January 22, 2021
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Breaking Down Forbes’ Newsletter Strategy

The first time I made money on the internet, I was 16 or 17 years old. I should have been writing essays for scholarships, but I was so intrigued by making money online, I started writing SEO articles for blogs, earning $5 per 500 words.

I quickly realized how awful it was to be paid so little, so I took a break from freelancing and instead tried my hand at actually operating the sites. I learned a lot doing that and paid for a lot of beer and Chinese food in college.

Ben Clymer is founder and CEO of Hodinkee, a media and commerce company dedicated to the luxury watch market. What started as a personal blog thanks to a watch from his grandfather has turned into a highly respected business that can sell millions of dollars in watches in minutes.

In this episode, we went through the many different facets of the business, but a few things jumped out to me…

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