How I Built a Tool To Annotate & Share Your Screenshots Online

Read the interview with Founder Facts and the founder of Good Annotations, Perry Steward

Hi! Who are you and what business did you start?

Hey, I’m Perry and I’m the founder of Good Annotations. The company started off as a simple image annotation tool where users are able to markup and label any image. The tool is still in a stage where we are generalising. We want as many people to use it as possible so we can have interview sessions.

Right now it’s a tool to help you create, edit, annotate and share screenshots. We’ve found that people are using it for giving and receiving feedback or for directing users to show them how to perform certain actions. We think the latter is where we are building the tool out in the future. It can be a right pain to have to update suddenly out of date how to articles with new screenshots. We’re in this exciting stage right now where we are learning loads and adapting.

What is your personal story and how did you come up with the idea?

As a teenager I started designing websites for local businesses because I knew how to use Photoshop. What I didn’t know was how to write code, so I had to learn. Figuring out the basics helped me build my first online retail business, which didn’t make a lot of money but it helped fund me through university.

In university, I had a great time but also worked hard to get good marks because I was aiming to land my first job at a huge conglomerate, which I got. I hated it, I suddenly felt like I was on this leadership program for graduates where I was a glorified Project Manager.

I stuck it out though and I am glad because, as part of the program, every few months I was thrown into the deep end into a team and role I had zero experience in, which was purposefully manufactured to help me grow. Since then I’ve made an effort to work as a freelancer in different companies, different roles to keep learning...

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Perry Steward, Founder - Good Annotations
Perry Steward, Founder – Good Annotations

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