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Hack To Start
Episode 26

Hack To Start Year-In-Review 2014

In this special year-in-review episode, Hack To Start co-hosts, share their favorites.

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In this special year-in-review episode, Hack To Start creators and co-hosts, Franco Varriano and Tyler Copeland discuss why they started the podcast, what their favorite moments and lessons were, and what's in store for 2015

Episode Overview

In this special year-in-review episode, Hack To Start creators and co-hosts, Franco Varriano and Tyler Copeland discuss why they started the podcast, what their favorite moments and lessons were, and what's in store for 2015!

Hack To Start began in October 2014, and through the support of our wonderful fans and community, has since featured 25 guests and achieved some incredible milestones:

  • More than doubled traffic month-after-month since launch.
  • Ranked #1 and #8 by iTunes in "Business News" and "Business" categories respectively.
  • Been featured in the Top 10 of iTunes "New & Noteworty" since launch (ahead of Gary Vaynerchuk - sorry Gary, we love you!)
  • Been RT'ed by Canadian icon Tom Green
  • And has been included in business books published by Pearson Canada Inc.



You can read more about it here on Medium.



Some Of The Questions We Answer In This Special Episode

1:44
Who are we, where are we from, and what do we do?

3:08
Why did we decide to start Hack To Start?

6:50
What was the most inspiring episode of the year?

11:52
What was the best/funniest story?

18:40
What are some of the tools, apps, books that we're obsessed with?

26:22
What’s next for Hack To Start in 2015?


What You'll Learn In This Episode

  • Just who are the hosts of this podcast exactly?
  • Why start this podcast?
  • What has been the biggest lesson of the year? The funniest story?
  • What 2015 has in store for us, and for you, through Hack To Start.
  • And more!

Here are some of the most important links and resources mentioned throughout the show.

Twitter Handles & Websites

Hack To Start on Twitter
Hack To Start on the Web
Tyler Copeland on Twitter
Franco Varriano on Twitter

Tyler's Apps, Tools & Books

iOS
Rdio
Hypemachine
Plug
Analytiks
Overcast
Sunrise
5By
Crossy Roads

OSX
Adobe Creative Suite
Sketch
Sketch Mirror
Slack
Sublime Text
Sip
Rdio
Sunrise
Evernote

Books
The Hard Thing About Hard Things
Scar Tissue
Abookapart

About to read:
Thinking With Type

Franco's Apps, Tools & Books

Android
Nest
5By
Snapchat
Instagram
Simpsons Tapped Out

OSX
Plug
Forever.fm
Mou
Deckset

Chrome extensions:
Rapportive
Buffer
Pocket
Font Ninja

Books
The Hard Thing About Hard Things
Zero To One
Think Like A Freak
SmartCuts

About to read:
Getting More
The Innovators

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