Anna Kahalekulu

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How to Be a Freelancer and Not End Up Homeless

Freelancing isn't for everyone. If you're dying to start a real business--meaning one with employees, products, and investors and a big-money exit strategy, freelancing is going to seem second best.<p>On the other hand, unlike businesses, freelancing has a very low startup cost, gives you maximum …

Freelancing

Terry Crews Has an Unusual Strategy for Saving Money — and It Rescued Him From Credit Card Debt and Made Him a Star

'I was literally ready to do anything to make sure some money was coming in.'<p>Terry Crews remembers being broke and borrowing money almost a dozen …

Credit Card Debt

Fashion's Dirty Little Secret And How It's Coming Clean

Who in their right mind would send almost $40 million worth of perfectly good merchandise up in smoke? Earlier this year, it was revealed that British luxury fashion house Burberry had been incinerating unsold stock as a way of preserving product scarcity and brand exclusivity.<p>Burberry announced …

Clothing

The 33-year-old millionaire founder of $3.75 billion Box thinks everyone needs to read these 2 books

Box CEO Aaron Levie may have made his millions helping companies move their data to the cloud, but the 33-year-old founder still takes the time to sit down and read a book.<p>It's up to Levie, the leader of a 1,960-person workforce at a company that has $500 million in annual revenue and is valued at …

How to Test a Business Idea Without Spending a Fortune

Use landing pages to validate demand and build a pre-marketing list.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Aspiring entrepreneurs are a dime a dozen.<p>Almost everyone has dreamed of following through on a business idea they’ve been nursing for months or years, especially when …

Small Business

The Five Step Formula To Instagram Engagement

Instagram is today one of the fastest growing social networks in the world. Between 2014 and 2017, the number of daily active users has grown from …

Social Media

How to Determine Instagram Pricing for Influencer Marketing

Instagram has undoubtedly contributed to the majority of influencer marketing spend over the past few years. In fact, in 2017, Instagram influencer …

5 Steps To Building A Million-Dollar Business With No Employees

Nearly seven years ago, Michelle Schroeder-Gardner started her blog, Making Sense of Cents, to share her experience of paying off student loan debt and holding herself accountable. The last thing she expected was it turning into a million-dollar business.<p>But in 2017 her business brought in …

Small Business

Flipboard

How to Write the Perfect Business Plan: A Comprehensive Guide

Thinking of starting a business? Here's the best step by step template for writing the perfect business plan for your startup.<p>Maybe you think you don't need a step by step guide to writing a great business plan. Maybe you think you don't need a template for writing a business plan. After all, some …

Moo | Shapeshifting Dragons Hawaiian Mythology

Did the mighty lizard goddess merely retreat to another one of her haunts, or did she and the other moʻo vanish forever?<p>Shirley Ann Kahaʻi believes …

Amazon, Alibaba And Nike All Point To The Next Innovation In Retail: Personalized Physical Spaces

Last week I wrote a piece entitled, “Amazon Go Means Goodbye Status Quo.” <i></i>The piece not only heaped praise on Amazon but also highlighted how Amazon Go, over the long-run, is about far more than the mere buzzwords of “checkout-free shopping.” The thesis is that if one studies Amazon Go closely, he …

Los Angeles

Up Your Social Media Game By Answering These 8 Branding Questions

Don't put the social media cart before the brand strategy horse.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To excel at social media, you must be a social media expert, right? While this is true in some respects, having narrow social media knowledge can also be limiting. A social …

Who needs Paris? 10 smaller cities with just as much culture and style

Forget Paris, Rome and Vienna; these smaller cities are just as big on culture and style.<p>1. Vintage Seville<p>Andalucia’s lively capital may lack size, but it offers an atmospheric old town, 12th-century architecture, the Moorish Alcázar palace and the grand square of Plaza de España, combined with …

You make or break your life between 5-7 a.m.

While serving a humanitarian and ecclesiastical mission at the age of 20, I learned potentially the most important lesson of my life. How you spend …

Get your gig: Here are the 9 best sites to visit for freelance or contract work

<b>Question:</b> Hi Steve. Everyone says the economy is so great and that this is the era of the “gig economy.” Well, if that’s the case, where are all the gigs? I left my comfortable (but boring) job a year ago and have yet to fill my dance card with paying clients. – Jessica<p><b>Answer:</b> Let me share a little …

Small Business

8 Ways You're Destroying Your Personal Brand Without Even Knowing It

Sure, you might fire off a tweet every now and again, but are you really helping or hurting your personal brand?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>From Amanda Bynes to Charlie Sheen, we've seen countless celebrities who have completely ruined their personal brand as a …

Bootstrapping Secret: Spend Every Day Trying To Make Money, Not Save Money

My father was an entrepreneur and like him I always wanted to start my own company. When trying to build a business from scratch, one of the most important lessons he taught me is that you must spend every day trying to earn $1, not trying to save $1.<p>While I heard him growing up, I never quite …

Entrepreneurship

Five Instagram Marketing Tactics That Build Your Brand And Generate Sales

Along with hunger, fear and love, visual stimulation is deeply embedded in the human experience. Ninety percent of all information is transmitted visually, with the human brain processing an entire image after viewing it for as little as 13 milliseconds. Social media platforms have tapped into this …

Customers

How A Fine Artist Built A Million-Dollar, One-Person Business That's True To Her Vision

Iris Scott, 34, makes her living finger painting. That might sound like nice work if someone else is paying your bills, but the Brooklyn artist—known for her impressionistic paintings of the natural world in psychedelic colors—is fully self-supporting. She broke $500,000 in revenue last year and …

Painting

9 of the Wackiest Bestselling Travel Accessories From Amazon

1 of 10<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Trtl Pillow<p>3 of 10<p>Vowov Inflatable Travel Pillow<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 10<p>Huzi Infinity Pillow<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 10<p>Andyer …

China Just Handed the World a 111-Million-Ton Trash Problem

Few people consider used plastic to be a valuable global commodity. Yet China has imported 106 million tons of old bags, bottles, wrappers and …

17 Ways to Put Wine in Your Blender This Summer

Tired of rosé? We don’t fully empathize since we’re all for the pink drink, but if you’re on the hunt for alternative summer-friendly beverages, we …

Generation Z: 5 Ways to Attract The Next Wave of Consumers

Millennials have been the biggest moving target for businesses large and small for years. We’ve all been trying to unlock the secrets of getting …

Amazon Just Did Something Brilliant to Increase Its Profits (And Why You Should Copy It)

This one decision increased Amazon's revenue by over a billion dollars. Steal a page out of their playbook and increase your profit margin by 15% or more today.<p>In a letter to shareholders in April, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos shared, for the first time ever, the total number of Amazon Prime members (100 …

Here’s how much you need to save each month to be a millionaire in 10 years

Becoming a millionaire isn't the challenge it once was. In fact, you may already be on track to reach seven figures by age 67.<p>But what if you want to …

Why are kids so bored, impatient, and fragile these days?

<b>Kids' social, emotional, and academic functioning has been declining for years, which suggests we need a new approach to parenting.</b><p>A friend of mine, …

Sustainability

Serious Entrepreneurs Have 2 Goals: Passive Income and Multiple Revenue Streams

The biggest difference between a job and a business is that a business keeps making money for you when you're off the clock.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The phrase “passive income” has been so overused that it may provoke somewhat negative feelings. You’ve probably …

Why Retailers Are Trading Points for Experiences When It Comes to Loyalty Programs

Thanks to Amazon’s latest shareholder letter, we know its formidable Prime subscription service now has 100 million members who order more than 5 …