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How Your Business Can Profit from Gift Certificates

Posted August 30, 2015 under Business, Guest Posts, In Focus | No Comments
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As a blogger, I normally get invited to business events. While we don’t really get paid in cash to cover and write about them, we do sometimes receive gift certificates in exchange for our efforts in spreading the news about the business. Moreover, giving GCs as a birthday present is something I normally do for […]

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The Beauty of Residual Income

Posted August 5, 2015 under Business, Investing, Personal Finance | 7 Comments
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There are two types of income, active and passive. In simple terms, active income is when you work for the money, while passive income is when money works for you. These are the most popular terms used in financial books and articles. And of course, it’s always emphasized that you should build passive income if […]

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Philippine Tax Reforms to Watch Out For in 2015

Posted July 6, 2015 under Business, News and Events | 3 Comments
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Paying taxes has never been a favorite task among Filipinos. However, it is a duty of all citizens of this country. My personal view has always been to be content about paying taxes, because it is but a great indication that I am a productive individual who’s capable of earning money on my own. Moreover, […]

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How Filipino Entrepreneurs Can Compete In The South East Asian Arena

Posted July 3, 2015 under Business, Guest Posts | 1 Comment
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The ASEAN Integration is just around the corner, and there is a need for Filipino entrepreneurs to prepare for the opportunities and challenges that this will bring. Today, my friend Sean General shares the lessons he learned from a professor, on how SME business owners can become a competitive player in the ASEAN market. Let’s […]

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The Consequences of Not Having a Business Permit in the Philippines

Posted April 29, 2015 under Business, Guest Posts | 4 Comments
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Are you planning to operate without a business permit? It is always tempting to do so, especially given the long process of registering a business in the Philippines. However, I wouldn’t advise it unless you want to risk facing unfavorable consequences, which will be explained to us today by guest writer, Danella. Let’s read what […]

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8 Simple Questions To Ask If You Want to Avoid an MLM Pyramid Scam

Posted March 13, 2015 under Business, Sales and Marketing | No Comments
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Multi-level marketing is a legitimate business model. It is a great way to learn how to become an entrepreneur, develop your leadership skills and of course, become rich. But the world of MLM is not without greedy people who are just out there to rob honest individuals like you of your hard-earned money. So what […]

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The Biggest Difference Between Employees and Entrepreneurs in 2 Minutes

Posted February 4, 2015 under Business, Mindsetting | 6 Comments
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What’s the biggest difference between an employee and an entrepreneur? The obvious answer is that an employee is someone who works in a company, while an entrepreneur is the one who owns the company where the employee works. But that’s not really an accurate difference in my opinion, because a lot of entrepreneurs also work […]

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The List of Good Business Ideas for 2015

Posted January 8, 2015 under Business | 12 Comments
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What’s a good business to start in 2015? Before astrologers start publishing their predictions on good businesses for the Year of the Sheep, let me offer first my practical list of “negosyo ideas” that I think will do well this year. These business opportunities are based on the 2015 outlook reports that I’ve read from […]

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Do You Want To Start a Business? Here’s Your First Real Step

Posted November 26, 2014 under Business, Mindsetting | 2 Comments

Starting a business is one of the best things you can do in your life. It’s a challenging, but ultimately rewarding experience. And like a lot of difficult things, doing the first step is often the hardest part. In my step-by-step guide to starting a business, I’ve written that the first step is finding your […]

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Where To Find Employees and Freelancers For Your Business

Posted November 24, 2014 under Business, Freelancing, General Information | 2 Comments

An excellent product, a strong vision and a purposeful mission are not the only factors that make a profitable business. More often than not, a dynamic and innovative leadership coupled with a team of dedicated and hardworking individuals form the larger reason why a business becomes a huge success. Ask any entrepreneur what the most […]

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Professionalizing The Way You Work: How To Start Getting Digital with your Business

Posted November 12, 2014 under Business, In Focus | No Comments

Simpler processes, faster operations. In this day and age of mobility, technologies such as the latest gadgets, cloud computing and the countless applications are available at the disposal of business owners as well as entrepreneurs to accomplish work efficiently at the speed of “NOW”. Wish there was a start-up kit for your business to go […]

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How Mobile POS and Card Readers Are Changing the Business Environment

Posted November 6, 2014 under Business | No Comments

Have you lost more than a few sales at your business because you only take cash or checks for payment? There’s no reason to let a customer walk away simply because he or she doesn’t have enough cash on hand to make the purchase. Today, accepting credit card payment has never been easier. All you […]

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