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Why Small Businesses Need to Outsource Their PPC Campaign

Outsourcing PPC campaign to a professional provider is a good decision taken by small businesses. As it gives high end service to the investment you have made. There are many benefit of outsourcing PPC campaign and most importantly you can focus on your core business activities. Following are the benefits of outsourcing your PPC campaigns.

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Rise of GDP Share by Indian MSMEs According to ASSOCHAM

A study by ASSOCHAM revealed that there would be a rise in GDP share by Indian MSMEs including agriculture contribution by a minimum of 5 percent by 2011. It estimated to contribute to about 55% GDP share of India’s GDP by 2011. According to the report, technological upgrading was observed in 55 percent of MSMEs for reducing input costs and increasing production and exports.

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Small Businesses in USA Hiring only if They Get Loans

Small businesses play an important role in the economy of the U.S. The most basic requirement for survival of small businesses is capital. Many businesses still have some hurdles for pooling the capital and are dependent on loans.

According to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., during 2009, there was a decrease in provision of bank loans by 7.4 percent which was found to be the largest… Continue reading

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Report of 4th MSME Census on Marginal Increase of Sick MSMEs in India

A report was made by the 4th MSME Census for the first time after the change of definition of the MSME sector. For the Census purposes, an enterprise is defined as a unit with fixed premises which does not include hawkers, and road side vendors and others.

The report of the 4th MSME Census revealed that there had been a marginal increase in sickness of the… Continue reading

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Indian SMEs in BPO Sector Seeing Growth

An increase in business from small and medium enterprises was observed by many Indian BPO firms. This led to the growth of BPO as a new sector. Offshoring and outsourcing were prompted due to the requirement of cutting costs. Many businesses were prepared for risk associated with offshoring.

According to the Zinnov report, Indian BPO exports accounted to $10.2 billion in 2008. The contribution of SMEs… Continue reading

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Small and Mid-Sized Businesses Unclear on Threats from Online Fraud

According to a recent survey, it was found that 63% of executives and financial professionals of SMBs (across 38 industry sectors), worry about cyber theft, but lack knowledge on how to protect their businesses.

According to another survey conducted by Panda security, it was found that inspite of high publicity regarding various Trojans in internet, used to steal financial information from the bank accounts during online… Continue reading

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Lack of Information – Reason for Vague Online Presence of SMBs

Most of the SMBs find web marketing a costly affair. This is due to the confusion over cost involved for owning a business website. It is the responsibility of the Web Hosting Industry to be clear with the real price and values of being online such as service, reliability and quality, for small business owners.

As per the survey reports released by 1&1 Internet, Inc..84% of… Continue reading

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Expansion through Exports Slips Down The Priority List of Small Businesses

According to latest figures from GE Capital, 91% of the UK SMEs still believe that the growth to come from is the domestic sales, despite the weak pound. Only 8% (a significant drop in comparison with surveys of 2008) of them are in accordance with the overseas expansion through exporting.

Despite the calls made by the Government, to focus more on exports, taking advantage of weak… Continue reading

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Small Business Optimism Index Low in July: NFIB

There is a decrease of 0.9 points in July in National Federation of Independent Business Index of Small Business Optimism and it has reached 88.1 with a sharp decline in the month of June. The index has been below 93 percent every month from the past 31 months i.e., since January of 2008. The index has been below 90 for the past 24 months. Deterioration in the outlook… Continue reading

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Microloans Helps Some Small Businesses to Survive

Many small businesses were caught in the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression. Many of them had to struggle to find capital last year. All the small businesses which wanted to borrow money to expand or modernize their business could not find credit or any lenders. Many of them were facing a status quo. Many other businesses were also facing sharp drops in revenue and they also… Continue reading

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