#147 - How Sam Hacked Amazon's Book Rankings, A $600m Exit, And Crypto with Brother Aaaron


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Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@theSamParr) discuss:

  • Sam explains the origins of the QAnon movement
  • Could buying collectibles from infamous people work?
  • Romance stories are big business: Sam almost launched a company in the space (https://www.shortbutromantic.com/daily-story)
  • Wattpad which started as a romance novel community was sold for $600m recently
  • Sam explains how he hacked Amazon's book rankings for his novel "Captivating Clare"
  • Sam brings up pickleball (a booming sport in Austin) -- Shaan points out, there are always opportunities when new sports are created
  • Aaron Barrera (@TheGrinchofAS) joins Shaan to go down the rabbit hole of crypto and more

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Editing thanks to Jonathan Gallegos (@jjonthan)

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