I'm Ben Gruber

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2013 28/May

  I am not an economist and am certainly not “down” with the “util,” but I do enjoy thinking about general and more nuanced macro economic principles. Among the many principles, I find the effects of changing marginal income tax rates particularly interesting to think through. Since I have ran a small business for the […]

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2013 23/May

The client requests continue to roll in for my new scavenger hunt bar crawl service. This is great, however receiving the request is only step one in this services selling funnel. You then have to respond to the request, figure out what the client wants out the service, price the specifics, collect a deposit, perform […]

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2013 16/May

In the two or so weeks since I have left work, I have begun to stoke the flame of the Bar Crawl Service that I run. After building out a video example, FAQ section and determining specific pricing based on the crawls I have done already, I turned on an Adwords campaign and things have […]

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2013 13/May

Freedom is an incredible thing. Only in the last couple days am I finally truly realizing that there are no more emails that will arrive in my inbox that are of extreme importance, no more phone calls asking me to do something right away, and no more deadlines breathing down my neck. There is also […]

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2013 10/May

A few months ago I started the process of legally forming my business. ┬áThe first part was actually extremely easy. I went to LegalZoom and read about the different types of business formations and combined that with my prior knowledge of startups. I was going to own 100% of the company, I wanted to report […]

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2013 8/May

  I am not one that believes in “signs” or that “the universe” ever tells you anything, but I have no real way to explain a recent string of luck that came my way other than coincidence maybe. Let me explain. I have had my own business site – Kind of Genius – up for […]

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