A video of my presentation, We’re Not “Doing a Startup” from UIKonf in Berlin.
Archive of: bootstrapping
A short list of my favourite email newsletters for bootstrappers and micro-entrepreneurs – everything from devops to marketing.
We think and talk a lot about failure, but very rarely do we discuss what happens if our ideas really take off. Are we building a business that we want to be a success?
Inspired by the Happy Monday podcast, some thoughts on making the slow transition between client work and product business.
The first chapter of my book, The Profitable Side Project Handbook.
Some thoughts on perfectionism and that a “Minimum Viable Product” doesn’t need to mean something of low quality or a prototype.
In reality building a profitable product business takes a long time. It might be a few years before your business reaches a point where you can say no to client work, or quit your job.
This post focuses on how to create a list of ideas when writing with the aim of driving traffic to your product site.
A list of resources, reading and listening to help kick start your product business in the New Year.
In April 2012 I pondered the need for somewhere for people like us, people who are running businesses online but are not chasing investment or a buy out, in my post A Community for the Bootstrappers. I didn’t take those thoughts further as I didn’t want to become list-mother to a barely populated community, and I wasn’t sure how many other people were thinking along the same lines.