In the News: Recession Warnings Don’t Worry Small Business Owners

Recession talk continues to make headlines and small businesses can’t avoid getting caught up in it — or can they? Two pieces of news reached us this week that indicate small business worries about a recession are pretty low or non-existent. Earlier this week, the Money Anxiety Index found that small business […]

Visa Gives Gig Workers A New Way To Get Paid…And Other Small Business Tech News This Week

Here are five things in technology that happened this past week and how they affect your business. Did you miss them? 1 — Visa gives businesses new way to pay gig workers in real time. This week, Visa announced the introduction of Card Payouts—an app built to support card capture, […]

Slack Goes Public, FreshBooks Expands…And Other Small Business Tech News This Week

Here are five things in technology that happened this past week and how they affect your business. Did you miss them? 1— Workplace messaging app Slack to go public. Early this week, California-based workplace messaging startup Slack said it had filed a confidential registration for an IPO. The company claims […]

Firstpost elevates Munaf Merchant to National Head, Sales, Firstpost News Cluster

Munaf Merchant Digital news platform Firstpost has announced the elevation of Munaf Merchant to National Head, Sales, Firstpost News Cluster at Network18 Digital. Merchant will be responsible for developing marketing strategies and leading the team towards achieving a high-performance sales environment for Firstpost and Tech2. Having been associated with Firstpost for over five years now, Merchant possesses an experience […]

Good news! Bill to make 15,000 guest teachers permanent passed by Delhi Assembly

After a long wait, the Delhi Assembly has passed a bill to make about 15,000 guest teachers working in the schools of the Directorate of Education (DoE) permanent. Bill introduced by Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia: “Regularisation of services of guest teachers and teachers engaged under the ‘Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan’ […]

Facebook says Pages that regularly share false news won’t be able to buy ads

Facebook says it’s taking another step against Pages that share fabricated news stories. The company has already been working with outside fact-checkers like Snopes and the AP to flag inaccurate news stories. (These aren’t supposed to be stories that are disputed for reasons of opinion or partisanship, but rather outright hoaxes and […]

Marketing Growth Hacks for the ‘Fake News’ Era

In this “fake news” era, entrepreneurs are facing a growing problem among consumers: credibility. Edelman’s 2017 Trust Barometer reported a global drop in trust across businesses and media. And millennials surveyed are especially skeptical. The McCarthy Group’s Engaging Millennials: Trust and Attention survey found that only around 10 percent of […]