39+ Business Words That Start With M

Looking for business words that start with M? Whether it’s finance, economics, or general business-related terms, I know how important it is to find the perfect word.

Using the right words in a business situation is incredibly powerful, it can be the difference between making a real difference and missing the mark.

From writing sales copy, internal communications, and mission statements to any other business-related content, using the correct words will help you demonstrate professionalism and evoke the desired response.  

I’m always hunting for specific words to help get a point across or nail relevancy. So, I decided to put together these lists of business-related words to help myself, and you.

These lists are always a work in progress. Feel free to drop me a note with any suggestions you have, and I really hope you find what you’re looking for – good luck!

Business Words That Start With M

Macroeconomics  – the branch of economics concerned with large-scale or general economic factors, such as interest rates and national productivity.

Mail Order – the sale and ordering of goods by post, generally involving selection from a catalogue.

Mainstream – the ideas, attitudes, or activities that are shared by most people and regarded as normal or conventional.

Managed Fund – an investment fund run on behalf of an investor by an agent (typically, an insurance company).

Management  – the responsibility for and control of a company or organization.

Manufacturing Output – a quantity of goods or services produced in a specific time period.

Margin – the difference between a product or service’s selling price and the cost of production.

Market Demand – the total quantity demanded across all consumers in a market for a given good.

Market Positioning – a strategic exercise we use to establish the image of a brand or product in a consumer’s mind.

Market Price – the term used to describe how much an asset or a company is worth on the financial market, according to market participants.

Market Share – the percentage of total sales (by value) or total output that a business has in a specified market.

Marketable  – may refer to a product that we can sell or market or a person who is attractive to potential clients or employers.

Marketing  – the promotion of business products or services to a target audience.

Markup – the process of a retailer adding to the price of a product after purchasing from a manufacturer.

Mashups – defines applications that combine their own resources, application and data, with other external Web services.

Median – the middle number in a sorted, ascending or descending, list of numbers and can be more descriptive of that data set than the average.

Merchandise – refers to the marketing and sales of products.

Merchant Bank – refers to a financial institution that conducts underwriting, loan services, financial advising, and fundraising services.

Merger – combines two companies into one surviving company.

Merit – the quality of being particularly good or worthy, especially so as to deserve praise or reward.

Mezzanine Debt – when a hybrid debt issue is subordinate to another debt issue from the same issuer.

Microbusiness – a business that operates on a very small scale.

Microeconomics – the part of economics concerned with single factors and the effects of individual decisions.

Micromarketing – a marketing strategy that is used over a targeted group of customers in a niche market.

Middleman – an intermediary or agent between two parties especially: a dealer, agent, or company intermediate between the producer of goods and the retailer or consumer.

Minimum Wage – the lowest wage per hour that a worker may be paid, as mandated by federal law.

Mom And Pop Shop – a small, family-owned, or independent business.

Monetarism – the theory or practice of controlling the supply of money as the chief method of stabilizing the economy.

Monetary Policy Committee – a specialized economic advisory panel that is responsible for setting the UK’s short-term base interest rate.

Money Laundering – the process by which criminals disguise the original ownership and control of the proceeds of criminal conduct.

Money Market – refers to trading in very short-term debt investments.

Money Supply – the total amount of money—cash, coins, and balances in bank accounts—in circulation.

Monopoly  – a dominant position of an industry or a sector by one company, to the point of excluding all other viable competitors.

Mortgage Broker – a person or company that can arrange a mortgage between you (the borrower) and a mortgage lender.

Motivate – provide (someone) with a reason for doing something.

Move The Needle – to shift the situation in some area, activity, sphere etc. to a noticeable degree.

Multi-Asset Class – a combination of asset classes (such as cash, equity or bonds) used as an investment.

Multi-Level Marketing (MLM) – a form of direct sales in which independent representatives sell products or services from a company to an end consumer.

Mutual Company – a private firm that is owned by its customers or policyholders.

Mutual Fund – a company that brings together money from many people and invests it in stocks, bonds or other assets.

As you can see, there is a good amount of business-related words beginning with the letter M to use.

A couple of my favorites are in this list; ‘Microeconomics’, as this is a topic I’m interested in, and ‘Motivation’, which is the backbone of success in life and business.

As always, if you know of any words I’ve missed please drop me a comment below and I’ll add them to the list to help out others, thanks!

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