Archive for the 'Links' Category

You Can’t Please Everyone

Friday, March 18th, 2011

Some of my Twitter friends are buzzing about Alex Payne’s arguments on what constitutes a respectable entrepreneurial pursuit. In case you want to catch up on the pre-reading, it starts with a post by Justin Vincent, basically promoting the idea that indie “mom-n-pop” businesses are a reasonable alternative to massive, venture-funded pursuits. Payne responded with […]

Venture Capital’s Biggest Fear

Tuesday, March 1st, 2011

I enjoy running my own business. One of the things I find most interesting is learning about business mechanics from a completely hands-on perspective. While I would not classify my education as nearly complete, in the several years I’ve run Red Sweater I have a learned a few objective truths about all businesses, and many […]

What Is Blogging?

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

In response to my comment on Twitter about wanting to commission a good entry-level web site for aspiring bloggers, Ian Beck experiments with nailing down exactly what blogging is. Obviously, it’s many, many, things. Like chess, you can teach the ground rules to somebody, who then has a practically limitless number of choices about how […]

Voices That Matter Seattle

Friday, February 11th, 2011

My friends at Voices That Matter are putting on another iPhone Developer’s Conference in Seattle, this April 9-10. I have had a great time speaking and attending these conferences in Boston and Philadelphia. I won’t be able to attend, because the travel would be a bit hard for me coming right on the heels of […]