Author: Team Yomillio

All blog posts written on the Yomillio business blog.

How to Use Whatsapp for Business

I first wanted to make this a list of the top 50 business apps that would all be very useful for small business owners. But then, I just looked at the business apps whose notifications I have kept active, and I don’t see 50 – nowhere near that. There are only a handful of app … Continue reading “How to Use Whatsapp for Business”

How to Get MSME Loan

Yomillio, in partnership with the Confederation of Indian MSMEs (CIMSME) recently organized an event called “Community Sales for SMEs.” Apart from sales experts who showed attendees how to break through the crowd and sell, the list of speakers also included two government officials from SIDBI and MSME Ministry who talked about how they help MSMEs … Continue reading “How to Get MSME Loan”

The Takeaway from a Networking Event

One of the premium benefits of becoming a Yomillio member is that you get to attend the networking events we organize, by ourselves and in partnership with industry associations.   The latest in this series was a “Community Sales for MSMEs” event where the organizing partner was the Confederation of Indian Micro, Small and Medium … Continue reading “The Takeaway from a Networking Event”

Buyer’s Guide to Private Label Manufacturers and Suppliers

As a store owner or retail chain business, you have hundreds or maybe even thousands of products on the racks. How much is your profit margin on one unit of each product, and how much do you make on the product as a whole? Wholesalers typically double the manufacturer’s selling price, and retailers will go … Continue reading “Buyer’s Guide to Private Label Manufacturers and Suppliers”

Sample Privacy Policy and Business App Best Practices

The Facebook data privacy breach scandals are just beginning to pile up, with multiple ongoing investigations in the United States, England, EU, India and other countries who are just becoming aware of how lax the privacy features were on Facebook. It allowed Cambridge Analytica and its parent SCL Group to siphon data and make use … Continue reading “Sample Privacy Policy and Business App Best Practices”

What is Private Label Branding?

Private label branding is where a line of products or brand is available exclusively to the customers of a specific store or chain of stores, instead of being sold publicly by the manufacturer through many different distributors and retailers. The retailer offering this private label may or may not be the manufacturer.   Private label goods … Continue reading “What is Private Label Branding?”

Brand Building Tips to Make Your Business Stand Tall

You’ll find books and web guides on how to brand your business, and you can go to business school to learn about marketing. But what they don’t teach you in school is that your business needs to have a social conscience, and that consumers relate to what they see as a “good” company, startup or … Continue reading “Brand Building Tips to Make Your Business Stand Tall”

Women’s Day and Women-Owned Business Statistics

March 8, we’ll be celebrating yet another International Women’s Day. It’s been 110 years now since the first Women’s Day in 1909, and the number of women-owned startups and entrepreneurs has risen steadily. As a matter of fact, women now regularly achieve the same incredible startup success and high-profile exits that every startup founder dreams … Continue reading “Women’s Day and Women-Owned Business Statistics”

The 3 coolest women startups of 2017

The coolest startups to work for tend to be those that have raised funding, or have women as founders or at least cofounders. The work ethic and culture at both sets of startups seem to be significantly different, focused more on creativity and innovation – call it the freedom to innovate. What is it about … Continue reading “The 3 coolest women startups of 2017”

Top 10 things to keep in mind while hiring website developers

Hiring website developers is a tricky business. Unlike the jobs that your other employees or contractors do, this is something that we don’t know anything about. We don’t know what needs to be done, and we don’t know how it needs to be. For example, let’s say you’re looking for a developer as an administrator … Continue reading “Top 10 things to keep in mind while hiring website developers”