Posts tagged ‘business advice’

How Business Ideas Become Awesome… or Otherwise

Posted February 22, 2012 under Business | 9 Comments

A successful entrepreneur is a sum of a lot of things. Creativity and critical-thinking, focus and determination, passion and hard work – just to name a few. But underneath all these qualities, there exists three belief systems that usually determine whether an entrepreneur will fail or succeed in the end. Belief systems that cycle through […]

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Reader Mail #8a: Your Business Start Up Questions Answered

Posted May 29, 2009 under Business, Reader Mail | 3 Comments

Welcome to another edition of Reader Mail. For today, I will be answering several questions sent by readers regarding how to start a business. Let’s now read some of the emails I received in my inbox. Please note that the names of the senders have been excluded for privacy and the responses may have been […]

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Give Free Offers And Generate Revenue For Your Business

Posted April 27, 2009 under Business, Sales and Marketing | 6 Comments

Everyone loves free offers. And most people will not hesitate accepting something that’s being given away for free, right? That’s why giving free offers is something that businesses can leverage on to generate revenue. But the question now is, how exactly can a business earn more income by giving away free stuff? How do you […]

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SME Community: Strategies for Credit and Collection

Posted April 8, 2009 under Business | 2 Comments

Leveraging on credit is a practice that entrepreneurs and business owners are familiar with. We borrow money to fund our business ventures and conversely, we give payment terms to our customers to get more sales and foster a better relationship with them. But in light of the recent global recession, effective credit and debt collection […]

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Reader Mail #6: On Quitting Your Job and Starting A Business

Posted April 1, 2009 under Business, Reader Mail | 7 Comments

It’s now time for another Reader Mail. This is the category of my blog where I share my thoughts on questions sent by some of my readers. Today, I’m answering some questions from people who are planning to put up their own businesses. One wants to go into network marketing, the other into online selling. […]

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Build On The Core Competency Of Your Business

Posted February 10, 2009 under Business | 3 Comments

One of the things that make a business successful is when it is able to leverage on its core competency. When competition is high and the market is saturated, building on the core competency of the business is usually the best strategy to outprofit your rivals. But what exactly is core competency? Why is it […]

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Top 5 WRONG Reasons For Starting Your Own Business

Posted December 8, 2008 under Business, Mindsetting | 13 Comments

Everyone wants to start their own business, but unfortunately, not everyone has the right reasons for doing so. In my years of being an entrepreneur, I’ve learned a lot of valuable lessons which I believe is essential in making a successful business. Among them, is having the right motivation and the proper mindset for starting […]

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Where To Find Suppliers For Your Business

Posted October 19, 2008 under Business | 189 Comments

Your business needs suppliers that will provide you with materials, tools, machinery and other manufacturing needs essential to your operations. This is the reason why you need to invest considerable effort in finding the right supplier who can provide you these necessary products at the best deals. Do note that finding the best deals doesn’t […]

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Guide To Selling In Bazaars, Trade Fairs and Craft Shows

Posted September 29, 2008 under Business, Income Opps | 18 Comments

Selling your products in bazaars, trade fairs and craft shows is a great way to earn extra income. With minimal capital, you’ll be able to introduce your brand to the public and test how marketable they are. Selling in bazaars or tiangges is also an opportunity to get feedback from your target customers. This will […]

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How To Come Up With A Good Business Name

Posted January 6, 2008 under Business | 28 Comments

Choosing an effective name is one of the first and most vital steps in putting up a business. But how do you generate a good business name? This is important because for starters, it’s the first thing that people will see. And the impression they get from your name will influence how they will initially […]

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