Ahsan Abbas

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How to Build the Best Marketing Strategy You Can Using Only Free Tools

With what is available for free, there has never been a better time to bootstrap a startup.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As an entrepreneur, it is more important than ever for you to create an efficient marketing strategy. Because startups often have low budgets, …

Future Space Travel May Rely On Magnets, Not Fuel

<i>Our editors delve into Curiosity's top stories every day on a podcast that's shorter than your commute. Click here to listen and learn — in just a</i> …

12 Bizarre and Funny Things All Real Entrepreneurs Know (and Secretly Love)

If you start a business, you might not walk away with riches--but you're guaranteed to get your version of these stories.<p>What's the best thing you're absolutely guaranteed to get out of being an entrepreneur?<p>Freedom, probably. Pride that you had the guts to take a chance. Sometimes, money.<p>But the …

10 Killer Productivity Advice By Happening Young Entrepreneurs

Being a successful entrepreneur takes more than vision. It requires continuous efforts, even at times when you don’t want to work or not motivated …

Time Management

MikMak mobile video shopping platform raises $3.2M seed led by VaynerMedia

MikMak, the service that creates and distributes short-form “mini-mercials” so users can shop via video, has today announced the close of a $3.2 million seed round, led by VaynerMedia, with participation from SLOW Ventures, UTA Ventures, BRaVe Ventures and MX Investments.<p>As part of the round, Gary …

22 Quotes From Salvador Dali That Creatively Inspire Success

For success today, you have to be creative or get passed by. Dali was an expert in thinking differently and teaches you his approach.<p>If you are simply doing business the same as everyone else you are destined for mediocrity. Whether you are a CEO building a company or trying to achieve top …

7 Mistakes (Almost) Every First-Time Entrepreneur Will Make

The real reasons entrepreneurs fail aren't as obvious as you think.<p><i>David Henzel is the co-founder of MaxCDN, a content delivery network based in Los Angeles dedicated to helping startups scale. On his blog, he writes about what he has learned along the way.</i><p>As a new business owner, you're bound to …