Archive for the 'Bootstrapping' Category

Ass Whipping Across America

Central America is delayed. Berlin is on. Flying out from NYC posed the challenge of getting there with in budget. A problem quickly resolved via another serendipitous moment. Today I leave on an an incredible roadtrip of mammoth proportions with Jim of Dub-Corp and the beautiful Meadow Devor. The Debacle Explained from James Whitaker on […]

So you want to Freelance in Thailand?

Sunset Status Update on a Beach in Thailand from Cameron McGrane on Vimeo. With the current economic downturn, Thailand’s political instability and shoulder season approaching the price is right to freelance for a couple of months in Thailand. Here my tips time to freelancing and playing in Thailand Chime in on the Timing The shoulder […]

Some call it a standup wank station. I call it..

innovation on the cheap! With all the focus on internet innovators people forget about the oldest of innovators; the craftsman, tradie, mason, DIY Handyman type individuals who come up with innovations on a daily basis. This video is dedicated to the work of my friend Nathan from Panache Installations who made a custom stand up […]

Be Aware Of The Book

Creative Commons – http://www.flickr.com/photos/florian_b/44227093/ Cash going into your business\muse\micro-enterprise and NOT the library? Here are free books to keep you inspired and skilled up. http://thepiratesdilemma.com/download-the-book/ Here are four books go start your own X, Y and Z http://free-culture.cc/freeculture.pdf Question your deep seeded beliefs on copyright. Now go innovate. http://www.storycenter.org/cookbook.pdf Our society is constructed on stories. […]

Reverse Cold Calling – How I get business asking to stock my product

Yesterday, I received this message from a retailer asking to stock a product I sell purely online. Did it make sense? Probably not. Why? Because the guy had never heard of my business or the products I sell but strangely enough customers kept coming in hassling him for my product. What did this business owner […]

A Simple Landing Page Template Download

Do you require a web page template to help make a landing page to sell a product? Do you have basic understanding of: HTML CSS and Styles If you answered Yes. Feel free to hack this HTML and CSS to suit your own needs. The structure is a 1 column, elastic, header, footer and centered. […]

Prospering on the cheap in San Francisco for location independents

UPDATED July 2009 If you are an independent technologist\artist\media hacker\entrepreneur\etc and want to experience San Francisco and the Bay Area on the ground instead of a one week gig feeling like a tourist. Here are tips to make it happen cheap! Below are recommendations you may find useful: Find your crew. This is so important. […]