If you’re lurking on HackerNews, or are interesting in entrepreneurship, you might occasionally bump into something like this
Starbucks coffee is $2.45 + taxes. $100/mo is less than a cup of coffee a day.
And it’s very tempting — and somehow logical — to consider how much money we might spend without thinking too much about, and conclude that we should be willing to do the same with online services.
And for some services, we might actually think in similar terms. Hey, my Netflix is only 4 cups of coffee per month. Amazon Prime maybe 2…
But why aren’t we spending it just as easily on other online services, software licenses and apps?