Victor Balasa

Victor is a writer for Hongkiat.com. He has a blog at victorstuff.com and is currently involved in his latest startup, Redraw.io, a web-based automation platform for creating, publishing and analyzing mobile apps.

Latest posts

What It Takes to Call Yourself a Real Entrepreneur

These days, the term “entrepreneur” is thrown around quite loosely. It seems like anyone with a taste for risk and a desire for leadership quickly…

People Who Started as Freelancers and Changed the World

Explore the lives of iconic freelancers who reshaped industries. From Aaron Montgomery Ward's innovation to Sam Walton's drive, discover their remarka…

20 Design Tools for Startups on Budget

Starting a business often means you and your laptop against the world. Every entrepreneur can relate to this. You have a grand vision for your product…

20+ Highly Addictive Mobile Games to Try

Every day we wake up to a gamescape that’s teeming with new entries, which makes that perfect-match game more and more elusive. If you haven’t tri…

How to Deal With Failing In Your First Startup Business

So you’ve decided to finally apply the advice you keep hearing and reading about. You’re determined to build your own business. No more freelancin…

Facebook Hashtags – How It Works, How to Use It Right

Here’s a weird story for you. Say you’re an innovator, a UX designer for Google+, you sit on the boards of various Web Foundations and often spend…

Practical Tips to Cure a Creative Block

Working as a freelance designer, writer, video editor is hard. There’s usually no support — it’s a lonely road. The most annoying thing about do…

Why Freelancers Are Saving The Internet

The freelancer is the job archetype for the new millennium. Much like artists were to the Renaissance and engineers to the mechanical revolution, the …

7 Tips For A Successful Crowdfunding Project

Learn the secrets to running a successful crowdfunding campaign with these tips and tricks. Boost your chances of reaching your funding goals.

Why Business Plans Don’t Work For Entrepreneurs

Every great entrepreneur is, at heart, a man of action. In his mind, he sees himself to be like Superman or Iron Man, making him pretty blind to your …