Speaking of happy accidents. Scott Keyes is the founder of ScottsCheapFlights which helps people find cheap flights, I mean really cheap like 50%-70%. He is also an author of the e-books “How To Fly For Free” and “How To Find Cheap Flights,” He is an expert at finding affordable airfare.
What’s interesting is, Scott was working as a political journalist in Washington DC and was flying a lot which led to an obsession with getting cheap flights. He then cracked the code into beating Airlines in their own game. He then created an email list so that he can send free flights to his friends. And in April 2015, he was featured on Business Insider related to his art of hacking flight prices, suddenly his email list blew up by thousands of strangers and the rest is history. He wasn’t prepared for it, he had no business background.
Now he is running the email list as a business with thousands of subscribers. He has a team of employees he has never met in real life before. He also mentioned I am sure you will enjoy this one.