Building a passion project

Lessons Learned!

Chris Sevilleja

Scotch.io Person-Dude-Creator

@chrisoncode

Why Scotch.io?

Do you drink scotch?

lesson learned:

You'll never be 100% ready.

Just start.

The
Humble
Beginnings

February 2013

0

An IDEA!

April 2013

23,980

Back down to earth

Lesson Learned:
Stick with it 

When
Problems
Happen

Great Data loss of 2015:
70% of images gone

Lesson Learned:
Back everything up

Lesson Learned:
Back everything up again

Lesson Learned:
Help is always around

Lesson Learned:
Back it up again

Steady

Growth.

Growing

Pains.

  • 500+ Authors

  • 65M+ Pageviews

  • 650+ Tutorials

  • 28 Courses

biggest change:
Going from Creator to Manager

Lesson Learned:
Delegate

  • english editor

  • technical reviewer

  • grammarly

  • finance manager

Favorite Lesson #1:

Build it
Break it

Repeat

Favorite Lesson #2:
Have fun!

Chris Sevilleja
@chrisoncode

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