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This is our best story of the week. It's going to blow your mind.
In 1999, with just $3000 and zero ecommerce experience, Kyle created the first version of his business, grew it to $2M/year, and sold it. A few years later, started a new company and made it even bigger reaching almost $40M per year in revenue!
Hot sauce, vegan, barbecue,... that's a question many people have. Because they want to make sure they always get the best.
And Adam built a business around that. He tries all the subscription boxes and ranks them. Does it sound like something you could do?
Can't find a business partner? Want to start something on your own?
Although starting a business on your own can be challenging, there are always benefits to going at it alone, such as:
- Keep things simple -- It's just you starting out with no dependants, no complexity.
- It's cheaper -- You can start with little or now money, and even while you have a full-time job.
- Your own style -- You make the rules, the culture, the hours, everything --- it's just you.
- 100% equity -- The startup is 100% yours.
We went through our database of successful businesses and found the best examples of solo founders.
The secret? This blogger actually has a degree in Economics and an MBA, which totally sets him apart from other blogs. A great way to put your knowledge to work is to create content (blog, courses, ebooks,...). Sam has done it I can assure you he doesn't miss his old job one bit.
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