Build vs. Buy Calculator

Should you build an internal tool? Or just buy it?

Does it ever make sense to build your own internal tools instead of just paying the monthly fee for a service? Rarely.


Note: this doesn't take in to account the potential revenue lost from not focusing on building features that would make you more money.

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Paying for an External Service

Building it Yourself

Don’t build! It’s not worth it!


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