We should discuss this.

And now we can at StartupToDo.com. I just put into production Version 2.15, adding Group-centric Discussions to S2D. What’s Group-centric? It’s my stab at keeping Discussions and their Posts on-topic. Over the past 4+ years I’ve been a moderator at Joel on Software Business of Software Forum. Many is the time I’ve wished for some […]

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MicroISV Digest – 06/17/2010

Community News: A quiet week… Interesting  Answers.Onstartups.com questions with useful answers: For mISVs that have a day job. How do you balance the effort with work, family and other obligations? Where to find study case report on startups? What are Some of the Most Successful Low Budget Startup Marketing Campaigns You’ve Seen? News/posts for microISVs […]

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Announcing the UserTesting.com StartupToDo.com Scholarship

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It’s easy when you are a small startup to become 150% wrapped up in it; after all, you’re building your dream. That’s why it’s very cool when a startup takes time out from what they are doing to help other startups. Today we are announcing the start of the UserTesting.com StartupToDo.com Scholarship. Here’s how Aimee […]

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MicroISV Digest – 06/09/2010

Community News: Sarat Pediredla, hedgehog lab, wanted to let MicroISV Digest readers know about a special offer: buy their bug tracker, fixx, and get 50% off the purchase price until the end of July. (Promo code: SQUASHMYBUGS). (Check out their site in any case: nice use of a custom font.) What’s better than having four […]

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If Our Prices Are Wrong, We’ll Just Change Them Later

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By Lincoln Murphy, Managing Director Sixteen Ventures http://sixteenventures.com If there was ever any doubt that the “Pricing is Marketing” mantra of Sixteen Ventures is true, just look at the SaaS and Web App pricing related stories that have come out lately. From the positive, where RightNow used changes in pricing in an attempt to disrupt […]

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MicroISV Digest – 06/02/2010

Community News: There’s a new startup podcast: Startups for the Rest of Us. It focuses on actionable strategies for bootstrapped startups, microISVs and Micropreneurs, with hosts Rob Walling of Software by Rob and Mike Taber of SingleFounder.com. There’s a new episode every Tuesday at StartupsForTheRestOfUs.com, with full episode transcripts provided. [iTunes link]. Way to go […]

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MicroISV Digest – 05/26/2010

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(Apologies to all for the six-week hiatus the MicroISV Digest took while I was working to get out StartupToDo.com Version 2 and start marketing.) Community News: BP and the feds may not be able to turn off the Gulf Oil Spill disaster, but maybe you can code a mobile app that will help. At least that’s […]

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StartupToDo.com: why all the scholarships?

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I’d don’t know about you, but if I hadn’t gotten a couple of small, key scholarships, I would not have gone to college. It wasn’t just the money – it was having someone real tell me that, yes, I should be in college that made a huge difference. When you’re doing something new, different and […]

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It’s new, hot and matters: the Lean Startup Methodology

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For years, startups and their founders have built their products, then searched for their markets and prayed for the best. I won’t dignify this as a methodology – it’s rolling the dice, hopefully with somebody else’s money. If you want to roll the dice, go to Vegas. If you want to build a successful business […]

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Announcing StartupToDo.com Version 2

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It’s been a long haul, but StartupToDo.com Version 2 is officially out today! Four times faster loading each and every page. Supports all current browser versions. With a new layout throughout thats easier to read, easier to work with and just plain more attractive. And now with an industry-standard 30 day free trial period before […]

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