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13 Business Ideas in the Philippines to try in 2020

Welcome to 2018! ‘New Year, new life’, as a famous saying goes. Are you thinking of doing something to improve yourself or your finances?...
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How to Start a Small Painting Business

For most people, painting a house is a burden, while for some – it's fun. It's what they love to do. They love working...
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Will This Business Become the Best Pizza Franchise in 2020?

Looking into how to start a Pizza Business or Franchise? Meet NKD Pizza, all the way from New Orleans (USA). This Pizza Franchise business...
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FinTech Trends You Should Follow

FinTech is one of the fastest-growing sectors in the world these days and incorporates a leading position in terms of its development dynamics and...
Get a Loan from a Bank

6 Reasons Why It’s Better to Get a Loan from a Bank

There are many Filipinos who are hesitant to avail of a loan from a bank. They think about complicated processes and strict requirements, as...

7 Features Philippine Startups Should Look for in an Accounting System

Small startups have more to gain when they adopt the right accounting system early on. The benefits of employing a modern accounting system in the...
Trucking Business

A Short Guide to Starting a Trucking Business

Being in the transport business these days can be a good idea. We just need to look around and see how many people are...
Traveling to the US may prove to be challenging. This is because of firmer security measures implemented by the country to ensure the safety of both its citizens and its visitors alike. In line with this, the US now requires an approved ESTA application. Check your eligibility Before applying for an ESTA, check first whether you are eligible to do so. Verify whether your country of citizenship is one of the 39 ESTA qualified countries. Proceed only with an ESTA application if you are indeed a citizen of any of these countries, as well as if the purpose of your visit is for business or tourism. Check your requirements Once you determine that you are eligible for an ESTA application, it is time to prepare your documents. You will need a valid passport and a working credit card. The ESTA USA application can cost you about $14 processing fee. Apart from this, you also need a travel date and the address of the place where you will stay in the US. You must also have an email address with which you have full access. Then you are ready to begin your application. Go to the website of US Customs and Border Protection Before you are redirected to the application form, you will be asked to either begin a new application or check an existing application. You are also given the option to start an individual visa application or pay for multiple applications within a single transaction through the button that indicates ‘Group of Applications’. After you have selected the options you prefer, a pop-up button asking you to confirm the security notification of the ESTA USA system. Fill up the online form based on the following sections discussed below: The first section of the form is all about the applicant’s information. This includes the name, aliases, and birth details. The second section of the form is all about the passport information which includes your passport number and expiry date among others. The third section of the form needs details about your other citizenships or nationality The fourth section will simply ask whether you are part of a Global Entry (GE) program. The fifth section of the form will ask for the details of your parents. The sixth section of the form will be all about your contact information. You will also be asked about your social media information on the seventh section. Your employment information will be required in the eighth section. The ninth, tenth, eleventh, and twelfth sections are all about your travel details to the US, including the address where you will be staying. The last section of the form is where further eligibility questions are required. More and more people are now able to travel and one important business destination is the US. However, in parallel with the boost in the travel and tourism industry, countries, including the US, are now implementing firmer measures to ensure the security and safety of everybody. This is why requirements, such as approved ESTA applications are now mandated.

Business Trip: A Step-By-Step Guide For ESTA USA Application

Planning a business trip to America? Traveling to the US may prove to be challenging. This is because of firmer security measures implemented by...
How to Provide Funding For Your Business

Practical Ways on How to Provide Funding For Your Business Activities

There are plenty of different reasons why starting a business can be extremely challenging, but the most frequent and complicated is financing. Sure, managing...
mister donut

Mister Donut Franchise: One of The Largest Donut Chains in the Philippines

Originally from Boston Massachusetts, the Mister Donut Franchise came to the Philippines in 1982, and began offering franchise business to Filipino entrepreneurs in 1983....
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New Japanese Food Franchise in the Philippines: “The Greatest Yakiniku in the World”

Want to bring one of the most delicious Yakiniku (Japanese BBQ) on the planet to the Philippines? If so – read more and learn...
Tori Jiro Franchise

Meet Tori Jiro: New Japanese Yakitori Franchise in the Philippines

A new Yakitori franchise is coming directly from Japan – to the Philippines! And you can soon be one of its first Franchisees in...
Finance Guide

Fund Your Business in the Philippines: A Short Finance Guide

When you run your own small business, you can acquire small business loans at any point in your business journey. When you are responsible...
VPN for Business

Why is VPN Important for Your Business?

One of the primary purposes of Virtual Private Networks is to provide security and privacy. It is for this reason that more and more...
How to Delegate Authority

Top Reasons Why Some Leaders Refuse to Delegate Authority

To delegate means to assign specific tasks and roles to individuals in an organization. It also means you give these individuals the responsibility to...
Office Locations in Los Angeles

Living in the US? Here are The Top 4 Office Locations in Los Angeles

Los Angeles is a thriving location for Filipino Americans and OFWs, with a population of over 600,000 (!). L.A is also a thriving location...

Vending Business: Profitable Business in the Philippines

Vending is one form of business that requires little time management and maintenance. It does not require an employee that will manage it every...
Contact Center

How Your Franchise Business Can Benefit From a Contact Center

The franchise business model is a very popular and successful way to do business. Its core concept is selling the rights of a business’s...
Lawyer for Your Small Business

5 Reasons You Need a Lawyer for Your Small Business

Are you a small business owner? Or maybe a brand new Franchise owner? Lawyers are probably the last thing you want to think about...