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Bayani Brew: Sold away from home

Drinks made from lemongrass, pandan and sweet potatoes find their way all over the metro

 They say the best things are cooked up at home. But, until recently, one did not expect a homemade product to be as ready-for-market as those produced commercially.These days, home-based entrepreneurs are producing sophisticated-looking goods that sell farther than their immediate neighborhood.Who ...

by Bernadette Reyes  | August 31, 2016 06:00:00
Startup Tips

5 key design factors for an effective home office

If you create the right environment, you'll set yourself up for success.

Discipline can be difficult when you’re working from home. You might be too easily distracted during office hours, or you might find yourself struggling to maintain a healthy work-life balance and seeing your sleep patterns suffer as a result.Every entrepreneur faces these ...

by David Adams  | February 05, 2016 08:00:00
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Starting a farm in your own backyard

Practice your farming skills by starting at home.

Can’t put up your own farm yet? You can have a ‘micro-farm’ experience and contribute to greening the earth by starting your own herb garden in your patch of the concrete jungle.Laurel Bangaoet, who started Tomay Farms in Benguet in December 2004 ...

by Mari-An C. Santos  | May 21, 2015 07:00:00
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Two moms find success in making motherhood chic

In the world of entrepreneurship, INDIGObaby has proven that an online family-friendly business can be a path to fulfilling success.

It all started when Monica Eleazar and Denise Gonzales were looking for a creative output for their ideas and decided to become work-at-home-moms from stay-at-home-moms. After carefully deliberating opportunities and their available options, they co-created INDIGObaby, a bustling one-stop shop that caters ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | May 11, 2015 07:00:00
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Home-based business idea: How to make kutsinta

Here's a simple recipe for home-based entrepreneurs who are looking for quick and easy food business ideas. Learn how to make kutsinta.

by Entrepreneur Staff  | November 10, 2014 02:00:00
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Homing in for your business' target market

It is a must for entrepreneurs to know their customers. Their operational and marketing efforts should be customized for the target market.

“In marketing, if you have no target, it's not like the motivational speech of ‘Shoot for the moon if you miss, you'll land among the stars,’” writes Michael KaIeikni of Entrepreneur US. “It just doesn't work that way in business. You'll be ...

by International Institute of Digital Marketing  | June 20, 2014 12:40:00
FirstDibs in Marketing for Entrepreneurs

What's in a brand?

Branding involves not just creation of logo and slogan. Here are the main principles that must be adopted when building your startup business' brand.

Dear Amor, I run a startup food business in one of the quieter parts of the Metro that’s recently gaining popularity for being a foodie haven. A lot of customers (not limited to friends!) have given me rave reviews. They say that the ...

by Amor Maclang  | June 18, 2014 06:00:00
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7 service-based business ideas

Here are business ideas you can start from home.

Here are service-based business ideas you can start from home. Each idea is divided by industry and outlines the startup capital needed.Logistics and Transportation1) Car wash liquid makingSomeone looking for a business related to automotices can make a cleaning solution using the ...

August 14, 2013 01:00:00
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6 home based business ideas

Product-based business ideas you can do from home.

Making money from home is a no-brainer. There are just so many possibilities, with a number of businesses you can start with little capital. You never know where that humble home business can take you down the road.Below we list the business ...

August 05, 2013 01:00:00
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Getting started in the pet business

The dog breeding industry is less about competition and more about community.

For most people, the hardest part about having a business is getting started. But for start-up success Johanna Cid, it was simple: it was a school requirement. Cid, 21, is a fresh Entrepreneurial Management graduate from the University of Asia and the ...

by Khris Marc Ronquillo  | March 26, 2012 02:00:00
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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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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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Setting shop at home and going freelance

Just a few decades ago working from home meant you were either a housewife or a telemarketer.

Just a few decades ago working from home meant you were either a housewife or a telemarketer. But now, more and more people are realizing the benefits of setting up shop at home and going freelance. Free from bosses, strict work hours, ...

by Jay Bernardo  | January 31, 2012 09:00:00