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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
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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
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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
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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
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3 tips for the home-based food biz

How to make a food business work at home.

Jennie Chung-Orros‘s professional background running her interior design business gave her the skills to handle purchasing and costing for her home business, Jaq’s Kitchen, that sells a wide array of bottled sauces and spreads.Below she gives tips on how to make it ...

by Mari-An C. Santos  | March 05, 2012 10:00:00
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10 sideline ideas for Valentine\\\'s Day

Valentine\\\'s Day also presents numerous opportunities for entrepreneurs to cash in.

Ah, Valentine\\\'s Day. The yearly holiday for hopeless romantics, those with significant others, and suitors who want to take things to the next level --- and an annual event that most singles dread (particularly the “bitter” ones). We\\\'ve got exactly two weeks ...

by KC Calpo  | February 01, 2012 10:00:00
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5 ways to get attention for your home-based business

Make your product or service known the non-traditional way.

When faced with the daunting task of marketing, home-based and freelance businesses are at a disadvantage—from a financial standpoint. And when regular means just won’t cut it, it’s time to try other methods. Make your product or service known the non-traditional way.[related|post]To ...

January 31, 2012 01:00:00
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Make room for your home-based business

Is your house ready for your home-based business?

The key to making a home-based business work is to differentiate your work and home area. That way, there’s a line between your professional and personal life. And while a separate home-office would be ideal, many don’t have the luxury of space ...

January 06, 2012 09:00:00
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Separating home from biz

Family-run business is a tough balance between business and home.

"Husbands and wives need to have very clear rules when it comes to being in a business together,” says Carl Balita, well-known radio host and serial entrepreneur. “You don’t want to bring the stress of business at home which however, inevitably, would ...

December 20, 2011 09:00:00
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Going freelance

Do you have the creativity, discipline and resourcefulness to be a freelancer?

Every once in a while, you come across people who owe their allegiance to no single employer and observe no strict office hours. They work at their own pace and don’t get regular compensation. Yet they flourish, operating outside the safety nets ...

by Dante Gagelonia  | December 19, 2011 12:00:00
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Business ideas for Christmas: Panna Cota

Cook your way to profit this Christmas season.

There is no more perfect time for one to try getting into business than the holiday season. Since most Filipinos start celebrating as early as soon as the \\\'ber\\\' months roll in.As the entire country counts down to Christmas day, will ...

November 19, 2011 09:00:00
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Home-based business idea: Carinderia

Start business in your home.

Is your house located in a busy area or surrounded by a lot of office buildings? If it is, then we suggest that you consider putting up a carinderia business. Start your business right in your own home with a small capital ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | November 15, 2011 02:00:00
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Business ideas for Christmas: Cookie ornaments

Cook your way to profit this Christmas season

There is no more perfect time for one to try getting into business than the holiday season. Since most Filipinos start celebrating as early as soon as the \\\'ber\\\' months roll in.And for the next three months, as the entire country counts ...

October 01, 2011 10:00:00