Money Today Archive May 17, 2007 Issue

Edition: May 17, 2007

Cover Story

K. Vaitheeswaran

Shifting to high gear

E-business models that seek to replace offline outlets are more challenging. They force customers to change habits.
  • Been there, done that We pick blog entries of a pioneer in the Internet business to bring out the trials and tribulations of an early entrant.
  • Let a million entrepreneurs bloom Indians have strong entrepreneurial spirit and Internet provides them the opportunity.
  • Navneet on the Net This article is a small attempt to repay the kindness of many an anonymous writer of guide books.
  • Do-it-yourself web advertising You don’t need to spend crores on a global ad campaign. You don't need a degree in English literature or marketing either. All you need is online savvy and a credit card. Mahesh Murthy, CEO of digital marketing firm Pinstorm explains.
  • Making money online From auctions to blogs to e-trades, the Internet is creating earning opportunities for all.
  • Global class, local cash E-tutoring is helping teachers from towns big and small earn incomes even regular teachers don't.
  • Net profits Hobby collections or hardware, brand new or second hand, unique or commonplace — sell anything, anywhere, anytime. Online auctioning offers earning opportunities to everyone.
  • The write way to earn Having strong opinions can help you earn money, if you know how to express yourself. Here's the lowdown on blogging, a hobby that can bring in revenues.
In this MT Issue
By Namrata Dadwal
The starting grid at the Great Indian Automart is becoming crowded as Renault-Nissan, Honda and Volkswagen are rumoured to be eyeing this segment.
Mutual Fund
By Prasoon Mukherjee
Our analyst sizes up the first mutual fund scheme launched by JP Morgan after it parted ways with JM Financial.
Tax
An employer is required by the law to deduct tax on the payment he makes to compensate a previous employer for not serving the notice period.
My Story
By Namrata Dadwal
Dinesh K Bhardwaj, a retired Air Force wing commander, is a winner in his second career. Here's how he did it.
Technology
By Sharadh Manian
Threats of virus, worm or phishing attacks are inseparable from a computer. We list some prevention tips.
  • Right click for convenience Be it real estate search, mutual fund purchase or bill settlement, the Internet is helping save time, hassle and money.
Stocks
MONEY TODAY tells you how stocks and mutual funds are performing and which ones you should go for.
  • Buy stocks of Infosys, Yes Bank In the past 15 days, Indian mutual funds have become a lot more bullish, taking heart from good full-year results. Large caps remained in favour.
Investment
By Rajshree Kukreti
Investors of all ages, expertise and income levels are logging on to trade in stocks online. We check out this opportunity.
New Business
By Rajshree Kukreti
Nikhil Nath showed courage made success out of a venture that had his partner quitting.
Sector Scenario
Steep rise in lending rates and increased pressure on cost of ownership have cut down auto sales in the month of March.
Expert View
Raman Roy
The entire process of investing is hugely satisfying as we watch each venture grow and expand.
  • Brave new world

    With a growth of 5 million users every month, India is definitely the mobile market the whole world is watching.

Small Fortune
Here are four simple steps to make your air conditioner more efficient.
BASICS
Before you start making money on the Net, you need to invest some - both money and time.
Portfolio Doctor
Pune-based Aditya and Sharmistha Gadge are on the right track in equity investments. But they should reduce their home loan term and take life cover.
Books
By Kamya Jaiswal
Peter Stanyer's Guide to Investment Strategy fulfils its promise by evolving strategies based on simple rules that are comprehensible and feasible, says Kamya Jaiswal.
Editors Note
By Rohit Saran
In more ways than one, e-auction is the best living example of "the invisible hand".
Talk Back
Thank you, Mr Santhanakrishnan for your words of encouragement. We will cover various aspects of "life on credit" in forthcoming issues and hope to draw on your support and guidance.
Upfront
The smile on Indians planning a foreign holiday this summer has just grown slightly broader.

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