Wednesday, October 29, 2008

How much for a web site?

The article addresses the issue of development cost from the developer's perspective, but can also be read in reverse to understand cost from the buyer's perspective:

How much should you charge for a web site?

From the article:
    Tom said he was a university student and has been building websites for people lately. He says that he does it on his own time so it doesn’t cost him anything, so he has no idea what to charge.

The Kurt Cobain startup

"Kurt Cobain can definitely teach us things about starting our own business, whether big or small":

The Kurt Cobain Guide to Startup Success

Monday, October 27, 2008

An example of a failure

6 reasons why my VC funded startup did fail

From the article:
    We’ve got quite some money as a seed investment from a VC and were quite happy and successfully developing our application. We did show it to many users and received very favorable feedback from big companies. Why did the startup fail and I’m no millionaire?

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Why to Start a Startup in a Bad Economy

Why to Start a Startup in a Bad Economy

From the article:
    The economic situation is apparently so grim that some experts fear we may be in for a stretch as bad as the mid seventies.

    When Microsoft and Apple were founded.

    As those examples suggest, a recession may not be such a bad time to start a startup. I'm not claiming it's a particularly good time either. The truth is more boring: the state of the economy doesn't matter much either way.

Sunday, October 12, 2008

Getting bought out by Google

Selling your business to Google

From the article:
    It's every small business owners dream to be bought by Google. The good news is that they are buyers and they have plenty cash.

    We are all familiar with the high profile large deals like its acquisition of Youtube for $1.65 billion but there are plenty of small, low profile purchases too.

    There are 7 criteria you need to consider...

Wednesday, October 08, 2008

How to get rich

How to get rich by Mark Cuban

Monday, October 06, 2008

If you use WordPress...

...there are thousands of plugins available. Here's a short list of 11 that are handy. It might also remind you to look for others:

11 top wordpress plugins

See also:

4 WordPress Tips for Surviving Slashdot, Digg, Reddit or StumbleUpon