My newsletter Le Courrier du hacker (3,800 subscribers, 176 issues) is 3 years old and Mailchimp costs were becoming unbearable for a small project ($50 a month, $600 a year), with still limited revenues nowadays. Switching to the Open Source Mailtrain plugged to the AWS Simple Email Service (SES) will dramatically reduce the associated costs.
You’ve created a newsletter with several thousand subscribers. Congratulations! Yet writing and mailing your newsletter is an investment both in time and money. Finding sponsors would be a good solution. How to find them and how to convince them to sponsor your newsletter? Let’s find out.
In this second article of my series about entrepreneurship we’ll see why waking up at 5:30am, meditate, work out, eating healthy and other habits won’t help you to achieve success for your business. So-called habits for success are lies.
I’m starting a series of articles about entrepreneurship, a topic I’m not talking about a lot (yet) on this blog. The first topic will fight against the common idea that entrepreneurship gets people rich fast.
Remote work is not for everyone. It depends a lot of anyone’s taste. But it’s definitely for me. Here is why and how I switched from working full time in an office to 3 days of remote work.
My side project, LinuxJobs.fr, the job board for the Free and Open Source Software Professionals in France, made 4863€ in 2017. It just reached 9813€, turning to a financially much more interesting side project this year.
Did you download your binary of Visual Studio Code directly from the official website? If so, you’re not using a Free Software and only Microsoft knows what was added to this binary. And you should think of the worst possible.
TL;DR: Don’t be a passive consumer of FOSS. It’s going to kill the FOSS community or change it in bad ways. Contribute in any way described in this article, even really basic ones, but contribute daily or on a very regular basis.
Yesterday, after switching to a per-job offer fee model 15 months ago, LinuxJobs.fr, the job board for Free and Open Source Software Professionals, reached the 100th paying customer! That’s an awesome milestone for us, proving we deliver great value for our customers. We also reached a Monthly Recurring Revenue (MRR) of 1000€ for two months …
I have been constantly working to improve LinuxJobs.fr, a job board for Free and Open Source Software Professionals in France, since the last report published in the end of 2017 (in french). What are the major news about LinuxJobs.fr for the first 4 months in 2018? Here is the LinuxJobs.fr 2018 1st Quartely Report. …