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I knew Donald Trump Would Run A Year Ago…Because He Tried To Sue Me Over It

I knew for a fact that Donald Trump was running for president at this time last year. I became aware of this fact because he was trying to sue me over my ownership of the domain Trump2016.com. Just a little further below are links to the legal notice he sent me. It was a moment I both dreaded and anticipated at the same time. This piece is both an unofficial how-to when dealing with any lawsuits that infringe on trademarks (though speaking to a lawyer…

Turn writing into a business in 279 days (even if you don’t write)

Yesterday, I brought up Chris Guillebeau’s book, The $100 Startup. I have tremendous respect for Chris’s work and as a result, I see no reason to bring up a piece of work of his that is …gratis. Yup, no cost. It’s the recipe Chris used to turn his writing into a business that helped finance his world travels (Bet you thought that shit died with Hemingway and the beats, didntcha?) He calls it 279 Days to Overnight Success and you can download it here. Writing…

WP Engine Review: Over-Hyped & Over-Priced

This WP Engine Review has been a long time coming. Now that it’s finally here, I’m not pulling any punches. If you’re the sensitive type, I’d recommend you back away. This is going to be ugly – you’re getting warned in advance. What you’re about to read is the equivalent of a grisly five-car pile-up in text form, but the goal here is to protect all other serious online entrepreneurs from the headaches I endured from my year with WP Engine. So let’s get right…

Craigslist Growth Hack System – AirBnB’s 7 Figure Case Study

I love this story – and in my opinion, it’s one of the most under-rated examples of how the awesome power of Craigslist was harnessed to mount a massive marketing push that brought a startup like AirBnB to prominence. Now I do have to give you a little bit of fair warning. See, AirBNB used a very technical approach to making this Craigslist marketing push work, and you know how I feel about excessively complicated computer work. I don’t find “complicated” to be very conducive…