on, the increase of these attacks in 2017 is high.

Most of all the three major industries are affected. It's not hard to guess they are financial services, public sector, and healthcare. If you look at 2016 statistics, you can easily realize that the number of ransomware and cyber attacks has doubled in…


Added by Nirmal Kant on July 31, 2017 at 10:01am — No Comments

8 Things to Consider When Relocating Your Office

It’s not exaggerating to say that our office is our second home. We spend eight hours a day there, five days a week. Sometimes we work during weekends or have to stay late at the office. We get used to the color of the walls, the furniture, paintings, well… everything that makes our office space familiar and comforting. So, with that in mind, renovations can be pretty…


Added by Blake Davies on July 30, 2017 at 1:30pm — No Comments

SEO Hacks: How to Compete with Giants as a Small Business

In the business world, not everyone gets the same start. You see, some companies barely manage to gather enough money for the launch, while there are those who begin their first corporate year with a nearly unlimited budget. The longer this progresses, the greater the gap between these two types of companies becomes. Still, it…


Added by Cate Palmer on July 30, 2017 at 7:16am — No Comments

Why Payday Loans are Risky

Loans, in general, are risky. It should be avoided at all cost. Loans are generally money that you don’t have. So you get it and you have to pay it off over a certain period of time with interest. Failure to pay off at the given or agreed time would mean additional interest. But there are really times when people get themselves in a bind and a loan is inevitable.

If you absolutely have to take out a loan, just don’t get a payday…


Added by James Harnsberger on July 29, 2017 at 12:30pm — No Comments

11 Success Tips for Your eCommerce Business

The global eCommerce industry is booming and retail sales are expected to top $2.35…


Added by AppJetty on July 29, 2017 at 2:11am — No Comments

Tech Upgrades That Need to Follow Your Startup's Growth

Breathing life into a startup is nothing short of a small miracle. When it does start to take off, however, the difficulty curve just gets steeper and steeper: the demands and user accounts skyrocket along with the onboard staff. To tackle these issues along with trivial matters like security, opting for…


Added by Blake Davies on July 28, 2017 at 9:54am — 2 Comments

Why Small Businesses Should Utilize An Applicant Tracking System

Small businesses are constantly looking for innovative ideologies that can fast-track them to the success road! An Applicant Tracking System is one of those looks. The prime value of an ATS arises from an efficient, repeatable and reliable process for attracting, screening and hiring the best people in the industry. Applicant tracking software is a comprehensive e-recruitment solution that helps an organization find talents, and recruit them more efficiently, thus leading to an automation of…


Added by Sanjay Darji on July 28, 2017 at 7:30am — 1 Comment

What is Customer Due Diligence?

Customer due diligence (CDD) is a hot topic in the finance industry. Largely relating to risks associated with money laundering and other financial crime, banks and other financial institutions rely on CDD to identify clients and mitigate their associated financial risks. Here’s everything you need to know:

Why is CDD important?

Business relationship risks relating to money are myriad, so it’s important to perform background checks on customers to ensure they carry low…


Added by George Thompson on July 28, 2017 at 5:54am — No Comments

How content marketing is the key to building a strong brand

Content marketing. Everybody’s doing it, but what is it?

In today’s ever-more-competitive business market, the key to getting the upper hand over your competitors and attracting people to your site, and your product, is having a strong brand. Made up of the way in which your customers, audience and competitors view your company, having a positive brand is essential in attracting business and building up a loyal customer following.

 An increasing number of marketers do this…


Added by George Thompson on July 28, 2017 at 5:46am — No Comments

Why Eco-Friendly Packaging is Important to Consumers

Saving the planet is everyone’s responsibility. Climate change is a reality, and disposable packaging is becoming ever more present in our society. Everything comes in packaging: food, clothes, toys, and furniture. What we need to do is make sure our packaging is eco-friendly. 

What is Eco-friendly Packaging?…


Added by Rhonda Burgess on July 26, 2017 at 3:55pm — No Comments

Best Wireless Earbuds 2017 – Reviews & Buyer’s Guide For Small Business Owners

With the advancement in technology the world is becoming a global village and people from all around the global need to interact with each other frequently in order to carry out their business responsibilities. To ensure that the communications are carried out smoothly and the audio quality is crystal clear the vital factor is a good quality headset.

The headsets chosen by the users in order to carry out their work responsibilities or…


Added by Charles Crawford on July 26, 2017 at 2:33pm — No Comments

Tips to Enhance Real Estate Business with Mobile Apps

As we live in the digital era, more than 70% people rely on their smartphones to perform their daily tasks like searches, shopping, net…

Added by Clavax on July 26, 2017 at 2:41am — No Comments

Why Business Cards Still Matter in the Digital Age

It’s true that we live in a digital era. Thanks to the available technology, a great portion of every business is done online, via computers and phones. It may easily seem like business cards have become redundant in such a society. However, even with all the business digitalization, business cards remain an important part of a professional image to this day. What’s more, there are several reasons as to why nothing can still replace business cards.

Business cards…


Added by Tracey Clayton on July 25, 2017 at 6:41pm — No Comments

Why Every Business Needs Quality Insurance Coverage

When people think of insurance, they tend to do so on the small scale; namely, the word is commonly associated with consumer-level, individual insurance for things like automobiles and medical care. This is especially true in a political climate where insurance has become a prominent, often divisive topic of conversation. However, of equal importance is the role insurance plays at the larger commercial scale. Insurance for businesses is an equally vital service, both to business…


Added by Finnegan Pierson on July 25, 2017 at 2:21pm — No Comments

10 Ways to Run a Successful Event Even with an Almost Zero Budget

You would think that it is nearly impossible to organize and run a successful event with an almost zero budget. But believe it or not, it is very possible. Trust me, I’ve been there and done that. However, you might need to bring with you lots of patience and determination because it could be very tough. Well, as long as you have it, there’d be no problem. So, start working closely on your event and do your best to meet all the deadlines you have set. Aside from that, here’s…


Added by Charles Crawford on July 25, 2017 at 12:08pm — No Comments

How You Can Be A Better Designer Using Empathy

It was a bright Tuesday morning when I got an email from my web designer, who was all aggressive to complete the web design for me. His constant messages made me check my inbox in between of client’s work and I don’t know why, but somehow I was depressed, because I was expecting a clean design echoing my business, would reflect in my inbox, but there I was looking at…


Added by Ankit Singh on July 25, 2017 at 5:30am — No Comments

Win The Audience With The Power Of Data-Driven Content Marketing

Contrary to popular belief, marketing is not based just on creativity, and marketers are ultimately not artists who do not know what they are doing. Rather, they constantly devise and implement various complex and well-planned marketing strategies for their clients.

The content of the message marketers are trying to convey to their audience is one of the most important aspects of…


Added by Krishna Patel on July 25, 2017 at 3:48am — No Comments

Innovative Ideas to Start a Successful Tech Startup

The world is running on Business. Every new startup is ruling the market with the help of various tactics involved in the running of successful business. But business is not an easy profession to choose. Thinking about a tech startup can be vexatious if business is like Maths for a Biology student for you! There are many success stories which can be inspirational and…


Added by Lynda Arbon on July 22, 2017 at 8:15am — No Comments

How to Align Small Business Social Media With Your Goals

Are you skeptical about small business social media? When you’re the owner or manager of a small business, it seems like there are at least a million things to think about. Why does social media have to be one of them? And how is it even possible to include social media marketing in your day-to-day routine? The other demands of business are so pressing.

Why Small Business…


Added by Krishna Patel on July 22, 2017 at 7:10am — No Comments

Why is Local SEO So Important for Your Business?

Local search engine optimization is an online marketing strategy that helps you promote your products and services to the local customers at the exact time they are searching for local businesses. The method uses a combination of strategies that include getting ranked on search engines and getting featured on business directories among other things. So, what really makes local search engine optimization so important? The purpose of this post is to answer this…


Added by Charlie Brown on July 21, 2017 at 1:30am — No Comments

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