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The name is Shabbir Hossain. I am a tireless seeker of knowledge, occasional purveyor of wisdom and also, accidentally a small business owner.

PHILOSOPHY

My philosophy is simple and it is to make MONEY and if you are reading this, I hope you share the same philosophy. The idea is to stand out in the crowd and do things just a little differently than the rest.

EDUCATION

I graduated from University of South Alabama with a BS degree in Marketing. After graduating, I started looking for a job but it was early 90’s and other than fast food chains no one seemed interested in hiring a fresh college graduate with a marketing degree, so I decided to go for my MBA. I started my MBA program at Lynn University in Boca Raton, FL but after 2nd semester I ran out of money and had to quit, I was only half way through the program.

HOW I GOT STARTED

Gas station wasn’t my first business, but it was my 3rd venture. Obviously as you can guess I did terrible in the first two businesses. My very first business was a computer retail store (pre internet days), it was with a very good buddy of mine; we both had a passion for computers and knew how to put one together. So we decided to open a retail store and sell custom build PC’s.

My second try was buying selling used cars. The reason I got into it? I LOVE Cars period. Love to play with them, thought why not make money doing something I truly enjoy. But after only 4 months and 3 cars later I realized it’s not as glorious as I thought it would be, anything I said to the buyers about the cars, they thought I was not being truthful, thanks to a few dishonest used car salesman! I had to give that up!

I than realized that I should get into something more conventional as I needed to do something very soon, I started talking to a friend who owned a Gas Station business in Palm Beach. FL. He always told me how it made good money and that it was not that hard to operate. I than started to look for a store and only place I knew to look was in the newspaper.

I found an ad in a Tampa newspaper for a gas station that was offered for sale which looked really lucrative and very reasonably priced. I didn’t know much about the business and thought my business degree should be good enough handle business as simple and ancient as gas stations. My confidence landed me with a group of not to honest sellers who told me this was the greatest money making store and it was for a very little money! So I jumped (like a fool) and cashed in everything I owned and even took cash advance from my credit cards and bought the store and moved to Tampa.

It was one great learning experience to say the least, looking back; I think I needed that failure to teach me a valuable lesson about gas stations and how tricky it can be fool someone so easily.

I will talk more in detail about my failure in my blog, so keep your eyes out for it.



WHAT I DO NOW

I still do the same business what I started in Tampa 18 years ago. I own and operate few gas stations and couple of Quiznos franchise restaurant.

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How to Start, Run and Grow A Successful Gas Station Business - A Complete Guide to Gas Station Business A to Z
Price: $7.87 USD. Words: 48,440. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2015 by CSBA Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Sales and Marketing, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / retailing
Gas Station is a good and recession proof business to get into, the question is how do we get into one on a limited budget and once we do get into it, how can we stand out in this crowded market and be unique? Here in this book I bring you all the answers along with all the best information possible to help you start, run and grow a successful gas station/convenience store business
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Price: $3.87 USD. Words: 15,530. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2015 by CSBA Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » General reference » Questions & answers
This book will give you an inside look at the world of vaping and e-liquid in particular. It will answer your questions on the ingredients of e-liquids and why they are safer than tobacco. It will even give you tips on saving money by making your own juice and nicotine.

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Niche sites are meant to create 'passive income'. But is it really that simple? Well answer is Yes and No. If you have the right tool and knowledge to use those tools than YES, it can be a simple 1-2-3 process that you rinse and repeat to success

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