tara reed apps without code how i launched my course

by Esther Cassin MD 7 min read

Who is apps without code?

My name is Sandra. the Apps Without Code team. Apps Without Code is an online school teaching people how to build their own apps (without code) & make money from them. We built Apps Without Code for people who DO NOT have a background in the tech sector, but want to develop original app ideas and break into this field.

Who is Tara Reed?

Tara Reed is a Detroit based entrepreneur & the CEO of fast-growing startup, Kollecto. Prior to launching Kollecto, Tara drove software marketing initiatives at Google, Foursquare, & Microsoft. Let Us Help You Burst Into Tech!

Can you build apps without code?

Tara frequently blogs about how to 'build without code' and has inspired hundreds of non-technical to founders to launch their own apps, using what she calls a 'code-free toolkit'. Tara Reed is a Detroit based entrepreneur & the CEO of fast-growing startup, Kollecto.

Is working with a co-founder rewarding?

Working with a co-founder can be super rewarding… but also really DRAMATIC!

Can non-technical people build themselves?

Basically, lots of non-technical people think their ideas are too complicated to build themselves. But you can totally build a TON of “complicated-sounding” stuff… without writing a single line of code!

How did you get the idea to launch Apps Without Code?

I was running an art startup called Kollecto, an algorithm I built that matched people to artwork based on their preferences. I had done this without writing any code. When I was blogging about my journey and how I built an app without code, all of a sudden other non-tech entrepreneurs who had ideas of their own for apps were emailing me for advice.

What does Apps Without Code look like now?

Fast forward to now, our school (we have a free class that’s open to the public) and that free class has had over 150,000 people come through it in three years is wild.

Who is Tara Reed?

Tara Reed is a true tech rebel. She’s a Black founder who travels the world working from her laptop, building tech companies and teaching others how they can do the same. Tara runs a multi-million dollar school teaching people how to build apps, without needing to know how to code. Her TED talk went viral, inspiring unlikely entrepreneurs ...

How does bootstrapping affect a business model?

If you’re going to bootstrap or if you decided to wait a little longer for outside investment so that you have leverage, it means you don’t get to choose a particular business model where you are offering a free service for all of your customers. You have to think about generating revenue now.