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What is FinTech and How It Affects You (And Your Business)
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What is FinTech and How It Affects You (And Your Business)

Hailed as a game changer, FinTech (otherwise known as “financial technology”) is seen to transform financial services in infinite possibilities. It has been many decades ago since there has been a real shake-up in the realm of the financial world. New and young players alike will experience its sweeping changes on how we manage finance […]

Focusing on the Startup Advantage: How to Beat Big Corporations
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Focusing on the Startup Advantage: How to Beat Big Corporations

Challenging the big guys as a startup is no easy feat. Small businesses have their work cut out for them: obviously, they have limited funds and manpower to compete with conglomerates. However, there are many startup advantages that smaller businesses have over their larger counterparts. Most successful startups that were able to disrupt markets will […]

Hiring and Firing in a Startup (and Understanding Why Staff Quits)
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Hiring and Firing in a Startup (and Understanding Why Staff Quits)

There’s this old idea in Silicon Valley that says: “hire slow, fire fast”. However, this idea doesn’t work with a startup. You would need as many good hands as possible to keep your ship from sinking. So instead of hiring less people and firing more, you need to “hire fast, fire fast”. As much as […]

Could Your Business be Suffering Because of Bad SEO?
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Could Your Business be Suffering Because of Bad SEO?

You’ve probably noticed how SEO is getting more attention from the media. Some even say that SEO is dead, and that investing in it is like flogging a dead horse. But these statements are wrong because SEO is more alive than ever. However, people are ignoring this rich advertising possibility because of these rumors. Many statistics […]

Putting Your Business on the Map: 6 Brand Awareness Strategies
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Putting Your Business on the Map: 6 Brand Awareness Strategies

There’s constant competition between brands for market domination. When companies are small, this can be done with quality improvements and price adjustments. But as businesses grow, there grows the competition too. The market battle becomes tougher. This requires taking extra moves in order to maintain and keep the customers interested. Brand awareness comes into play […]

Getting Started: Popular Types of Online Businesses
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Getting Started: Popular Types of Online Businesses

Every business starts with an opportunity. Your online or cyber business idea has to be rooted to a real-world problem that a group of people are dealing with. In short, you’re selling a solution. You have to think about a particular problem, and then figure out what type of business you’re in. Broadly speaking, there […]

Controlling Your Business Finances with Smart Planning
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Controlling Your Business Finances with Smart Planning

Profit is what defines business success. But to be more successful, profit needs to be reinvested in your company’s development. This is especially important when it comes to small businesses, including online businesses, since it’s often harder for them to overcome market challenges imposed by big corporations. There are many ways how cyberpreneurs can control […]

How Good Web Design Can Help Your Business Thrive
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How Good Web Design Can Help Your Business Thrive

The first thing your potential customer will probably do is visit your website. From that single visit, your customer will form opinions about your brand, product, or service. According to a Stanford Persuasive Tech Lab study, nearly half of all consumers (46%) said that a site’s design is the number one criteria when people are deciding whether […]

7 Business Tips from Marvin Germo
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7 Business Tips from Marvin Germo

Apart from being a reputable stock trader/analyst, Marvin Germo is many things: entrepreneur, blogger, book author, newspaper columnist, and registered financial planner. All these, however, are just his ways and means of fulfilling his ultimate goal: financial freedom for every Filipino. Now, that might sound like a lofty dream (and indeed it is), but if […]