Are Traditional Handicrafts Dying in Nepal?

By the first half of fiscal year 2073, Nepal has already exported almost 2.3 billion rupees worth of handicrafts including textile and non-textile handicrafts. The major countries importing Nepalese handicrafts are India, Germany, France and US among others. The figures seems good if not compared with previous years. In 2072, during the same duration, Nepal successfully exported handicrafts worth of 2.6 billion rupees. The number has been decreasing since past decade. There was a time when Nepal exported handicrafts worth as much as NRs. 12 billion. Then why is the traditional handicrafts gett...

7 Ways to Quickly Generate Leads

You’ve printed flyers, you’ve sent out mailers, you have blasted your social-media followers, but you’re still not getting the lead flow you need to grow your company into the next billion-dollar brand. Well, there are hundreds of ways to generate leads, so don’t hang your head. Here are seven of our favorite. 1. Newsletter Do you have a newsletter yet? If not, you’re missing out on one of the simplest way to generate more leads. Make sure you put a newsletter sign up in every possible place that makes sense on your website. With these newsletter, not only do you have a c...

Top 10 Most Exported Commodities of Nepal

Considering the aftermath of the mighty earthquake, Nepal has exported handsome volume of products to various countries in last fiscal year. In last fiscal year, Nepal saw a total export worth NRs. 71,453,010,793. Although this is 18% lesser than the export made in the previous fiscal year. As usual, carpet leads the top export list followed by big cardamom. From the macro-economic perspective, Nepal has been unable to utilize the market access and tariff concessions offered by trading partners. The main reason behind this is the crippling supply-side constraints that the country has not been ...

7 Reasons Why You Should Follow Ayurveda

Ayurveda, the stream of medicine that began thousands of years ago, is a holistic approach to life science and health and provides individual based solutions.  The primary goal of Ayurveda is to help people live long, healthy and balanced lives.  Ayurveda believes analyzing one’s body’s constitution and understanding it better, to prevent or cure ailments.  The medicines used in Ayurveda are made out of natural substances like herbs.  Despite Ayurveda being a very old approach of treating ailments, more and more people are shifting to Ayurveda for a holistic wellbeing.  Here is why that is...

8 Reasons Why You Should Visit Nepal in 2017

As I pull out my laptop to start writing about the Himalayan kingdom of Nepal, explaining why one should visit it, I find it difficult to decide what to begin it with.  First, I wanted to write about the huge bio-diversity that Nepal holds.  But then, I felt it was unfair, for the cultural diversity it holds is equally huge, if not bigger.  How could I not start by writing about the cultural richness it holds!  Then, all the adventure sports that take place here came to my mind and the thoughts were followed by the natural beauty it is famous for.  The tallest mountains it has, the beautif...

Why Do B2B Enterprises Need Social Media Marketing in 2017?

Marketing and the way we market our products have changed significantly over the past few years.  Marketing has evolved over time in response to the changes in the socio-economic conditions, with the latest trend being – Social Media Marketing, where marketers have access to a more controlled environment, involving customization as per need.  Marketing, which began by attaching simple stone seals to products bearing impressed images associated with producers’ identity, has now evolved into a discipline capable of influencing buying behavior of customers. There is no doubt that social me...

What is a Carbon Footprint?

The arrival of a new year usually has everyone resolving to shed excess things and start anew. Maybe it is pounds gained from holiday indulgences. Maybe it’s sheer “stuff,” extra possessions that seem to have multiplied after a season of gift exchanges. While kicking off 2017 with promises to eat healthy or live more simply is a great start, have you ever thought about resolving to reduce the environmental impact that your lifestyle has on the planet? We’re talking about your carbon footprint. Although carbon dioxide, a colorless, odorless gas known as CO2, occurs naturally in the at...

Promoting Nepalese Tea – The Basics That Need To Be Taken Seriously

Nepalese Tea is a little known commodity in the international export market, although we consider it as our one of the most popular export commodity, bitter but truth. So far, Nepal has exported to a few countries and relatively in small quantities. One of the major reasons being unable to establish the identity of Nepalese tea in international market. The thing that is lacking is the brand promotion for the brand awareness of Nepalese tea which has a promising future if endorsed in a systematic and sustained manner. Strategists say that Nepalese tea can have better market access throug...

49 International Handicraft Trade Fairs To Look For in 2017

A trade fair (trade show, trade exhibition, or expo) is an exhibition organized so that companies in a specific industry can showcase and demonstrate their latest products and services, meet with industry partners and customers, study activities of rivals, and examine recent market trends and opportunities. Every year thousands of trade fairs and exhibitions are organized all over the world. Among them, there are hundreds which are organized in international level, showcasing the products and services from all over the world. Handicraft trade fairs are the most popular exhibitions in th...

6 Authentic Foods of Nepal

Nepal is a country that has large diversity of geography, culture, tradition, festivals, people, flora, fauna and FOOD. You can find different cuisines – Nepali, Indian, Chinese, Italian, Continental and more, but if you do not taste Nepali food then your stay in Nepal is not complete. Believe us, Nepal serves you delicious, tasty, finger licking good food. You must eat them at least once. Beware! No one can eat them just once. You’ll surely fall in love with them. When you go back, the taste will remain in your tongue. Here are the 6 authentic food of Nepal. 1. Sel Roti Sel Roti is a Ne...