My First Product Launches

A few people have asked me to discuss my product launches, and I have been hesitant to do it in a public light. Not because they aren’t good launches, but because most of my life was spent in industries I didn’t like, but was just really good at. In this post, I will talk about my first side project launch and my first product launch for a paying job, both couldn’t be more different in expectations or outcome. Continue reading “My First Product Launches”

Tips for Getting Strangers to Give You Money for Your Projects

This is a requested follow-up from my previous post about monetizing your side project.

Your first customer is never as hard as you think. Every first customer I ever received astounded me, because I didn’t even know they needed the product and I knew the person intimately.

From my childhood lemonade stand to the backlink building software I built at HKSEO, my first customer was always someone I knew personally. This was always a boost to my self-esteem, but I don’t have enough friends, family or colleagues to support me through buying the various products I have, so I had to find strangers!

In this post I will tell you how I found strangers to give me money. Continue reading “Tips for Getting Strangers to Give You Money for Your Projects”