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Aytekin Tank

Aytekin Tank is the founder of JotForm. He currently leads the JotForm development team. He loves to hear from JotForm users. Feel free to shoot him an email at aytekin at

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  • It’s no secret that apps are a large part of today’s world. From making payments to ordering food to building forms - we use them for pretty much every aspect of our lives. 

    Though apps were created to streamline our lives and make them easier, sometimes it feels like they have the opposite effect. Many apps operate as “islands,” working autonomously - unable to connect and integrate with other apps. 

    Thankfully, superhero app, Zapier, noticed this problem and found a way to save the day.

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  • I shut down my computer and glanced at my desk calendar. 

    It was January 23, 2011. My company, JotForm, was five years old. 

    We had six employees, including some terrific designers and developers who spent their days improving and evolving the product.

    As the founder and CEO, you might think I was focused on strategic growth. Maybe you imagine spreadsheets and acquisition charts and high-level financial meetings.

    The reality?

    I was doing ...
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  • 97%. 

    That’s how many customers say online reviews factor into their buying decisions.

    90% read online reviews before visiting a business.
    88% trust these reviews to help them decide on their purchase.
    And 84% trust online reviews just as much as a personal recommendation.

    Don’t have any reviews? 8% of customers don’t care. 

    The other 92%? Well, they...
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  • On November 27th, I missed my flight to Bali.

    The island’s highest volcano, Mount Agung, appeared to be on the brink of an eruption.

    It wasn’t the lava or ashes in the sky that caused the trouble, though.

    First, my airline charged me the ...
  • Nearly two decades of entrepreneurship have taught me many lessons, including this one:

    All thoughts of startup growth or conversion rates slip away when you’re picking olives.

    Every year, I take at least a full week off from my company and head back to my hometown to help with the olive harvest.

    I know that olive picking won’t land me at the top of TechCrunch, but it’s a personal measure of ...
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