Posts in this section go back to 2000. Mostly web, and web business related.
The new UK VAT rules potentially catch micro-businesses that are not registered for VAT. Any unregistered freelancer who also sells an ebook or licensed software needs to take a look at this right now.
I’m launching a new site including a fixed price technical editing service for ebook authors and self-publishers.
The problem we have with marketing Perch is that at the core of Perch is simplicity. In this post I write about why that is important, but why it presents us with a constant marketing challenge.
Some thoughts on ways I use Tweets as “social proof” that people find our product, and presentations that I do, valuable.
I sometimes wonder if all of these “free” products and services people get to use has skewed all of our understanding of how the product/customer relationship works when applied to businesses that do not have funding.
I’ve created a little site to host my CSS Grid Layout examples, in order to share the things I am learning about the specification.
Thinking about how many of us in the bootstrapping community rely on gut feelings rather than data when making major decisions.
The lengthy tale about what happened when I took my iMac into an Apple Store so they could swap my video card under a replacement program.
With support for the latest version of the CSS Grid Layout spec in Chrome, I thought it a good time to revisit how my favourite CSS module is getting along.
In this post I’ll explain how I have learned to become better at estimating the time things will take me, and how I stay on track.
How I organize my life and various work projects using Getting Things Done and OmniFocus 2.
A video of my presentation, We’re Not “Doing a Startup” from UIKonf in Berlin.
A short list of my favourite email newsletters for bootstrappers and micro-entrepreneurs – everything from devops to marketing.
We think and talk a lot about failure, but very rarely do we discuss what happens if our ideas really take off. Are we building a business that we want to be a success?
Inspired by the Happy Monday podcast, some thoughts on making the slow transition between client work and product business.