Welcome to the concluding part of the series “Put your Finance together!” Let’s do a quick recap, shall we? In the first article in the series, we talked about the importance of being financially secure and the discussed the four elements of Financial well-being according to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). In summary, the…

The advent of social media has helped to introduce the concept of ‘social media for professional networking’. Slowly, ‘in-person’ networking is being overpowered by simply connecting to social networking sites. It’s all part of the phenomenon of social media that engages tens of millions of internet users per day. In today’s ‘networking space’, it is…

By Oyinlola Oresanya (@oyinnlola) Making a Financial Plan Create a vision statement. In the book, the Smart Money Woman, Arese Ugwu talks about creating a vision statement. “We get so bogged down with the reality of our everyday lives, bills, bills and more bills that we forget to focus on the vision. For most people…

Many different issues must be considered when starting a small business. It is important to plan properly and avoid common pitfalls. As you determine whether or not to start a business, consider NeedMyservice’s suggested dos and don’ts of starting a small business. Dos Do consider risk versus reward. Business ownership is a balance between the…

we looked into which of the top social networks are used by the most brands. We Analyzed the Interbrand 100 Companies across YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Google+, Pinterest, and Tumblr.  Below are some key findings from this analysis. Download your copy of the full report for free  to learn about how social teams are structured, what…

You must have heard that Instagram is the hottest trend in social media for businesses. What you do not know is that it is not just a photo sharing app. Instagram has redefined the way in which we view and share photos to create awareness, association and engagement. There is a lot to gain from…

This infographic from the Startup Genome Project 2.0 is based on a comprehensive 2015 report on startup structure, ecosystems, and disruptive industry trends. Why are startups such an important business structure in the 21st century? The Startup Genome Project 2.0 suggests that the 20th century saw the first massive shift in corporate structure in an attempt to deal…

Many businesses mistakenly believe that posting classified adds is a thing of the past. However, for local and small to medium sized businesses especially, classified add posting is just as useful a tool as it ever was for engaging with wider local communities and potential new customer bases. Media space is expensive. Moreover, whilst social…