How Much Do Bot Farms Really Cost Your Business?

PPC fraud costs businesses a lot of money per year. By some estimates, businesses are losing up to 20% of their advertising budgets to bot farms. But what are these bots, and how do they cost businesses so much money? Bots: An Overview Bots are automated programs that are used to perform tasks at a […]

How to Incorporate Fun into the Workplace

Creating an attractive workplace culture is essential to the satisfaction of employees. Often, the culture within an office can be stifling, uncreative and discourage open and less formal communication between colleagues. As we spend most of our working lives with the people surrounding us in a work environment, it is important to create some form […]

5 Benefits of Hiring a Project Manager Consultant

Moving a project forward can be an arduous task, especially for small businesses and start-ups with limited resources. Often, the team is juggling project-specific tasks with other important roles and responsibilities. The burden of moving the project forward rests on the entire team, or one leader who takes charge. The key to successfully completing a […]

How to Increase Sales and Revenue Using CRM Software

The basic priority of any business is how to generate more sales and ultimately increase revenue. However, as the business environment gets more saturated, with an increasing number of suppliers chasing after a limited demand base, trying to make more sales becomes a lot more difficult. It is due to this challenge that necessitated the […]

How Businesses Can Avoid Becoming Irrelevant In A Changing World

The business world has produced a veritable graveyard of once magnificently successful companies that came, conquered and thrived – but ultimately perished. In many cases, those businesses share a common reason for their demise: Times changed. They didn’t. “I’ve always been fond of the saying that if you don’t like change, you’re going to like […]

Three Quarters Of UK SMEs Think Innovation Is Important For Recovery From COVID-19

· 85% of UK SMEs consider innovation an important part of Covid-19 recovery, yet less than a fifth (15%) strongly agree the Government is doing enough to support it · Nearly a quarter (22%) of respondents have never claimed R&D tax credits, despite being aware they exist · One fifth of SMEs said they had […]

Society 5.0 – Dinis Guarda Interviews Naokazu Takemoto, Minister of State for Science / Technology of Japan For citiesabc YouTube Podcast

  Dinis Guarda’s YouTube citiesabc interview series features the Minister of State Naokazu Takemoto, for Japan’s Science and Technology Policy. Dinis Guarda’s detailed conversation with the Minister, a veteran political leader, touched on key questions both concerning his background, career and political positions within the Japanese government, as well as highlighting Japan’s technology advancements, including […]

Research Finds Lil Miquela to be the Top Earning Robot Influencer Making Nearly £ 9 Million Per Year

· Cartoony noonoouri is the second biggest virtual influencer – she could earn £1.3million by the end of the year · Miquela’s virtual rival Bermuda claims fourth place – she could earn £440,182.48 in 2020 · Robot influencers earn up to 252 times more than the average UK salary! The number of Instagram influencers has […]

Ford Experiments with Four-Legged Robots, to Scout Factories, Saving Time, Money

Ford is tapping four-legged robots at its Van Dyke Transmission Plant in early August to laser scan the plant, helping engineers update the original computer-aided design which is used when we are getting ready to retool our plants. These robots can be deployed into tough-to-reach areas within the plant to scan the area with laser […]

Ford Experiments with Four-Legged Robots, to Scout Factories, Saving Time, Money

Ford is tapping four-legged robots at its Van Dyke Transmission Plant in early August to laser scan the plant, helping engineers update the original computer-aided design which is used when we are getting ready to retool our plants. These robots can be deployed into tough-to-reach areas within the plant to scan the area with laser […]

Getting Underrepresented into Law

Following a competitive tender process, PRIME has commissioned MyKindaFuture, the overlooked talent specialist, to deliver a series of digital workshops for students from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds across the UK this autumn. This follows a successful pilot that PRIME undertook last year, involving member firms Brodies, DWF, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Pinsent Masons, along with support from […]

Gartner HR Survey Finds 52% of Organizations Business Operations Continuing at Reduced Level

A Gartner, Inc. survey of 172 HR leaders found that 52% reported their organization’s business operations are continuing at a reduced level due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As part of the same survey, 40% of 146 respondents reported optimizing costs as the business priority that has changed the most since early this year. To address these issues […]

3 Clear Signs that You Need to Work on Your Site’s SEO

SEO can seem like an abstract concept for some, and it can be difficult to understand when your website is having problems with it. While it might be subtle in some cases, the consequences of bad SEO could be disastrous. It could eventually mean that you’ll be invisible to a large portion of your clients, […]

Best for Business: Up Your User-Generated Content Game to Corner the Social Media Market

From the days of flyers and telephone calls to the evolving world of social media content and tailored online advertising, brands and businesses are constantly thinking of new ways to gain exposure and sell their products to customers. Thanks to the power of social media, almost every company includes platforms like Facebook and YouTube. From […]

Communication Tips For Working From Distributed Locations

Increasing work in the home office offers a variety of opportunities, but also risks. According to a survey among 500 office workers, the vast majority (83 percent) believe that the corona crisis has opened up a new business trend towards more digitalization and home office usage. A clear majority (61 percent) is also in favor […]

PayPal Hit 3.7bn Transactions And 346 Million Active Users Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Recent years have witnessed a surge in the adoption of digital payments worldwide, driven by the rising number of smart devices and the booming eCommerce market. As one of the first and most significant players in the digital payments landscape, PayPal has played a huge role in building a cashless society. According to data gathered […]

Degree or No-Degree: To Be a Successful Leader

Although accessing the information on any subject imaginable is now as easy as taking out a smartphone from a pocket, most people still believe that you need a college degree to become successful. Despite the rising costs of education, which causes young Americans to be in debt right from the start, many people simply don’t […]

Why Businesses Should Use ACH Transfer

Most consumers’ preferred way to pay for goods or services is by either debit or credit cards, though there are still many that like to use checks to make payments. However, in this digital age, the paper check is on the decline with both businesses and consumers discovering the advantages of ACH transactions. An ACH […]

Entrepreneurs And Start-Ups To Enjoy Free Business School Advice In London

Entrepreneurs are being offered free places on an acclaimed workshop to turn their hobbies and dreams into a business. The popular, two-week-long PopUp Business School, run in partnership with Barnet Council and Brent Cross Shopping Centre, is returning to the district for the fifth year on September 21. The course, which will be run online, is […]

Covid-19 Causes Business Debt To Drop By  £189 Million

· Total level of insolvent business debt drops by £189million during last quarter  · Decline in debt is due to a reaction to the pandemic including the Government’s financial support · Drop in total debt will be short-lived, with the retail sector showing 12.6% growth in insolvent debt   The impact of COVID-19 has seen a […]

Three Ways You Can Significantly Boost Your Business Property’s Value

  While home real estate prices are on the rise in the US, commercial property prices seem to be going the opposite direction, with prices down 5.472% from last year, according to Trading Economics. This is not a good time to be putting a business property up on the market. For now, you’d do well to improve […]

Media As An Influencer; Three Media Sources That Can Impact Elections

Since the First Amendment established freedom of the press as a keystone to American democracy, the media has increasingly played an integral and defining role on the political landscape. Knowledge is power, so goes the old adage. Voters rely on educated guessing a great deal in an election cycle and the media’s job, in principle, […]

Businesses Lag Behind Protecting Assets From Cyberattacks

Cybercriminals taking advantage of remote teams to breach systems as businesses lag behind putting in place cybersecurity measures As of mid-February, about 4.7 million US employees were working remotely. The social distancing measures introduced in March caused that number to surge dramatically. According to Gallup, the percentage of full-time employees working from home due to […]

Online Services Your Business Should be Using

Running a business is very different now than it was even just a few years ago. Technology is constantly changing and evolving to help business owners improve and modernize to increase productivity and minimize inefficiencies. These days, there are many online services and tools that companies can use to help meet their goals.  These services […]

Listing on the largest business directory on the internet with a special focus on emerging markets

Access to the first global social impact & financial empowerment index in the industry

Awards – global best emerging SMEs, startups – Universities

Traffic generation to company sites

Industry specific PR and branding opportunities

Commercial opportunities with industry players – adtech solutions and tailored advertising

Industry and sector Data & analytics

Premium Research – Reporting & content publishing solutions

Media partnerships and possibilities with TV & channels

Access to partners, influencers & ambassadors (platform access to promote products & brands)

Education & coaching

Event promotion, listening and management

New marketplace with integration of fintech product development (use of our global network)

ID, fintech, social impact blockchain innovation tech IP & tools – Certificates

AI Chatbot interaction in directory

Job listing support for business growth