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What I learned starting a brand from scratch

Hassan S. Ali
May 7, 2017 · 6 min read

Here’s What I Learned:

1. You need an awesome partner.

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2. Know what you’re good at and what you suck at.


3. You have to do EVERYTHING.


4. It better solve a fucking problem


5. Good press and marketing don’t guarantee sales


6. You gotta have passion for the thing.


7. All advertisers should start a product / brand of some kind


8. Try shit out. See what works, what doesn’t, then do it again!


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Hassan S. Ali

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I write comedy things. the ha & lol. Also a founding editor of Slackjaw on Medium.

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I write comedy things. the ha & lol. Also a founding editor of Slackjaw on Medium.

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