You’re going to start a business. You’ve done the research. You’ve got a concept. You’ve been reading about this stuff for months. Maybe you’ve even decided on a programming language and framework or a hosting solution. But design. What about design? Last time you bought a design template, the results were, to put it nicely, [...]Read more.
Writing and editing are done. The Bootstrapping Design eBook will be available in a few short weeks. I’m releasing it as a “beta” edition at a temporarily discounted price. More details soon. For now, here is a free excerpt and the full chapter list. The Excerpt To get you through the next few weeks, check [...]Read more.
Today I am announcing my next project, Bootstrapping Design. It’s a design eBook for founders of software businesses. Employing design can be a major challenge while bootstrapping a startup, especially for technical founders. Some turn to templates or even crowdsourcing and risk the varied results, but for many, quality design is unaffordable. Designers are expensive, [...]Read more.
After my 15 minutes in the spotlight, I was fortunate enough to speak with a handful of experienced and successful founders. I’ve condensed what I learned down to a few important points I haven’t seen mentioned elsewhere. This knowledge is nothing new for experienced entrepreneurs, but those of us just getting started don’t see this [...]Read more.
The post last week received way more traffic and attention than I could have expected. I’m immensely grateful for all the discussion, kind words, and introductions that have come from it. Rather than let it end unresolved, I’d like to provide a conclusion to and summary of recent events. In the aftermath I’ve spoken personally [...]Read more.
Welcome. I’m kicking off my new blog with this post about the demise of my labor of love for over a year, Knack. (Boring back story: I quit a full time job I loved when a freelance opportunity fell into my lap. It was my chance to strike out on my own. Building a web [...]Read more.