Make A Living in Data Science and Not Trading Time for Money

People are more and more data-driven, and there are many platforms out there.

What’s about market analysis for Uber?4.

Selling DataThere is massive demand for data sets.

You can collect data and label this data with Amazon Mechanical Turks (AMT).

However, it’s more complicated than it sounds and needs the investment of time or/and money.

You can also run into legal issues with collecting e.


images that are the intellectual property of somebody else.

You could do the labelling automatically with machine learning techniques.

Be creative!5.

Data JournalismYou can write data story articles and sell those.

You could hunt for trending stuff, collect data, write an article with visualisations and sell these articles.

It does not scale well, but once you made yourself a name you can make much money.

ConclusionThere are opportunities for data science products for solopreneurs.

You need other skills besides data science like marketing or sales to be realistic.

However, if you have mastered data science, you will master these skills as well.

I wrote this story to myself to brainstorm ideas and train my writing muscle.

Another idea that came up while writing this story was to create a new publication on Medium “The Data Science Solopreneur”.

Do you have more ideas?.What are your thoughts?.Send me mail with your commentsOriginally published at https://jenslaufer.

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