Amidst the threats of raids by the national agencies implementing the Intellectual Property Code of the Philippines and the tightening of local rules and regulations in the registration and operation of cafés in 2005, Internet Café ... read more
Lest I be charged of promoting or condoning software piracy, I immediately made this post to emphasize that using genuine and/or legal software in an i-café is a must if the owner wants to operate his shop legally.
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To the uninitiated, an i-café is also called internet café, cybercafé, computer shop, lanshop, and kompyuteran in the Philippines. I-Café business seems to be the most preferred venture that Filipinos enter into nowadays. But, how does one goes ... read more
Increasing the entry barrier to the i-café industry is how I call it. Entry barrier can be better explained by citing an example like that of opening a drugstore business. Not just anybody can open a drugstore (botika) ... read more
Much has been said about the current low rate of i-café rentals. Nowadays, P15/hr seems to the average in many areas although P10/hr and even lower can also be found. Some owners believe they still make money at ... read more
There is a culture among us that subscribes to “seeing before believing” and “joining a bandwagon” rolled into one. This copycat style of doing business among us gave rise to some successes but many failures for those who ... read more