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Getting a loan? Your business should be attractive to finance

During my interactions with bankers, one thing that repeatedly finds a mention is that even if a bank wants to lend, small businesses often make it very difficult for themselves to raise money. In fact, my interactions with many small businesses show that a lot of work needs to be done to convince a bank to lend. Many borrowers fail ... Read More »

24 Tips to Better Blogging (With Less Effort)

Many very good bloggers struggle to survive on a small trickle of visitors. Most fail. It’s crucial to squeeze every last conversion from any and all traffic you get. Here’s how to generate the highest possible returns (conversions) for your blogging efforts, per unit of blog traffic. These tips apply regardless of whether your blog gets 10 or 10 000 ... Read More »

SBI not approached by any telco to finance AGR dues, says chairman

Mumbai: It is incumbent on the telcos to find money and will be safe to presume that they would have made some arrangements for it by now, SBI chairman Rajnish Kumar said on Friday. He also said that the bank will be passing on all the benefits of the cash reserve ratio (CRR) reliefs on small ticket loans to the borrowers and ... Read More »

Trump administration wants to cut funding from public health preparedness programs

As the US health care system watches the ongoing coronavirus epidemic in China and braces for a potential local outbreak, President Trump is looking to cut funding for public health preparedness programs. The administration’s proposed 2021 budget for the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) cuts $25 million from the Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response and $18 million from ... Read More »

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 »

Mobile phone retailers to boycott Samsung for three days

Kolkata: Brick-and-mortar mobile phone retailers across the country have decided to boycott business with Samsung for three days next week, with the Korean giant not withdrawing the consumer promotion with Amazon Pay, Amazon’s digital payment service. In a Whatsapp message sent by the offline cellphone retailer lobby, All India Mobile Retailers Association (AIMRA), to the trade on Friday evening said retailers will boycott “Samsung business ... Read More »

Gamer to gamer, here’s why you need the right chair (and desk)

The days of sitting cross-legged on your floor playing Mario Kart are long gone. Modern day gaming takes more hand-eye coordination and endurance than ever before, and as such, ergonomic accessories like gaming chairs and desks are important investments that hardcore gamers need to help ensure they can play comfortably and safely for hours on end. The right chair, for instance, should ... 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 »

From cloud gaming to virtual reality, trends gamers should watch out for

Gaming is now a huge global phenomenon that is challenging the traditional entertainment industry like never before. Nearly three-fourths of the entertainment market today is made up of online and mobile gaming platforms. Online gaming, as a segment, is estimated to become a $1.1 billion opportunity by 2021, according to Google-KPMG. This growth is coming on the back of relentless ... Read More »

ByteDance Is Planning A Foray Into Hardcore Mobile Gaming, To Take On Tencent

ByteDance, the company that owns popular short-video platform TikTok is apparently readying a major push into mobile gaming and the company has giants in the space — Tencent, in its crosshairs. As per a report by Bloomberg, ByteDance has quickly built a full-fledged gaming division, from ground up, to lead its entry into gaming and hardcore mobile gaming at that, according to ... Read More »