E-commerce has reached a tipping point. More than half of consumers now prefer to shop online, and e-commerce sales are growing by 23 percent annually. The $6.59 billion spent last Cyber Monday was the single largest online shopping total in history. Yet despite all the activity online, 46 percent of American small businesses still don't have their ...
March 17, 2018Rahul Agrawal
“I am building a consumer brand” is one of the buzz phrases you will hear often within the start-up community; more so because it is the core investment theme among the VCs nowadays. It is easy to build a website, sell a product with discounts, but building a brand – ...
March 12, 2018Rahul Agrawal
Way before people entered the cut-throat world of business; they were spying on their competition. At the time, it was all about “checking” your neighbor’s backyard and doing something better in your own. When the internet exploded, things changed. Hundreds of “spying” tools emerged; some of them help us monitor ...
July 24, 2017Rahul Agrawal
Some small businesses explode on Instagram, packing on followers by the thousand. In this blog post we look at some of the fastest growing accounts from Tailwind’s 100,000 members on the hunt for tips to help you grow too your following. If you own or market a small business you’re probably ...
January 21, 2017Rahul Agrawal
Being a small business owner is not always easy, especially when you constantly need to stay up to date on all the new trends, strategies and algorithm updates in marketing. How can you continue to ensure that your business operations are running smoothly, while also growing your audience and customer ...
December 17, 2016Rahul Agrawal
Advancing your business success can be a tricky process. But there are plenty of methods and tools you can use to get your business to the next level. Here are some top tips and secret weapons you can use to advance your business from members of our small business community. Find ...
October 2, 2016Rahul Agrawal
Though branding is not a new concept but still there are many businesses that don't understand its significance. Most of the today's entrepreneurs know about the big branding campaigns run by giants like Harley Davidson, Coca-Cola, Apple and many other such companies, but can't relate to them due to the ...
September 27, 2016Rahul Agrawal
In a generation that is highly influenced by technological advancements, online marketing and advertising is hailed to be the most effective way to sell products and services. It is important for an online trader to pay close attention to real-time data on customer preferences. Information such as Google Adwords’ 2 ...
September 20, 2016Rahul Agrawal
People are finally waking up to the fact that freelancing is a better option than fighting the daily 9-to-5 rat race. The flexibility, independence and opportunity to make more money are just a couple of reasons why people are opting to become freelancers. But if you’re uncertain which freelancing career path to chose, here are 25 ...
September 14, 2016Rahul Agrawal
“Entrepreneurship is living a few years of your life like most people won’t, so that you can spend the rest of your life like most people can’t”. Today, every youngster wants to become an entrepreneur just because it is the flavor of the market or their peers are doing so. But ...
September 6, 2016Rahul Agrawal