Emre Cehiz

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3 Strategies That Turned $6 Into a 6-Figure Business

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The day I decided to start my business, I had $6 in my pocket, no experience and zero connections. Needless to say, I made a lot of mistakes. However, within that first year, I was able to overcome a lot of obstacles and learn …

Small Business

5 Steps to Designing a Billion-Dollar Company

A successful multisided business needs to be built for both consumers and producers. Success means nailing the experience of user-to-user interactions and making the exchange of value really, really efficient.<p><i>This is a guest post by Applico director of operations Patrick Stewart. Follow Patrick on</i> …

Design

Tired of the 9 to 5? This is how to start a business for free

<b>(CNN) —</b> You might think that the hardest part about starting your own business is figuring out what new service or product to offer to the world.<p>But after spending months, or even years, meticulously fine-tuning your unique selling point -- the heavy lifting starts. Building a business takes an …

Small Business

How To Create A Successful App Business

Focus your attention on these four components that have the potential to set your app business up for success.<p>Success comes to those that persevere. It also comes by design and doesn't happen by chance. Understanding this subtle, yet key difference can set the results of your efforts in the right …

Customers

Building A Reputation In Your Industry Beyond The Brand Of Your Employer

The most common question I get from my network is how to grow a reputation in an industry, while also attending to the responsibilities of a …

Clone Any Website And Create Your Own Hoaxes With This Tool

Clone Zone blurs the line between art and misinformation with their easy to use website editing tool.<p>Have you ever seen something online that you knew was too crazy to be real? Internet hoaxes, one of the oldest forms of trolling, have become such a big problem on social media that sites like …

Social Media

Follow This 5-Step Process to Create Your Own Free Press

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Mark Cuban listed Never Hire A PR Company as one of his commandments for startups, yet one of the most common entrepreneur complaints to VCs is; “I need money to hire a PR agency in order to get eyes on my product and boost …

Entrepreneurship

Famous Logos Look Better Lettered By Hand

Burger King has never looked so classy.<p>In the age of Adobe Illustrator, a sincere, hand-lettered sign or logo is a rare artifact of the past.<p>But as a student at Auckland University of Technology, designer Sara Marshall redrew 10 famous logos with paintbrushes, markers, and pilot pens. It wasn’t …

Graphic Design

How Sugar Is Sabotaging Your Success as an Entrepreneur

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Successful entrepreneurs know that a disciplined and dedicated work ethic is critical to building their businesses. It takes commitment to set goals, meet deadlines and learn quickly from our mistakes, but too many of us are …

Diabetes

Japanese Craftsman Masterfully Restores Old Book into Like-New Condition

If you've ever lamented that a treasured a book was falling apart, then you'll enjoy seeing how this Japanese craftsman masterfully restored a tattered 1,000-page dictionary to near mint condition. An episode of the Japanese show called <i>Shuri, Bakaseru</i> (translation: <i>The Fascinating Craftsman</i>) …

Time Management Secrets Anyone Can Use

Having trouble focusing on what you really need to do? You're not alone. According to a survey by Salary.com, the average worker admits to wasting 2.09 hours of each eight-hour workday, not including lunch or scheduled breaks. The Web is like the next-door neighbor who keeps asking us to play when …

7 Ways To Identify Leaders Among Your Employees

Recognizing tomorrow’s leaders today is vital for your company’s long-term success. Here’s the only checklist you need.<p>An organization needs to put a structured plan in place for leadership continuity. For that to happen, it needs to zero in on individuals who have leadership potential.<p>This ongoing …

Leadership

13 secrets for creating game-changing branding

When Jason Gregory, Mark Bonner and Peter Hale met at the Royal College of Art, they found an invigorating, cross-disciplinary "Bauhaus atmosphere" …

Three ways to get more customers and increase loyalty

As a business owner, you have to be committed to constantly evaluating your business practices and making necessary changes if you want to see growth. If your small business is stagnant or not as profitable as it should be, sitting on your thumbs waiting for things to improve won't help.<p>You have to …

The 5 Types of Entrepreneurs

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As entrepreneurs, each of us is different and unique. The one common element we all share is the desire to create freedom in our “work” and life through entrepreneurship. We live in a time ripe with opportunities to create …

Entrepreneurship

Biggest Startup Mistakes And How To Avoid Them

No matter the industry or your experience, launching a new company is a risky endeavor. Forbes contributor Tom Taulli reached out to some successful founders and asked what lesson they advise entrepreneurs to keep in mind.

Police Seize Picasso Worth $16 Million From Pensioner Who Said It Was A Gift

A pensioner in Rome told detectives he received a Picasso painting worth $16 million as a thank you gift from a customer. Now police in Italy are …

Without strong leadership, success difficult for small business

Marching to excellence starts with exceptional and forward thinking leaders.<p>Many small business leaders in Northwest Indiana faced challenging times because of the recession. Those challenging times in 2008 did not prevent Debera Hinchy and her business partner from turning around Town & Country …

A Dozen Things I’ve Learned from Startup L. Jackson About Venture Capital Investing and Startups

There has been a lot of speculation about the identity of Startup L. Jackson. One theory is that “he” is actually composed of machine learning …

Venture Capital

10 Ways To Run Your Startup Like The Smartest Presidential Campaign

Future presidents and CEOs are more alike than you’d think. Use these leadership secrets from contenders for the biggest startup of all, America.<p>With a similarly volatile atmosphere and 24-7 pace, running a startup is a lot like a presidential race.<p>So what lessons about leadership and success can …

Robert Durst: the Millionaire Drifter Who Can't Run From His Past

The arrest of millionaire developer Robert Durst on murder charges in the 2000 execution-style slaying of a mobster's daughter-turned-journalist in Los Angeles isn't the most bizarre twist in Durst's life. Not by a long shot.<p>Durst, 71, was arrested Saturday in New Orleans at a hotel where he'd …

How to Use Social Influencers to Build Your Brand

Engaging your brand with influential people in your industry allows you to increase awareness, create advocates, and improve your online reputation.<p>It's no secret that people appreciate recommendations from people that they trust above all else. This is why online reviews are becoming so important …

Public Relations

10 Things To Do When You Win The Lottery

<i>Editor’s note:</i> <i>This post was updated on January 12th, 2016, to reflect the current $1.5 billion Powerball jackpot and the 2016 lifetime exemption from estate and gift taxes.</i><p>The jackpot for tomorrow’s Powerball drawing has hit $1.5 billion. If you win it, you won’t ever have to worry about money …