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90% of Small Business Owners are Their Only Marketers

Running a small business is not among the easiest things you can do. This is because you need to know how to make the...

UAE banks agree on “mini insolvency law” to help struggling SMEs

UAE banks have agreed to halt criminal prosecutions for bounced cheques drawn by small to medium-sized business customers under a “rescue initiative" launched by...

RAKIA offers issuance of media licenses

Ras Al Khaimah Investment Authority (RAKIA) now welcomes media companies and professionals to establish their media related companies in Ras Al Khaimah’s competitive landscape....

Economics of connections will fuel digital business

Business and IT leaders must structure their business and technology investments in a way that will capitalize on the new economic realities of a...

Rules for Business Success – #3 The big picture, the details...

The big picture, the details and you flexibility Once you have defined your idea and business concept, you should take the next step for making...

Rules for Business Success – #2 Define Your Business Concept

Successful businesses stem from a desire to provide as many people as possible with products and services that they absolutely need and absolutely want. When...

Rules for Business Success – #1 What’s passion got to do...

"Build your business success around something that you love - something that is inherently and endlessly interesting to you," Martha Stewart Passion is the first...

Small Businesses in UAE to face more difficulties in 2016

UAE-based small and medium enterprises struggled to raise and collect money during the last quarter, pushing plans to recruit, launch products or open new...

FastTrack helps small and mid-sized businesses to move to Office 365...

Starting today, customers with 50 to 149 seats of Office 365 enterprise and small business plans can take advantage of the customer success service...

Ten Small Business Strategies for Success

Businessmen should always expect to feel the consequences of economic turnaround across various segments of different industries. To help entrepreneurs stay strong and grow their...

‘Smart Hall’ to provide 24/7 business registration and licensing services in...

The Department of Economic Development (DED) in Dubai will open a ‘Smart Hall’ where license owners and investors can have round-the-clock access to its...

Registrations open for Young Entrepreneur Competition 2016

School and college students can register till 1st of February 2016, says Dubai SME Dubai SME, the agency of the Department of Economic Development (DED)...

2016 Marketing Trends for Small Business

The 2016 marketing trends for small business is here, compiled by Dubai Chronicle editors. It is this time of the year when experts and industry...

2016’s Big Theme for Dubai is Small Business

In recent months people in Dubai -most of the expats who make approximately 93% of the population- seriously worry about the stability of their...

Use Twitter hashtag #SmallBusinessSaturday to promote small businesses

The Twitter hashtag #SmallBusinessSaturday has existed since early 2010 and was used to promote small businesses on any Saturday (not solely that Saturday between...

How to get the most out of your business email

In the world of work, email is a mainstay. It allows us all to communicate at lightning-fast speeds—without having to pick up the phone....

2015’s Dubai SME100 Announced

Dubai SME announces third cycle of Dubai SME100 ranking SMEs engines of growth and backbone of Dubai’s economy 88% of ranked SMEs grew by double digits...

Funding Dubai SMEs: Challenges and Opportunities

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) play an important role in the UAE’s economy and contribute substantially to income, output and employment. Acknowledging the importance of...