Archive of: side-projects

Do you "trust your gut" or rely on data in business?

Thinking about how many of us in the bootstrapping community rely on gut feelings rather than data when making major decisions.

We're Not "Doing a Startup" - video from UIKonf

A video of my presentation, We’re Not “Doing a Startup” from UIKonf in Berlin.

Mailing lists for bootstrappers

A short list of my favourite email newsletters for bootstrappers and micro-entrepreneurs – everything from devops to marketing.

What Happens If You Succeed?

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 Transition From Client Work to Product Business

Inspired by the Happy Monday podcast, some thoughts on making the slow transition between client work and product business.

Chapter 1: The Profitable Side Project Handbook

The first chapter of my book, The Profitable Side Project Handbook.

Perfectionism or procrastination? Reframing the Minimum Viable Product.

Some thoughts on perfectionism and that a “Minimum Viable Product” doesn’t need to mean something of low quality or a prototype.

Don't Benchmark Your Success Against Outliers

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.

The Profitable Side Project Handbook - now available

After an epic week of battling with e-book formats, this morning I have launched my new book The Profitable Side Project Handbook.