Falco Software History
Free programs and games development in Falco Software Company.
The Story: 1996. I finished University and decided to try myself as a freelancer.
The business was rather good, but I wanted to have a stability, that's why it was not good to have a random job. Over 10 years of accumulated experience and the whole process of creating programs was evident.
2006. Formation of the company. The domain http://falcoware.com has been registered.
My friend and I began to create the first program Falco Icon Studio.
The first sale was already on expiry of 2 months after the program release.
January, 2007. My friend left me a permanent job. I hired a student from Vologda for 5000 rubles per month. Then I added Adsense. My income was $50 per month.
We began new projects — Falco Image Studio, Falco Auto Image, Falco Manager, Falco Molecule, Falco Chess, Falco Checkers.
March, 2009. I made almost all programs free. I have added bundles. My income became $500 per month. I hired tester-technical writer-web master for 5000 rubles per month for a part-time.
December, 2009. The partner system was made. I hired a manager — game programmer. My income became $1500 per month.
August, 2010. I hired a girl for 4000 rubles per month, who specialized an advertisment for a part-time. November, 2010. Revenue from the site $2.500, 22 partners, 90 products, 2 programmers, 1 technical writer, 1 advertisment manager.
April, 2011: Revenue from the site became $3,000, we have 50 partners, 120 products, 3 programmers, 1 3D designer, 1 technical writer, 3 advertisment managers and I.
October, 2012: Revenue from the site became $5,000, we have 200 partners, 500 products. Business is growing, revenue grows and we like it! We like to create free programs and games for people!!!