Why And How To Write For Your Website Readers? (Not for a search engine)

Posted on 12-Jul-2018



This article is about how to write content for a human that search engine also love!


How Robust is Your Organization Foundation?

Posted on 30-May-2018



Just imagine if you created a company on a foundation made of sand. You just hired people to fill available openings and instead taking time to find out if they were right for the position, or for the company.


Thanks For Being a Part of This Wonderful Journey

Posted on 30-Dec-2017



It is a time of the year to be with friends & family, experience the joy of reflecting on the passing year & thinking about the new year. It's time to bring & accept the change as we move ahead in our journey to make a positive difference in the world.


5 Expert Tips for a Killer App UI

Posted on 17-Nov-2017



Understanding human behavior is really the only way to make effective designs. Here are 5 Expert Tips for a Killer App UI.


With a Passion For Brand Building, The Sky is The Limit For Yogesh Bafna

Posted on 15-Oct-2017



Young, energetic and endlessly passionate entrepreneur Yogesh Bafna tells us a fascinating and inspiring story - in his words.


How Individuals Grow at Shimbi Labs, Without Becoming Manager (Because we don't have managers)

Posted on 13-Oct-2017



We think people who can work without the title “Manager” are real heroes. They don’t need a title to do a great job, they carry out their work and beyond because they love what they do.


Priyanka - Amiable; Lovable, Young Architect Who Makes You Happy With Her Creative Designs

Posted on 28-Sep-2017



The inspiring unfolding story of a young architect, Whose imagination never stop and that reminds me this quote ““Stories of imagination tend to upset those without one.”


Advocate Santosh Naidu: Inspiring Story Of Journey From Steno Typist To Successful Advocate

Posted on 23-Sep-2017



Here is the first story of blog series"Inspiring Entrepreneurial Success Stories" about Advocate Santosh Naidu, a man with strong, desired to succeed.


Inspiring Entrepreneurial Success Stories

Posted on 22-Sep-2017



This blog is our humble endeavor to compile and narrate success stories of inspiring businesses to the world. I sincerely believe that every entrepreneur has a very inspiring story to tell and us to learn.


Why Excel is Unfit for Generating Invoices

Posted on 27-Aug-2017



In general Freelancers, Startups and Small Business tend to use Excel for their invoicing requirement. But these 10 points will prove you why Excel is wrong choice to create invoices.


India Business - Get Paid Online, Faster and Easier, With Shimbi Invoice Payment Integration

Posted on 14-Aug-2017



Since 2006, Shimbi Labs helping freelancers and small businesses streamline their invoicing. Today we are announcing 4 payment options for our Indian Business to get paid online.


Shimbi Invoice is GST-ready for India

Posted on 08-Jul-2017



Creating GST compliant invoices takes just seconds with Shimbi Invoice. Stop worrying about GST and focus on growing your business.


Today is Shimbi Lab's 12th anniversary

Posted on 12-Jun-2017



During all these years only thing doesn't change, our mission to provide Simple, Powerful, Innovative yet Affordable software solutions to customers.


Shimbi Labs: The Story Behind Our New Logo

Posted on 05-Apr-2017



Every picture has a story, but when it is about a company logo, it has something much deeper and interesting than just an ordinary story. Siddharth Deshmukh founder and CEO of Shimbi Labs shares the fascinating journey of the new logo of Shimbi Labs.


Customers Are Your Valentine!

Posted on 14-Feb-2017



Your customers will be the reason you enjoy your best laughs and momentous joy of the year with your significant one, this Valentine's Day!


Working Holidays - Fact and Fun

Posted on 06-Feb-2017



I must admit, I was pretty much curious about the ‘working holidays’ post and flash mob pictures uploaded on ShimBi Labs Facebook page. So this assignment was received gleefully by me- both for the familiarity and the curiosity.


I Could Implement What I Learnt

Posted on 01-Feb-2017



Being a fresher, I was given autonomy to go ahead and do what I wanted and my new ideas were given the chance to flourish.


Perfect Example Of Out Of Box Thinking

Posted on 28-Jan-2017



It was a pleasurable experience. I like the way the firm works and the attitude firm carries to hire a new intern or an employee. This is a perfect example of out of box thinking.


Working Holiday!

Posted on 24-Jan-2017



Taking time to reflect on what's most important to create ways to overcome difficult challenges is goal of #WorkingHoliday at ShimBi Labs


I wish you a beautiful, magical new year!

Posted on 28-Dec-2016



As we are reaching towards end of 2016, I wanted to send my best wishes to you and yours! I hope that 2017 holds success and good fortune in all your endeavour. It has been a pleasure getting to know you and your organization this year.


Tech-lit-ical Diaries #6

Posted on 18-Nov-2016



I dialled the number assigned to me for my next interview, I guess this is how you would feel before a Tsunami- a total cluelessness about the huge wave that's going to hit you the next second...


Tech-lit-ical Diaries #5

Posted on 24-Oct-2016



This UI Designer at ShimBi Labs certainly had an interesting childhood/teenage hood and whatever follows. He fondly remembers how he used to work part time during his 12th grade at an eye hospital...


Top 10 Tips To Publish Better Content For Your Small Business Website

Posted on 08-Oct-2016



You must be careful with the kind of information you are putting up on our websites. in this blog let us see how you can better the contents displayed on your website through 10 simple yet effective ways.


8 Ways to Improve Your Small Business Website Today

Posted on 04-Oct-2016



This blog provides a tips and nuggets to make your small business website effective and result oriented.


Tech-lit-ical Diaries #4

Posted on 30-Sep-2016



There are millions around the globe and at least a few hundreds we meet each day, or have known all our lives. Yet hardly known. Continuing my saga of interviews with ShimBi Labs’ employees to know their different side of life...


Trending Programming Languages For Web Designers

Posted on 26-Sep-2016



This blog discusses about various programming languages used for web development along with their pros and cons to get a fair idea before you select the best one for your next project.


Why Website Is More Important For Your Business Than Social Media Presence Alone?

Posted on 22-Sep-2016



Is creating a facebook or Google+ business page enough to compel customers to buy your product and services? We think not, and here are a few reasons why you should have your website made for your business.


Top 10 Search Engine Disasters to Avoid

Posted on 18-Sep-2016



Search engine optimization is a continuous changing field and keeping updated with the latest trends along with avoiding pitfalls is the only way to give you proper outcomes.


How to Promote a Website: 12 Strategies to Try

Posted on 14-Sep-2016



Getting traffic to your website may seems like a tedious task to you. As soon as you hear such technical terms, your mind goes bonkers, and your palms get sweaty. Here are some tricks and hacks for promoting your website or blog.


Less Practiced Secretes To Be The Best Freelancer

Posted on 10-Sep-2016



With people working as freelancers in almost every sphere of work, there is hardly any job left that has not been handled by any freelancer. However, the main question here is that how someone can be the best in their field of work?


Why Should You Write Your Own Website Contents For Your Startup?

Posted on 06-Sep-2016



This is a dilemma everyone faces when the time comes to decide whether the content of the website should be self-written or by a professional. Both have different benefits.


Tech-lit-ical Diaries #3

Posted on 02-Sep-2016



My next interview was scheduled with Mrs Bhawana Panchpande, probably the bubbliest and the happiest person at ShimBi Labs! 


As A Freelancer How'll You Stand Out, Among Thousands Like You?

Posted on 28-Aug-2016



Being a freelancer is a challenging job in itself on top of which come the challenge to stand out from the rest in your field of work.


How To Speed Up Your Website

Posted on 24-Aug-2016



This blog includes various possible faults for a website to be a slow one and also gives out various solutions to speed up our website.


Top Complaints Every Web Designing Company Face

Posted on 20-Aug-2016



Here are a few complaints that web designing companies might have to face when the customers are not satisfied with their work. Studying these complaints well is the key to improvement and betterment of the design.


Build A Website For Yourself By Yourself!

Posted on 16-Aug-2016



With the help of some search on the Internet, creating a website has now become a more easy task than it was in the past. With new tutorials and blogs coming up every week, creating own website is simpler than before.


How To Get Started With Freelance Work?

Posted on 12-Aug-2016



More and more people are taking to working at their free time as a profession and are happily quitting their 9 to 5 jobs. The reasons for doing so are endless. Who to get started?


ShimBi Labs Is Great Place To Learn New Things!

Posted on 08-Aug-2016



ShimBi Labs is a great place to learn new things and a right place to Interns to kick start their career. My Internship experience with ShimBi is fruitful.


Tech-lit-ical Diaries #2

Posted on 04-Aug-2016



An aspiring entrepreneur, Mr Atul explained to me how he balanced out his work and personal life- on a 50-50 scale where both work and personal lives were allotted their time.


I Have Few Exciting Updates For You About Budo

Posted on 03-Aug-2016



Budo is a leading cloud-based web development platform created with one goal in mind: to help people get online without technical skills and a big budget. Budo is a Website Builder and Content Management System.


Why Indian Websites Should Avoid Using Non Indian Stock Photos For Website or Blogs

Posted on 30-Jul-2016



Photos are a great way to link the readers to the content. Through images, one can easily convey the messages. It helps the readers in imagining and moves forward their thinking.


5 Ways To Improve Your SEO

Posted on 26-Jul-2016



With the outburst of information in all possible directions, search engines like Google and Bing are the difference between efficient, productive work and manual, time-consuming labour.


Why e-Invoices Are Better Than Paper Invoices

Posted on 22-Jul-2016



From the last decade, everything is becoming electronic. Everything is changing to being electronic because there are numerous advantages of having something electronic than written on papers.


I Learned How To Work In A Team

Posted on 03-Jul-2016



It was a nice experience. I worked in a team through which I learned how to work in a team. When you are a team member you get to know how other people work. 


7 Reasons You Need Auto Invoice Generator For Your Small Business or Startup

Posted on 21-Jun-2016



Automated invoice generator is the most disciplined and the most sincere employee that any firm can get for creating the invoices.


Tech-lit-ical Diaries #1

Posted on 08-Jun-2016



Let me unfold to you the life and persona of a software professional. This was an eye opener for me who made the call with many prejudices but had them all killed in 20 minutes.


8 Benefits Of Using Tumblr For A Small Business

Posted on 06-Jun-2016



As a blogging platform, Tumblr has much to offer that sets it apart from other tools such as WordPress and the reason why people have begun to realize this untapped potential is because of two factors: more visual imagery and less verbosity.


The Working Environment At ShimBi Labs Is Very Healthy

Posted on 03-Jun-2016



Initially, we were aware of only PHP syntax, but here we learned Codeigniter, MVC framework along with practically how to use PHP in a live project.


Top 6 Benefits Of Using Animation For Website Header Banner

Posted on 02-Jun-2016



An attractive website is very crucial to make an impact of your online presence. Creative and fascinating websites always lure more visitors. One of the ways to have a catchy and attractive website is by displaying animation header banner.


Literary Shoes And Technological Gadgets

Posted on 27-May-2016



As Literature student I took up one of my internships with ShimBi Labs which is a technology company, know this - I myself was clueless but I still wanted to give it a try and see how my efforts to reconnect with the science side would go. Here a story.


My Internship Experience With ShimBi Labs Was Fruitful 

Posted on 27-May-2016



My Internship Experience With ShimBi Labs Was Fruitful. ShimBi Labs gave me the opportunity to gain practical experience in a professional environment.


My Internship Experience With ShimBi Labs Was Very Nice

Posted on 20-May-2016



My Internship experience with ShimBi Labs was very nice. Many things I learned in this company, technical as well as how everyone handle their work efficiently and with responsibility.


Making Website? You Need Budo, To Experience Creative Freedom

Posted on 16-May-2016



Budo is a website builder with which one can create and modify one’s website and get unlimited access to revisions.


Benefits Of Launching Your Business Online

Posted on 11-May-2016



Online visibility for business has become so important that one cannot afford to launch any business without an online platform.


The Logo Mania

Posted on 07-May-2016



A logo is not only the graphical representation of a company but it is also an unsaid image of the company in the consumer’s subconscious. It is a lot more than just being a piece of graphics on the top of any web page or visiting card.


The Experience I Am Having With ShimBi Labs Is Phenomenal

Posted on 05-May-2016



The experience I am having with ShimBi Labs is phenomenal. The environment here at ShimBi Labs is amazing. From my earlier internship experience. At ShimBi Labs I was given full freedom & resources to make my own project also with right amount of guidance.


10 Common Mistakes To Avoid While Creating Invoice

Posted on 03-May-2016



Invoices are required whenever a buyer and a seller deals something. Invoices can also be termed as a written record of the agreement that has been made and all the terms and conditions associated with it. The seller cannot afford any mistakes in them.


Why Hasn’t Your Mobile Application Got You More Customers?

Posted on 01-May-2016



Apps let the user browse through products at their comfort. But, often apps do not become a success. You may have built an app, too, for your business, but where are the customers?


5 Things You Need To Consider While Your Email Marketing

Posted on 30-Apr-2016



Technology is involving. What worked last year does not guarantee that it will be the same this year. In fact, some strategies may seem redundant and not helpful enough that it could affect your business. 


Top 7 Secure Password Hacks You Must Use

Posted on 25-Apr-2016



Password and Security go hand in hand. Stronger the password better the security of your online account. More you take care of your password better is your account security. 


Impact Of Bad Web Design On Users and Corrective Steps

Posted on 21-Apr-2016



Web design involves a proper blend and correctly understanding the key features that need to be taken care while designing, namely navigation and layout, brand consistency etc. These features have a huge impact on the users.


Excitement Of Making New Things Is Immense

Posted on 16-Apr-2016



Learning and experiencing the excitement of making new things is immense, and it's a very important step towards building a great career and innovating amazing products.


Top 8 Benefits Of Using Pinterest For A Small Business

Posted on 13-Apr-2016



Why can Pinterest bring more traffic to your website? Here are top 8 reasons we believe you should know for your #Startup Or #SmallBusiness marketing.


Top 8 Benefits of having a website for Pathology Laboratory

Posted on 09-Apr-2016



Website is an “Identity” to your laboratory and a “Vision” to the patients .In the current scenario of digitalization, website gives a connectivity between the laboratory and the patients.


8 Easy But Effective Tips For Small Business Budgeting

Posted on 06-Apr-2016



Financial management and budgeting for startup and small business are important, ignoring it may lead to financial disasters. These quick tips help you to avoid that mistake and keep your business running smoothly with good financial practices.


Top 8 Benefits of Using Instagram for a Small Business

Posted on 28-Mar-2016



Over 300 million active users each month post 70 million photos per day, and collectively distribute 2.5 billion likes. Engagement on Instagram is seven times higher than on Twitter and Facebook, and also leaves Google+, Tumblr, Pinterest in the dust.


Top 10 Hacks To Promote Your Clinic Website

Posted on 24-Mar-2016



Building your clinic website is very important for promoting your medical practice. The website makes easy for you to reach out to people and for them to know about you and your services. You can get maximum inquiries and consultations through your website


5 Benefits Of Guest Blogging For Your Small Business

Posted on 20-Mar-2016



The amazing thing about guest posting really is the amount of people you will meet through it. This means either in the comments of your posts or simply the relationship with the person owning the blog.


Top 7 Ways To Deal With Overdue Invoices

Posted on 16-Mar-2016



"The fact is that one of the earliest lessons I learned in business was that balance sheets and income statements are fiction, cash flow is reality." - Chris Chocola


Wonderful 10 Years With Kailash!

Posted on 14-Mar-2016



Kailash, thank you for being a great friend and partner, and for everything you do to make the ShimBi Labs better place to work and deliver great pieces of software code.


Top 8 Benefits of Using YouTube for a Small Business

Posted on 12-Mar-2016



“Video marketing is a powerful means for promoting anything you want online, whether it’s a product, service, opt-in form, website, blog, etc. …Videos are now an expected component of any website.” – AnimosityPierre


Top 8 Benefits Of Having A Website For Dental Clinic

Posted on 08-Mar-2016



In today’s world, the website is like a mirror to your profile or your company’s profile. “Slogging” is the right word for a clinic without a website. Successfully running a dental clinic requires both handwork and effective advertisement.


Top 8 Benefits Of Using LinkedIn For A Small Business

Posted on 04-Mar-2016



“Active participation on LinkedIn is the best way to say, 'Look at me!' without saying 'Look at me!” - Bobby Darnell


Top 6 Reasons To Use Branded Email

Posted on 29-Feb-2016



Email is the fastest mode of sharing sensitive information. It is a fact that a customer would trust sales@shimbi.in rather than shimbisales@gmail.com. Your website domain name is your new online identity for your business.


10 Step Guide To Start Your Ecommerce Website

Posted on 28-Feb-2016



There are many shop owners who want to grow their business and e-commerce is a way to do so. E-commerce is also the cheapest way to start your virtual shop instead of expensive options like buy a franchise or open up a brick and mortar shop.


7 Blogging Mistakes Small Businesses Make That You Should Avoid

Posted on 24-Feb-2016



While blogging can be a great marketing tool for small businesses but one wrong move can do more harm than benefits. Here are some lethal small business blogging mistakes you should avoid under all circumstances.


10 Effective Invoicing Tips For Better Invoicing

Posted on 23-Feb-2016



An invoice is a commercial document issued by a seller to the buyer. An invoice is needed in almost every trade you do. This blog will discuss 10 effective invoicing tips for better invoicing and cash flow for your small business.


Top 8 Benefits Of Using Facebook For A Small Business

Posted on 22-Feb-2016



Once you put your business out there through a Facebook page, you get to play a whole another ball game. This blog post will tell you how.


Top 9 Skills Freelance Blogger Must Have

Posted on 21-Feb-2016



Blogging is a world of words were a lot is conveyed be it about yourself, your experience and the world around you. It's a plethora of creativity and words and a marriage between these two.


You Need Budo Because Everything Starts With Website.

Posted on 21-Feb-2016



Here is our press release for Surge Conference, Bangalore 23-24 Feb 2016 for Budo, a leading cloud-based web development platform.


Why NGOs Should Register .ngo Domain For Their Website?

Posted on 19-Feb-2016



Why do any non-governmental organization choose .ngo over .org or any other domain extension? What is the importance of using the .ngo extension? In this blog post, we will discuss this topic in details.


Top 8 Benefits Of Using Twitter For A Small Business

Posted on 17-Feb-2016



People use Twitter to discover what’s happening in the world, sharing information, and to connect with people and businesses across the globe. With 320 million monthly active user; how can small business make use Twitter for their business?


Top 8 Effective Ways Of Using Google+ For Your Small Business

Posted on 16-Feb-2016



As Small Business owner, how can you use Google+ effectively? In this blog post, we will look at Top 8 Effective Ways Of Using Google+ For Your Small Business.


How To Use Instagram Business & Personal Account Together?

Posted on 15-Feb-2016



Good news for all Small Business owners and freelancers, who use Instagram for personal as well as for their Business.


How Blog Can Help Your Small Business With Traffic, Leads And Engagement?

Posted on 10-Feb-2016



According to a data released by Hubspot, 57% of companies with a blog have been successful in driving traffic and converting them into leads through their blogs.


5 Ways Blog Can Help Your Small Business Grow

Posted on 04-Feb-2016



In this blog post, we look into the details why blogging is a must for every professional, freelancer, small business and startup.


Budo Blog: Start Telling Your Story

Posted on 02-Feb-2016



Today we are announcing Budo Blog. Make an amazing blog in minutes. Instantly create the personal or professional blog with your website.


Thanks For Another Wonderful Year!

Posted on 25-Dec-2015



2015 has been a memorable year for us. As the year wraps up, I’d like to thanks to everyone whom I worked with. Let me also convey my gratitude to all our esteemed customers, partners and resellers.


Inviting Students For Summer Internship 2015-16

Posted on 23-Nov-2015



ShimBi Labs is a place where students can thrive. Learn and explore new things, develop skills. Get hands-on experience working with some of the best minds in the business.


Top 8 Benefits Of Having A Website For Freelance Writers

Posted on 21-Nov-2015



Working as a freelance writer is one of the best career options available in the contemporary world but at the same time it is extremely important to develop a regular flow of income. Starting a website can re-define your life as a freelance writer ...


Top 10 Benefits Of Having A Website For Photographers

Posted on 07-Nov-2015



Photography is an art, which is now taking on as a commercial prospect with time. Once it used to be just a hobby but now it has become a competitive profession. Having portfolio website is essential for professional photographers.


CMS Budo Calendar: Manage Events Like Never Before

Posted on 24-Oct-2015



Announcing all new Event Calendar; packed with exciting new features and amazing new look.


Photos for Budo - All New Way To Display Photos On Your Website

Posted on 25-Aug-2015



Introducing Photos for Budo. Photos is an easy-to-use responsive Photo Gallery app for your Budo powered website.


CMS Budo: The Full-Screen Layout Is Now Available

Posted on 14-Jul-2015



Today we are releasing Full-Screen Layout support with CMS Budo.


Thank You: Its ShimBi Labs 10th Anniversary

Posted on 12-Jun-2015



On the occasion of 10th Anniversary of ShimBi Labs, here is a message from our CEO.


Your Website Is Doomed If Your Homepage Doesn't Answer These 6 Question

Posted on 06-Jun-2015



It is necessary to ask yourself a question "Does your homepage give the right answers to your customer?" Precise and accurate information is key to the success of website sales.


CMS Budo: 5 New Features Coming Your Way this August!

Posted on 02-Jun-2015



Well, this is for the first time we are announcing upcoming features in CMS Budo because we are so excited about them to wait until release.


6 Online Security Steps You Know But Don't Use Them!

Posted on 28-May-2015



We all are aware of this, and we read and learn many things about online security every day but still ignore to implement few basic online security steps to safeguard from these new threats.


10 Simple Web Design Hacks To Improve Your Search Ranking

Posted on 25-May-2015



For the success of a business website, it is necessary to attract people to your website, and search engines ranking optimisation is one important way to drive traffic to your website. Simple design improvements can boost your websites Search Rankings.


I Use Social Media, Do I Still Need A Business Website?

Posted on 15-May-2015



You need a business website to generate leads, to share information about your product and services with potential clients. Your website provides service and information to your potential clients whenever they are online.


We Are Hiring Fresh Graduates! But This Time Doing It Differently!

Posted on 12-May-2015



Every year during this time we hire fresh graduates at Shimbi Labs. But this year we decided to do it differently. We are hiring freshers WITHOUT INTERVIEWS! Read further to know more.


How To Get Back Your Google Mobile Search Ranking.

Posted on 07-May-2015



"If you're not doing [mobile] correctly, you're going to fall on your face like a lot of companies did with the desktop in the '90s."


The Basics of Effective Email Marketing That Works!

Posted on 04-May-2015



Email marketing is very important for all businesses especially for small businesses. It's a very cost effective way to reach out and communicate your prospective customers. It also can help you build a strong relation with your existing customers.


Good-bye, Adobe Flash. It's Time To Move On.

Posted on 30-Apr-2015



Today we are announcing the end of Flash support in CMS Budo. With this announcement, we will withdraw feature in CMS Budo that allows its users to upload Flash animation header for your website.


Mobile Friendly Website Is No Longer Optional for Businesses.

Posted on 28-Apr-2015



As a business if your website is not optimized for a seamless user experience on every device, your chances of staying relevant in search results are very limited especially in the eyes of Google.


Did Your Website Suddenly Disappear From Google Search? Your Not Alone!

Posted on 26-Apr-2015



It is estimated that thousands of web sites will soon disappear from Google’s mobile searches, especially of small businesses. #Mobilegeddon effect, is your website affected?


CMS Budo 5.1.2c Released

Posted on 08-Apr-2015



ShimBi Labs today released CMS Budo 5.1.2c. This release is completely focused on popular customer demands.


Top 25 Free Places to Promote Your Website Online

Posted on 26-Mar-2015



Only having a website is not enough, you must promote it for new business opportunities. This blog will guide you where to promote your website online.


ShimBi MyBilling 2.4 Released

Posted on 23-Mar-2015



We would like to announce the release of ShimBi MyBilling 2.4 with Report Module and some other improvement in UX.


Top 10 Tax Deductions For The Freelancers And Self Employed

Posted on 12-Mar-2015



As a Freelancer or Self-employed individual for your tax computation purposes, you are allowed few of the deductions. Are you aware of these top 10 tax deductions for the Freelancers and Self Employed?


CMS Budo 5.1.1c Released

Posted on 09-Mar-2015



We're back with another CMS Budo incremental release! For the last two months since we released CMS Budo 5.1c on 9th Jan 2015 we spent a lot of time working on security, stability and performance improvement.


7 Elementary Essentials For Search Engine Optimisation

Posted on 07-Mar-2015



Basic search engine optimisation (SEO) is fundamental and essential for all websites. SEO will help you position your website properly to be found at the time when people are searching for product or services you offer.


Not Using Online Invoicing Software? These 10 Facts Will Change Your Mind.

Posted on 28-Feb-2015



Many small businesses and freelancers think they doesn’t need to automate invoicing process and don't want invest in tools like online invoicing. If you also think same, then we suggest to read this blog post once and then decide.


5 Things About ShimBi CMS Budo, Your Boss Wants To Know

Posted on 21-Feb-2015



Are you the one who is given responsibility to select perfect website builder and CMS for your company website? Then this blog post is for you.


Why We Build ShimBi CMS?

Posted on 07-Feb-2015



Our vision is to help small business to grow beyond their physical boundaries, provide them creative tool to express themselves, and build personal and professional brand.


My Experience With CMS Budo By Savi

Posted on 01-Feb-2015



Today I would like to share my experience with CMS Budo (A website builder and Content Managment System) and the company behind it ShimBi Labs. Read this before you start using it ....


Top WYSIWYG Editor Myths

Posted on 30-Jan-2015



WYSIWYG editors are usually taken for granted by the online community. Most users think sites and CMSs naturally come with such tools, which couldn’t be further from the truth.


Fresher - Seeking A Job Or A Learning Opportunity?

Posted on 19-Jan-2015



As a fresher, it is very important to choose your first employer and begin your new chapter of life. What you learn early remains with you forever but not what you earn.


CMS Budo 5.1c Released

Posted on 09-Jan-2015



Today, we are releasing CMS Budo 5.1c. We have done lots of improvement, bug fixes and some additions in this version.


Do The Things Differently, You Can Change The World

Posted on 02-Jan-2015



At ShimBi Labs, sometimes we innovate, but most of the time we do things differently with the hope to bring positive changes in the world around us.


The World Is Full Of Wonderful People.

Posted on 31-Dec-2014



A New Year message from ShimBi Labs CEO, Siddharth Deshmukh.


Why ShimBi MyBilling? This Video Explains.

Posted on 27-Dec-2014



ShimBi MyBilling is ideal for freelancers, professional, small businesses and start-ups. This Video Explains.


The List Of Books I Read In 2014

Posted on 23-Dec-2014



Here is the list of best books I read in 2014, most of them are related to business, but some are on other very interesting topics.


GST Tabled In Lok Sabha, Is MyBilling Ready?

Posted on 20-Dec-2014



This is the biggest tax reform since Independence; analysts are calling it as a "game changer" that would cut the cost of doing business and boost economic growth.


Invoicing & Billing Jargons Explained For Small Business Owners

Posted on 17-Dec-2014



Small Business Owners, Freelancers and Startups difficult to understand some Invoicing terms, this post is for you.


Are You Starting A Business? Think Twice, It's Not Sexy.

Posted on 14-Dec-2014



Are you first-time entrepreneur? Planning to start your new business? This blog post by Apporva is must read for you.


ShimBi MyBilling 2.3 Released.

Posted on 11-Dec-2014



We would like to announce the release of ShimBi MyBilling 2.3.0 that contains some significant performance improvements and new features like Void Invoice.


Invoicing For Freelancers - Keep It Simple

Posted on 03-Dec-2014



Freelancers tend to be master in their trade. This is their strength and weakness. Beyond their job-specific-skills, they tend to lack knowledge in the areas that are required to "run a business". Invoicing tops the list.


An Invitation to Write for Our Blog

Posted on 23-Nov-2014



If you have some great content that you would like to share with our readers, we wish to invite you to write a guest post on our blog.


12 Design Secrets by Apple's Sir Jony Ive

Posted on 19-Nov-2014



Sir Jonathan shared 12 design secrets at Apple and also shared how he become so successful as Apple’s Senior VP of Design.


Updated CMS Budo User Support Knowledge Base Is Now Available.

Posted on 18-Nov-2014



We're back with yet another update on CMS Budo! CMS Budo 5.0.5c will be out soon, today we are releasing updated CMS Budo User Support Knowledge Base.


Is Cloud Computing Good for Small Businesses?

Posted on 16-Nov-2014



The "cloud" everyone is talking about it. More and more business are adopting cloud computing solutions to run their business in an easier, more cost effective way. It's no more buzzword.


Our Answers to Myths About Online Invoicing

Posted on 13-Nov-2014



Many people are skeptical or cautious and still prefer creating hand-made invoices using paper. We decided to interview 100 + people and finding was people have some myths about online invoicing.


10 Tips To Success Your Holiday Season Email Marketing

Posted on 10-Nov-2014



Holiday season is around, its time for many businesses to keeping in touch with customers and attract them to do the shopping. Sending frequent email campaigns is often the best way to communicate.


CMS Budo 5.0.4c Released

Posted on 30-Oct-2014



We're back with another CMS Budo incremental release. Things are finally settling back to normal after week long Diwali festival holidays. Today, we are releasing CMS Budo 5.0.4c.


Website Design Trend: Beautiful Flat Website Designs

Posted on 27-Oct-2014



Flat User Interfaces have been in demand recently. Today, most of the new websites follow flat designs as their style guide. So, what is flat website designs?


Announcing availability of 3 new domain extensions on CMS Budo platform.

Posted on 20-Oct-2014



Announcing availability of 3 new domain extensions on CMS Budo platform.


CMS Budo 5.0.3c Released

Posted on 15-Oct-2014



New month, new updates! We're back with yet another version of CMS Budo. Today we are releasing incremental version CMS Budo 5.0.3c.


Customer is not a product! (Our Product Philosophy)

Posted on 11-Oct-2014



Siddharth Deshmukh, CEO, ShimBi Labs, discuss our product philosophy.


85% Small Businesses Don't Have a Website.

Posted on 09-Oct-2014



You feel it is a joke? No, that is not a joke. It is a surprising fact. 46% of small businesses abroad and near whopping 85% of small business in India do not have a website.


SMB Owner: What are You Losing by NOT having a Website?

Posted on 07-Oct-2014



It is a high time for small business owners (SMB owners) to realize that people aren’t using yellow pages anymore for searching information on local businesses.


5 Points to Consider Before You Choose the Right Website Content Management System.

Posted on 05-Oct-2014



5 Points to consider before you choose the right website content management system for your small business.


​Congratulations MOM For Reaching Mars!

Posted on 03-Oct-2014



Read about the mission that cost less than making of a Hollywood movie Gravity.


Shimbi MyBilling 2.2 released.

Posted on 30-Sep-2014



Your favorite online Invoicing App keeps getting better. This month we focused on default email templates. We redesigned "Email Templates" module.


ShimBi MyBilling in 20 Points

Posted on 25-Sep-2014



MyBilling is relatively new but already one of the finest invoicing software available in the market providing amazingly easy to use features to make your billing experience pleasant.


CMS Budo 5.0.2c released.

Posted on 23-Sep-2014



Today we are releasing incremental version CMS Budo 5.0.2c with improvement in Theme Modul and fixed some bugs.


ShimBi MyBilling 2.1 released

Posted on 15-Sep-2014



In this release Shimbi MyBilling, we have completely revamped User Rights module. Learn more how User Roles can save you a lot of trouble.


CMS Budo: We Have Already Something New For You!

Posted on 13-Sep-2014



We would like to announce the release of CMS Budo 5.01c. It's simpler than before!


20 Compelling Newsletter Titles You Can Use Right Now

Posted on 08-Sep-2014



Newsletters are possibly the most established form of online marketing. They’re an effective method of promotion and communicate with your customer.


Yet Another Reason to Update Your Old Website!

Posted on 05-Sep-2014



Is your website all browser compatible? Is your source code valid (HTML and CSS)? Does your website meet the basic web standards?


ShimBi Labs Unveils CMS Budo Cloud Version, the Biggest Release Since the Launch of ShimBi CMS.

Posted on 03-Sep-2014



Keeping up with the expectations of Budo's fan followings, ShimBi Labs today unveiled its Cloud Version of CMS Budo, the biggest release since the launch of ShimBi CMS.


​6 Reasons Why You Should Update Your Old Website.

Posted on 29-Aug-2014



If your website was updated a year ago, its time to re-look at it and consider updating it. But why it is so important to update the website? Read this blog and you will realize, why?


Advantages of Cloud CMS Over Installed CMS for Small Business.

Posted on 26-Aug-2014



We are just 3 days away from launching CMS Budo Cloud version, so I thought, of I should explain, why we thought of shifting from the installed version of CMS Budo to a cloud version.


7 Reasons Why You Need to Go Mobile (Infographic)

Posted on 24-Aug-2014



Nielsen have found out that 91% of us have our mobiles within arm’s reach 24/7; no other marketing channel can get close to that.


Shimbi MyBilling: Sign Up in 30 Seconds. No credit card required.

Posted on 05-Aug-2014



A step towards making things simpler and efficient. We feel hugely excited when we work on user feedbacks... Now Sign Up for Shimbi MyBilling in 30 Seconds.


Celebrating 9th Anniversary Of ShimBi Labs

Posted on 13-Jun-2014



ShimBi Labs celebrated the 9th anniversary yesterday. Here is the email message from Siddharth Deshmukh, Founder and CEO of ShimBi Labs to employees.


Small Business Toolkit Infographics

Posted on 30-May-2014



Today we are concluding the Small Business Toolkit for Busy Entrepreneurs blog series with Infographics.


Tools to Communicate Your Small Business Brand Effectively

Posted on 26-May-2014



In today's last blog of Small Business Toolkit for Busy Entrepreneurs series, we will discuss how to communicate your business brand effectively and who can help you.


Google Tools for Your Small Business Website

Posted on 24-May-2014



Google offers many free and paid services for Small Business owners to leverage their presence on the web. In today’s blog post, we will discuss Top 10 Google tools that can significantly improve online presence of your Small Business.


Online File Backup Options for your Small Business.

Posted on 21-May-2014



Businesses can no longer afford the risk of storing important data only on their computers or on premise. More than ever, data has become a business' lifeblood in today's technological world, and protecting it is critical. In todays Small Business Toolkit.


Social Media Management Tool for Small Business Owners

Posted on 18-May-2014



Everyone knows that social media plays a vital role in any business marketing efforts, but managing all of the different social networks can seem daunting. With the time limits and budget constraints, it appears to be more difficult than in actual...


Simple Online Invoicing Application for Small Business Owners

Posted on 16-May-2014



Are you looking for an online invoicing solution for your small business? Then today blog host is must read for you.


Tools For Driving Traffic through Your Own Infographics!

Posted on 13-May-2014



Today’s post in our Small Business Toolkit for Busy Entrepreneurs series will explore tools for small business owners to create your own engaging infographics.


ShimBi MyBilling: Now Customise Your Invoice Template

Posted on 12-May-2014



ShimBi MyBilling now lets you customise your Invoice and Estimate templates.


Tools to Send Promotional Emails

Posted on 11-May-2014



A good email marketing program is an essential for growing your small business and increase your revenue. The first step is to find the right Email Service Provider (ESP).


Photo Editing Software Options for Small Business Owners

Posted on 09-May-2014



The importance of great images for your website and printed materials cannot be overstated. Images are a great way to draw visitors and prospective customers to your website. Images can help describe your business, product and services in engaging way.


Simple yet, Powerful CMS for your Small Business Website

Posted on 07-May-2014



You as Small Business Owner already know the importance of having good Business Website. Today we will be discussing the importance of CMS driven website and how to select Content Management System (CMS) for your website.


Small Business Toolkit for Busy Entrepreneurs

Posted on 05-May-2014



We are excited to announce that throughout the month of May we’re going to be devoting the ShimBi Labs Blog to helping small business owners get the tools they need to succeed on the web.


ShimBi MyBilling: Users & Roles

Posted on 21-Apr-2014



ShimBi MyBilling allows you to create an unlimited number of user to manage your invoicing system. This feature is specially useful for medium to large organization, when invoices are generated by different departments, learn more ...


A Story Behind Mobile App AutoCop

Posted on 14-Apr-2014



Learn about interesting thought process behind the development of android app AutoCop.


ShimBi MyBilling: Plans & Subscriptions

Posted on 08-Apr-2014



Here are some frquestly asked questions about ShimBi MyBilling Plans and Subscriptions.


ShimBi MyBilling Updates: 2checkout payment gateway now available

Posted on 01-Apr-2014



Today we are announcing the availability of Credit Card payment through 2checkout payment gateway.


ShimBi MyBilling Getting Started: I have few queries

Posted on 29-Mar-2014



Must read, before you start using ShimBi MyBilling online invoicing application.


Android Application Development With ShimBi Labs

Posted on 27-Mar-2014



Android is the world's most popular mobile OS. Android powers more than a billion phones and tablets around the world. It is very clear; that no enterprises can ignore the benefits of Android app development.


Why Freelancers Should Use Online Invoicing Application

Posted on 20-Mar-2014



As a freelance designer one has to do everything on their own. Its all do it yourself. This includes acquiring new customers, delivering projects on time, generating invoice, sending payment reminders… and many more activities. Its like one man company...


How We Funded and Developed Our Products Through Services (Bootstrapping)

Posted on 18-Mar-2014



On the web, you will find many articles on bootstrapping. But today I would like to share with you how we developed our two products Budo and MyBilling through Bootstrapping.


Top 6 Reasons to Signup for ShimBi MyBilling

Posted on 12-Mar-2014



Because your hard work deserves payment on time.


How can Online Invoicing System help your business?

Posted on 01-Mar-2014



Are you fed up with the hassles of sending an invoice with Excel or Word? Do you spend hours managing invoices and billing? Do you lose valuable time sending reminders to your customers about recurring payments? If Yes, then it is time for you to seriously


I am evaluating ShimBi MyBilling. I have questions.

Posted on 23-Feb-2014



ShimBi MyBilling is a simple online invoicing application which save your time and money. Before you start using ShimBi MyBilling, we encourage you to read answers to some of the questions which have been frequently asked.


Advantages of online invoicing software?

Posted on 16-Feb-2014



Why small business owners and freelancers are rapidly switching to online invoicing solutions.


Thanks for being awesome!

Posted on 24-Dec-2013



Wishing you a joyous Christmas, an awesome Holiday season and a smashing New Year. May the spirit of Christmas be with and your family throughout the year.


How to Establish Your Brand on Pinterest

Posted on 13-Oct-2013



In this blog post least discuss how you can establish your brand on Pinterest. Let's consider the following ideas that can help build your brand on Pinterest.


“ShimBi Labs”, the story behind the company name

Posted on 11-Oct-2013



Here is a story behind the company name and thinking process behind the name “ShimBi Labs”, by founder.


Steve Jobs: Here's to the crazy ones ...

Posted on 05-Oct-2013



Here's to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes... the ones who see things differently -- they're not fond of rules... You can quote them, disagree with them,


12 Mahatma Gandhi's Quotes to Inspire You On His Birthday

Posted on 02-Oct-2013



To celebrate M K Gandhi’s birthday today we have compiled some of our favourite quotes that still empower and inspire entrepreneurs the world over to engage in lasting social change.


The 10 Essential Characteristics of a Business Website

Posted on 18-Sep-2013



If your business website does not benefit your business, in terms of either drive sales or raise awareness, it’s time to rethink your website and rebuild. Here are 10 Essential Characteristics of a Business Website


How to Optimise Your Pinterest Account

Posted on 13-Sep-2013



In the last blog post “How to Use Pinterest to Promote Your Small Business” we have learnt different Pinterest Terms. This week we will be learning about how you can optimise your Pinterest account.


Online Billing Frequently Asked Questions

Posted on 04-Sep-2013



Are you thinking to shift to online or electronic billing system? Then these frequently ask question may help in your decision making


Learn with us, How to Use Pinterest to Promote Your Small Business

Posted on 30-Aug-2013



We all know Twitter, Facebook, Google Plus and Linkedin as most popular social media networks, but there is one more which is creating a buzz. Pinterest is the name and pin-boards is its game. The beauty of Pinterest is its ability to bring many diversity


SMEs Its Time to be Online, India's Internet user population is 73.9 million, 3rd largest in world

Posted on 28-Aug-2013



India with 73.9 million Net users is the world's third largest Internet population, overtaking Japan after China and the US, its time for Indian SMEs to go online.



10 Years of ASKSiddhi!

Posted on 19-Aug-2013



We at Shimbi Labs are very proud to sponsor and associate with this project. And wish ASKSiddhi and Ms. Yoko Deshmukh good luck.


Budo - Introducing Stats: Learn More About Your Website Visitors

Posted on 17-Aug-2013



Vistors statistics is most important every business owner wishes to know. Budo now has best in class, powerful and featureful tool that generates advanced website visitor statistics.


7 Secrets of a Good Website Design

Posted on 15-Aug-2013




CMS Budo Ver. 4.4 is Released

Posted on 12-Aug-2013



Rain is in full force, and that means we have more time to spend on updates and enjoy a hot cup of tea reviewing updates to your favorite website builder Budo. Today we are announcing CMS Budo Ver. 4.4! Check out our updates and what is new.



Significance Of Branding For Smaller Businesses

Posted on 16-Jul-2013



Everything starts small. No matter how big business is today, fact remains that it started small. All the big business of today would have followed the principles and practices of branding required for growth of business.


Why Internships Are Worth It

Posted on 24-Jun-2013



The concept of “on the job” training for students or internships is not very old considering that it was only in the early 1900s that the industrial revolution facilitated the entry of professional insight in the ever sluggish educational structure.



Why Open Source Is Not Always Good

Posted on 30-May-2013



Let's see some of the Cons of Open Sources CMS and Pros of close sources CMS system like ShimBi CMS Budo.



New Year Message

Posted on 01-Jan-2013




Do I need a ShimBi CMS Budo?

Posted on 28-Oct-2012




Learn How to Build a Business Around ShimBi CMS Budo.

Posted on 30-Jul-2012



Are you a freelance website designer or a website designing company looking for a way to increase the efficiency of delivery of projects then this blog post is for you.


ShimBi CMS Budo 4.3 Released

Posted on 12-Jun-2012



Your favorite website builder keeps getting better. CMS Budo 4.3 features improved Calendar, Photo Gallery & News module with the color theme, Newly animated header banners.


ShimBi Labs: Year Ahead

Posted on 02-Apr-2012




Discontinuation of Shimbi CMS 3.0

Posted on 05-Jan-2012



It's time to say goodbye to Shimbi CMS 3.0


New Year Message from CEO

Posted on 01-Jan-2012




ShimBi CMS Budo 4.2 Released

Posted on 23-Dec-2011



We would like to announce the release of ShimBi CMS Budo 4.2. Simple yet powerful solution to create, manage and update your website.


ShimBi CMS Budo 4.1 Released

Posted on 04-Nov-2011



This November we bring you Banner management system and more to Budo - the simplest website builder.



ShimBi CMS Budo Released!

Posted on 29-Sep-2011



After a little over a year of development, Shimbi Labs is proud to announce biggest software release ever to a Shimbi CMS. Shimbi CMS - Budo is out!


Open Source vs. Closed Source CMS

Posted on 28-Aug-2011




We Stand Strong With Japan In This Very Difficult Time

Posted on 16-Mar-2011



We all love Japanese national and we stands strong with them in this very difficult time.


Thanks and Happy New Year (Message from CEO)

Posted on 02-Jan-2011



I take this opportunity to give a BIG thanks to all our customers around the globe for your support and contribution to our business in 2010. It would not have been possible without your excellent support and confidence in us.







ShimBi CMS options for Web Design

Posted on 26-Oct-2009




The Power of Simple

Posted on 07-Mar-2009





Welcome to ShimBi Labs Blog!

Posted on 12-Jun-2008