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Financial Adviser: 5 Success Lessons from Hershey Hilado's Journey from Homelessness to Millionaire Status

Filipina who is now one of Australia's leading online retailers lived on Manila's streets for a year to escape a forced marriage

Hershey Hilado is a Philippine-born, Australia-based entrepreneur who is considered to be one of the most influential millennial entrepreneurs today. At the age of 24, Hershey has built three global businesses: a high-level offshore outsourcing company called 8TASKS, a creative and branding agency ...

by Henry Ong  | February 07, 2017 11:00:00
Business Ideas

How to build a hit e-commerce website in 1 year

Do it in 12 months with these 12 steps

Some experts predict that e-commerce will surpass US$ 2 trillion in sales in the next few years – it’s the fastest growing and one of the most valuable industries.When you can shop online, seamlessly checkout and then conveniently have your favorite pair of ...

by Jason Parks  | November 18, 2016 11:00:00
Startup Tips

7 mistakes to avoid when launching your brand on Amazon (Infographic)

Your brand cannot afford to not be where shoppers are

There is no longer a distinct line between brick-and-mortar and online store, between Facebook checkout and marketplace presence.Sure, each of these channels may boast of their prowess, but it is the customer who is speaking loud and clear: make products easy to ...

by Tracey Wallace  | November 04, 2016 12:00:00
Business Ideas

With only US$50, LA-based Pinoy millennial starts successful online shopping business

That’s Php 2.5K in capital, but profits include a sports car and the chance to employ her lola

 Ishka Villacisneros-Tusjakova is 27 years old and lives in Los Angeles, California. She may seem like your regular Filipina migrant who is starting her family abroad, but in fact, she singlehandedly built an internet empire that capitalizes on Filipinos’ love for imported ...

by Nicai de Guzman  | November 04, 2016 12:00:00
News and Events

PH online market mobilizing to hit Php 920B by 2025

A study by Google and Temasek examines the US$ 200B digital opportunity in Southeast Asia

 The Philippines, with its fast-growing internet market, is set to hit US$ 19 billion or Php 920 billion by 2025—and majority of it will be on mobile.These were some of the findings detailed in a joint study done by Google and Temasek, ...

by Joseph Nacino  | October 29, 2016 06:00:00
Business Ideas

Take a spin: Carousell opens a new venue for local online buying-and-selling

Free-to-use and simple, the Singapore-based app rises in popularity among local entrepreneurs

When asked as to why they started their own business, Pau Basilia and Javi Abola said that it’s because they are “engaged to be engaged.”The couple has been looking to tie the knot at what Basilia envisioned to be a dream wedding ...

by Angelo Cantera  | October 13, 2016 08:00:00
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5 mobile musts for real estate marketing

Renters, buyers demand on-the-go tools for selecting where they'll put down roots

“Real estate is an inherently mobile industry which drives our mobile-first approach.”That’s Jeremy Wacksman, chief marketing officer of Zillow Group, explaining the one-for-one overlap between real-estate marketing and mobile marketing. Like any good buzzword, “mobile-first” is applied to everything these days: e-commerce, retail, ...

by Aaron Orendorff  | October 09, 2016 12:00:00
Run & Grow

How Zalora is changing online shopping for Filipinos

UPDATED - With PH emerging as a major e-commerce force, Zalora is out to seize the market

Gone are the days when long lines during sale season, or imminent standstill traffic, stop shoppers from retail therapy. Just as how millennials and baby boomers learned how to tweet, take selfies and post statuses, businesses developed virtual shopping malls, making sure ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | October 09, 2016 12:00:00
News and Events

How Uber and Zalora stay ahead

In the age of disruption, business is not all about flashy ideas and inventions

At a time when the next big idea sprouts out of nowhere every day, the early disruptors and poster children of technology startups are on their toes to remain ahead of the pack. And as only less than half of the country’s ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | July 21, 2016 03:00:00
Startup Tips

Online payments for your startup

Online payment options for your web-based biz.

Q.  What’s a good way to receive payments from customers who transact online?   A. Collecting money from customers who transact over the internet depends on the target market. If your market is locally based you may consider using the following:a.  Direct deposit  ...

by Henry Ong  | April 27, 2012 06:00:00
Startup Tips

Cyberspace strategy

If you\\\'re selling stuff online, you are into e-commerce. And despite the breadth and reach of the Internet, if you are an e-merchant, you still have to find your customers, keep them, and hopefully get them to tell others about you and ...

by Jimbo Owen B. Gulle  | February 07, 2012 05:00:00