The Inforium
The Inforium
Thomas Frank and Martin Boehme
The CIG Story: From Dorm Room Project to Full-Time Business (Ep. 258)
1 hour 23 minutes Posted Apr 8, 2019 at 7:00 am.
Why Thomas started College Info Geek
How CIG grew and became a business
Sponsor: Brilliant (Learning problem-solving skills)
Sponsor: Hover (Buying a domain name)
How Martin joined the team
Starting the podcast
Going pro
The current state of the business
Why Thomas went all-in on the website
Conclusion
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Gather 'round, folks, it's time for a story. Here's how College Info Geek went from a side project in college to the full-time job it is today.
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This week’s episode is sponsored by:
Brilliant: Accelerate your learning in math, science, and computer science. Start learning for free at Brilliant.org/CollegeInfoGeek — and if you’re one of the first 83 people to use this link, you’ll also get 20% off your subscription.
Hover: Your personal brand is important, and it starts with your domain name. Get 10% off your first domain name purchase by going to Hover.com/cig.
Things mentioned in this episode:
HackCollege
How To Build A Hanging Desk In 15 Minutes
The Ultimate Guide To Building A Personal Website
My Quest To Build An iPhone App (Or, How To Get Out Of A Required Class)
Powlyglot
The Smart Passive Income Blog
I Will Teach You To Be Rich
Figma
Anchor
5 Questions: Mornings, Quarter-Life Crises, and Dealing with Negativity (Ep. 257)
The War of Art, by Steven Pressfield
The Motivation Hacker, by Nick Winter
Thomas’ Productivity course on Skillshare
Want more cool stuff? You can find all sorts of great tools at my Resources page.
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