Hyperlocal Post-Mortem: Lessons Learned From InJersey. Fantastic pragmatic takeaways from Ted Mann. Highlights: local advertisers don’t like self-serve, build your site cheaply, and make it ridiculously easy for contributors to publish (e.g. don’t have them email posts to editors, and then require the editor to copy/paste, edit, and then publish).
Learning how to learn. Scope out a project and just start.
Readme Driven Development. Write your Readme first.
The following are WordPress plugins I find myself using and recommending regularly. In the interest of making this available to everyone, here’s the full list: WordPress.com Custom CSS – Use your own CSS to tweak your website without modifying your theme’s files. Includes a revision… Continue reading →
Startups: Not for the faint of heart. Pro consulting on the side until your bootstrap revenues are sufficient.
Startup vs. Company. Spencer Fry: “Startups are easy. Companies are hard.” I feel this way too.
Travel Without Baggage. Strategies for the ultra-minimalist.
How To Pick the Right Clients. Opinions from Mike Monteiro at Mule Design.
A successful Git branching model. Steal this methodology.