Last Build Date: Wed, 10 Oct 2012 14:04:13 +0000
Fri, 17 Feb 2012 17:39:47 +0000Easily half the people who contact me about selling their site don’t yet have any meaningful traffic or revenue. They’re very excited about the potential for the site, though, and are sure a buyer will be as well. Unfortunately, they’re wrong. No serious buyer cares about your potential. Potential Means Nothing There are two important […]
Fri, 20 Jan 2012 16:29:46 +0000Over the past several years, I’ve regularly had people come to me with ideas or actual domain names that they want to build out into real businesses. I have two in my Inbox right now. So rather than continue to answer each one one-by-one, I thought it would be helpful to just go ahead and […]
Mon, 12 Sep 2011 15:56:34 +0000Great analysis on pricing an iPhone/iPad app that’s relevant to whatever you’re pricing: “Why Instapaper Free is taking an extended vacation” (Instapaper is a phenomenal app, by the way. Easily one of my top 5 favorites on the iPad.)
Fri, 19 Aug 2011 19:15:09 +0000$79 for a logo sounds pretty great, especially when there are so many great options to choose from, but that logo is stolen and could cost you way more than $79.
Fri, 15 Jul 2011 20:16:17 +0000Earlier this week, Scott Krager tweeted: Getting health insurance for a small company is nearly impossible. Having been on my own for over six years now, I’ve definitely had to deal with that. It’s not something that I’ve ever seen anyone blog about, though, so I thought I’d weigh in with what’s been working for […]
Tue, 03 May 2011 18:04:08 +0000Over the past 2.5 years, I’ve posted lots of different ideas for making $100/day. If you’ve been following me for long, though, you know they can be few and far apart. Because of that, I wanted to let you know about a new source for ideas that’s actually an old source. Toby Clements has taken […]
Thu, 03 Mar 2011 14:29:36 +0000If you know what you’re doing, driving traffic to affiliate offers in the dating space pays huge. At the end of the day, though, you haven’t built any enterprise value; you have no equity to cash out. It’s strictly a short-term game. So instead of driving traffic to other companies’ offers, drive traffic to your […]
Thu, 24 Feb 2011 20:21:42 +0000I’m a big fan of companies knowing general information about me so that I can see better ads as I browse the web. I’m going to see ads anyway, might as well be ones that are interesting. I’m also fine with retargeting, the strategy of serving me ads based on a site I’ve been to […]
Tue, 15 Feb 2011 16:20:57 +0000In Saturday’s comic, Dilbert’s girlfriend gives him some great advice: I’m not kidding when I say that it’s almost impossibly difficult.
Mon, 14 Feb 2011 21:57:10 +0000In 2005, I had the choice of having Valentine’s dinner with my bosses and some Google folks out in Mountain View or having it with my wife. I had been thinking about leaving anyway, and that ended up being the push out of the nest I needed. I turned in my notice on January 31 […]