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Part 3: Confessions from the Scammy, Underground World of Kindle eBooks
Last Monday we posted an article on how we submitted a plagiarized novel to Amazon and manipulated the reviews to make it a best...
• July 24, 2015
How to Steal $100 Million from the Parisian Government
You’ve heard of Voltaire, right? You probably had to read Candide in high school. Although he’s best known for his writing, philosophizing, and general...
• July 21, 2015
Part 2: Confessions from the Scammy, Underground World of Kindle eBooks
Dear reader, After this post was published it has come to our attention that the book we used, “Untamed Billionaire, Undressed Virgin” has been...
• July 20, 2015
Former Rap Genius Founder Interviews Intern
Zach Schwartz is the definition of a “young pimp”. Zach is graduating from Columbia University this year and is internet famous for writing a...
• July 17, 2015
The One Thing Every Successful Person Has in Common
They don’t click on articles that talk about what other successful people are doing. Get back to work! Naw, I’m just joking. It’s OK...
• July 14, 2015
Part 1: Confessions from the Underground World of Kindle eBooks
This month’s theme for The Hustle is people who game the system. This is the first of the weekly series. The Secret World of...
• July 13, 2015
Stop Complaining: Data Shows Being an Underdog is Actually an Advantage
This post is part of a theme on gaming the system. Have an idea for an interesting topic we should cover? LET US KNOW...
• July 8, 2015
Watch our startup recklessly blow through $500,000
Not that type of wad, you sicko. But let’s get to it. You’re reading this because: You came to Hustle Con, a less douchey...
• June 30, 2015
This 22-Year-Old Kid Fucked With the Airline Industry… and Won
There are some things you just don’t do. Like feed chocolate to a dog. Or prank call your grandma. Or fuck with multi-billion dollar...
• June 30, 2015
Broke Artist Believed in Sean Parker… Makes $200m Off Facebook Stock
TL;DR Facebook was nothing in 2005. They offered a broke artist $60k to paint the office. The broke artist hated social media and thought...
• June 4, 2015
How a Solo, Non-Technical Founder Created a 80-Person Startup
Hustle Con is a badass conference where the best non-technical founders (like Arram here) teach how they got started and give practical advice on...
• April 16, 2015
How Pandora Does It
Hustle Con is a badass conference where the best non-technical founders (like Tim here) teach how they got started and give practical advice on...
• April 3, 2015
How we sell 500 tickets in 10 weeks
Do me a favor. Google “what’s the best credit card for students?” Ok, now Google “best credit card.” See the top result? Shockingly, it’s...
• March 27, 2015
How a Non-Techie Created Sprig, the Lyft for Food
Hustle Con is a badass conference where the best non-technical founders (like Gagan here) teach how they got started and give practical advice on...
• March 12, 2015
The Founder of Pandora is Speaking at Hustle Con
Tim Westergren, the founder of Pandora, is this year’s keynote speaker at Hustle Con. If you live under a rock and haven’t heard of...
• March 4, 2015
She’s betting $43m On The Airbnb For Cars
Hustle Con is a badass conference where the best non-technical founders (like Jessica here) teach how they got started and give practical advice on...
• March 3, 2015
How Coffee Meets Bagel Makes Money
Hustle Con is a badass conference where the best non-technical founders (like Dawoon here) teach how they got started and give practical advice on...
• February 24, 2015
This is How Dave McClure Started 500 Startups
This is the first in a weekly series of stories where we profile top, successful, hustlers. Check it out → Download image ↓ Did...
• February 17, 2015
Hustle Con 2015 is Happening This Year on April 24th
Announcement: Hustle Con tickets are officially for sale! Last week, we announced the speaker lineup for Hustle Con. And it went really well. In...
• January 23, 2015
This Men's Fashion Startup is KILLING Content Marketing: 7 Tactics Learned from Chubbies Shorts
Wow…I just realized the title of this article sounds like one of those stupid Buzzfeed articles my high school friends share on theFacebook.com. Sorry...
• January 13, 2015
How Udemy Found Their First 1,000 Instructors… Tips For Building a Marketplace with Gagan Biyani
How do you find your first users when building an online marketplace? Background: Gagan Biyani is the co-founder of Udemy, an online marketplace for...
• December 16, 2014
How To Automate The Hiring Process In 3 Steps – With Jack Smith
The greatest hiring hack of all time Jack Smith is the co-founder of Vungle and Shyp. At last year’s Hustle Con, Jack taught the...
• December 4, 2014
Don't Be Tamed
Tom Watson, the chairman of IBM, use to read the following story to his employees each year. Read it in full. I promise you’ll...
• November 8, 2014
How We Found Our Speakers for Hustle Con
Whether you’re organizing a conference, starting a business, searching for a mentor, making the sale, or even trying to meet a significant other –...
• November 6, 2014
Jess Lee: How She Became CEO and Saved Polyvore
What’s a community and why does my startup need it? For most people, being asked to build a strong community is kinda like a...
• November 5, 2014
Chubbies Shorts, a Brotastic Startup, Has the Best Content Marketing
Have you ever bought something online and a week couldn’t remember where you got it from? “Oh, somewhere online” you say when someone asks...
• November 4, 2014
Buffer: From Revenue on Day 4 to $3.5 Million a Year. Here's How Buffer Started
It’s not often that startups reveal their revenue. But that’s exactly what Joel Gascoigne, the CEO of Buffer, did. In fact, he might be...
• November 3, 2014
Priceonomics: How They Create Such Viral Content
I was ecstatic when I posted my 8th grade photo on Facebook for Throwback Thursday and it got more than 100 likes. Now imagine...
• November 2, 2014
Cold Email: Here's the Best Cold Email You'll Ever Write
“Oh, you thought design was more important than copy? And let me guess…you must also stink at cold emailing.” Don Draper is dark, moody,...
• October 31, 2014
Everyone is baking — and entrepreneurs are rising up to meet the demand
The restaurant owner who asked for 1-star Yelp reviews
The worst sales promotion in history
Why nobody ever wins the car at the mall
How small business owners survived the Great Recession
New business ideas and the best way to capitalize.
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