Recently, I had a conversation with a customer over a bit of functionality they wanted in the software they purchased. Specifically, this customer wanted to monitor their server for changes. I was told it was for “Change management”. Me: “What kind of changes do you want to monitor for?” Customer: “All changes. We just want…

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I think that one of the more interesting facets of a software company is that what people are buying and what they are paying for aren’t remotely the same thing. If you run a software company, or at least work for one, then you’re peripherally aware of the fact that your company writes code, builds…

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If you’re not familiar with the term “Micropreneur”, you’ll likely hear a bit more about it in the coming months. To give you a really short description, a Micropreneur is basically the owner/founder of a Micro-ISV. Ah yes, another acronym to explain. A Micro-ISV is a small, independent software vendor. That’s basically a term that…

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It’s a few hours late, but here’s my final notice on this blog for a new episode of the “Startups for the Rest of Us” podcast. Episode 3: The Biggest Roadblocks to Your Success Unless we do something really cool there, you’re not going to hear about it again. As a side note, I fully…

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The second episode of our free podcast named “Startups for the Rest of Us” that Rob Walling and I created is live at our podcast website. This episode is titled “Stupid Reasons to Start a Software Company”. You can either listen to it in your browser or download the MP3 and a full written transcript…

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Fellow blogger Rob Walling and I were featured on the .NET Rocks podcast yesterday. You can check out the interview here. We’ve been featured on a few other podcasts for the Micropreneur Academy that we put together last year. When I get a chance, I’ll post the links to those podcast interviews.

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This morning, I made several changes to the server that runs my blog and will continue to make tweaks over the next week or two. Essentially I’m transitioning everything to slowly use the singlefounder.com domain instead of miketaber.net, which is probably what you are used to seeing. Interestingly enough, my Google Page Rank is going…

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Today I did of an overhaul on my blog, giving it a facelift and a new theme. I’ll continue working on it over the next week or so. I’ve got a lot of other changes to make before I’m done, but should be finished by the end of the weekend. I expect to fix some…

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For anyone out there who is a Podcast fan, I was featured on a recent episode of the Startup Success Podcast with Rob Walling talking about the Micropreneur Academy. It’s one of several Podcasts I’ve been featured on with Rob over the past several weeks. I’ll highlight this and all of my other appearances on…

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