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How I Saved 4,000,000 won in Income Tax Payments

So recently, I was travelling around South Korea with my wife for our babymoon and I received a call while we were doing our laundry in Tong-Yeong (통용). Tong-Yeong is at the very southern area of South Korea. It is connected to Geoje-Island and is famous for Chungmu-Kimbap (충무 김밥), has lovely seafood, and has beautiful scenery. So, we were [...]

EK010: Starting a Side Business While Teaching English

Subscribe to the podcast on: iTunes The feature image is of people working at a coffee shop. I personally did a lot of brainstorming, planning and creating at a coffee shop in Seoul South Korea when I was teaching English. But you may be doing your work at your school during your prep time or maybe just at your home. And [...]

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Where I lived in Korea and How Much The Places Cost Me

Living in Different Places in Seoul South Korea and How Much Housing Costs Quick Summary: 1. One Room near Yeoksam Subway Station (Line 2):  -2010 (Summer) -Normally a shared one room with a co-worker, but I opted to pay extra to cover the other half of the housing cost. Monthly cost came to an extra 400,000won-500,000won 2. One room near [...]

EK009: From English Teacher to Businessman in Seoul South Korea

Subscribe to the podcast on: iTunes I basically share a quick recap of my journey from English Teacher to starting and selling some of my small businesses in Korea. I guess the word "Businessman" may not have been the best word to use in my title, since a lot of people actually envision company workers dressed in suits who are [...]

Feeling Discouraged When Starting Your First Business in Korea

Have You Just Started Your First Business in South Korea? Running a successful business is very rewarding, but you must first have a successful business to be able to run one. And more importantly, you must actually have a business or a product or a service that people are willing to pay money for to have a successful business. But [...]

3 Tips To Remember When YOU are the Product

Selling Yourself as the Product of Your Small Business in South Korea One of the people who really influenced me to become an entrepreneur said something that has stuck with me. And with more business and sales experience I gain, the more I realize how true his words are. He said this, "Tony, you must first sell yourself, and then [...]

Starting a Business in Korea Crash Course

Are there websites that will help you understand how to start a business in Korea? *Scroll down to the bottom to view the full youtube video of the crash course In 2011, I was searching all over the internet for some information on starting a hagwon business in Korea. I knew that there were already websites that showed people [...]

When Your Side Hustle Becomes Your Main Business

Do you want to make more money on the side? Well, there are a lot of ways that you can. You just have to be creative and take action. Of course it may not be easy, but there are lots of ways you can create money on the side, and sometimes that side hustle can become your main business. You've [...]

Flower Gift Korea Has Been Sold!

It is with a heavy heart, but with mixed emotions, good and bad, that I can officially say that Flower Gift Korea has been sold! We actually sold it awhile ago, but we were helping the new owners get used to everything. Brandy and I are very thankful for all of the teams / people who showed interest in buying [...]

Are you a Wantrepreneur Living in South Korea?

Before I started any of my businesses and even while I was operating and building some of my businesses, I was definitely a wantrepreneur. There are a couple of definitions as to what a wantrepreneur is, but I believe that a wantrepreneur is someone who wants to be an entrepreneur. So for the sake of this blog post, let's just [...]