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Business Ideas

Cashing out: 3 tips for valuing and preparing your business for sale

Consider taking the journey from founder to investor

The grind that goes into building a business and creating a book of happy clients is remarkably hard. The perception of overnight successes that fill the airwaves betray the long, lonely hours and meager rewards earned while grinding through the struggle to ...

by Peter Daisyme  | October 29, 2016 08:00:00
Business Ideas

Selling your ideas

How do you get your message to stick in an age of idea overload?

The words “selling” and “ideas” are in many ways indistinguishable. We create value and we sell it. Doing one without the other is meaningless. And there is no more important product for us to sell than our own ideas.But these days, everyone is trying ...

by Jeff Shore  | August 12, 2016 05:00:00

Financial adviser: Best value

Are you considering buying an existing business? Before going further, be sure it is priced fairly. Here are insights that can serve as your guide.

Q: A friend is urging me to buy her laundry business along España in Quezon City, but I don’t really know how to evaluate whether the price she gave me is fair. How do I know if the price is right? A: ...

by Henry C. Ong  | July 03, 2014 12:00:00
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
Business Ideas

3 ways to personalize your sales pitch

Your relationship with the customer is as important as your product

If you just really think about it, everything that an entrepreneur does boils down to selling. Whether it is services, products, or what-not, the primary goal of an entrepreneur is to sell.But selling is not as easy as it seems, and with ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | October 07, 2011 12:00:00
Business Ideas

3 key points to a successfull sales call

Let\\\'s talk about the triumvirate of selling: prospecting, presenting, and closing

Thousands of articles and books have been written on selling, and almost every one of them contains one or more nuggets of wisdom. Some are classics that convey ideas, techniques, and strategies that salespeople can use in almost any market.Nonetheless, there are ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | October 04, 2011 03:00:00