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How to Survive Beyond the Start-up Stage

10 years on Stinkyink.com celebrates rising from fraud to financial success Back in the spring of 2002 BBC 6 Music launched, coal mining ended in Scotland and the Queen Mother died. Another story that crept under the media radar at that time was the launch of the online printer ink retailer, Stinkyink.com. On 22 April 2012 serial entrepreneur, John Sollars, celebrates a decade of trading and gives advice to start-ups on how to survive beyond the early years. John Sollar’s tips for new businesses: “It’s different for everyone but these tactics have worked for me.” Stay single. If you start a business with a friend, you will fall out eventually. That’s my experience, anyway. When my first business failed the bank chased me for the total amount of the guarantees ... »