EP48: Ruben Gamez thinks about business differently (part 1)

Ruben Gamez is one of the most thoughtful and wise entrepreneurs I've met. He has some great advice on outsourcing, staying focused, getting work done, and building a profitable business that's not based on your personality. 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 "When you're browsing Odesk, I always filter by 4 stars or better." "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." Show notes Ruben Gamez on Twitter Bidsketch.com

Ruben Gamez is one of the most thoughtful and wise entrepreneurs I’ve met. He has some great advice on outsourcing, staying focused, getting work done, and building a profitable business that’s not based on your personality.

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

“When you’re browsing Odesk, I always filter by 4 stars or better.”

“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.”

Show notes

Ruben Gamez on Twitter

Bidsketch.com

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