Category Archives: Business

Bitcoin looks more like gold than a currency

In the seven months since Bitcoin’s price peaked, it has fallen by about two-thirds. But it’s still almost three times more valuable than it was a year ago: So what does the future hold for the world’s first and still most famous cryptocurrency? I see three basic scenarios: No. 1. Bitcoin Triumph: Bitcoin replaces the dollar (and probably other… Read More »

ITC’s cigarettes business yet to recover from GST cess blow

In any other year, this month would have been the occasion to wonder if ITC Ltd would face a hike in duties on cigarettes in the Budget. Under the goods and services tax (GST), that has changed as the rate fixing decision now rests with the GST Council. Not that it has made life easier for ITC. The… Read More »

WhatsApp Business App for SMEs Now Available in India

HIGHLIGHTS WhatsApp Business app is available for free download in India The app helps small businesses easily communicate with their customers WhatsApp for Business initiative was announced back in September 2017 Just days after its initial rollout, the WhatsApp Business app has now debuted in India. The standalone app offers a simple tool for small businesses to let them communicate with their… Read More »

How to make businesses GST-compliant? Make GST business-compliant

The market encourages suppliers who are GST-compliant. Photo: Mint The goods and services tax (GST) is a fundamental revolution in the way we think about indirect taxes. It has created a single market, helping move goods seamlessly across states. The GST system has enrolled close to 10 million businesses onto a single national technology backbone, the GSTN (GST… 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 »

Google Pixel 2 Buzzing Sound to Be Fixed in an Upcoming Update, Says Company

HIGHLIGHTS Pixel 2 buzzing sound to be fixed with an update Google confirmed the update The software update for Pixel 2 likely to roll out in next few days Google’s latest smartphones, the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, have been under fire from consumer complaints. The company, however, has been attempting to acknowledge the issues steadily, and has been prompt.… Read More »

Online Marketing For Beginners: Suggestions, Strategies, Systems, And Solutions

Business owners who have recently decided to enter the world of ecommerce should know that having a plan can empower them to really optimize their online marketing efforts. Below you’ll find several suggestions, strategies, systems, and solutions you can use to make your digital marketing efforts successful: 1. Social Media Optimization (SMO). SMO has emerged as a uniquely… Read More »

Toyota hikes prices of select models by up to Rs 1.6 lakh

Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) said on Wednesday it has increased prices of select models, including Innova Crysta and premium SUV Fortuner, ranging between Rs 13,000 and Rs 1.6 lakh. The decision to hike the prices has been prompted by the rise in cess from 2-7% across mid-size to large size cars and SUVs by the GST Council, TKM… Read More »