We've interviewed thousands of successful founders at Starter Story and asked what advice they would give to entrepreneurs who are just getting started.
Here's the best advice we discovered for starting a smoking accessories brand:
#1: Monica Khemsurov, founder of Tetra Shop:
We chatted with with Monica, founder of Tetra Shop ($20K/month). In our interview, Monica says:
We can’t do paid marketing because we’re associated with smoking. We can’t advertise on Facebook or Instagram or Google. In some ways that have tied our hands behind our backs and made it harder to grow our business. In other ways, it has made us more innovative and saved us money.
There are some things you just won’t be able to learn or know until you’ve already bit the bullet and started something. I’m a huge believer in diving in and making shit happen.
Read the full interview ➜