Month: July 2020


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Starting an online business requires some planning. An entrepreneur needs to gauge demand, understand how SEO and digital ads work and know how to acquire customers cost-efficiently. If the formula works, the business can scale rapidly. As stated in the “Enabling Digital Entrepreneurs” report by World Bank Group, “many digital entrepreneurs are ‘born global’ and have the ability to grow and scale across borders very quickly.” 

Online spending has skyrocketed in recent years, and continued growth is likely as people continue to stay home, which “creates huge opportunities for internet stores,” says Mathieu Jang in an interview. He’s the co-founder of Affiliate Institute, a -based digital marketing training firm that helps members grow revenue online. 

Jang created a 12-week accelerator program that optimizes students’ affiliate-marketing practices. Aside from the technical aspects of


The Regulatory and Development Authority of India (Irdai) has allowed 29 general and health to market the standard cover, Corona Kavach. It had set a July 10 deadline for to come out with such a product, but firms required regulatory clearance for its pricing.


As of now, have been asked to offer indemnity-based Corona Kavach to consumers; the benefit-based standard policy, Corona Rakshak, would be launched later.



Last month, the regulator had issued final guidelines for the two standard products specifically designed for cases.


Though policy wording and product structure are supposed to be identical for insurers, they have the liberty to price it according to their risk assessment, claim experience, and health portfolio.


“The premium for the base cover ranges between Rs 447 and Rs 5,630, excluding GST, depending

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As much of the country starts going back to work, people are finding quickly just how hard it is to keep a public space clean and healthy during a pandemic. Either you have to enforce stringent social distancing policies that can negatively impact work time or keep dousing your office in chemicals to ensure it’s completely clean. Whether you’re trying to have a safe working environment or keep your home safe and clean without any extra stress, the KAPSULE™ UV Room Sanitizing Tower


Gold prices on Saturday fell to Rs 48,900 from Rs 49,100 per 10 gram, while silver climbed to Rs 51,950 from Rs 51,900 per kilogram, according to Good Returns website.


Gold jewellery prices vary across India, the second-largest consumer of the metal, due to excise duty, state taxes, and making charges.



In New Delhi, the price of 22-carat gold rose to Rs 47,700 per 10 gram, and in Chennai to Rs 46,920. In Mumbai, the rate was Rs 48,000, according to the Good Returns website. The price of 24-carat gold prices in Chennai was at Rs 51,200.


On MCX, August gold futures fell 0.03 per cent to Rs 48,863 per 10 gram. Silver September futures jumped to Rs 51,362 per kilogram. MCX has decided to accept gold and silver bars refined at domestic refineries for deliveries, subject to final

How one very strange date in my 30s still applies to the way I do business today.

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Back in my 30s, single, dating and living in Palm Beach, I had some rather crazy experiences. The highlight reel includes a CEO in his 40s telling me his mom would need to come with us on our first date and a more-money-than-senses mogul who chartered a private yacht and five-star chef to ease a breakup convo. But those are stories for another time, because this is about the craziest night of them all.

Here’s what happened: One night, when I was at a local hangout spot I enjoyed more for the people watching

The existential philosopher Søren Kierkegaard said, “Life can only be understood backwards, but it must be lived forwards.” This insight raises a profound paradox — and challenge — for those who lead. Focusing on the constant demands of the present moment and the future can keep you from fully learning from what you’ve done in the past. An inability to reflect wastes experience, leaving its value only partially harvested.

As I write, there have been more than 11.4 million COVID-19 cases worldwide, causing more than 534,000 deaths. Unlike most crises that arise and fade away quickly, COVID-19 is persisting and is expected to resurge later in the year. And many experts think the second wave could be more severe than the first. It’s important for leaders to take the time now to contemplate what has and hasn’t worked during this first series of outbreaks in order to lessen the