• MicroISV Digest The MicroISV Digest for the week ending October 20th, 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 Justin Magaram’s TimesUpKids, a parental control app for Windows XP/Vista, is limiting gameplaying whether they like […] Bob Walsh One response October 20, 2008
  • Joe the Programmer Joe the Plumber was the main takeaway from last night’s Presidential Debate, and while I don’t get into politics here, I thought maybe it’s time we talk about Joe. You see Joe Wurzelbacher has been slaving away for years putting in 10-12 hour days to make someone else money. Now he’s about to start his […] Bob Walsh 5 responses October 16, 2008
  • MicroISV Digest The MicroISV Digest for the week ending October 13th, 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 Patrick Foley and I have launched The Startup Success Podcast. SSP is available via iTunes and […] Bob Walsh No responses October 13, 2008
  • Back in the podcasting business! Patrick Foley (Microsoft ISV Architect Evangelist) and I have launched The Startup Success Podcast. Here’s our first episode. The game has changed for microISVs and startups. It’s not just the credit crunch/recession in the U.S. and Europe, or the ever-growing number of platforms, frameworks and languages you can develop a web or desktop app in, […] Bob Walsh No responses October 8, 2008
  • MicroISV Digest The MicroISV Digest for the week ending October 6th, 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 Neil Davidson, organizer of the Business of Software Conference, has launched the Business of Software Network […] Bob Walsh One response October 6, 2008
  • Startup 101 – A four-part webcast – is coming. If you want to know more about the legal, financial, business and online social aspects of launching and running a startup or microISV, block off the 9 a.m. hour (California time) October 28-31: Microsoft is sponsoring a free 4 part webcast hosted and produced by me, for you. These 60 minute webcasts will be 40 […] Bob Walsh 2 responses September 30, 2008
  • MicroISV Digest The MicroISV Digest for the week ending September 29th, 2008. (If you have an announcement of interest to your fellow microISVs, indies or startups, please email me at bob.walsh@47hats.com with the word digest in the subject.) News and Announcements Jesse Smith’s Wholeweal Software, Inc. has shipped its first product: EverybodyInn, an easy-to-use reservations management system […] Bob Walsh One response September 29, 2008
  • MicroISV Digest The MicroISV Digest for the week ending September 22nd, 2008. (If you’re announcing the public debut of a microISV, startup or have other news to share, please email me at bob.walsh@47hats.com with the word digest in the subject.) News and Announcements Benjamin Curtis announced the release of a free app startups/microISVs looking for office space […] Bob Walsh No responses September 22, 2008
  • Customer Service – your secret weapon. Just a quick link to what I’d like to think is a good post I’ve written for the Avangate blog on five ways to do microISV/startup customer support more effectively. And by more effectively, I mean create more customers. Have a quick look. Bob Walsh No responses September 22, 2008
  • Fear and Opportunity In case you missed it, the financial and political leadership of the United States is busy right now on a little emergency debug project: recode Global Capitalism 2008 before the whole damn thing goes fail whale. The Programmer in Chief said in the White House Rose Garden this morning, “This is a pivotal moment for […] Bob Walsh 3 responses September 19, 2008