It can be difficult to keep an online business afloat for 16 weeks, so when you hear about one that’s been around for 16 years, it’s hard not to be impressed. Since opening his store in 2003, Adam Greenspan has managed to scale it to the point where it’s a leading brand in his niche.…
It’s midnight in Anchorage Alaska, and Ovidiu Sofron is hiding in his car. He snuck out of the house to talk to me over the phone, hoping to avoid waking his three-year-old son.  Despite the late hour, Ovidiu is wide awake. He’s positively chirpy, chatting and making jokes, pausing our conversation to flip his phone…
To be an entrepreneur is to be different. Ask any successful entrepreneur and they’ll tell you that they feel it every day. Entrepreneurs don’t want the same things everyone else does. The idea of a stable 9-5 office job? Just the thought would send a shiver down their spine.  Instead, entrepreneurs are driven by a…
For Burak Doğan, trying and failing is no new concept. At just 23, he’s already a serial entrepreneur, having experimented with a ton of different ventures since he started at 18 years old. Despite all his failures, Burak was always determined to succeed. He treated each failed business as a learning experience, helping him to…
“When we started doing $1,000 days, I’m sitting around with all these guys at work and I’m just thinking, ‘My life is about to change, and I can’t even tell anybody.’” When Rodney Zachariuk and Kory Szostak started their ecommerce business, nobody knew. Even as the months ticked by and their sales continued to climb,…
You might recognize Andreas and Alexander. They’re the two friends from Austria who decided to grow a dropshipping business together. We featured the beginnings of their story on the blog, and they even appeared on our YouTube channel recommending products (you’ll find the interview below).   Like so many others, the road to success for Andreas…
Some people are born with a love for the #hustle. Harry Coleman has always had a knack for coming up with clever ways to make money. As a kid, he channeled his love of bikes into a mini business. Together with his friends he would find old bikes and swap out their parts before fixing…
Whoever said that entrepreneurship and creativity don’t go together surely hasn’t spent hours agonizing over color and font pairings for their logo. It’s clear now that to be a successful entrepreneur, you’ve got to have a healthy dose of creativity, and that people who score high on the creativity scale can have an even better…