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I was wondering how bloggers could legally use “As seen on Forbes” “As seen on Inc.com” HBR, Huffington Post, Fast Co, Medium, etc.. so I’ve spent the entire day researching it and here’s what I’ve found.

I mean, sure, anybody can technically put “As seen on Forbes” on their blog. But I was wondering how these other guys were able to do it without lying or being deceptive. Also, surely a backlink from somewhere like Forbes or Huffington Post would be nothing short of fucking amazing, right? A lot of these […]

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I left my bank job to start a painting business 3 Years ago. We just hit $2.5m in sales. Here’s what I wish someone would’ve told me

There’s a lot of you on here who reach out for guidance about leaving your full time job to start your own business. I want to outline a few things that I wish I had known prior to leaving my job that would’ve saved me a ton of headache. ***If you don’t know how to […]

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I’ve made $7,000 teaching online. Here’s what worked.

Six months ago, I had an idea for an online course. Today, I’ve made over $7,000 teaching online. Here’s what worked. ## Writing Online I’ve been writing online since 2014. I would condense and simplify pieces of information I learned into helpful articles. At the time, I wrote for myself––I needed to keep my skills […]

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From 10 to 14,000 Youtube Subscribers in 3 Weeks. Here’s What Happened, & What I Learned.

You’ve to be a bit crazy to leave a cushy job and a stable career to start your own business. Two months ago, I did exactly that when I [left my multi-six figure salary and founded Your Auto Advocate with my business partner, AKA my dad](https://shefska.com/blog/i-quit-my-job). At that time (the first week of March), it […]

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Facebook charged my credit card for weeks, without my permission. I filed a dispute to stop the charges and get a refund. The charges stopped, but they won the dispute and kept my money. Here’s what not to do when using FB advertising.

First, I believe that’s the longest title I’ve written on Reddit. Second, it took me over a month for my anger to die down enough to write this post. Here’s the short version first: * My personal account is the main account in my business manager * I was randomly logged out while traveling * […]

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Went from finance (investment banking/PE) to self-taught programmer. Just published first app built from scratch into the app store last week saw 500+ downloads in the first week, so sharing here as well. I know we’re all stuck at home, here’s a new way to connect with friends via music. It’s free:

I’m planning to share/write more about the full story, and boy has it been a journey. My first year trying to get started/build my own company I outsourced work but things weren’t moving quickly enough. Over time, I realized that the most creative control could only come from learning how to code myself. I buckled […]