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 firstname.lastname@example.org with the word digest in the subject.)
News and Announcements
- Gavin Bowman of Antair Games has launched a contest where you get to devour the losers: The Great Indie Bake Off 2008. The rules are simple: bake a dessert inspired by your game or app, post a photo of it and let Gavin know. (via email)
- Torsten Uhlmann of Agynmix has launched Simidude, a cross platform drag and drop utility. with Simidude, you click and drag files, folders, urls, etc. between boxes regardless of OS. Very cool. (Via BOS)
- Stephen Lombardo of Zetetic has released a major update to his product, Tempo Time Tracking service. Simple time tracking, powerful reporting and an iPhone interface. (via email)
- I and Pat Foley released Startup Success Podcast Show #9 yesterday, wrapping up our three part interview with none other than Joel Spolsky. We’re making plans for 2009: what do you want more or less of?
Relevant Blog Posts, Videos and Articles
- What’s a interesting iPhone app worth? $70,000. Where To iPhone app sells for $70,000 in the Los Angeles Times
Further (mostly relevant) Reading
- David Allen’s long awaited new book, “Making It All Work: Winning at the Game of Work and Business of Life” comes out in the states Dec. 30. If you’ve got a better way of being productive than Getting Things Done, let me know. Otherwise, this book is definitely for you. I’ll be posting a review here once I digest (ahem) it and get a head start on everybody else.