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I started 2017 so well when it came to hustling. I'd work my tech sales job during the day, then spend the evening on LetGo, OfferUp, Craiglist and eBay, buying and selling, with every intention of hitting Gary Vee's $20,017 flip goal. I did well for the first few weeks, diligently tracking my profits, margins … Continue reading Confessions of a Gary Vee 2017 Flip Challenge Dropout
Unless your startup is in the business of printing untraceable, impeccable counterfeit currency in large bills, you've got to make sales. Assuming you're not in a business that puts you on an FBI watch list, making a sale could be the difference between getting funding, growing your team and making it to IPO-- or packing … Continue reading 3 Sales Tips for Startups That Don’t Print Money
If you’re looking for almost certain small business success, open a liquor store near a beach. That’s one small business lesson. But if you’re reading this, especially if you’re not looking to sell cheap vodka to college kids on spring break, you’re more likely hoping to find out what practical and actionable lessons could help … Continue reading Sell Booze at the Beach– And Other Lessons I Learned While Working With 200+ Small Businesses
Now that we're almost 4 months into the #2017flipchallenge, it's a good time to step back, reflect and see what's working-- and what isn't. I've learned, lost and won over the past few months and I'm happy to share a few tips I've found that work for hitting that $20,0170 goal. Check it out! What … Continue reading 13 Tips for Crushing Gary Vee’s 2017 Flip Challenge
I don't know entirely what sparked it, but after I started making money as a kid, the first "big" thing I bought was a watch. It wasn't high-end, but to a 12 year old with money burning a hole in his pocket I was immensely proud of it. The watch interest held on loosely as I … Continue reading A Surprising Side Benefit of Gary Vee’s 2017 Flip Challenge
Reddit can be a huge time suck. With insanely clickable subreddits (or communities, for the unfamiliar) like /r/aww or /r/showerthoughts, it's incredibly easy to eat into productivity as you venture further down the rabbit hole, finding new subreddits and juicy posts with lively discussion. Started in 2005, Reddit now attracts 542 million monthly visitors and lands in the top 10 … Continue reading The Best Ways to Waste Time Productively on Reddit
Gary Vaynerchuk, VaynerMedia founder and entrepreneur hype-man, posted a video a little over a month ago and threw out a big challenge to his fans: make $20,170 in 2017 through "flipping". When Gary Vee speaks, I tend to listen, so when he suggested people start rummaging through their closets, basements and local Craigslist ads to find … Continue reading What I Learned in 7 Weeks of Gary Vee’s 2017 Flip Challenge