Starting a Business Articles

  • How to Apply for an Aadhaar Card

    How to Apply for an Aadhaar Card

    by on March 31, 2017

    An Aadhaar card is a unique identification that has a 12-digit random number that holds the identity of every Indian citizen. This is used as proof of identity and is becoming a mandatory requirement.
    This enables Indians to provide a proof of identity especi…

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  • How to Apply for an Digital Signature

    How to Apply for an E-Signature

    by on March 30, 2017

    A digital signature is now essential to conduct business.  With a digital signature, the authorised signatory does not have to be physically present to authorise and facilitate business. It is also required by government agencies to review and cross verify bu…

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  • 5 Basics To Start An E-Commerce Business In India

    5 Basics To Start An E-Commerce Business In India

    by on March 17, 2017

    India’s e-commerce business is set to grow from US$30 billion in 2016 to US$100 billion in 2020 according to a recent estimate! A part of this success must be attributed to m-commerce or mobile shopping. Mobile e-commerce is complementing the online retail i…

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  • Starting Out? Here’s How to Choose the Right Incubator

    Starting Out? Here’s How to Choose the Right Incubator

    by on March 1, 2017

    India has emerged as the third largest start-up base with a 40%  year-on- year growth of incubator programmes. Startups stand to gain with the ‘Startup India, Stand-up India’ initiative as 30 new academic incubators have been set up. This gives startup…

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  • Ways to Raise Company Finance for your Start-Up

    Ways to Finance Your Start-Up

    by on January 25, 2017

    Raising start-up capital could seem like a herculean task for any entrepreneur. The need for a viable source for your business’s cash needs doesn’t end with the seed or start-up capital alone, but you also need financing for expansion and to take your comp…

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  • Five Ways to Help in Sales Force Training

    Five Ways to Effectively Train Your Sales force

    by on January 24, 2017

    Every small business is driven by one primary factor – sales. And to drive these sales, you will need a sales force that can engage and convert your consumers in every situation. Sales force training can increase your business revenues significantly, designi…

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  • Steps Involved in Starting a Small Business in India

    Steps Involved in Starting a Small Business in India

    by on January 19, 2017

    The current Indian economic climate is ripe with opportunity for individuals ready to strike out on their own with a great business idea. You should, however, do some homework on starting a small business before you embark on this journey.  In this post, we b…

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  • How to Create your Own Business Plan

    How to Create your Own Business Plan

    by on January 18, 2017

    A business plan is vital to any form of business that you might want to start up. It clearly defines the goals that you set for the business and also streamlines the methods for achieving them. Every business needs one and its best to start writing one as earl…

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  • Freelancer

    Freelancer to Small Business: From working independently to being your own boss

    by on January 11, 2017

    India has over 15 million freelancers that are part of the 40 million small and medium businesses in India. Today, there is a growing tendency for freelancers to determine if they should transition into a small business. If you are one such freelancer, read on…

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  • Control Expenses

    Don’t Lose Out – How to Control Expenses while Expanding

    by on December 30, 2016

    You may have started your business on a small or medium scale, but you will reach a point where you seriously consider expanding your business. If you are there now, you also recognise the immediate urgency to balance rising operational and expansion costs wit…

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  • Skills You Need To Be Your Startup’s CEO

    by on December 22, 2016

    Being a startup’s  CEO is one of the most challenging roles out there. Your job is to build a product customers love, recruit a team, find funding from customers, partners or investors and guide the overall prioritization of work. Having said that, while some…

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  • Team building

    Get Your Team to Believe that There’s No ‘I’ in Team

    by on December 20, 2016

    Today, 25% of employees feel that their strengths and weaknesses are being ignored by management and 40% of these employees feel disengaged. So, what can your business do to stem the tide of dissatisfaction? You should look to engage with employees through tea…

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  • CSR activity

    Spread Festive Cheer with a CSR Activity for the Holiday Season

    by on December 16, 2016

    Preparations for the coming year are in full swing in every business – from planning marketing campaigns to projecting sales targets to hiring new faces. This is also the time for holidays and with festive cheer in the air, it is an ideal time to spread some…

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