EP49: No more excuses with Ruben Gamez (part 2)

If you've been making excuses as to why you can't build your product, bootstrap your own business, or hire someone on oDesk? Well you need to listen to this episode because Ruben Gamez here to destroy all those objections. This is part 2 of our conversation. Sponsors This show wouldn't be possible without these great sponsors. When you support them, you support the show! Are you creating an application that needs charts or a dashboard?  FusionCharts is a JavaScript charting solution trusted by over 450,000 developers around the world. They have tons of interactive and animated charts with advanced features like tooltips, drill-down, chart export and zoom. Their charts also work across PCs, Macs, iPads, iPhones and Android devices. You can download a free-trial at: Go to fusioncharts.com Sprint.ly has been there from the beginning. Perfect for software teams of 3 or more people, Sprint.ly is the easiest way for managers and developers to track the software development process. You and your team can try Sprint.ly for free, go to  www.sprint.ly. Use the code productpeopletv2013 to get 10% off! Notable quotes "In the early days, I spent from $6-$10 an hour on programmers from Odesk. Nowadays, when I hire developers I pay in the $20's. It's ways easier to find someone of better quality, when you pay them in the $20-$30 range. Now both of the developers I have are in Argentina." "The developers I'm hiring now, from Odesk, are better than the developers I worked with the USA that were making 6 figures." "I treat my full-time outsourced developers the same way I would treat a normal employee." "By outsourcing, I was able to build Buildsketch in 4 months. Quick." Show notes Ruben Gamez on Twitter Bidsketch.com Bidsketch blog

If you’ve been making excuses as to why you can’t build your product, bootstrap your own business, or hire someone on oDesk? Well you need to listen to this episode because Ruben Gamez here to destroy all those objections. This is part 2 of our conversation.

Sponsors

This show wouldn’t be possible without these great sponsors. When you support them, you support the show!

  • Are you creating an application that needs charts or a dashboard?  FusionCharts is a JavaScript charting solution trusted by over 450,000 developers around the world. They have tons of interactive and animated charts with advanced features like tooltips, drill-down, chart export and zoom. Their charts also work across PCs, Macs, iPads, iPhones and Android devices. You can download a free-trial at:

    Go to fusioncharts.com

  • Sprint.ly has been there from the beginning. Perfect for software teams of 3 or more people, Sprint.ly is the easiest way for managers and developers to track the software development process. You and your team can try Sprint.ly for free, go to  www.sprint.ly.

    Use the code productpeopletv2013 to get 10% off!

Notable quotes

“In the early days, I spent from $6-$10 an hour on programmers from Odesk. Nowadays, when I hire developers I pay in the $20’s. It’s ways easier to find someone of better quality, when you pay them in the $20-$30 range. Now both of the developers I have are in Argentina.”

“The developers I’m hiring now, from Odesk, are better than the developers I worked with the USA that were making 6 figures.”

“I treat my full-time outsourced developers the same way I would treat a normal employee.”

“By outsourcing, I was able to build Buildsketch in 4 months. Quick.”

Show notes

Ruben Gamez on Twitter

Bidsketch.com

Bidsketch blog

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