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WhatsApp Business App Launched for Small Businesses; Only Available on Android for Now

The WhatsApp Business standalone app was announced by Facebook on Wednesday in an effort to make business communication with customers more streamlined for SMEs (Small and Medium Enterprises) on the popular messaging platform. A part of its WhatsApp for Business initiative that was first officially announced back in September last year and tested with businesses like BookMyShow and MakeMyTrip in India since, the… Read More »

50 High Tech Business Ideas You Can Start Small

When you think of high tech businesses, big names like Google and Facebook probably come to mind. But you don’t have to think that big when you’re just starting out. In fact, many of the tech giants that are successful today started out relatively small. If you’re interested in following in those footsteps, here are 50 ideas for high… Read More »

The A to Z of Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency and ICOs for Small Businesses

Cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum and Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) have been a hot topic in finance circles this year. Bitcoin skyrocketed to almost $20,000, causing some businesses to get involved in bitcoin primarily to ride the hype. It then lost 30 percent in one day which led to suspended trading. 16+ million Bitcoins valued at more than $213… Read More »

The 10 Best Accounting Software Solutions for Small Business

Small business owners are pressed for time. Finding the time to take care of the finances and accounting isn’t always easy. Fortunately, help is at hand with innovative accounting software designed to simplify monetary processes and requirements. Best Accounting Software for Small Business Take a look at the following 10 best accounting software programs for small businesses. Sage… Read More »

Modi tells tax officers to register even small traders for GST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday told tax officers to work on a system to ensure that small traders are brought into the GST network, especially those with an annual turnover of less than Rs 20 lakh. Addressing central and state tax officers on the first day of the 2-day Rajasva Gyan Sangam in New Delhi, he also… Read More »

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 fact, many small… Read More »

Secrets Revealed: SAP Offers Powerful Software for Your Small Business

Business owners know they’re only as good as their reputation. That holds for big businesses as well. But sometimes having a good reputation is a hurdle to overcome. SAP (NYSE:SAP), a global software company, for instance, has a sterling reputation for providing some of the best software for businesses — big businesses. The truth is, however, SAP has developed several… Read More »

How The Automation Wave Will Help Small Business

Automation is suffocatingly ubiquitous, or it seems that way when you scan business news. In fact, it is still a new technology that is slowly integrating into everyday work. Of course, we are all familiar with the high-profile applications of automation in marketing and sales, but what about the other near-limitless applications? What about automation in industries like… Read More »

US small business borrowing stalls in March

Kathryn Scott | The Denver Post | Getty Images Donna Dickens, left, and Kathrine Lewis, prepare sandwiches together inside the Share Good Foods kitchen in Englewood, Colorado. Borrowing by small U.S. firms stalled in March, as business owners remained cautious about investing amid policy uncertainty, data released on Monday showed. The Thomson Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index for… Read More »

Small banks rally pauses but may not be over yet

The rally in regional U.S. bank stocks that followed last month’s election of Donald Trump may not be over, but investors may have to wait for policy to take shape for the massive move to extend further. The S&P 600 index of small-cap banks .SPSMCBKS has surged more than 20 percent since Trump’s surprise Nov. 8 victory, while… Read More »