Three Essential Tips For Better Fundraising Efforts

Are you getting ready for that all important fundraising season? You are not alone as so many organizations are trying to fund their efforts with new and unique fundraisers. The simplest piece More »

Institutional Venture Capital

What Is Institutional Venture Capital?

If you’re like most people, you probably don’t know anything about institutional venture capital, although you may have a vague idea on what venture capital is. Well, you don’t need to worry More »


The Challenges Of Launching A Business While Juggling Your Day Job

Switching from a regular job to launching your own business is a very big step and it should be tackled with great care. Many people try to do both things in parallel More »

Family And Friends As Investors

Is It Wise To Use Your Family And Friends As Investors?

Most small businesses need to raise capital in order to be able to grow. The start-up phase is always very delicate. There are many expenses you need to make, but you don’t More »

take a second mortgage or not

Taking A Second Mortgage – Yes Or No

Many homeowners consider taking a mortgage as the best solution to find money for other things they need to invest in. Sometimes they take the mortgage to buy the house they live More »


Loan Terms Explained

The term of a bank loan refers to the period over which the full loan amount will be repaid. There are a number of variables that are taken into account by your More »

How To Raise Money For Your Business – The Realistic Way

How To Raise Money For Your Business – The Realistic Way

Introduction For many entrepreneurs, the decision of whether to start their business now or not comes down to funding. The good news is that there are quite a few ways one could More »

Category Archives: Business

Learning About Tactical Reinsurance Services

I’m learning about tactical reinsurance services this week at work. I have been at this job for only a week and they already have me training on this. I am happy to learn but I didn’t know I would be learning it this quickly.

How to Start a Home Business with No Money

Start a Home Business

Almost everyone has heard the old adage you need to spend money in order to make money. Believe it or not, this is not always true when it comes to a home business. You can start a business with practically no money; however, as your business grows, you will want to reinvest some of your profits back into your home business.

You can use the knowledge, resources and tools currently at your disposal to start a home business. In fact, history is filled with examples of successful businesses that started with nothing more than a person who was committed to having a successful business.

Customer Service Complaints: Reasons Why There Are Complaints

The following story is something that actually happened. A woman once called a major bank’s customer relations line to have her credit card billing problem resolved, and things did not go that well. After extended periods of being put on hold and being given some awkwardly scripted responses, she still could not get a simple answer to her query. At the back of her mind, this was one process she knew was supposed to be rather straightforward. In frustration, she told the administrator at the end of the line that she was a rather busy person and that all she wanted was a simple and direct answer rather than some scripted answers.

Much to her surprise, this was the response she received.

“I am sorry that you called when busy. We are open 24 hours a day” the administrator said,

What Are Some Of The Top Business Ideas For 2016


If you are looking to start a business in the New Year, there are several ways that you can determine what business ideas for 2016 are trending. You want to stay abreast of current trends in social media and other online platforms for fresh concepts. Trendy business concepts often rely on developments in the economy, but these concepts can also be dependent on social and/or environmental changes.

Social Media Consultant

Utilizing the powers of social media platforms is necessary if you want exposure to your business, brand, product or service. However, it can be challenging to create and maintain this type of presence. It takes a