How to come up with good ideas

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NYC's New Airbnb Law: Where Finding a Listing is Tougher than Hailing a Cab in the Rain!

Ever tried booking an Airbnb in NYC?
It’s like hunting for the last pair of designer shoes on sale.
But now?
It might just be the BIG city's limited edition experience!

So, 38,500 listings.
Sounds like plenty, right?
But with this new law...
NYC might just have more pigeons than Airbnbs!

Airbnb's calling it a "de facto ban".
Well, if that's the case...
I'm calling my couch a "de facto Ritz Carlton".

Hosts now need to register with the city.
Like a golden ticket to the Willy Wonka's of short-term rentals.
But here’s the kicker:
Only 257 got the golden ticket out of 3,250.
That's worse odds than getting a taxi in the rain!

Listing not registered?
Platform gets slapped with up to a $1,500 fine.
Could be lighter by 5 grand!
The cost of doing unregistered business in NYC?

The debate's as heated as a New York slice.
Is the city favoring hotels?
Or are they just trying to un-clog the Big Apple’s real estate arteries?
Either way, hosts looking to make some side cash...
Better check those T&Cs!

To all my marketers and sales pros,
Keep those strategies flexible.
Because in the world of NYC real estate...
The only constant is... change!

P.S. Next NYC trip? Might wanna make friends with a local! 😉



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💀 Issue #100-and-something 💀

Unlocking Your Inner Genius: Tim Ferris' Guide to Stalking Nerds & Rich Folks!

Ever scratched your head and wondered, "Where the HECK do all these game-changing ideas come from?"

Well, Mr. Tim Ferris spills the beans!

Let's dive in...

1. Nerd Alert! 🤓 

What are our genius pals tinkering with on weekends? Those late-night coding sessions or garage experiments... Often, they're harbingers of the next BIG thing. So, keep a keen eye on them!

2. Follow the Money! 💸 

Observe the affluent. The things they're indulging in now might just become common in a decade. Remember when only the elite had cell phones? Yeah, now we can't imagine life without them.

3. The Janky Setups 🛠️ 

Find a place where people are "making do." They're using duct tape, figuratively (sometimes literally!) to solve a problem. These DIY solutions signal HUGE opportunities for smoother, more effective innovations.

Now, equipped with this map, you're ready to embark on your treasure hunt for groundbreaking ideas.

Ready to uncover the next genius idea? The treasure map's in your hands.

— Andy


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