Josh Pigford

Josh Pigford

Maker. Dabbler. I can't stop starting things. Bearded.

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Past projects

I've worked on an absurd number of things in the past.

Project Started Description What Happened
ReallyDumbStuff 2003 Link directory of weird things I found around the internet Sold it
ReallyFunArcade 2003 Link directory of Flash games Sold it 1 year later for $4,500
Indie Riot 2003 Online community & publication for musicians/artists Shut it down
Automatik Studios 2003 Web design consulting Morphed in to Sabotage Media (see below)
Tutorial Outpost 2003 Link directory of design tutorials around the internet Sold 6 years later for $19,000
The Fun Mall 2004 Amazon affiliate site Shut it down
Lawn and Garden Outlet 2004 Amazon affiliate site Shut it down
Brush Source 2004 Amazon affiliate site Shut it down
Smart Pet Shop 2004 Amazon affiliate site Shut it down
eKitchenShop 2004 Amazon affiliate site Shut it down
Jewelry Shopper Online 2004 Amazon affiliate site Shut it down
MagazineReviews.net 2004 Amazon affiliate site Shut it down
Arcade Rampage 2004 Amazon affiliate site Shut it down
AppleLeak 2004 Amazon affiliate site Shut it down
Poster Outpost 2004 Amazon affiliate site Shut it down
All Tropical Vacations 2004 Amazon affiliate site Shut it down
HarmonyPeriod 2004 Free music lessons Shut it down
TheAppleBlog 2004 Apple technology publication Acquired 4 years later by GigaOm for $75,000 (plus a salaried job for 2 years)
Sabotage 2004 Shell company Still exists as the legal entity for all my random stuff
MedicineDB 2005 Directory of information on medicine Shut it down
Survive The War 2005 Content for preppers Shut it down
First Aid Support 2005 Content on first aid Shut it down
CodePaste.net 2005 Code sharing site Shut it down
The File Bin 2005 Free file storage and image hosting service Shut it down
MyMegaFile 2005 Free file storage and image hosting service Shut it down
Doinko 2005 Music video embedding Shut it down
26Faves 2005 Community to share your favorite things Shut it down
Brush Find 2005 Photoshop brush directory Sold 1 year later for $700
Statblox 2006 Web stats & hit counters service Shut it down
Adregate 2006 Ad management platform Sold it for $10,000 before even launching
Fugitive Toys 2006 Urban vinyl toy store Sold 3 years later for $26,000
Daily Translation 2006 Weird phrase guessing game Sold 1 year later for $200
BanThat 2006 Community based around what people didn't like Sold 1 year later for $2,000
Arcaplay 2006 Free online flash games Sold 1 year later for $2,700
MyPollCreator 2006 Poll builder Shut it down
MadLibCreator 2006 Madlib builder Shut it down
MyQuizCreator 2006 Quiz builder Shut it down
Fleckspot 2006 Web host Shut it down
TrackThePack 2006 Package tracking app Sold 6 years later for $11,000 (and then backed out at the last second) and then shut it down.
Designerside 2006 Creative community and graphic assets store Sold 1 year later for $975
ColourMod 2006 DHTML/JS color picker and OS X widget Sold 1 year later for $3,150
Sitethrive 2006 HTML/CSS template building service Sold 1 year later for $800
Superior Mint 2007 Coin collecting dropshipping site Shut it down
Imgry 2007 Photoshop tutorials Shut it down
Decomodo 2007 Cool stuff blog Sold 1 year later for $1,000
PugSpot 2007 Online community for pug owners Sold 10 years later for $5,000
TechUniversity 2010 Mac video tutorials Shut it down
Critterly 2010 Pet management app Sold 1 year later for $1,650
PopSurvey 2011 Survey app Sold 3 years later. Made nothing from the sale.
Deck Foundry 2012 Pitch deck design as a service Shut it down
Temper 2013 Customer happiness survey app Sold in 2014 as part of PopSurvey
Baremetrics 2013 Business insights app Active
Cedar & Sail 2016 Handmade home decor Active
Rockburg 2017 Music simulation game Active
Droptune 2018 New music notifications app Active
Laser Tweets 2018 Wooden laser etched tweets Active
PLYLST 2019 Smart playlists for Spotify Active