In the last three recoveries, however, America’s economic engine has emitted sounds we’d never heard before. The 1990 recovery took 15 months, not the typical six, to reach the prerecession peaks of economic performance. After the 2001 recession, it took 39 months to get out… Continue reading →
Today I’m hanging out at Tiny Startup Camp, an uniquely Portland event. If Portland is the place young people go to retire, this is how they get paid. Jason Glaspey of Paleo Plan, and formerly Bacn, is kicking things off.
Doubling SaaS Revenue By Changing The Pricing Model. “Most customers do not care about price… those that do are disproportionately terrible customers.”
Did Elizabeth bring your Pinot Gris within three minutes of the time you ordered it? Were your appetizers delivered within seven minutes, entrées within ten, desserts within seven? Were these plates described at the table before they were set in front of you? Were napkins… Continue reading →
I like to think of funded startups vs. bootstrapped web sites like the split between signed and unsigned bands. Think about what a band has to do if they sign with a major label. They write music, perform/record it, and play it. Now think about… Continue reading →
When I look around the world, the businesses that dominate don’t seem to be the ones that formed around process as a rallying cry. Rather, they adapted processes to bolster world-changing, market-creating ideas. The world doesn’t need a lean startup, or a developed customer, or… Continue reading →
Readability’s new service. Boom, move over Kachingle. If anything can get micropayments going, this would be it.
I’m moving to Brooklyn at the end of the month, more on that later, and need to unload the bulky household items I’ve accumulated over the past few years. These include: TEAC stereo, 125 watt KLH subwoofer, two bookshelf speakers, and four floor speakers Matching… Continue reading →
“Those in the print media who dismiss writing online because of its low average quality are missing an important point: no one reads the average blog. In the old world of channels it meant something to talk about average quality because that’s what everyone was… Continue reading →