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4/14/2024
13 : 14

He built a $100K/year Reddit search engine

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4/13/2024
8 : 24

It was like a drug..

Read this in 2 min, 30 sec Ever gotten advice from someone who's been in the game for a few years? They'll probably say something like this: First time founders focus on product. Second time
4/13/2024
8 : 14

This won't change... even when I have a private jet

Read this in 2 min, 15 sec My alarm goes off at 5:42am. I snooze it once for 10 minutes. Then I snooze it again for 10 more. Ok... time to get up. I brush my teeth. I take a shower. I put on the same
4/7/2024
13 : 14

He makes $500K/year editing PDFs

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4/5/2024
16 : 54

"You hired your wife?"

Read this in 2 min, 30 sec The first person I hired at Starter Story? Someone by the name of... Samantha Walls. People get confused when they see this... “Pat... did you hire your wife?” No, I did not.
4/3/2024
17 : 34

Your first million

Read this in 1 minute, 20 seconds So there's this guy I've been following for a few years. His name is Lane. He started a website called "boot.dev". And holy sh*t... I've never
4/2/2024
16 : 24

I hate this time of year.

Read this in 1 minute, 41 seconds I HATE this time of the year. Why? Because it's tax season and my accountant will not stop pestering me. Asking me a million questions about invoices, expenses,
3/31/2024
13 : 4

She built a $10K/mo app in one weekend

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3/29/2024
16 : 24

"How did you build 200k email list?"

Read this in 1 minute, 19 seconds Every day I get a DM like this: Yo Pat… How did you get 100K subs on YouTube? How did you grow your email list to 200K? How do 1.5M people visit your website monthly?
3/27/2024
16 : 24

Dan has a disease

2 min read Today, I woke up, and chose violence. This is the story of my good friend Dan. Dan suffers from a disease called rejection avoidance. I want you to avoid contracting this disease, because it
3/26/2024
16 : 34

It’s been 1,563 days since my last drink

Read time: 1 min, 30 sec Hey there, I quit drinking alcohol on December 15, 2019. It might have been one the best personal decisions I've ever made. But… this isn't a story about why you
3/24/2024
13 : 4

He made $5K without a landing page

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3/22/2024
17 : 34

How bad do you really want this?

Read time: 2 min Hey there, So last week I told you the story about my wantrepreneur friend Ethan... Remember him? The “... I'm working on it” guy? The all talk, no walk guy? I've got bad news.
3/20/2024
16 : 44

"Petition to ban Starter Story"

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3/19/2024
16 : 24

"I just wired you $26,352"

2 min read I'll admit it - when I first started my business I was solely focused on myself. I wanted to get rich and change my own life. But one day, something happened that completely changed all
3/17/2024
13 : 14

Solo founder makes $150K/year with a simple app

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3/15/2024
16 : 54

I told Kanye "I quit"

Read Time: 2 min, 14 sec Hey there, Today, I've got a fun story for you. Something that I've never shared online... But I'm in the airport lounge right now waiting for a flight - and I'
3/15/2024
1 : 58

113% vs. 13,000%

2 min & 33 sec read Hey it's Pat, I want to get your opinion on something. Let's say I gave you these two options: Option 1: Increase your salary 113% in 5 years Option 2: Increase your
3/13/2024
16 : 24

Don't be like Ethan

2 min & 20 sec read Hey it's Pat, I need to tell you about my friend Ethan. (I love the guy - we've been friends since college) But I'm frustrated with him... A couple weeks ago Ethan
3/11/2024
16 : 24

You can make $1M from this one word

2 min read Ok... this is crazy. So I'm working from a coffee shop right now. I've been here for 2 hours. There's a girl who's been here as long as me. She's sitting in front of me