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If the Characters of Game of Thrones had Business Cards

What Daenerys would whip out during a business meeting

It’s the biggest show on television. For the many, many diehard fans of Game of Thrones, the characters are more than just fictional—they’re almost like people we know. Or at least, wished we knew.If you happened to meet them at a networking ...

by Paul John Cana and Glen Concio  | August 10, 2017 04:00:00
Startup Tips

How to turn business cards into business relationships

Level up your networking skills using your business cards.

Business cards that symbolize fabulous connections and conversations can easily transform into annoying reminders of lost opportunities. So how can you turn business cards into cash?First, the most common mistake is failing to collect cards. Many people give out their cards but fail ...

by Shari Alexander  | June 25, 2015 03:00:00
Business Ideas

Choose the right one.

If you get your business name right, you’re off to a good start at winning brand lovefrom your target consumers. Here are some points to consider when deciding on a name.Quick recall. You want clients to remember your business name in a ...

May 22, 2013 01:00:00
Franchising

10 franchise opportunities for the summer season

Check out these franchise opportunities.

Just like that, we\\\'re on the fifth month of 2013 — and really feeling the heat, with temperatures regularly hitting 34ºC-36ºC. (Yeah, we know.) There\\\'s no better time to get entrepreneurial than right now: people are leaving the city in droves for ...

by KC Calpo  | May 06, 2013 01:00:00
Business Ideas

Strike out new paths

Tourism is on the rise. And for industry players, this can translate to tourist dollars padding their bottom line. Even if it means changing the way they’ve done business for years in order to net more tourism revenues.For the first seven months ...

by Peter Imbong  | February 18, 2013 10:00:00
Startup Tips

Why starting a business is like getting married

Before you plunge into business, make sure you have these four Cs down pat.

Starting a business is like getting married—you have to know what you’re getting into. Here’s how to make a perfect match in profit heaven, marked by these four C’s: COMPATIBILITYJust as you look for something in common with your future mate, your business ...

by Ieth Inolino  | September 19, 2012 02:00:00
Business Ideas

Plan C: What do you do when it all falls apart?

What do you do when even your contingency plan falls apart? Here are a few tips on how to get back on your feet.

Goal-setting and planning allow individuals and companies to make things happen, stay ahead of the game, and exceed past achievements. You’ve given up your dreary job, embarked optimistically on your Plan B, but even that doesn’t work out. What do you do?Vicente ...

by Kristina Mae R. Ombao  | September 17, 2012 01:00:00
Startup Tips

Preserving the harvest

A community project becomes a viable business.

A lot of people already know about the social enterprise ECHOstore, the sustainable lifestyle retailer that gathers many products from small, marginalized and cultural communities, creative industry practitioners, women groups and foundations under one roof. However, the story behind the product-makers of ...

February 10, 2012 02:00:00
Startup Tips

Make your business cards work for you

Aside from introducing you to people, you can use your business card as a marketing tool.

Aside from introducing you to people, you can use your business card as a marketing tool. Never underestimate the power of that 2.5” x 3.5” piece of card you carry around in your wallet.  It is one of the most effective marketing ...

February 08, 2012 05:00:00
Business Ideas

From vocation to profession

There are entrepreneurs who change the way people live, and there are entrepreneurs who change people’s lives. For Joji Ilagan-Bian, the vocational schools she started have changed more lives than she could have ever imagined.[related|post]It all started when Ilagan-Bian heard complaints from ...

by Carlo P. Mallo  | February 08, 2012 03:00:00
Startup Tips

Naming and registering your startup

Register your company name with the DTI and SEC.

One of the greatest things that a Filipino entrepreneurs think about when starting a business is what to name it. After all, it is one of the first steps in registering your business with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) or ...

November 28, 2011 03:00:00
Business Ideas

2 savvy ways to use your business cards

It can make or break a deal

Did you know that your business cards are actually your first marketing tools? With your card, a prospective buyer or client gets to see a glimpse of what you have to offer and whether it suits his taste or not.Entrepreneur.com.ph asked Tina ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | October 18, 2011 11:00:00
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