At FansLeap We generally devote most of our blogging time teaching our readers how to utilize Instagram to build relationships with potential customers, increase traffic, and ultimately, create sales. Today, however, we’ll be focusing less on Instagram marketing and more on the one interest that unites our growing community–entrepreneurship. FansLeap has described all the aspects in this premier guide.
However, instead of discussing the process of starting, managing and growing a business we’ve asked for a great friend assist us with the process – Sam Parr. Sam Parr runs Hustle Con Media–one of the fastest-growing media firms. In some way or another Sam has spent the greater part of his time as an businessman. Read on and you’ll discover his story, his experiences making money, and a few suggestions, too.
What specifically do you mean by Hustle Con Media?
In the end, my parents are both entrepreneurs. As a child my dad ran an profitable business that he created from scratch, and it’s very large today. My brother is also an entrepreneur, and my mom is an entrepreneur too. Everyone made a good income by themselves, so I’ve believed that starting things was how people earned an income. When I was a child I was selling CDs and candy and sort of made money selling things through Craig’s List or at school.
Then, after I graduated from college, I was able to legally start my first business.
It was an interesting business. I sold hot dogs from a stand selling hot dogs. It was fun, since people would comment to me, “Oh! you’re an entrepreneur! It was a bit confusing for me to be aware of what that meant which was the basis the beginning of this. At the age of twenty I finally learned what it meant to be a “word.
What’s the name of your stand? Was it not called Sam’s Southern Dogs or some such thing?
All through high school, I made myself money. In college I did the exact thing, paying for my way to school. When I was in college I ran into this guy in the street. His surname was Mike Wolfe. He was the main character on this TV show called, “American Pickers..’So, I got to meet him and was a huge admirer of his. We had a conversation for a few minutes and I discovered that he was planning to open a national shop. I asked him to run the store for him and he agreed to let mesa I was employed by him for a few months in the process, and I observed that customers would queue up along the street to enter his store. The guy was well-known and it was logical.
Other businesses that you were involved in prior to what you are doing now?
It wasn’t so great. Then, I recognized it was it was the Internet was the right place to be. It’s the most efficient method to begin an business online. It’s by far the most efficient method to begin.So I graduated just a bit early and headed into San Francisco where I met the person who came up with this idea of starting a company to match roommates. I requested to be his assistant And, before I knew it we became co-founders. The company did well and a few months after that, it was bought by a larger corporation. Following that, I launched Hustle Con Media. Today, it’s the same thing I’m doing.
To be curious Did you ever go back to school in order to earn your diploma?
I returned to school and finished. But I didn’t go back. I went back to school, and I completed my work on the internet. It was significant for my mom to see me complete the course and I decided to do it.This main thing that frustrates people is the uncertainty that surrounds entrepreneurialism. There’s a ton of uncertainty, don’t you think? I mean, you don’t have any idea what’s going on. Many people have grown up with working a 9-5 life that is stable and secure. It’s a good feeling. You get home at 6 or 7 hours to go to bed and get to spend your weekends enjoying.
Have you ever had businesses fail? Or have you had a good experience?
At the moment, Hustle Con Media is making lots of money. We’re hiring lots of people, and we have a lot of users, however for the majority often, it’s as if it’s about to not work. Funny, huh? I’m never able to get away with this sensation. It’s like it’s going to fall over itself every single day. My previous firm, however, completely fell apart. It was sold however it was an unprofitable business. We had sold it too soon and now we could have worked on it for a longer time. It wasn’t a great success. It’s been a good thing that I haven’t experienced a loss that required me to relocate back to my home or get money from someone else.
What is the first thing you’d advise someone who is planning to start a business?
There are a variety of things to consider however, I’ll only focus on two. The first is that they must be very aggressive and ambitious. In addition, I would advise them to not be too tolerant of anyone. You can convince yourself that you are able to beat anyone, and admire those who have more success only in the same way that you would respect a random person in the street. I believe that there’s far excessive hero worship there. I’ve had the pleasure of meeting many of my idols, and I’ve discovered that they’re not any superior to me. Sometimes, they’ll appear prettier or more attractive or perhaps a little smarter than.