Tag "SMB"

Startup Circle: How is Khatabook using digital solutions to empower MSME?

By : Laxitha Mundhra

Khatabook was founded in 2019. It now has more than 9 million monthly active users spread across 95% of the districts of India. It allows micro, small and medium businesses to increase efficiency and profitability through safe and secure business

CRM Driven Digital Transformation Empowering SMB’s to Become More Customer Centric

By : CIOL Bureau

As the technological advances continue to drive fundamental market transformations and digital-driven disruption across industrial sectors, it is significant for companies to stay ahead of the curve with approaches that are customer-centric and keep customers engaged & satisfied. Now, when

RJio launches GST solution for small retailers

MUMBAI, INDIA: Retailers Association of India(RAI) has tied-up with Reliance Jio-GST for introducing a simple mobile-first tax solution available for Rs 1,999, aimed at helping small retailers across the country to have a smooth transition to the new tax regime.

Amazon India partners Cleartax to get sellers GST ready

By : CIOL Writers

Amazon India has partnered ClearTax to help sellers on its marketplace file and reconcile their tax returns conveniently as per the upcoming GST rollout. ClearTax Biz and Cleartax Biz+, two softwares launched by ClearTax, will be available to the Amazon India

Interest in cloud-based security services on the rise among SMBs

INDIA: Cloud-based security services will reach $5.9 billion in 2017, up 21 percent from 2016, according to Gartner. A strong demand from the Small and midsize businesses (SMBs) alongside enterprises will fuel this growth further. Gartner estimates the cloud-based security

4 benefits of having a website for your small biz

Sanjay Bhatia If you’re old enough, you might remember the time when finding a phone number for any business or service meant thumbing through the three-inch thick ‘Yellow pages’ that came with the telephone directory. That was a time when

PayUmoney’s affordable POS terminal for small biz

NEW DELHI, INDIA: PayUmoney  has launched a POS terminal which promises to connect even the smallest corner shop to the world of paperless payment. As opposed to Rs. 15,000-Rs. 25,000 charged by traditional channels, the PayUmoney POS terminal costs Rs.

Check Point brings security appliances for SMBs

BANGALORE, INDIA: Check Point announced two new additions to the Check Point 700 Series appliances, to address the unique security needs of small businesses. The new Check Point 770 and 790 appliances, together with the 730 and 750, provide advanced

Amazon brings Tatkal seller onboarding service to Mumbai

MUMBAI, INDIA: Amazon.in brings Amazon Tatkal in Mumbai to help small and medium businesses (SMBs) get online and sell on Amazon.in, in less than 60 minutes. Mumbai-based sellers will now be able to sell local offerings like apparels, electronics, books, etc.

Young micro merchants prefer e-payment over cash

BANGALORE, INDIA: A new MasterCard study of micro merchants in India indicates that young merchants in the age group of 35-45 are most likely to adopt e-payment systems. The MasterCard study interviewed micro merchants across India with a view to

India is Twitter’s third largest SMB market in APAC

BANGALORE, INDIA: India is one of Twitter’s fastest-growing SMB markets worldwide and is the third largest SMB market in APAC, after Japan and Australia. The average monthly spend has grown 60% per SMB advertiser. Thousands of Indian SMBs are using

HPE targeting SMBs with affordable solutions

BANGALORE, INDIA: Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) today announced new solutions engineered specifically for SMBs, allowing for quick deployment and easy management at every stage of business growth, and are priced within reach of today’s SMBs. “Small and midsize businesses have

How did Chandigarh-based Web design company increase revenues?

GURGAON, INDIA: In a bid to expand its operations, ColdFire Design Studio, Chandigarh-based Web design company was looking for a technology partner to better manage and monitor the accounts of his increasing client base. It signed up for GoDaddy Pro

17 percent SMBs cancelled their cloud contracts last year

MUMBAI, INDIA: It’s time cloud service providers (CSPs) improved their ante or be prepared to perish. As more and more SMBs are turning to cloud and newer mobile applications as a means of business automation, they are turning to their

3 tips to deploy enterprise applications in the cloud

John Yung MUMBAI, INDIA: More than half of US businesses use cloud computing. In the next six years, the number of small businesses using cloud computing will more than double to 80 percent. SMBs are recognizing the flexibility and safety

How life changed for the Mumbai-based SMB after migrating to cloud?

By : Sonal Desai

Sonal Desai MUMBAI, INDIA: DITA Exchange, a structured content management provider for regulated industries, has saved significant costs after moving to the AWS cloud. Dx4—the product is used by customers from global life sciences enterprises to Fortune 500 financial companies. Therefore,

Twitter makes advertising easy for SMBs

BANGALORE, INDIA: Twitter has launched the self-service advertising platform to small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in India. Twitter has expanded the platform reach of Twitter Ads globally from 33 countries to over 200 countries and territories. Now, SMBs from India

How is Netcore changing FMCG sector using IoT?

By : Sanghamitra Kar

Sanghamitra With IoT taking over the conventional technologies by storm, every company has been rerouting itself in terms of products, manufacturing etc. Netcore too embarked on IoT journey, but the company played it little different and that was selecting the

GoDaddy helps small business to set up online store at Rs. 999 per month

BANGALORE, INDIA: GoDaddy today launched Online Store for small businesses and entrepreneurs in India. Available at Rs. 999 per month (first year with an annual purchase), the GoDaddy Online Store will help them to deliver a simple shopping and checkout

Digitizing SMBs can create 50 million jobs

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Small and medium businesses (SMBs) in India that use cloud and mobile tools are reaping huge dividends, according to a report released by Deloitte and Google. The report, Connected Small Business: Unlocking India’s Digital Potential, states that