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Startup Tips

How to build a business when you can't quit your job

Be realistic about what you can and cannot do while maintaining your job.

Most of us get the urge to become an entrepreneur at one point or another. We may be called to create something from scratch, or lead a team of people or earn money without having to answer to a boss. Whatever the motivation, ...

by Larry Alton  | July 12, 2016 08:00:00
Business Ideas

11 part-time business ideas

Whether you’re simply curious about entrepreneurship or looking for another source of income, these ideas can get you started.

Have you ever dreamed of running a part-time business while keeping your day job? Want to operate a sideline business along with your current business? Or are you simply curious about entrepreneurship, and want to test the waters before you commit to ...

by Entrepreneur US Staff  | May 18, 2016 08:00:00
Startup Tips

Starting a side business? Here are 10 steps to avoid getting fired

Avoid treading on a gray area to successfully launch a side business while on contract.

If you are thinking of starting a side business, it is your duty to make sure you will be legally in the clear.Depending upon your employer's point of view and the contracts you signed when you started your job, operating a side business is ...

by Ryan Robinson  | April 21, 2016 09:00:00
Startup Tips

3 tips for getting speaking gigs

Want to share your entrepreneurial knowledge to the world but don't know where to start?

Imagine going to your next conference. You’re given the choice to be in the audience or onstage. Which do you choose?  Related: Richard branson on how to calm public speaking jittersSome people are so scared to give a speech, they’d rather be in the ...

by Gene Hammett  | August 07, 2015 10:00:00
Startup Tips

9 ideas to make a side income while growing your business

You can still have a side job for extra income even while you are managing your own business.

Being an entrepreneur is synonymous with being financially unstable at times. While you’re growing your company, it’s important to be focused. But what if you could get a side hustle that would help bring in a healthy secondary income to alleviate some ...

by Darrah Brustein  | August 03, 2015 11:00:00
Business Ideas

7 service-based business ideas

Here are some businesses you could easily start from home.

Nothing can stop one's entrepreneurial spirit. While many aspiring entrepreneurs wait a long time until they save up or generate enough capital for their planned business, some opt to start small and use whatever resource or limited savings they have. Remember, to ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | May 12, 2015 06:00:00
Business Ideas

10 business ideas for Christmas

Here are 10 simple business ideas you may consider for the coming Yuletide season.

The longer and, arguably, the most loved holiday season in the Philippines is barely a few days away and giant retail chains all over the country have started their holiday sales. Being the most anticipated season of the year, there is an ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | October 13, 2014 10:00:00
Startup Tips

Make solid perfume in 5 easy steps

Either as an addition to your personal care line, or as a giveaway product, there is a good market potential for solid perfumes.

Solid perfume has been around since the early years of perfumery. In fact, English women had used it as pomanders--perfume in containers used as pendants. "Through the years, liquid perfume became more popular and the use of solid perfume slowly declined. But ...

by Mishell Malabaguio  | June 26, 2013 10:00:00
Business Ideas

On the art of freelancing

Filipino freelancers love the idea of having control over their own schedule.

If you have a day job, freelancing can help you earn extra money to start a business or save up for something special. On the other hand, while full-time freelancers enjoy the freedom of dictating their own schedules, staying competitive and managing ...

April 23, 2013 01:00:00
Business Ideas

10 sideline businesses to do this Christmas counts down to Christmas with 10 business sidelines that you can do every week

Christmas is only less than two months away and the anticipation continues to increase as the most festive occasion in the Philippines  comes nearer with each passing day.As Christmas cheer begins to creep in, is coming out with  a weekly list ...

by Carlo P. Mallo  | October 31, 2012 10:00:00
Business Ideas

25 sideline businesses worth getting into

Fatten your wallet with sideline businesses and enjoy at the same time.

Business opportunities are everywhere--even for sideline businesses. You just have to know how to make use of resources and talents you already have. Stumped for ideas? Here are suggestions to get you started.  1. BazaaristaWhat you need: Ready-to-sell items such as RTW, ...

by Mishell Malabaguio  | October 11, 2012 10:00:00
Business Ideas

Web content writer

Nowadays, getting an online writing job is in vogue

As the internet evolves, it is spawning a great number of associated jobs like content writing. There are already a good number of companies that hire people with good writing skills to come up with articles and essays that are then posted ...

August 28, 2012 10:00:00
Startup Tips

The business of blogging

Got something to interesting to say? Your ticket to success may just be a few mouse clicks away.

The internet might as well have spawned a new breed of writers, people who never received formal training in journalism, or hold jobs that are far from glamorous, and their readers could not care any less. And for a select few who ...

by Karmina De Ungria  | January 08, 2012 08:00:00