Three dot Friday

(Various short items in the Startup/MicroISV world I’ve bumped into this week, paying homage to Herb Caen.) … When Geoffrey Moore talks, startups should listen. Geoffrey, author of Crossing the Chasm, Inside the Tornato and Dealing with Darwin, is a must-read if you want to get your head around the stages of growth for a startup […]

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MicroISV Digest – 04/9/2010

Community News: Eight free scholarships to the “Startup Lessons Learned” Conference – On April 23 the first Lean Startups conference happens in San Francisco, and the organizers have made available eight scholarships to startup professionals who are interested in attending the show. The scholarships cover the full price of conference registration, valued at $699 for […]

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Three dot Friday

(Various short items in the Startup/MicroISV world I’ve bumped into this week, paying homage to Herb Caen, the best damn reason to read a San Francisco newspaper, when people still read newspapers.) … March showers have given way to April showers in the soggy San Francisco Bay Area – take a moment to sympathize with all […]

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There’s an app for even that…

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FOR RELEASE APRIL 1, 2010: Contact: Corey H Maass, web developer and press contact MidLifing corey@midlifing.com http://MidLifing.com MIDLIFING.COM WANTS TO HELP YOU THROUGH YOUR MIDLIFE CRISIS Brooklyn, NY, April 1st, 2010 – A brand new customer-focused, interactive web 2.0 application launches today, offering help to people having a midlife crisis. The site, http://MidLifing.com, is designed […]

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New: 130 Microsoft WebsiteSpark StartupToDo.com Scholarships.

Microsoft WebsiteSpark is sponsoring 130 six-month full scholarships to StartupToDo.com for professional web developers and designers. Here’s how it works: if you’re a web designer/developer delivering sites to customers and you have less than 10 employees, I can now sponsor you for the Microsoft WebsiteSpark program. And if you live in the U.S., Microsoft is […]

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MicroISV Digest – 03/13/2010

Community News: Pretty quiet out there… Interesting  Answers.Onstartups.com questions with useful answers: What would you do different if your startup was launching today? Does having a professional email account matter? SEO: Where can I get reliable information about building my website presence and reputation? News/posts for microISVs and Startups: Want to know how to find […]

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Stop hitting your Invisible Wall.

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The Invisible Wall stopped you creating your startup today. That damn wall stands between you and what you know you can create.  That wall you hit, that something, that changes you into a totally unmotivated blob. Why, when you know you should be motivated to write the code, go to the networking event, make those […]

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Three dot Friday

(Various short items in the Startup/MicroISV world I’ve bumped into this week, paying homage to Herb Caen, the best damn reason to read a San Francisco newspaper, when people still read newspapers.) … Over at A Smart Bear, Mike Schoeffler, founder of iPhone running application Roadbud has an excellent column about Startup Fitness with some easy […]

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The 10,000 Most Tempting Software Startup Categories

Dharmesh Shah has a great post up today at OnStartups: The 10 Most Tempting Software Startup Categories. I won’t steal his punchline by quoting all ten here, but the first 5 are: Project Management / Time Tracking / Bug Tracking Community / Discussion Forums Personalized News Aggregation/Filtering Content Management (website, blog) Social Voting and Reviews […]

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MicroISV Digest – 02/27/2010

Community News: Mike Schoeffler, roadbud.com: the right three words could win you a top-of-the-line iPhone. Mike is running a contest to find a great tagline for his new iPhone app coming out March 1st – details here. David Christian, Bright Spark Software, SimpleGlucose is trying an experiment, switching to the ‘freemium’ model: membership is now […]

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