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Business

One last thing I'm stealing from Lyft... You

My goodbye letter to Lyft after two years as Head of Hub Operations in Retail Ops.
Dana Hooshmand
Dana Hooshmand
3 min read
Business

To people who want to quit work some day

For those hard-working, forward-looking people who want to take things easier some day. Not for slackers, but for those who know what they want out of life and are ready to get it.
Dana Hooshmand
Dana Hooshmand
2 min read
Business

Do You Make These Mistakes in Headlines?

A generator of a random headline for inspiration from a portfolio of the greatest headlines in history.
Dana Hooshmand
Dana Hooshmand
1 min read
Business

Lillian Eichler Watson - A Legendary Early Female Copywriter in an Industry Dominated by Men

Lillian Eichler Watson was a legendary copywriter in an industry dominated by men. She was the author or The Book of Etiquette, and a series of great ads to promote it.
Dana Hooshmand
Dana Hooshmand
2 min read
Business
Featured

The Australian Ocker* Aussie Glossary

The Professional's Australian Aussie Glossary. Everything I learned was Australian (sometimes british) when working at Lyft.
Dana Hooshmand
Dana Hooshmand
14 min read
Business
Featured

How to Write Work Emails that Aren't Boring (and Inspire Action)

Emails are mostly boring and go unread or unabsorbed. Here's a quick guide to writing great emails that are sometimes long, but which get read and inspire action.
Dana Hooshmand
Dana Hooshmand
6 min read
Business

How to Write an Advertisement in Nineteen Exhausting Steps by Gary Halbert - Modern Version

How to Write an Advertisement, by Gary Halbert
Dana Hooshmand
Dana Hooshmand
2 min read
Business

Gary Halbert's Favourite Recommended Copywriting Books & Ads

Every book and ad on copywriting you need to read, and no others, according to Gary Halbert.
Dana Hooshmand
Dana Hooshmand
4 min read
Business

Hooshmand Version of The Classic Nancy L. Halbert Heraldry Letter

Text reproduction of the classic Nancy L. Halbert Heraldry Letter, referenced by Gary Halbert as being one of the greatest ads of all time. Were they related? Just realized.
Dana Hooshmand
Dana Hooshmand
2 min read
Business
Featured

Ten Unlikely Profitable Startups Making > $10K/month

Ten Unlikely (to me) businesses making over $10K a month. Read this if you're wondering what startup to build next and want your eyes opened to what's possible.
Dana Hooshmand
Dana Hooshmand
9 min read
Business

When they replace you with three senior managers...

It's a nice feeling to know that you're being replaced by three people.
Dana Hooshmand
Dana Hooshmand
2 min read
Coding, Business
Featured

Zero to App Store in 60 Days with Pilgrim Coffee

How I launched Pilgrim Coffee, going from an idea and no clue to an app in the App Store in 2 months.
Dana Hooshmand
Dana Hooshmand
9 min read