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After 14 Business Failures, Ex-OFW Now Makes Millions of Pesos by Reinventing the Simple Leche Flan

Princess San Diego developed as many as eight flavors of the popular Filipino dessert

Princess San Diego started 14 other businesses before finally hitting it big with her flavored leche flan concept What's Your Flan?In her best-selling book titled Grit, scientist Angela Buckworth argued that the main driver of success is not entirely someone’s talent or ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | August 13, 2018 03:00:00
Business Ideas

5 Ways to Make 'Raket' Money Without Leaving Your House

Pinay moms share their income-generating home-based work

Extra income is always welcome, especially if you've got a family to feed. Stay-at-home moms are some of the best at thinking up sideline and “raket” businesses they can get into while still being able to care for their little ones. Here ...

by Jill Castillo for  | August 09, 2018 12:00:00
Business Ideas

Food Business Idea: Sell These Graham Balls for Php5 per Piece

You only need 4 ingredients to make these marshmallow graham balls

Home-based food businesses produce some of the best desserts and home-cooked dishes out there—who wouldn’t love all that homemade magic, anyway? What’s great about home-based food business is that the owners make sure that everything that comes from their kitchen are of excellent quality—it’s one of the ...

by Catalina Altomonte for  | August 16, 2017 12:00:00
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

6 best practices for working from home

If you are working from home, these tips can help keep your focus throughout the day.

More and more entrepreneurs are working remotely. They may have an "office" at home, in a co-working space or even at the nearest coffee shop. Fortunately, technology has allowed everyone—even entrepreneurs who commute to a traditional office every day—to benefit from the ...

by Jacqueline Whitmore  | September 02, 2015 01:00:00
Startup Tips

Money saving ideas for home-based entrepreneurs

These are some effective ways to lower the costs of your home-based business.

Being an entrepreneur means you're independent and free to make your own decisions and set your own schedule. It also includes taking sole money management responsibility, even when there are little funds to manage. Many businesses operate on a tight budget, especially ...

by Lesley Spencer Pyle  | August 25, 2015 04:00:00
Run & Grow

5 secrets to running a successful e-commerce business

Consider these tips to effectively run and grow your e-commerce business.

There are many entrepreneurs whose greatest desire is to build a business that allows them to live a lifestyle of their choosing, and have it run more or less on autopilot. E-commerce tends to be fairly complementary to those desires.However, if you want ...

by Thomas Smale  | July 11, 2015 06:00:00
Startup Tips

3 steps for getting over your fears of starting a freelance business

Anybody can do it. What's holding you back?

So you want to start a business, but you have no idea where to start. Many beginning entrepreneurs have faced the same dilemma. The answer: start with freelancing.The word "freelancing" may sound scary but the concept is pretty simple. All you have to do is find ...

by Daniel Dipiazza  | July 04, 2015 07:00:00
Startup Tips

How to make homemade chicken longganisa

Start your skinless chicken longganisa business.

Have you ever dreamt of putting up a meat processing business? Though it seems you\\\'ll need a hefty amount of money to invest in one, you can actually launch it as a home-based business. Rosa Foods, a meat processing company based in Kalibo, ...

by Mishell M. Malabaguio  | August 27, 2013 02:00:00
Business Ideas

5 tips to boost your home-based business

It all begins with a plan

Here are tips to take your home-based business to the next level.1. Begin with a plan. Not all home businesses need an official business plan, but every home business owner must spend some time planning. Before you put out your shingle, sit ...

November 08, 2012 04:00:00
Startup Tips

How to lower costs without sacrificing quality

Young entrepreneur Jotham Manlapaz shares tips on keeping costs down without compromising his products\\\' taste and quality.

Jotham Manlapaz, the entrepreneur behind Mama Lou’s Homemade Cookies, stressed the importance of upholding products’ quality even in a business’ startup phase.Manlapaz knows what he’s talking about; from a home-based venture, Mama Lou’s is now consigning its products in one of the ...

by Carlo P. Mallo  | July 24, 2012 03:00:00
Business Ideas

5 tips to prevent online scams

Learn how to tell legitimate buying and selling on the web.

With internet-based businesses becoming more and more popular in the Philippines, it is best that entrepreneurs, aspiring entrepreneurs and their clients learn five simple tips to protect themselves from fraudulent transactions.Here are some of them:1. Never pay in advanceThe seller may give ...

July 12, 2012 10:00:00
Startup Tips

How to make button pins

Fad or no fad, the button pin wave is on the rise.

Especially with the upcoming May elections, button pins make excellent campaign materials. But even minus the election fever, a growing market has been riding on the button pin wave, such as graphic artists and teenagers that use them as accessories. They also ...

by Mishell M. Malabaguio  | May 23, 2012 01:00:00