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The Most Popular Articles on Startupist for July

Here you can find the top ten articles for the past month of July on Startupist and you can enjoy the retrospection of everything important that you need to know about entrepreneurship and your startup venture.

3 Reasons to Keep a Business Journal

Keeping a personal journal has been very popular way to note important (and not so important) events in one’s life. On the other hand, not many people keep a journal at work. Writing down your thoughts, business ideas and experiences can be very useful for your business life, especially when the time comes to make important decisions and brave steps ahead. There are many benefits from keeping a journal at work and here we will talk about three of them. Keep reading… and keep writing!…continue here.

8 Reasons Why You Should Unleash Your Entrepreneurial Spirit

Do you want to start a business, but you wait for the perfect moment? Do you believe that you can change the world by bringing valuable product or service to the market, but you can’t find the courage to make the first step? Are you relying on your regular pay check just to avoid the uncertainty of working for yourself? If the answer is yes to all of these questions, probably the time has come for you to reevaluate your long-term goals, to rediscover your life calling and to make the bravest decision of your life: to start your own business… continue here.

The Importance of Good Night’s Sleep for Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurship requires full dedication to the business, which is why many entrepreneurs miscalculate the healthy balance between work and rest. This lack of balance overtime can become one serious issue not only for their businesses, but for their mental and physical health. Getting enough sleep is one of the most important ingredients of staying healthy, productive and in good health… continue here.

Michael Seibel from Y Combinator: How to Startup

One of the speakers at Etohum San Francisco 2015 event was Michael Seibel from Y Combinator. He answered some of the most important questions which excite many of the entrepreneurs, such as:  “What do you think of single founders?”, “What is the differences between Y Combinator and an accelerator?”, “What are the top three areas in which Turkish startups can improve?”, “What are the major problems that you’ve had with some entrepreneurs?” and many more… continue here.

Etohum San Francisco 2015: Special Interview with Talip Ozturk

Talip Ozturk from Hazelcast was one of the speakers at Etohum San Francisco 2015 event. In a special interview for Etohum, he talked about the business differences between Istanbul and San Francisco and gave many valuable advices to ambitious entrepreneurs, who want to build global companies and become players in the international business scene… continue here.

Etohum San Francisco 2015: Special Interview with Sameer Shariff

Sameer Shariff, who is co-founder of Cambly, was one of the speakers at Etohum San Francisco 2015 event. In a special interview for Etohum, he talks about Cambly, shares his opinion about Etohum SF event and gives valuable advice to entrepreneurs, who have the ambition to grow their businesses to an international level… continue here.

Connected2.me Announces 4 Million Users and Mobile Users Growth

The global social network connected2.me has just announced that they have reached the impressive number of 4 million users. They are also rapidly growing on mobile by reaching over 515 thousand monthly active mobile users. Connected2.me is available for Android and iOS devices.

Based in Silicon Valley, the company is now planning a new product, targeting specifically the USA market. It is expected Connected2.me to have by the end of the year a revenue of 1 million Turkish lira… continue here.

Dave McClure Will Be at Startup Istanbul on 03-05 October

It is very exciting to announce that Dave McClure, who is entrepreneur, world-known angel investor and co-founder of the business incubator 500 Startups, will be on stage at Startup Istanbul 2015 event and, along with Steve Blank, will be member of the jury of Startup Istanbul Challenge… continue here.

Etohum San Francisco 2015: Special Interview with Eren Bali

Eren Bali, the CEO and co-founder of Udemy, was one of the speakers at Etohum San Francisco 2015 event. In a special interview for Etohum, he compared the Turkish and the US entrepreneurial ecosystems and gave special advice to all entrepreneurs, who want to become players in a global  level… continue here.

12 Quotes on Sales and Marketing

Entrepreneurs are competing for the attention of the customers with strong, highly-recognizable brands and resourceful companies all the time. It is essential for startup owners to be more flexible when it comes to their marketing strategies in order to overrun the competition and win the attention of their target customers. But how can you always keep the sales person inside you inspired and motivated? Here you can find 12 quotes that will help you to get excited about sales and marketing over and over again… continue here.

─ July 31, 2015