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Startup Tips

Fad businesses: Catchy but risky

Shawarma, roasted chicken, pearl shakes, and rubber clogs have one thing in common in the Philippine setting: they were once touted as market changing businesses, and recognized as burgeoning segments in their own right. However, their mercurial rise was almost as precipitous ...

by Rafael Santos  | May 17, 2013 10:00:00

Franchising 101: Taking over a company-owned outlet

Review the financial history of the site branch from day one to the present.

Q: I am applying for a franchise of an ink refilling station. Initially, the franchiser is offering me an outlet which is currently company-owned, in a location that\\\'s a bit far from the general vicinity I\\\'m thinking of. I think I can ...

by Armando O. Bartolome  | April 29, 2013 05:00:00
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Got attitude? Watch out for habits that kill success

Two attitudes that prevent your network marketing riches from happening.

Amazing success in network marketing happens to less than one percent of those who attempt it. But those who do achieve success get to transform their lives from ordinary to magical! So what do the other 99 percent need to be aware ...

by Jopet Pedroso  | February 21, 2012 11:00:00
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Entrepreneurship seminars to get you started

Educating yourself need not be expensive.

The best way to start your journey as an entrepreneur is to learn as much about the business process as you can. The price of educating yourself need not be expensive. There are many websites online that guide you through the process ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | February 02, 2012 05:00:00
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Entrepreneur Philippines presents business ideas that fit your budget

And marketing strategies that can help your company

Have you noticed how fast time is flying? It\\\'s been five months since you made that New Year\\\'s resolution on being your own boss by putting up a business. If you\\\'re still wondering what business will work best for your goals, the ...

April 28, 2011 04:00:00
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Curious about advertising fees and royalty?

Know more about advertising fees and royalty here

In this edition of Ask the expert, Franchise guru Armando Bartolome explains to us the basis for advertising fees and royalty here.Q: Why do franchisors charge royalty and advertising fees? [See additional facts about franchise agreements here]A: Royalty and Advertising fees are ...

June 17, 2010 09:00:00

Why it pays to separate the franchise company from the mother company

Think of setting up a new company to better support your franchisees

When looking for a franchise, you will likely come across some franchise companies that have two corporate names. You need not be confused or scared by this. While maintaining a separate company for company-owned outlets, some franchisers do incorporate their franchise system ...

January 11, 2010 12:00:00