• 47hats gets a new look. Just in case you’re reading this post via RSS, I wanted to point out 47hats.com is sporting a new look in 2008. While there’s plenty of workable WordPress themes out there, really professional, highly readable themes that push the envelope are hard to find. So I was very happy when I stumbled upon Michael Pollock’s […] 9 responses January 16, 2008
  • links for 2008-01-15 Google Analytics Video Tutorial 1: Setup | Conversation Marketing: Internet Marketing Strategy Blog Want to take the first step to understanding your stats? Start here. (tags: analytics) Web Worker Daily » Archive 6 Secrets to Running a Virtual Company « A good interview with someone running a virtual company. (tags: 47hats,) Businesspundit: Why I Gave […] Bob Walsh No responses January 15, 2008
  • Out with the old, in with the new! Now that I’m firmly in 2008, a quick update. Please feel free to skip this post if it’s too narcissistic for your tastes 🙂 : As far as I know, the Channel 9 MicroISV Show is dead. Michael is doing a great job for Microsoft on Microsoft Software + Services Blueprints, but that’s been taking […] 4 responses January 7, 2008
  • links for 2008-01-05 36 Startup Tips: From Software Engineering to PR and More! – ReadWriteWeb good tips, but probably more interesting if you’re a startup (tags: startups) evhead: Will it fly? How to Evaluate a New Product Idea Another Evan Williams post to print, read and ponder (tags: 47hats, productideas) How to Avoid Fool’s Gold and Create Value-packed […] Bob Walsh No responses January 5, 2008
  • Instant microISV web sites If you feel far more comfortable coding than designing web sites, you might want to check out a new player in the instant web site race: Weebly. With Weebly, I was able to lash up something like a real web page together in about 2 minutes, dragging and dropping page elements, text blocks, flickr and […] Bob Walsh 5 responses January 4, 2008
  • With a little help from my friends… If 2007 was the year scarcity of information went to the dustbin of history, 2008 is going to be the year we all become much more sophisticated at living in a world where scarcity of attention rules. Or else. To that end, I’ve started sharing the items I think have value above and beyond the […] One response January 2, 2008
  • Peering into the New Year January 1st is easily my favorite day of the year. It’s the one day out of 365 when you can legitimately forgive yourself of all sins of omission and commission, turn over a new fresh page in the story of your life and resolve to do and be better than you were last year. For […] Bob Walsh 2 responses January 1, 2008
  • MicroISV company recommendations Ian Landsman recently posted about five companies he recommends to other microISVs: 1. MakaluMedia 2. BitRock 3. Engine Hosting 4. FreshView 5. EllisLab (For the whys and wherefores, see Ian’s post.) In the same spirt, here’s the top two companies I recommend to microISVs: 1. Godaddy.com – I recommend them for three simple reasons: service, […] 2 responses December 31, 2007
  • Ten 2008 microISV predictions. In the spirit of pundits everywhere, here’s my 10 predictions for 2008 and your microISV. Some you will like. Some you will not. Your customers are going to want more from you. More updates. More tech support. More features. No surprises there, right? But have you taken a look lately at how you plan and […] One response December 27, 2007
  • What to say to your friends still back in the Office. Six Sided Rhinoceros: Corporate IT vs. micro ISV: Being a micro ISV is all about creativity, passion, variety, and independence. You’ll wear more hats than you’ll ever imagine. And it’s a far, far tougher job than working in Corporate America. … To all my friends in Corporate IT, I miss you and best of luck […] No responses December 27, 2007