Month: September 2017

Business is booming in Indonesia – its 252 million inhabitants make it the biggest country by population in south east Asia and the fourth largest in the world, it’s currently the 16th largest economy in the world and is forecast to become the seventh largest by 2030, and maybe even the fifth largest within the next two decades.

If you’re looking to tap into the potential of this massive market, here’s everything you need to know about exporting to Indonesia…

Around the world Conference calling Guides & How-Tos

If you’re not doing business in Indonesia, it may be time you did – not only do its 240 million inhabitants make it the world’s fourth largest country, and the largest in south east Asia, it has a middle class larger than the entire populations of both Malaysia and Australia.

It’s currently the 16th largest economy in the world and is forecast to become the fifth largest in the next two decades.

In short, it’s a great opportunity.

If investing in Indonesia sounds like a viable business proposition you’ll need a cost-effective and reliable conference call provider.

And here’s how to set up an international conference call in just a few simple steps…

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Handshakes are taken very seriously in the business world – too hard, and you’re a go-getting alpha-type who would sell their own granny to get to the top; too weak and you’re a simpering subservient, simply asking to be crushed, probably by someone whose handshake is way too hard.

Thankfully, most of us see the handshake for what it really is – a way to greet another person, signify an agreement, or settle a deal – and not some way to assert authority over another person. If you see the handshake as a power-play, don’t bother leaving any of your watermarked, raised-lettering business cards behind as I show you the door.

Whatever your thoughts on the handshake, there’s no escaping the fact it leaves a lasting impression on people – so what does your handshake say about you?

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Doing business in India isn’t easy, and it takes a lot of patience and a solid, long-term strategy to crack markets that vary considerably across a vast country of 29 different states and seven union territories.

But if you’ve the time, patience, and means to tackle it, you’ll be opening your business up to one of the world’s fastest-growing economies, and a goods and services export market worth around £8.5 billion.

Here’s everything you need to know about exporting to India…

Around the world Conference calling Guides & How-Tos

India and the UK have strong cultural and trade links – but trade has deteriorated over recent years and the two countries are no longer strong trade partners, and many big businesses have been put off trading with the country following billion pound tax rows and unpaid fees.

Even so, India is one of the world’s fastest growing economies and the UK has a lot to offer India as far as universities, infrastructure and engineering goes, so if you’re not already trading with India, it could be time to start thinking about it.

Sat over 4,000 miles to the east though and keeping in touch could be a problem – but not if you do so via teleconference, or conference call, and is one of the few operators offering low-cost dial-in numbers to India.

And a conference call can be set up in a few simple steps, here’s how…

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