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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What’s wrong with the Business of Software Forum.

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In short, nothing. But for startups and microISVs looking for help from their peers with their web sites, it has some distinct disadvantages; disadvantages I think I can improve upon in StartupToDo.com. Take an example: As of now there are 5 responses to Ted’s post – about average – and they’re good responses. But, in […]

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So Many Platforms, So Many Options.

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One of the single most important decisions a startup’s founders can make is deciding which platform is going be their first. The era when Bill (Gates) and Steve (Jobs) defined a duopoly of two desktop platforms on which startups could build is well and truly over. Today, SaaS, PaaS, Social, Mobile, Hybrid, Open Source CMS […]

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Google Maps – the $10k gotcha.

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Update (January 11, 2012) – Google Maps API Free changed slightly in April 2011 in two ways: “You can require users to log in to your Maps API Implementation if you do not require users to pay a fee.” and “You can charge a fee for your Maps API Implementation if it is an Android […]

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The MicroISV Digest

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The MicroISV Digest for the week ending July 13th, 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 Chris Randall, Co-Founder of Devenius, Inc., has released a new version of Service Broker Assistant. This […]

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Social Media and your Startup.

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How do you get press attention for your startup? How do you get any attention for your startup? Those are the two main questions Chapter 6 of my new book, The Web Startup Success Guide answers and you can get that chapter right now from Apress. Social Media – Facebook, Twitter, and all the rest […]

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Google Chrome OS – it’s about paid content.

Late last night Google announced it would build Google Chrome OS – a new operating system initially for netbooks. The online tech media immediately did its version of over-the-top Michael Jackson-like coverage: TechCrunch’s “Google Drops A Nuclear Bomb On Microsoft. And It’s Made of Chrome” was typical. The announcement’s timing is strange: At 9:37 pm […]

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The MicroISV Digest

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The MicroISV Digest for the week ending June 29th, 2009. (Note: no Digest next week, I’m taking next Monday off for the 4th of July holiday.) (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 […]

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