ITT 124: How to Build an App from Scratch with RJ McCollam

RJ McCollam In The Trenches Tom Morkes

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RJ McCollamRJ McCollam has been a freelancer for years and, after unsuccessfully searching for project management software that was specifically designed for teams, he created an app of his own.

In this episode, we talk about how he built and launched Hector in 30 days, why he's rebuilding the app now, and the unexpected challenges he encountered along the way.

In this broadcast, RJ McCollam and I talk about:

  • What RJ does to earn money now
  • Where the idea for RJ’s software, Hector, came from
  • How RJ’s software evolved from an idea to what it is today
  • The unexpected challenges of building an app
  • The guilt that comes with working on a non-revenue generating side project
  • The basic costs associated with building an app
  • How to take you app from idea to revenue generator
  • The software RJ looks to for guidance and/or inspiration
  • Why RJ decided to have a free version of Hector

How to connect with RJ McCollam online:

Great quote from Rj McCollam:

"Guilt is something that I struggle with in terms of working on those side projects." - @RJMcCollam

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