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Writing and marketing Deployment from Scratch

Josef Strzibny

Josef is a longtime Rails developer, freelancer, and an author of Deployment from Scratch. Previously he was a small startup CTO, senior Rails engineer, and a Linux packager at Red Hat. He now spends most of his time building a Rails starter kit Business Class while regularly watching Gordon Ramsay cooking shows.


I quit my job and went to write a book for 6 months. 2.5 years later I realized my book is not finished and I haven't made any sales. But in the end I made a book that brings in sales every month. Here's a story of ideating, starting, writing, finishing, marketing, promoting, and selling my book to 1000 sales as an independent author without a publisher.


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