About $3840 revenue in February. Not bad for a sidehustle 🤔— Swizec Teller (@Swizec) March 2, 2017
Would anyone be interested in monthly biz updates?
People have been asking how I sidehustle, what makes it work, and whether when the sums are up, if it's worth the time. Would I not be better off just getting a better paying job?
If that job was as a fancy pants senior engineer at Facebook… probably, yeah. But what's the fun in that? 3 hours commuting every day.
So here's the breakdown for February 2017 ?
Total revenue: \\\$3,875
- ES6 Cheatsheet: \\\$30 -fees
- React+D3v4 preorders: \\\$1,029 -fees
- React+D3 ES6: \\\$848 -fees
Leanpub sales: \\\$255
- Why Programmers Work at Night: \\\$8.5
- React+D3js: \\\$69
- React+D3 ES6: \\\$177
React Native School: \\\$1,840
Time investment: 46 hours
- AppSumo: \\\$99
- Editor: \\\$550
- VA: \\\$349
- Camtasia Upgrade: \\\$120
- DSLR to improve videos: \\\$800
- Studio lighting + mic arm: \\\$160
- Drip: \\\$184
- Hosting: \\\$10
- LiveEdu pro account: \\\$10
- Facebook ads: \\\$100
- 2 React Native lectures
- 3+ Livecoding sessions
- 7 blog posts
- some React+D3v4 progress on the animation chapter
This has been an expensive month. ? I've decided to go hard on video, and I wasn't happy with the quality. You can see a big improvement just with studio lighting.
Bottom left corner. See how much better I look with a good light? Yes, magnificent screenshot to show this off, I know. ?
Net hourly rate: \\\$32 pre-tax
Not too bad, gotta work on my unit economics ?
…and find time to update the React+D3 landing page. It's still selling the old stuff LOL.
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