Entrepreneurship or Small Business

Case study: How a cafe with slow business made a comeback

When there’s a will, there’s a way. Too many businesses give up too soon before they can see results. Today, I want to share with you a case study of a cafe in Malaysia- on how I have seen it going from a dying business till having business picking up. Hopefully you can draw some [...]

Even if you cannot pursue your dream, blog about it instead

When I was in primary 5, there was a small duration where I sold chewing gum for some side income. I would buy the chewing gum- which each packet contained 5 strips for 20 cents. And I would sell by the strips of 5 cents each. For each packet of chewing gum sold (5 strips), [...]

Adapting to changing times and technology in order to survive in business

It is vital for business to monitor changing trends and adapt to these trends or risk sinking to obscurity. If technology enables the same thing to be done at a quicker time without much supervision and labor, then it makes sense to use them. If a business, regardless of how long it had been in [...]

Night market business model- inexpensive way to grow a small business

Sometimes marketing a business need not be complicated or expensive. You can even meet with success by concentrating on selling just one core product- this is especially true in food business. Recently, we stopped by a stall at the night market. This stall was selling fresh baked sak kei mah (萨骑马)- a Chinese snack. The thing about sak keh mah is that [...]

What is wrong with monetizing your site using Google Adsense

If you are wrestling with the dilemma of whether to monetize your blog or website, do note that many well-known sites have put up Google Adsense as one of their primary advertising means. Most readers would understand- that a website runs on continous costs… hosting, hiring writers, programmers and designers. In order to continue to provide [...]