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Cost of Bootstrapping a Web application

The Cost of Bootstrapping Your App: The Figures Behind DropSend (part one) RyanC 06 Mar 2006
bet a lot of your are thinking about building your own web app. But how do you get started if you have no idea what it’s going to cost you? How can you budget for the unknown?
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You can also listen to the MP3 and grab the notes, but for those of you who don’t have time to listen to the 45 minute talk, I’m going to summarise here. .....


Real figures behind bootstrapping DROPSEND.
There are thousands of blogs that are trying to become entrepreneurial by providing advice to Enterpreneurs. They all talk theory and nonsense. But what entrepreneurs need is a presentation like this. Real case and an experience of bootstrapping that any budding entrepreneur can emulate and learn from experience. Thanks a ton to Ryan for sharing his eXperiences.

Embrace Your competitors, to win

I was reading 'Embrace your competitors" post on Escape From Cubicle Nation blog, and it reminded me my college days and wonderful memories of those days.
http://www.escapefromcubiclenation.com/get_a_life_blog/2006/03/embrace_your_co.html
"I have come to realize that running into people who are doing what I thought was my life's purpose better than me is a great blessing."

Working with your competitors is the best thing to do, as it not only brings the best in each one of us, it also makes each one of us much better than we can possibly dream of becoming alone.

I used to consistently top the results every year at both elementary school and high school at my school level. But at a state level, I was not anywhere in the top 10%. I thought I did not have the best of resources at my school. I was studying in a government high school in a small village with very limited resources. But other toppers in the list are studying in private schools and mostly from cities. M…

International Women's day

After all these years, I see that I was wrong about Eve in the beginning; it is better to live outside the Garden with her than inside without her. - Mark Twain