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Startup Tips

Did You Know It Only Takes Minutes Now to Register Your Small Business with DTI? Here's How

The advent of online application and payments is a big relief for single proprietors

When President Rodrigo Duterte signed the Ease of Doing Business and Efficient Government Service Delivery Act into law in May 2018, many welcomed its bold promise. The new law set a deadline for government to act on applications: three to five days ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | August 30, 2018 09:00:00
Startup Tips

Struggling to Find a Name for Your Business? Here are 4 Expert Tips

With 6.7 million trademarks out there, it's getting hard to find something unique

Due to the sheer volume of new businesses and products emerging year after year, finding a snappy name for your company or brand that has not already been snapped up has become difficult.A recent Harvard Law Review study highlighted the upwards of 6.7 million U.S. ...

by Darpan Munjal  | August 06, 2018 02:00:00
Business Ideas

(LOOK) Mami Pakyaw, Wash Me Nei Nei and 20 Other Funny Pinoy Business Names

Pinoy wit and humor at its best

When it comes to funny and creative business names, it seems Filipinos will never run out of ideas. Here are more funny business establishments we've compiled, some from reader contributions and others we saw on social media. Related story: The Thing About Funny, ...

by Glen Concio  | April 01, 2018 10:00:00
Startup Tips

Your new business name should be memorable, spell-able, available

Because your brand's name is the first thing that can hook a customer.

During the crazy journey of launching a business, no decision is more agonizing than finding the right business name.In most cases, business owners have a firm grasp of the brand message they want to convey. However, trying to distill that message into ...

by Nellie Akalp  | March 05, 2016 07:00:00
Startup Tips

How to name a business

Here is a simple guideline on how to effectively name your new business.

What's in a name? A lot, when it comes to small-business success. The right name can make your company the talk of the town. The wrong one can doom it to obscurity and failure. Ideally, your name should convey the expertise, value, ...

by The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.  | March 13, 2015 11:00:00
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
Business Ideas

6 feng shui tips for restaurant owners

Tips from feng shui expert and Taoist spiritual minister

Aside from architecture and interior design, there’s another discipline that could prove useful when planning the layout for your restaurant: feng shui or wind-water in English.“In some cases, the positioning of equipment and furniture may be dictated by geomancy or feng shui,” ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | July 19, 2011 09:00:00
Business Ideas

CEO Suite: A refuge for entrepreneurs

Finding a good office space need not be difficult and expensive.

One of the greatest challenges facing many businesses is the need for office space. A great idea is what drives a business, but without a place to call home, an idea won’t have the room it needs to flourish, let alone function.Another ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | July 18, 2011 06:00:00
Startup Tips

Legal Q & A with Atty. Reeza Singzon

List of agencies or offices you have to register your business in

Q: I heard that, aside from DTI and BIR, there are many other agencies that I have to register my business in. How do I know which agencies I have to go to?A: The following is a list of offices that you ...

December 03, 2009 12:00:00