The new UK VAT rules potentially catch micro-businesses that are not registered for VAT. Any unregistered freelancer who also sells an ebook or licensed software needs to take a look at this right now.
Archive of: business
The problem we have with marketing Perch is that at the core of Perch is simplicity. In this post I write about why that is important, but why it presents us with a constant marketing challenge.
I sometimes wonder if all of these “free” products and services people get to use has skewed all of our understanding of how the product/customer relationship works when applied to businesses that do not have funding.
A video of my presentation, We’re Not “Doing a Startup” from UIKonf in Berlin.
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?
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.
Advice for podcasters and advertisers in terms of what has worked when advertising Perch.