Back about 8 years ago, some colleagues and I were discussing this very issue: that many people are very talented in areas in which they can’t really make a living, so they spend time in a “day job” which they may or may not like, but pays the bills while they pursue their true passion. At the time we discussed how there were very few services which addressed this market. Also, at the time, the economy was much healthier, and the fact that millions of “conventional” jobs would disappear was simply not on the horizon. Its a new day, and many people now have no day job to leverage in order to do what they love – services like Gumroad make it possible for people to finally do what they love and with luck, the money does follow.
Gumroad enables creatives to sell directly to their audience — so that they can make a living doing what they love.Writers, designers, game developers, musicians, artists, and filmmakers use Gumroad to earn money off of their creative efforts.
via Gumroad – About.