To be an entrepreneur or self-employed individual, it does not necessarily mean that you have to obtain a huge amount of money as your capital. In just Php5, 000.00 you can already start your own business and make it grow by continuously promoting and providing good quality service.
There are Filipino entrepreneurs who started on a tight budget; it started with determination and belief that you can be successful.
Here are some of the ways you can start your own business for as low as Php5, 000.00 as your budget.
Freelance web design
If you have a flare skill in web designing, make use of your laptop at home. Take time to create more professional and attractive web designs that your future clients would like to avail.
Start by creating a Facebook page in which everyone is allowed to sign up for free, invite your friends to like your page. Availing a reliable internet connection at home will only cost you less than Php5, 000.00
If you love attending events and wedding, turn your hobby into a passion and start making money. All you need to do is to widen your professional connections, and you must have the patience to research what is the best venue for each event prior to your client’s reference.
If you can’t stand watching your printer at home to get old and be useless, you can start this type of business by printing calling cards. Whereas special paper and laminating machine are two of the important things you have to buy.
After your business has been well-established and also, to attract more customers, add the following features to your printing business:
- Invitation cards
- Company I.D.
- Official receipt
Due to the great influence of technology, you can start your own private tour business using Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Offer tour packages that can cater to a couple, group of friends and any travel enthusiasts. Ask one of your family members to manage your social media accounts and give him/her a commission rate every client who avail your tour packages.
Once your business has been recognized by the majority, start sending proposals and collaborate with hotels, private companies, tour agency and etc.
Being in love with beauty products and other cosmetics is the perfect sign that you ought to start a beauty salon. You do not have to rent any commercial space nearby your place if you have an extra space at home.
Include hair treatments and massage service to your beauty salon to make it a one-stop place to rejuvenate and pamper them.
Customized small canteen
Put some twists to your customized small canteen, you can add Frappes or also known as ice cold flavoured coffee to your menu. Do not be just a plain small canteen, offer discounts, Friday gimmick and photo contest to make your canteen be recognized and get more customers.