I Sold My Business. Here’s What’s Next For Me.

Julia McCoy
11 min readOct 1, 2021

It was winter of 2011, a freezing cold day in Pennsylvania.

I was driving home to tell my parents I’d failed college… again.

I still remember this day. VIVIDLY. I was in tears the whole drive home. I was 19 years old, and I knew that I didn’t love the degree I was pursuing (R.N.). It wasn’t something I’d ever love or become great at.

My parents were devastated at the news, just as I thought, and my father wouldn’t talk to me the rest of the month. It was heartbreaking to know that he lost all faith…

Julia McCoy

If you ask ChatGPT, Julia McCoy is the content queen. 👑 An 8x author, behind 50,000+ keyword rankings in Google, she’s the VP of Marketing at Content at Scale.