When is it time to transition from your day job to full time into your side project? If you work for an employer during the day but are into running a side project through late nights and weekends, it is at times tempting to jump the gun. But, hold that thought. Here are some of… Continue reading Don’t quit your work yet (and jump full time into your side-project)
Working on side-project is designed to bring a richness to your life, because of the sheer variety of things that it makes you engage with. But, this also causes a challenge. In your day job, you wear an employee hat, while you wear multiple ranges of hats in your spare time when you are coding… Continue reading How do you keep yourself pushing code when life gets busy or you just get bored?
If you search on Google, the term solopreneur will throw a range of definitions. Macmillan dictionary defines a solopreneur as a business owner who works and runs their business alone. But, that’s not a complete definition. Because, going by this definition, all freelancers and consultants fit under the category. Solopreneurs are beyond that. They are… Continue reading Solopreneurs and outsourcing collaboration
One of the best thing that I like about working with developers is that in most situations, I am not asked a question – where do I get a good idea. In most of the situations, developers have figured out more than one idea to work on and in all probabilities, they want to work… Continue reading What makes a good side-project idea?
“I like to focus on software development, and marketing is really not my game. I don’t like to step out of my comfort zone” It’s not too uncommon to hear something like this for when you work with developers who are working with side projects, helping them to build those missing pieces on marketing. Many… Continue reading Lean code and developers’ side projects
I’ve recently teamed up on a new project called GitHustle. Working on it has involved working closely with developers who have side projects. Their core strengths are coding, and they often prefer to limit the scope of their work to building software. Some try to learn basics of building a business, while others try… Continue reading Why You Shouldn’t Sell Your Side Project?