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Minimum wage increases aren’t a job killer: Small business survey

Minimum wage increases aren’t a job killer: Small business survey

A rally for a $15 minimum hourly wage in New York City in 2015. The city raised its minimum wage to $15 in 2018, while New York State raised its minimum wage to $11.80 in December 2019, and that will increase statewide at the end of 2020 to $12.50. Getty Images Looking for another sign [...]

February 21, 2020 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Minimum wage increases aren’t a job killer: Small business survey

AMAZON SMALL BUSINESS AWARDS: Read about the 18 finalists and choose your favorites to win each category

AMAZON SMALL BUSINESS AWARDS: Read about the 18 finalists and choose your favorites to win each category

More than 1,300 businesses nominated themselves for Amazon’s Small Business of the Year awards, and these finalists are eligible for a prize package worth an estimated $80,000. The perks include dedicated account management, advertising and promotion assistance, and a visit to the Seattle HQ. Voting is live until midnight (PST) on November 8, so read [...]

November 10, 2019 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on AMAZON SMALL BUSINESS AWARDS: Read about the 18 finalists and choose your favorites to win each category

Now, small is better and beautiful in real estate

Now, small is better and beautiful in real estate

Realtors are now depending on ‘properly utilization of space’ to come up with units that will appeal to the buyers. Real estate is coming back on track, thanks to the multiple policy decisions taken by the government recently. The sector seems to have left the tougher times behind and is all geared up for the [...]

September 30, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Now, small is better and beautiful in real estate

Weight loss: 5 small steps you can take to slim down and maintain good health

Weight loss: 5 small steps you can take to slim down and maintain good health

Want to boost weight loss and improve health? Follow these simple tips and tricks to remain fit and avoid unwanted pounds, especially around the belly, from creeping up on you. Weight loss: 5 small steps you can take to slim down and maintain good health  |  Photo Credit: Thinkstock New Delhi: Maintaining a slim body will not [...]

April 8, 2019 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Weight loss: 5 small steps you can take to slim down and maintain good health

Detroit small businesses, entrepreneurs star of Eastern Market show

Detroit small businesses, entrepreneurs star of Eastern Market show

Thousands of people waited in lines to chow down at food trucks and explore the wares of more than 250 small businesses and independent retailers at Detroit’s Eastern Market on Sunday. The All Things Detroit Shopping Experience and Food Truck Rally — founded by Jennyfer Crawford who specializes in branding and promotions for small businesses — featured everything from Etsy shop owners [...]

November 5, 2018 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Detroit small businesses, entrepreneurs star of Eastern Market show

YouTube Addresses Monetization Gripes, Is Your Small Business Effected?

YouTube Addresses Monetization Gripes, Is Your Small Business Effected?

In trying to get rid of materials its advertisers deemed offensive, YouTube instituted policies that hit small creators hard by demonetizing their channels or certain content. Some of these creators include small business owners who had come to rely on YouTube as a major part of their revenue. Months later, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki addressed the creator community [...]

April 21, 2018 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on YouTube Addresses Monetization Gripes, Is Your Small Business Effected?

Vegas Tops the List of Cities Where Millennials Are Seeking Work at Small Businesses

Vegas Tops the List of Cities Where Millennials Are Seeking Work at Small Businesses

We’ve reported how Millennials are looking for something more than money and benefits from their jobs. These are areas where small businesses often fail to keep pace with larger companies. Those bigger employers are able to wave a little more cash around and offer things like health insurance and 401k retirement plans to new recruits. Small businesses [...]

April 10, 2018 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Vegas Tops the List of Cities Where Millennials Are Seeking Work at Small Businesses

12 Must-Have SaaS Tools For Small Businesses

12 Must-Have SaaS Tools For Small Businesses

© Tierney – Fotolia.com For every essential business function, there’s an app or cloud-based service to help. There’s no question that we have more apps and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) tools at our disposal today than ever before. If there’s a function your business does or needs to do, there’s a good chance someone has an app [...]

January 29, 2018 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on 12 Must-Have SaaS Tools For Small Businesses

What It Takes To Be A Small Business Owner

What It Takes To Be A Small Business Owner

Victoria Treyger is Chief Revenue Officer of Kabbage Shutterstock The freedom to chase your entrepreneurial dream is one of the great foundations of America. Owning a business is a freedom the U.S. Census Bureau of Labor Statistics records 29.6 million Americans pursue today, supporting local communities with products and services while contributing millions of dollars and jobs [...]

December 27, 2017 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on What It Takes To Be A Small Business Owner

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

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 [...]

December 21, 2017 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Small Business Favorite GetResponse Announces $30M Investment in U.S.

MFs’ asset base from small towns up 46pc to Rs.3.5 lakh cr

MFs’ asset base from small towns up 46pc to Rs.3.5 lakh cr

Contribution of the country’s small towns to mutual funds asset base surged 46 per cent to Rs.3.5 lakh crore by June-end due to initiatives taken by markets watchdog Sebi and the sectoral regulator Amfi. Mutual funds’ assets under management (AUM) from B15 locations – small towns beyond top 15 (T15) cities – grew from Rs.2.42 [...]

July 30, 2017 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on MFs’ asset base from small towns up 46pc to Rs.3.5 lakh cr

The Latest Edition of Small Business Trends Magazine is Here – Download a FREE Copy Today

The Latest Edition of Small Business Trends Magazine is Here – Download a FREE Copy Today

The latest edition of Small Business Trends magazine is now available for download. Get your copy right now by clicking here. This month, we’re tackling the cloud. Sounds like an impossible task — tackling a cloud, that is. For a lot of small businesses, it sounds like a lot more difficult than it actually is. In [...]

July 22, 2017 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on The Latest Edition of Small Business Trends Magazine is Here – Download a FREE Copy Today