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Everything is easier said than done.

If there is one thing I know , is that reality can kill ambition. Or at the very least it can pose a potent threat to ambition. Deciding to start this venture with my younger brother was something I thought I was aware of its challenges. Before taking action , all our plans sounded like a wonderful fantasy. Just rehearsing these plans was exciting and reassuring . Plans like silk printing the shirt, the e-commerce site and the availability of capital were all made with the assumption that life is very straight forward. Of course not to mention our plans...

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Almost there...

In a couple of days, our site Boomslank.com will go live. We will be selling graphic tees adorned with original anime art. The idea came to us when we realized that your typical anime t-shirt is the usual Naruto , Bleach or even Dragon Ball Z heat pressed onto a run-of-the-mill t-shirt. There is also the fact that my younger brother, who is known as P-Shinobi on Flickr is a pretty decent artist. I have always loved his work and wished to see them on anything but the computer screen. The image above is our first batch. It is called...

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Man... Don't piss google off.

Alright I admit it. There is no order to this blog. I just write whenever something pops in my head. Anyway I tend to read a lot of INC magazines mostly because I have a year's subscription of their stuff. I came across an article that scared the crap out of me. It read "How Google Cost Me $4 million Dollars". Is about a guy who hired some over zealous SEO guys who broke the google laws when it came to SEO optimizations. Needless to say his site was blacklisted from google. When your site is blacklisted from google ,...

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Seriously, you don't realize how little you know till you do a little research

So, about a year ago when I entertained the idea for the business, I was really excited about how easy it was going to be to launch it. Given that I had no clue what it takes to start a T-shirt printing business, I was overwhelmed with misplaced hope and enthusiasm. It was not until I started my Easter hunt for the tools, resources and services I need , did I realize that it was actually quite challenging. I say challenging as a relative problem of course. Remember I don't know the first thing about printing a T-shirt. All I...

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