April 30, 2011
B2B, B2b Blogs, B2b Marketing, B2B Marketplace, B2B Portal, Business, Business Directory, Exports, Online Business
B2b Blogs, B2B Directory, B2B Marketplace, B2B Portals, E - Marketplace, Export Business, Online B2B Portal, Online Marketing
Online Trading, a Choice for Global Trade
Online trading is a boon to the modern society and industry word wide. It allows the entrepreneurs and customers from across the globe to communicate and deal for their growth as well as for the country’s development. Online trading includes exports and imports which means selling to and purchasing from the international market respectively. [...]
Exporting Business – How Export Agents and Distributors Work
Export agents and distributors play a vital role in the success of every export business.An export agent also known as the commission agent is a highly skilled person who is accountable for selling your products in the international market. He is very much familiar with the targeted clients and their specific requirements. [...]
How To Start An Import Export Business
Importing and Exporting are considered as one of the main business ventures in the world of commerce across the globe. Initiating your own export and import business is a task of great responsibility and skills. In this technically advanced world, all the problems related to establishing export and import business have come to an end with the help of the Internet. [...]
B2B portal: A Business Platform to Ultimate Productivity Improvement
B2B portals are capable of bringing immense growth for any business. The benefits of getting listed on a B2B portal are overwhelming. One of the many reasons for not using B2B portals more aggressively is many corporate executives have no idea that getting listed in a B2B portal is so inexpensive and time saving for their business. [...]
E-marketplace Is A Portal Of Global Trade Leads For Importers And Exporters
The revolutionary advent of the internet has changed the way people do business. Gone are the days of business practices, which were time consuming and tedious. The Internet has brought the world closer and offered entrepreneurs a platform to interact with each other and conduct business with diverse clients.[...]
7 B2b Marketing Trends Affecting The World Of Trade Show Exhibits
Trade Shows are the best way for showcasing your business while catching up on the developments in the industry. Organized nowadays on a much larger scale, Trade shows have become a staple of a company’s strategic marketing activities. [...]
Steps Involved in Setting up A Private Limited Company in India
In the present days we witness an increase in the trend of entrepreneurship and private ventures undertaken by individuals. Many people prefer to go for their own business ventures in order to get rid of the uncertainties of the job market. If you have the capital and resource then you can certainly go for setting up a Private Limited Company. [...]
Increasing Sales with E-commerce
E-commerce has attracted great interest from exporters/importers and global sourcing retailers. Use of E-commerce for international trade operations has increased in the recent years. Due to this increase in number of retailers using E commerce tools, it has become difficult to attract the customers. Today companies are using every possible method available to promote their websites and attract more visitors. [...]
April 28, 2011
E Commerce, Increase Sales
E-commerce has attracted great interest from exporters/importers and global sourcing retailers. Use of E-commerce for international trade operations has increased in the recent years. Due to this increase in number of retailers using E commerce tools, it has become difficult to attract the customers. Today companies are using every possible method available to promote their websites and attract more visitors. But this is only half the job done. The most important task is to convert the visitors into customers, which requires a lot of measures to be taken by the website owner.
Unfortunately a lot of customers leave the website even after placing order in the shopping cart without purchasing. According to different studies, this abandonment rate is staggering 67 percent. To control this rate, use of latest e-commerce technologies like AJAX and Web 2.0 may help to reduce the abandonment rate to a certain extent. Some aspects considered by the Website Owners to decrease this rate are:
Shipping cost: The shipping cost should always be mentioned and should not be too high as customers do not prefer higher shipping cost. Try to read the mind of people by conducting a research to find out the reasons why customers abandon at the last minute.
- Show cumulative cost: The cumulative cost and the added items should be displayed continuously without the problem of reloading the page again and again.
Remove distraction: Often the websites are overloaded with so much content that the user finds it difficult to decide that where he/she should pay attention. So the distractions should be removed from the website so that the users know what to focus on.
Save items automatically: Auto-saving of items will help the buyer as it will make the check-out process short and simple.
Avoid poor navigation: Navigation and downloading of items should not take time.
Sufficient product/contact information: An E-commerce transaction can lead to a lot of confusion in the customer’s mind so it is important to provide a sufficient amount of information.
Paying due attention to the above points at the time of designing and developing a website will result surely reduce the abandonment rate and also help to create a better E-commerce website.
April 25, 2011
Business Tips, Private Limited Company
In the present days we witness an increase in the trend of entrepreneurship and private ventures undertaken by individuals. Many people prefer to go for their own business ventures in order to get rid of the uncertainties of the job market. If you have the capital and resource then you can certainly go for setting up a Private Limited Company. A Private Limited Company is a Company limited by shares in which there can be maximum 50 shareholders and no invitation can be made to the public for subscription of shares or debentures. The transfer of shares and funds is also restricted.
Setting up a Private Limited Company in India involves certain steps which can be listed as follows:
- Registration of a company name- One must choose a name that is original and is not copyrighted by some other person.
- Incorporation of the Private Limited Company
- Selection of an address to serve as the registered office and notification of Companies House
- Creation of common seal
- Preparation of memorandum and articles of association
- Arrangement of share certificates
- Minutes and share register maintenance
There are some other requirements for a Private Limited Company like:
- There should be at least two directors of the company each one being the subscriber of the memorandum and minimum capital.
- Minimum capital for a private company is INR 1,00,000/-
- Registration fee depends upon the authorized capital of the company. It should be equal or more than the subscribed capital of the company.
You can take the help of a professional consultancy or agent to help you with the paperwork. Appropriate planning is very essential for starting up a company to comply with the set standards and pave the path for success for your business.
April 21, 2011
B2B, B2b Marketing, Trade Shows
B2b Marketing Trends, Trade Shows
Trade Shows are the best way for showcasing your business while catching up on the developments in the industry. Organized nowadays on a much larger scale, Trade shows have become a staple of a company’s strategic marketing activities. But how exactly are the new changes impacting your business? If you witness some of the recent trends in the B2B marketing segment, they are surely affecting the way Trade Shows are held and successfully received by the business arena. Let’s take a look at a few of them:
The Power Of Social Media
Social networking sites like LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and even YouTube have become a powerful tool in the hands of marketers at trade shows. How? Make a strong business network and while showcasing products and company at the venue, just tweet all those on the network about the latest developments. You can even broadcast videos product launches on YouTube.
Transformation Of The Sales Cycle
Today the participants at the trade shows come armed beforehand with all the information about the products and services on display at the trade shows. When it has become so easy to search the exact information on the web, then buyers are easily able to narrow down the choices before they have even arrived at the venue.
Behold the Marketing Automation Software!
There are many versions of the software available in the market, which help in tracking the leading prospects by recording their information for proper assessment and follow-ups.
International Companies Coming Even Closer
It is true indeed that a business needs to expand geographically in order to attract more buyers and establish itself. Whether it is by increasing import-export activities or establishing a stronghold on the foreign markets by setting up manufacturing units in various countries, all the crucial information on how the successful companies are doing it can be gained through trade shows.
Increasing Usage Of Mobile Internet
Browsing internet on the go has become much easier and marketers are making the best use of it by increasing the activities in mobile marketing. Participants at a trade show can get the information on the one product while they are checking out another. Mobile applications also inform the buyers regarding the trade show venue and schedule.
With the economy looking better each day, the trade shows have been revamped and are being organized aggressively all over the world. Taking the following beneficial trends in stride, companies are getting the most out of the business interactions at the trade shows for better promotion, paving the way for more success for their business.