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Got an Awesome New Business Idea? Here's What to Do Next

If you're stuck in the brainstorming stage, the first step is to focus on two questions: 'Why?' and 'Who?'

Do you constantly have great business ideas which fall to the wayside because you just don’t know how to turn those daydreams into reality? If you’re stuck in the brainstorming stage, that's probably because you don’t know what to do next.Around 550,000 people, ...

by Syed Balkhi  | November 17, 2018 08:00:00
Business Ideas

Would You Pay Php20K to be Mentored by a Millennial on Succeeding in Business?

Only 30 years old, Bobit Ebarle does brisk business helping entrepreneurs up their game

Vero Gines always wanted to be an entrepreneur. An overseas Filipino worker (OFW) in Qatar, he tried putting up business ventures that can give him a steady income when he finally comes back to retire in the Philippines. He tried for eight ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | October 25, 2018 09:00:00
Business Ideas

Turn Your Store, Eatery or Home into a Piso Wi-Fi Hub for Only Php30K

Vending machine pays for itself in 3-4 months by selling broadband access at Php5 per 30 minutes

Filipinos love the internet.In fact, they love it so much that an average Filipino spent nine hours and 29 minutes online per day in 2017, according to the report “Digital in 2018” by social media agency We Are Social and social media ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | October 19, 2018 09:00:00
Run & Grow

5 Questions You Should Ask to Find Out If You Have a Good Business Idea

Use this framework to answer the biggest question: Is this idea worth pursuing?

It's frustrating to watch: So many innovative individuals and teams come up with new business ideas, yet struggle with how to screen the good ones from the not-so-good ones and articulate their concepts to potential customers, investors or partners. As a consequence, ...

by Jim Price  | May 31, 2018 06:00:00
Startup Tips

6 Entrepreneurs Share the Bad Idea That Led to a Success

Founders reveal the mistakes that led to better solutions.

 Good ideas are the product of bad ideas—the failure leads us to success. So we asked six entrepreneurs: What was a bad idea that led to a great one?   1. Free gifts“When we launched [job marketplace] Vettery, we sent personalized gifts to everyone who found employment through ...

by Entrepreneur US Staff  | May 12, 2018 07:00:00
Business Ideas

How Lock and Leave's RFID Lockers Found Their Way From Malls To Events

Leardo Joson Jr. initially faced rejections until he found an unexpected niche clientele

Leardo Joson Jr. is the founder of Lock & LeaveLike many entrepreneurs who try to transplant what seems like an amazing business idea from other countries to the Philippines, Leardo Joson Jr. found out that doing so is easier said than done.While travelling with ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | May 08, 2017 02:00:00
Startup Tips

7 steps for writing the perfect business plan

Writing it well is like writing your success story

Every business needs to have a written business plan. Whether it’s to provide direction or attract investors, a business plan is vital for the success for your organization. But, how do you write one? recommends that a business plan must include the following:However, ...

by John Rampton  | September 07, 2016 10:00:00
Business Ideas

These parents built a business out of their baby’s obsession

An 'aha' moment can happen anytime, and for these parents, it's the birth of Chewbeads.

Lisa Greenwald has spent 12 years in J. Crew’s, one of the biggest department stores in the US, as a marketing officer and has amassed quite a collection of costume jewelry.When her son was a baby, he always wanted to put one particular brightly ...

by Paula Andruss  | April 27, 2016 03:00:00
Business Ideas

8 great ways to make money without a degree

You don't need a degree or even much training to make money and pave your way to success.

According to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, only 46% of college students actually finish their degrees. Research also shows that college graduates ages 25 to 32 earn $17,500 more annually than their non-degree-holding counterparts. But, given the crushing cost of education and a ...

by Sujan Patel  | April 06, 2016 09:00:00
Startup Tips

Need a business idea? Here are 22

From accounting to wedding planning, the possibilities abound for a home-based business.

Today, tens of thousands of people are considering starting a home-based business, and for good reasons. On average, people can expect to have two and three careers during their work life. Those leaving one career often think about their second or third career move being ...

by Entrepreneur US Staff  | April 03, 2016 07:00:00
Startup Tips

This is where big ideas come from

You can't simply sit down and make it happen. It just doesn't work that way.

If you really want to beat the odds and become a successful entrepreneur, the last thing you want to do is sit at your computer and try to come up with a startup or small business idea out of the blue. That’s ...

by Steve Tobak  | January 30, 2016 03:00:00
Startup Tips

10 SME techniques and other tips

Seasoned entrepreneur shares his strategies in managing a business.

Like most corporate executives, owners of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) guard their business secrets zealously, sometimes to the point of not wanting any publicity for their companies. Among other reasons for shunning the spotlight, they fear that copycats might steal their ...

by Jimbo Owen B. Gulle and Jimbo Owen B. Gulle  | August 26, 2015 04:00:00
Business Ideas

Business ideas for the working woman

Here are four things a woman should consider when starting a business.

Women are innately entrepreneurial because of their creativity, attention to detail, and instinctive marketing skills. We listed  business ideas and advice to inspire and help would-be women entrepreneurs break into the industry.1. Dream big, but start small.Believe it or not, some businesses ...

by Chrissy Icamina-Dalusong  | July 02, 2015 06:00:00