Category Archive: Business

Need a Great Business Idea? Start With a Blank Piece of Paper

Need a Great Business Idea? Start With a Blank Piece of Paper

A blank piece of paper (or, in today’s technology-driven world, a blank document) can be a pretty intimidating sight. The pressure to be creative and fill the page with original ideas is often overwhelming for entrepreneurs, leading them to become frustrated and give up on their projects, especially if that project is coming up with […]
RBS unveils plan for £38bn internal bad bank

RBS unveils plan for £38bn internal bad bank

(Financial Times) — Royal Bank of Scotland on Friday announced plans to transfer £38bn of its riskiest loans into an internally managed bad bank, with the aspiration of running down the portfolio within the next three years. The part nationalised bank said the move — designed to clean up its balance sheet and position it on […]
Should I Use Surveillance in My Business?

Should I Use Surveillance in My Business?

     It’s a controversial topic these days with privacy issues always looming. But using surveillance in your business may sometimes be a necessity. Dangers to your business and your employees range from the financial to the physical. Should you have surveillance in your business? Here are some things to consider.   Surveillance In Your Business […]
Hostels gain popularity with business travelers

Hostels gain popularity with business travelers

Ferdi van ‘t Wout, a manager for a global electronics manufacturer in the Netherlands, frequently stays in hostels when traveling for work, an option he discovered last year by accident. “I unexpectedly needed to be in Copenhagen to meet with some colleagues,” he said. “Due to the short notice and some big event happening, it […]
5 Simple Ways to Get Organized at Work

5 Simple Ways to Get Organized at Work

Starting your first job can be overwhelming and intimidating. You’re eager to prove yourself, produce quality work and stay on top of things — which you can do by mastering the art of staying organized. Right from the get-go, you’ll want to explore the advice and tools available to get yourself organized. By keeping your desk, tasks […]
Facebook aims for piece of big TV ad budgets

Facebook aims for piece of big TV ad budgets

Video ads beginning this fall will be targeted to Facebook users by age and sex. Some analysts say consumer acceptance of TV-like video in social network environments is far from a given. SAN FRANCISCO — Even before Facebook begins displaying splashy video ads, it’s preparing for a backlash from users like Amy Pittel. The 44-year-old […]
Is It Time For a Website Upgrade?

Is It Time For a Website Upgrade?

 A business’s website is the forefront of most companies, giving off the very first impression to potential clients and customers. It is crucial for businesses to project a masterful website in order to give the right representation of a company and how they function as a whole. Keeping the company website up to date and […]
Four Benefits of Cloud Computing for Small Business

Four Benefits of Cloud Computing for Small Business

Cloud computing is an often used term when it comes to new software and software companies. The ‘cloud’ is the internet, and cloud computing “in a nutshell” is having an application available on the internet, without having it to install it on a computer or server. Google’s Gmail webmail application and Dropbox file storage service […]