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

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…

Why Freelancers Are Saving The Internet

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

7 Tips For A Successful Crowdfunding Project

Crowdfunding is the ultimate expression of connection and democracy. The Internet allows this phenomenon to grow continuously. Crowdfunding…

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…

8 Ways to Launch A Startup For Freelancers

These are great times to work as a freelancer. The freelancing industry is catching on like wildfire, with…

5 Historic Freelancers Who Changed The World, Vol.2

We’ve already talked about the likes of Ray Kroc, Walt Disney, Alfred Nobel, Ernest Hemmingway and Charles Dickens…

5 Historic Freelancers Who Changed The World, Vol.1

If Alfred Nobel, Andrew Carnegie, Walt Disney or Ray Kroc were in their 20s today, you’d probably see…

7 Principles Every Startup Entrepreneur Should Follow

Are you a real entrepreneur? Everybody dreams of being an entrepreneur, owning a successful business, working on their…

Freelancers vs. Entrepreneurs – The Jedi Edition

So you are a freelancer. But for a while now, you’ve been tempted by the idea of becoming…

How to Condition Your Mind for Higher Productivity

Every morning I wake up with a single thought. Do more. Create more jobs. Write more articles. Make…

The Undeniable Paradoxes of Techie Culture

The complexity of what Silicon Valley is hasn’t stopped growing, in step with the simplification of tools as…

20 Tools for Startups Who Can’t Afford Design Teams

In the beginning, there was you, and your laptop. As entrepreneurs, we’ve all been there: nurturing a larger-than-life…