Kendall Baker
Contributor, The Hustle

Ramit Sethi Will Teach You How to Grow Your Business

We sat down with the New York Times bestselling author about scaling a business. Entrepreneurs, take notes. Non-entrepreneurs, you'll enjoy this, too.

Kendall Baker • January 13, 2017

How a Non-Technical Founder Launches a Technical Product

It ain't easy. But you're actually more prepared than you think.

Kendall Baker • December 14, 2016

An Interview With the Co-Founder of Away

We sat down with Steph Korey to talk about her luggage company’s innovative suitcases, how the idea came about, and life as a founder.

Kendall Baker • December 5, 2016

How is Arizona Iced Tea still cheaper than water?

When Arizona Iced Tea came onto the scene in 1992, the family-owned company quickly toppled industry leader, Snapple, thanks to a simple formula: never raise prices. In fact, Arizona is so committed to its 99 cent price tag that “99¢” is still printed in bold on every can to keep retailers from charging more (though […]

Kendall Baker • November 3, 2016

The Hustle Fam: Volume 1

On a random Thursday, we asked our readers to send a picture of where they were, right then and there, reading The Hustle. Here are a few that we received.

Kendall Baker • October 18, 2016

Content Ain’t King Unless It’s Funny

Selling a product? Promoting your brand? Writing an advertisement? Be funny.

Kendall Baker • October 6, 2016

Stripe Announced a New Service to Pay People Immediately

Stripe is a six-year-old tech company on a mission to make digital payments as simple as possible for all businesses. And yesterday, they made some serious headway with the launch of Instant Payouts — a service that allows marketplaces currently using Stripe’s payments API to pay contract workers “within minutes.” This isn’t new, it’s just […]

Kendall Baker • September 20, 2016

WeWork’s New Plan to Get Out Of Its Slump: Change the Lease Terms

A recent shift in the types of leases WeWork is looking for shows the company is trying out new options.

Kendall Baker • August 19, 2016

Dear Public Relations Professionals…

Here's how to write a pitch that I'll actually read.

Kendall Baker • July 11, 2016

Ace & Everett: A Lesson in Content Marketing

Socks are boring. The companies that make socks? Usually even worse. Here's one startup that's taking a different approach and changing the sock marketing game.

Kendall Baker • May 25, 2016

Did Airbnb, Medium, Beats, and Flipboard Rip off Their Logos?

Some of the world's most recognizable logos may have come from a 1989 design book. Johnnie Cochran investigates.

Kendall Baker • May 11, 2016

Hey Look, New Companies

Here are the top stories for Tuesday, May 10, curated by The Hustle.

Kendall Baker • May 10, 2016

Checking in on Predictions for the Year 2020

People are talking about timeshares in space in 2020. Which got me wondering... what else did people think we'd be doing 4 years from now?

Kendall Baker • April 21, 2016

Living the Most Productive Week in the History of Mankind

I copied the daily routines of a few of the world's most successful people in hopes of being absurdly productive. Here's what happened.

Kendall Baker • April 14, 2016

Trouble on the Back Nine

Here are the top stories for Tuesday, April 12, curated by The Hustle.

Kendall Baker • April 12, 2016

Spain Has Been in the Wrong Time Zone for Over 70 Years

The midday siesta, late bedtimes, and an overall lack of productivity are all results of a decision made during the height of WWII.

Kendall Baker • March 10, 2016

I Just Accidentally Discovered That a World-Renowned Investor Is Full of Shit

Jim Rogers guarantees a U.S. recession within the next year, and he might be right. But even a broken clock is right twice a day.

Kendall Baker • March 8, 2016

Excuse Me, Why Are We Not Included in Any of The “Coolest Offices in SF” Lists?

Clearly, every publication in this godforsaken town is confused about what the word "cool" means.

Kendall Baker • March 4, 2016

The Story of How Venmo Was Started

The story behind every millennial's favorite app for paying back their friends is one of uncertainty, friendship, and perseverance.

Kendall Baker • March 1, 2016

According to New Research, You Should Probably Start Your Own Business

It turns out entrepreneurship isn’t so risky after all.

Kendall Baker • February 23, 2016

7 Netflix Documentaries Every Entrepreneur Should Watch

Learn how to turn your vision into a reality from the comfort of your couch.

Kendall Baker • February 23, 2016

The Dutch Formula: How to Build a Multi-Million Dollar Company in 12 Months

We interviewed a Dutch high school dropout who builds million dollar websites in machine-like fashion, relying entirely on a self-made formula.

Kendall Baker • February 22, 2016

Giphy Is Now Worth $300 Million, Confirming the Huge Future Potential of GIFs

The ability to incorporate advertising into our future conversations makes them worth it.

Kendall Baker • February 16, 2016

You Can Get Paid for Answering Questions on Quora Now

The introduction of "Knowledge Prizes" could be a game-changer. Look out, McKinsey, the internet is coming.

Kendall Baker • February 12, 2016

Stop Force Quitting Your iPhone Apps

It’s a complete waste of your time and is actually harming your battery life.

Kendall Baker • February 8, 2016

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