The MicroISV Digest for the week ending August 31st, 2009.
(If you have an announcement of interest to your fellow microISV, indies or startups, please email me at email@example.com with the word digest in the subject.)
News and Announcements
- Sven Heimberger, Next Iteration Ges. f. Software Engineering mbH, is looking for feedback on their site and new software, Instant Review for Visual Studio. (via BOS)
- Stack Overflow is more than just programming answers: check out “Developing a software idea into a business” and especially Clay D. Nichols answer. (via BOS)
- [A last minute add] David House, Well Built Software, Llc., has just released a FogBugz iPhone client named Bugztopia. It features multiple account support, automatic filter lists, customizable issue list and all of the action types for issues including resolve, close, email, reply, etc. Available on the AppStore for $4.99 – or email David (firstname.lastname@example.org) and he’ll send you a promo code.
- In show #35 of the Startup Success Podcast Bob and Pat talk with Matt Mickiewicz, founder of 99designs. 99designs is shaking up the graphic arts industry for emerging and established companies. Matt candidly talks about how 99designs is structured, their strategic direction, and how a crowdsourced business works. Matt’s also the cofounder of SitePoint – a leading IT/graphics site.
Relevant Blog Posts, Podcasts, Videos and Articles
- Short and sweet: 10 Tips For Founders
- PING: Using ‘Free’ to Turn a Profit
- An interesting site with interesting experts in marketing, social media, launching products and more: GuruTube.
Further (mostly relevant) Reading
- Does this sound like someone you know? Media multitaskers pay mental price, Stanford study shows.