Why let anything get in the way of your business potential?
Vintonville – Finance Blogger and Wealth Manager
There are lots of times in life when congratulations are in order. Whether it's a job promotion, a successful wedding proposal, graduating from college or university or even something as simple as passing your driving test. Obviously, you want to do more than just tell someone special in your life that you are happy for their good news or recent success in life - you want to buy them a gift. What though? If you are on a tight budget you may not be able to spoil them in the way you would like, but that does not mean you still can't get them something truly special.…continue reading →
Unlike an illness that develops over time or a surgical procedure you’ve had scheduled for months, a car crash happens very suddenly. One second you’re totally fine and hardly suspecting that anything unusual is about to happen, and the next second your life flashes before your eyes for a second or two … then you’re incapacitated.…continue reading →
You know you have a good product. People have done business with you and told you as much in the past. But unless you attract more customers, you’re going to have trouble keeping the proverbial lights on. Sound familiar? If so, you’re in need of an updated customer acquisition model to get your brand in front of as many new people as possible.…continue reading →
In terms of protecting their data, most people don’t anticipate the possibility of a ransomware attack. Some take measures to protect themselves from familiar culprits like viruses, Trojan horses, malware, spyware, and adware.…continue reading →
Public Provident Fund (PPF) not only allows you to maintain a savings account with enhanced benefits, but also provides you with tax exemption up to Rs. 1, 50,000 in a financial year under section 80C of the Income Tax Act, 1961.
PPF is a widely popular investment scheme, backed by the government of India. A PPF account online enables you to earn an annual interest of 7.6% (as on January 1, 2018) on your annual savings, starting from Rs. 500 subject to a maximum of Rs. 1, 50,000 a year. PPF interest rate is subject to change every quarter and further calculations are done accordingly.…continue reading →
When integrating a new shopping cart with their website, many online business owners first want to have the assurance that the whole process will go smoothly, without any problems like website downtime. This is certainly a valid concern, as every minute a business website is down could mean lost sales. Here are some tips on how you can make your web shopping cart integration a success:…continue reading →
How serious would you take a business owner if they told you that they didn’t invest any money into their business to help make it grow? It would make it seem like the business has a very small chance of growing successfully. Investment is necessary for growth. Serious entrepreneurs and business people realise that. The ones who expect to cut budgets short are often the ones who struggle to achieve their business’s financial goals, as they aren’t willing to invest the 100% that’s necessary to give the business the best chance of succeeding.…continue reading →
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Among the many challenges of starting a new company, securing funds from investors ranks at or near the top for most entrepreneurs. To prepare for these meetings, owners of startup organizations should prepare a pitch deck
. A pitch deck must include the core slides all investors expect and is similar in scope to a business plan. It should contain no more than 15 to 20 slides as investors are busy people and will likely lose patience with anything longer.…continue reading →
This probably comes at no surprise but cashflow is huge. It’s vital for a business of any size but small businesses in particular rely on it heavily. Larger companies sometimes have more resources, assets, etc. that can be leveraged when cash flow is tight. It’s just not the case for many startups and small businesses. Those managing a business should consider the contents of this blog post as a guide to cash flow management principles.
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Testimonials are a powerful tool in business. Customers that are satisfied with a client testimonial offer a powerful chance to sway the mind of potential customers. Credibility is spurred on the back of testimonials, too.
Marketing campaigns use the words of past clients to make sales.
And if your business isn't using client testimonials, then it's time to start.…continue reading →