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Startup Tips

Online Publishing: Business Opportunity for Writers

How you can translate your love for writing into big bucks

Do Filipinos love to read? A person buried with his or her face in a book may not be a common a sight in public, but statistics tell a different story.According to the National Book Development Board (NBDB), there are currently 9,480 ...

by Nicai de Guzman  | February 11, 2017 10:00:00
Business Ideas

7 tips from Guy Kawasaki, James Altucher and other self-published entrepreneurs

Five authors share their strategies for time-management, promotion and writing

So you want to write a book. Maybe you’re looking for a new revenue stream. Maybe you have a morning routine that you think others should adopt to make their days more efficient. Maybe you’ve had a lot of interesting conversations online lately and ...

by Lydia Belanger  | October 31, 2016 02:00:00
Business Ideas

14 easy, low-cost ways authors can promote their books

Book marketing doesn't have to cost thousands

In the book marketing world, what works today can be considered old news tomorrow and won’t work because ‘everybody’ is doing it. Some tactics continue to be effective over time. As a book publicist, I keep an eye out for the latest tips and ...

by Scott Lorenz  | October 23, 2016 06:00:00
Run & Grow

Rex group powers printing operations with solar energy

The 60-year-old-plus book printing icon becomes the first in its sector to go solar

 You know you have truly been a Filipino student if during your long years of study, you have encountered at least one textbook that carried the crown and letter logo of a Rex book.Rex Book Store Inc., the flagship company of the ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | October 12, 2016 06:00:00
Run & Grow

Why every entrepreneur should write a book

Books get you attention; attention gets you money

It all starts with attention.Need to sell more products or services? Start with getting people's attention, then you can show them how your product or service benefits them, leading them to make a purchase. Want to attract the best talent to your company? You ...

by Tucker Max  | September 24, 2016 01:00:00
Business Ideas

Big money in comics: 12 titles that are now worth a fortune

Here’s to hulking great investments with a little help from ”?"super friends”

 If you’re looking for an investment opportunity but want something a little more interesting than the usual, you might wish to venture into the world of comic books. Offering appreciation values way in excess of gold or the S&P market, the collectable comics ...

by Anders Nilsson  | September 10, 2016 12:00:00
Business Ideas

Ka Ching! Ka Ching!: A comic book that teaches you how to get rich

Packed with stories teaching financial literacy, for the young and old

For the 80s kids, comics were a large part of their childhood. After all, it was during their time when Liwayway Publishing was in full bloom and Mars Ravelo’s superheroes dominated their creative senses. The millennials have their own graphic refuge, only ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | August 22, 2016 08:00:00
Run & Grow

A comics crusader and the tough business of publishing

Author-editor-publisher Paolo Chikiamco shares his insights

  Paolo Chikiamco, lawyer and Palanca Award-winning writer, thinks there isn’t enough Filipino representation in genre fiction and comic books to date. So he’s made it his personal mission to write as many as he can—and as many as he can convince his ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | August 19, 2016 08:00:00
Business Ideas

Super Tykecoon: The superhero who teaches kids how to save

Start planting the seeds of entrepreneurship in your kids with lessons from this book

There are super heroes that save the world, then there are those who help one save cash.Or that’s what Bayan Komiks wish kids and the young-at-heart to emulate in their children’s book, Super Tykecoon. Written by Aya J. Mendoza-Sadiwa, the comic book ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | August 17, 2016 07:00:00
Run & Grow

Success habits from Jeff Bezos, the world's 3rd richest person

The founder of Amazon and owner of The Washington Post gives us 4 tips

“What’s dangerous is not to evolve,” Jeff Bezos once said in an interview. This declaration pretty much sums up why the CEO and founder of Amazon is a powerhouse of a leader and innovator.But, let’s not gloss over the fact that alongside his phenomenal rise, Bezos, who ...

by Carolyn Sun  | August 02, 2016 04:00:00
Startup Tips

3 things to know about writing for large publications

If you focus on providing as much value as you can in your content, sales will eventually catch up.

Content creation is one of the fastest growing trends today. Whether you are a small business owner, blogger, or in the beauty industry, providing valuable content to your followers or customers is essential.With that being said, leveraging your content by being featured in ...

by Tyler Leslie  | July 04, 2016 08:00:00
Run & Grow

Follow my lead

Here are 6 practices to get your team behind you.

TAKING THE LEAD. General Antonio Luna, center, exhibited leadership excellence by being able to lead his troops despite their lack of skills, experience, and maturity for battle. Photo from the Heneral Luna movie Facebook page“At its core, leadership is about guiding people on ...

by Johanna Poblete  | March 28, 2016 07:00:00
News and Events

11 Filipino-Chinese among the world's billionaires

Be inspired on how they traveled the path toward success.

RICHEST MEN IN THE PHILIPPINES. They are not only rich, but also a continuous source of inspiration. From left: Henry Sy, John Gokongwei, Andrew Tan, Lucio Tan, and George Ty. Most of the country's riches are of Chinese origins, and have been perennially ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | February 06, 2016 03:00:00