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Beyond borders: Five steps to make your business export-ready

With pending regional and global opportunities, how can SMEs prepare for exporting their products?

Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the Philippines are in a prime position to take advantage of access to new markets brought about by the upcoming ASEAN integration and the European Union’s Generalized System of Preferences Plus (GSP+), with the latter enabling ...

by Bea Hubilla  | September 09, 2015 04:00:00
Business Ideas

More small business ideas for entrepreneurs with limited capital

No matter how much capital you have, there's a business to be had.

There are small businesses you can put up with starting funds of P50,000 to P500,000, proving that you don’t need millions of pesos in capital to be an entrepreneur. You may juist have to follow your passion, make use of your talent, ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | June 05, 2015 07:00:00
Business Ideas

5 ways to make money online

These days, you can possibly make money even if you opt to stay at home. Here are five easy and fast ways to earn thousands of pesos online.

Physical (or brick-and-mortar) stores and retail establishments are now supplemented—or even replaced—by online counterparts. Budding entrepreneurs, solo workers, and moonlighters can now easily find many viable alternatives to full-time, part-time, or traditional employment that cross borders and time zones.Sorting through all the ...

by KC Calpo and KC Calpo  | May 25, 2015 04:00:00
Business Ideas

Former OFW finds hope in local coffee farming

Here's another inspiring story of an ex-overseas Filipino worker who decided to come home for good to pursue opportunities in local agribusiness.

Like many other Filipinos, 40-year-old Arvin Lagura thought that the pastures outside the country are greener than what his humble hometown of Tagbina in Surigao del Sur had to offer. Thus, he ventured into the vast oceans as a seaman for seven ...

by Carlo P. Mallo and Carlo P. Mallo  | May 11, 2015 08:00:00
Business Ideas

Convenient mobile phone loading, bills payment through all-in-one e-load vending machine

For a minimal investment, you can buy a franchise/license to own and operate an e-load vending machine.

Topping up your prepaid mobile phone is now as easy as buying bottled water from a vendo machine, thanks to ULOAD. Mindmap Commtech, exclusive distributor of ULOAD vending machines, is a local joint venture with Forth Corp. Co. Ltd. of Thailand.ULOAD is ...

by Doris Novicio and Doris Novicio  | May 01, 2015 03:15:00
Franchising

Entrepreneur shares insights on being a business owner and franchisor

Vesi Vann Corporation president Richard Uy shares some insights about being the founder and franchisor of his company�s flagship brand, Water Boy.

by Renz Lyndon Paguio  | November 10, 2014 07:00:00
Startup Tips

Celebrity businessman helps food startups savor the good measure of success

Celebrity entrepreneur RJ Ledesma shares the startup story of the famous night food market he co-founded and how his business endeavors are empowered by Globe myBusiness.

As a man of many talents - events host, TV personality, author, columnist, yoga instructor, public speaker, and an honorary vice-consul to Monaco - it’s only fitting that the business venture RJ Ledesma co-founded, Mercato Centrale, grew to be as unique and ...

by Press Release  | November 06, 2014 05:00:00
Franchising

What makes an ideal family business these days?

For this family, success in business requires the following factors: identifying the need for income, having passion to serve others, and getting the right expert support.

by James Humarang  | November 05, 2014 07:00:00
Franchising

The right attitude when managing a food cart

Why is a franchised food cart the most recommended business opportunity for startup entrepreneurs? What is the right attitude when managing one?

by James Humarang  | November 04, 2014 03:00:00
Startup Tips

Former OFW finds success in blooming flower shop business

A florist with almost two decades of experience finally fulfills her dream by establishing her own flower shop right in the central flower market of Manila.

by Renz Lyndon Paguio  | November 01, 2014 06:45:00
Franchising

How milk tea fascinates young consumers and entrepreneurs

This business has been successfully proving that milk tea is not just another fad. Find out about Tea Generation's unique strategies that make it enticing especially to younger consumers, and entrepreneurs, too.

by Renz Lyndon Paguio  | October 29, 2014 02:30:00
Franchising

Food cart franchisee finds other fulfillment aside from profits

One of the young franchisees of Sweet Corner talks about his insights on putting up a franchised food cart. Find out what other fulfillment he obtains aside from earning profits.

by Renz Lyndon Paguio  | October 20, 2014 07:00:00
Franchising

A new business concept offers unique but promising franchising opportunity

As a promising startup business, Positive Living Station has proven that a unique product or service could pave the way for success in the local market. Its new concept is now an ideal franchising opportunity.

by Renz Lyndon Paguio  | October 15, 2014 03:30:00
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