Tag Archives: business

8 Reasons to Start Business Blogging in 2020

“It’s a fad.” “Won’t last.” “Wait till the next thing comes along.” The demise of the blog has been predicted ever since it first washed up on the shores of business marketing strategies. Looking at the figures, though, there’s no sign of this trend slowing down. In 1999 there were just 26 blogs on the internet, by 2019 that number ... Read More »

Business Blogging: 5 Things To Avoid

Blogging can have a significant positive effect on your business or career if done well. Many people concentrate on what to do, but not what to avoid which is equally important. Here are 5 common errors to avoid with business blogs. 1) No Blog Focus In a personal blog you can ramble about whatever you’d like: sports, the weather, your ... Read More »

Samsung Q2 earnings guidance shows slowing smartphone business

Samsung smashed records for operating profit seven quarters in a row, but the streak is done, according to the company guidance. The Korean giant just announced its earnings guidance for Q2 2018 – consolidated sales are expected to be approximately KRW58 trillion ($52 billion), while the consolidated operating profit should be around KRW14.8 trillion ($13.25 billion). The estimated numbers fall ... Read More »

Blogging Tips and Trends For Your Advisory Business

There is no doubt that blogging is on the rise among financial advisory firms. For those of you who are already actively blogging, congratulations! For those of you who still might be on the fence, consider this. Research shows that firms that blog receive 67% more leads than those firms that do not actively blog. In short, blogging can make a ... Read More »

Sony Expects Gaming Business Profit as Strong Yen Eats Into Image Sensors

Japan’s Sony Corp said on Friday it expects operating profit to fall 8.8 percent in the financial year through March 2019 as a stronger yen eats into profit from the image sensor business. The electronics and entertainment firm forecast profit to fall to CNY 670 billion ($6.13 billion) from CNY 734.86 billion a year prior, when earnings exceeded the previous peak set in the ... Read More »

101 management schools apply to shut shop as business is bad

Battling vacant seats and a dip in campus placements, more than 100 business schools offering MBA degrees and postgraduate diplomas in business administration applied for closure in 2017-18, according to officials familiar with the development. Data with the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), the apex body of technical and management institutes, shows that a total of 101 management ... Read More »

Don’t Give Up Blogging: Your Business Is Counting On It

Shutterstock I’ve heard it all before. “Blog posts don’t make sales.” “Who has time to read a post?” “Blogging is dead.” I say, au contraire. If you are marketing to businesses or consumers, you need to have blog posts in your arsenal. Yes, you will leverage other content marketing channels and communication mediums, but blogging should rank high on your ... Read More »

Twitter Seeks Business Ad Dollars With Live News, CEO Tweets

HIGHLIGHTS Twitter is going after a more niche business audience With the move, it will start competing with LinkedIn Twitter has 330 million monthly active users, struggling to grow Twitter is turning its spotlight onto a new demographic in its bid to lure more advertising dollars to its social media platform: deep-pocketed business users. The microblogging service has 330 million monthly ... Read More »

Self Quiz: What Funding is Right for My Small Business?

Small businesses need to tread carefully when they’re looking for funding. There’s a lot of options available. Taking the time to take this 10 question self quiz will steer you toward the solution that fits your needs and budget. 10 Questions to Ask Before Applying for a Small Business Loan Do I Need the Cash Quickly? If you want to ... Read More »

Forex Trading for Your Small Business: Read These 4 Tips

There are various reasons small business owners may be interested in learning more about — or even conducting — forex trades. Businesses that are hoping to expand into foreign markets need to utilize multiple currencies, which makes employing the best exchange rates and accruing differential profits critical. You may also want to reinvest existing capital into a more liquid position to ... Read More »