Safraz Ibrahim

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The importance of photography in personal branding

The color is another important element representing your personal brand. Since it has the power to stir up emotions, color can send a powerful message and stick in people’s memory. A study carried out by the University of Loyola found that color can increase brand recognition by 80 percent. A bit …

Personal Branding

The Beginner’s Guide to Generating Sales Through Social Media

Brand awareness is great. Traffic is better. Ultimately though…<b>Revenue</b> and profits matter the most for creating sustainable businesses.When you’re …

Social Media

10 Tips for Creating Your Ecommerce Business

Image Source<p>According to Referral-Candy, a Singapore company that automates marketing programs for online retailers, as of 2013, there were 102,728 eCommerce retailers based in the U.S. that generate at least $12,000 per year.<p>One of the most notable differences between an online shop and a …

eCommerce

Which Disney is the cheapest to visit?

If a Disney holiday is a rite of passage for many families around the world, it can be a costly one – and it can be difficult to figure out from various iterations of deals and packages which represents the best value.<p>According to new analysis of the costs by FairFX, a travel money expert, Paris …

Walt Disney Company

Dave Elkington: The man who worked as cleaner while launching a start-up now worth $1bn

Most successful entrepreneurs have a story to tell which, more often than not, will involve them explaining how they have worked their way up the …

Autodesk CEO Carl Bass on investing in the future

A year ago, the design-focused software firm Autodesk announced it would stop selling standalone perpetual licenses of its desktop software and instead sell subscriptions. Early last month, it began implementing that switch, a move that will be complete by mid-year, when the company’s older …

San Francisco

Things We Can Learn from Successful Entrepreneurs

New businesses are opening everywhere, and a huge number of these businesses are able to find success.<p>This is good time to be an entrepreneur. New businesses are opening everywhere, and a huge number of these businesses are able to find success. A lot of the credit can go to the Internet for this …

A CEO weighs in on whether entrepreneurs are born or made

It was a second-wave dot-com boom that lasted five to six years, when money was so readily available (many have referred to it as the Age of the Unicorns) that it felt like anybody could get in on the "become-an-entrepreneur" game. People believed that raising several millions of dollars for a …

Entrepreneurship

How to drastically simplify your workflow and get more done

Good advice … and timely.<p>In fact, Retired Navy SEAL officer and "Extreme Ownership" co-author Jocko Willink recently identified simplicity as the key to not just to effective leadership, but success itself.<p>The trouble is that we're terrible at simplicity.<p>Nowhere is this more true than in the world …

Project Management

The 5 ingredients of Zara's success

​To say 2015 has been a good year for Zara would be a vast understatement.<p>In August Inditex, the parent company under which Zara sits, reached a valuation of €100 billion for the first time in its 30-year history. Of the eight brands housed under Inditex, Zara is the flagship and, as of December …

At Manolo Blahnik's Surprise Sample Sale, Shoppers Are Scooping Up Heels by the Boxful

By 10:45am, no line had formed yet at the Warwick Hotel, the venue for the just-announced Manolo Blahnik sample sale, but hotel lobby attendants directed us without asking to the second floor as soon as we dashed into the building. While the sale wasn't officially slated to open to the public until …