• Startup Success Podcast #10 – Scott Hanselman FYI – just posted show #10 to the Startup Success Podcast – a really excellent interview with Scott Hanselman – yes, that Scott Hanselman – the man behind Hanselminutes and Baby Smash! Listen/subscribe to it here. Also, we now have a Facebook Page for the podcast where you can suggest topics, suggest specific questions for […] Bob Walsh No responses January 1, 2009
  • My New Year’s Resolution. Choosing what single New Year’s Resolution would make the biggest difference in my life was easy: I just went over the last few weeks and compared the days I did this with the days I didn’t. My New Year’s Resolution is not to check email or the web before noon. When I stick to this, […] Bob Walsh One response January 1, 2009
  • The benefits/value of ASP for microISVs/startups [Note: One organization I’ve consistently heard good things about is the Association of Shareware Professionals, so I’ve asked Mike to make his case here in a guest post.] By Michael Dulin President, Association of Shareware Professionals Greetings Developers! I’m here to tell you why you should apply to join the Association of Shareware Professionals.  Though […] Bob Walsh 12 responses December 31, 2008
  • The MicroISV Digest The MicroISV Digest for the week ending December 29nd, 2008. (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 Ron Mertens of Metalgrass has launched a new service for bloggers, marketers and people into online […] Bob Walsh No responses December 29, 2008
  • Something new at 47hats.com Starting today, I’ve added UserVoice.com goodness to 47hats.com. As we roll into 2009, I want to write more of the posts that you want to see, and UserVoice lets you to tell me what posts, interviews, guest posts, topics you would most like to see here. Click the Feedback tab, click the posts you want […] Bob Walsh No responses December 29, 2008
  • MicroISV Digest The MicroISV Digest for the week ending December 22nd, 2008. (posted a day late due to cavorting female elves.) (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 Gavin Bowman of Antair Games has launched […] Bob Walsh No responses December 23, 2008
  • Linkbaiting for microISVs By Mark Gladding Founder,Tumbywood Software www.Tex2go.com www.eBooksJustPublished.com I’ve always been impressed by Patrick McKenzie’s Daily Bingo Card linkbaiting strategy. Not only does it attract a great number of links from a notoriously non-technical audience, it casts an incredibly wide net to snare countless long tail searches. I’ve been thinking for a while on how to […] Bob Walsh No responses December 22, 2008
  • Hiring your first employee. By Neil Davidson You’re running a successful mISV. You’ve given up your day job and are working 10 hour days. You’re pulling in a few thousand dollars a month. You’re ready to take the next step and hire your first employee. It’s a big move. Here are ten tips to make it work. 1) You’ve […] Bob Walsh 2 responses December 19, 2008
  • Fearful people can’t make things. Tina Su is an online friend of mine that comes up with these incredibly thoughtful posts on creativity, clarity and happiness. Happiness? What’s that got to do with startups, coding, microISVs and the like? Everything. Fearful people can’t make things. Lately, there’s been plenty of fear to go around. I watch the news, talk to […] Bob Walsh 4 responses December 18, 2008
  • I’m disappointed. Julien Codorniou, the program manager for Microsoft BizSpark, emailed me this morning to tell me I’m the second most active BizSpark Network Partner worldwide! Second. I hate being second. Especially when that means almost besting all those stuffy VC’s with their staffs, VLE (Very Large Egos) and their hundreds of millions of dollars. So let […] Bob Walsh 7 responses December 18, 2008