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12 low-cost business ideas for introverts

Introverts are productive thinkers and strongly opinionated at times who can achieve great lengths.

If you identify as an introvert and are interested in your own low-cost startup, you could be an ideal candidate for starting your own business.Introverts are powerful in their own right. They are productive thinkers with strong opinions who can achieve great lengths. Despite ...

by Rose Leadem  | June 26, 2016 07:00:00
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What businesses think of the PLDT-Globe-San Miguel deal

How can the telco mega-deal affect their operations that services consumers like you?

On May 30 this year, telco giants Globe and PLDT Inc announced that they have bought the 700 Mhz frequency from San Miguel Corporation (SMC). Both telco firms are optimistic about this acquisition and anticipates faster and better internet for all.PLDT and ...

by Nicai de Guzman  | June 26, 2016 05:00:00
Startup Tips

6 new social media marketing tools

It is time to review and update that tool set.

Social media is transforming the way brands market themselves online. Related: Top 20 Social-Media Tools to Add to Your Arsenal in 2016New platforms have emerged that continue to transform the way we communicate. These changes affect both how brands promote their message, and ...

by Anna Johansson  | June 25, 2016 07:00:00
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Bulacan-based firm aggressive on renewable energy projects

CleanTech Global Renewables in particular plans to generate 100MW of solar energy from its farm in Bulacan.

Solar energy in the Philippines is bound to get more commercial, as more renewable energy companies set up shop in the country.CleanTech Global Renewables adds to the list of endorsed companies by the Department of Energy (DOE) for the second round of ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | June 20, 2016 07:00:00
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5 steps to prepare yourself for Facebook's 'all video' future

The bottom line is: we must embrace change to survive.

The written word is on its deathbed, croaking its last breath in outmoded syllables and syntax, or so Facebook would have us think.The social media giant’s vice president of Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) inspired grunts, groans, sad faces, and ...

by Kim Lachance Shandrow  | June 20, 2016 03:00:00
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What happens when you invest in employee wellness?

Workplace wellness programs help to create healthier work environments where new norms shape behaviors and people feels supported.

There is a long-standing debate about the ROI (return on investment) of wellness programs and the discussion typically centers on cost savings and getting the buy in from the CFO. But these conversations miss the point—while ROI is important, workplace wellness programs ...

by Henry Albrecht  | June 17, 2016 08:00:00
Startup Tips

We bet you never knew your iPhone could do these 10 things

Your iPhone can identify planes overhead to sending self-destructing messages.

With so much tech out there these days, the learning curve for what different devices can do can be quick and easy. However, not everyone knows about some of these handy capabilities to help make your life easier.For instance, iPhones—a device most use ...

by Lindsay Friedman  | June 17, 2016 05:00:00
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Why big businesses should behave like nimble startups

The reality is, a company’s size is not important”"what really matters is its outlook and culture.

Conventional wisdom suggests that larger, more established companies are slower to adapt to changing consumer habits and trends and less likely to take risks. They are often criticized for having too much bureaucracy, too many levels of management and too many structures ...

by Joy Chen  | June 12, 2016 07:00:00
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How to earn up to P80,000 monthly from freelance sites

Learn from a couple who have full-time, home-based jobs.

The rainy season is almost upon us and for many office workers in the metro, this means more time stuck in traffic.Related: This futuristic bus may be the answer to traffic woesNo wonder more and more people are choosing homebased jobs, which ...

by Nicai de Guzman  | June 10, 2016 05:00:00

8 foreign brands looking for franchise partners in PH

These established food brands are keen on expanding in the ASEAN region through the Philippines.

In the past few years, we have seen the arrival of numerous foreign brands on our shores, and most, if not all of them, have been widely accepted by the Filipino market.Related: Know the top foreign franchise brands in the PhilippinesThis warm ...

by Sam Christopher Lim  | June 09, 2016 09:00:00
Startup Tips

6 tips in buying insurance

Look at it as an emergency stash of cash given unfortunate events.

Accidents happen and death is certain. That is why it makes sense to anticipate and prepare for them. One of the best ways to do so is by getting insurance. Look at it as an emergency stash of cash given unfortunate events—a ...

by Rienzie P. Biolena, RFP  | June 08, 2016 08:00:00
Startup Tips

How successful entrepreneurs predict the future

Willingness to take action when everyone else thinks you are crazy is what makes geniuses.

 Understanding current trends is not the key to business success. If you are planning on growth based on the fact that you are “in the know” as to what is going on, you are probably going to fail. Those big trends that ...

by Dan Blacharski  | June 08, 2016 07:00:00
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The 7 richest school owners in the Philippines

Thriving in the business of education, the investments they pour in select tertiary institutions are steadily showing results.

If you think the rich do nothing but cultivate their own wealth, think again.Some of the wealthiest in the country also partake in one of the noblest industries: education. Aside from the generous scholarships their companies grant every year, these tycoons are ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | June 07, 2016 05:00:00