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How to start a new life

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How to start a prison diary

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How to start a podcast

How-to guides for how to start anything – let’s start with hello. we’re talking everything from the relevant to the irreverent. Ever wondered how to start a podcast, a letter in Spanish – or how to start a cult?

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Howtostart.io is the place for a new hobby idea or somewhere you can shout about what it is you’ve learned. If you want to brag about it or give someone a useful page of resources then help us become ‘How-to’ heaven.

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So, if you find yourself a little bored one afternoon, make sure you bookmark us here so you can find out how to start a record label or maybe the how-to on a non profit.

Not going to beat around the bush, we started this site, while being trapped in a maze of blogs looking for ways to write about our own businesses. As marketers we know how hard it can be to find quality citations or thought leadership opportunities. If you want to write about something useful and looking for a way to shoe horn in a back-link – then contact us and find out how we can help.

And yes we know, knowing how to start a beard, probably isn’t a thought leader topic. 

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When you wake up at 5 am with a toddler who wants to watch cartoons, then you really end up with some slack time. Not ready to start analysing spreadsheets, I thought I’d exercise my stupid muscle instead….

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