The MicroISV Digest

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The MicroISV Digest for the week ending August 3rd, 2009. (If you have an announcement of interest to your fellow microISV, indies or startups, please email me at bob.walsh@47hats.com with the word digest in the subject.) News and Announcements Jake Liddell, FourPDF, has launched his URL to PDF service. I ran this site’s home page […]

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The juggling act: Building an ISV on top of a client business

By Ka Wai Cheung, We Are Mammoth I work at a small web shop. We do work for clients. Six guys in a wide-open room building microsites, web sites, and rich applications for big agencies and startup clients. We’re also a small ISV. We’ve built two web products for public release: a data-modeling platform for […]

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Allow me to introduce myself…

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It’s been a while since I’ve explained who I (Bob Walsh) am and what I do regarding microISVs and startups and it seems this blog has picked up a lot more readers recently, so here goes. Please feel free to skip this post! 1. You’re reading my blog 47hats where you’ll find hundreds of posts […]

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The MicroISV Digest

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The MicroISV Digest for the week ending July 27th, 2009. (If you have an announcement of interest to your fellow microISV, indies or startups, please email me at bob.walsh@47hats.com with the word digest in the subject.) News and Announcements Cristina Mailat, FastLink, has released Press Release Submitter, a press release submission Windows software package. (via […]

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What’s in the book, Bob?

A lot – if you’re an experienced developer ready to stop working for other people and start working for yourself. Below is a PDF of the Table of Contents to give you a more specific idea of what’s in The Web Startup Success Guide: (If you don’t see a PDF above this line, please let […]

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Joel Spolsky on The Web Startup Success Guide

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(Note: Joel Spolsky, CEO of Fog Creek Software, Joel on Software and the Joel on Software Business of Software forum and co-Founder of Stack Overflow was kind enough to write the foreward for The Web Startup Success Guide.) Last summer, Paul Graham invited me to stop by his place in Cambridge for an intimate dinner. […]

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It’s shipped! And, an interview with David Allen

It’s always fun to be able to say the words, “It’s shipped!” , especially if you don’t actually have to do the shipping. Yesterday, paper copies of The Web Startup Success Guide started arriving at customer’s doors; I got my 20 author copies in the middle of an interview for a future Startup Success Podcast […]

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Optimizing Search Engine Rankings with Microsites

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A Guest Post by Dennis Gurock Gurock Software Co-Founder We here at Gurock Software recently started a SEO microsite experiment that we believe is very relevant to other MicroISVs. That’s why I would like to share the results of the experiment here on Bob’s blog and explain how it helped us improve our search engine […]

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The MicroISV Digest

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The MicroISV Digest for the week ending July 20th, 2009. (If you have an announcement of interest to your fellow microISV, indies or startups, please email me at bob.walsh@47hats.com with the word digest in the subject.) News and Announcements Milo Felipe, milObjects Software, has released SignApp Now, a simple and easy way to create online […]

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Tools for Startups.

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One of the great things about doing a startup now is the growing range of tools, services, meetups, associations and conferences available to you. The numbers of these resources both Online and off grow each month. These new tools and services can shave months off the development cycle while improving your startup’s game. In Chapter […]

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