This was my second year attending the Lean Startup Conference. Last year I was an attendee, and this year I was honored to have been selected as a speaker. I’ll admit that having my own dedicated timeslot (at 2:30pm the final day of the conference) meant I was never completely in “learner” mode, in the[…]
Creating a landing page to validate interest in and willingness to pay for your product is an oft-mentioned strategy in the lean startup community.
But landing page development can be an easy way to generate excitement and shared vision with an internal team as well.
I have been a fan of Joshua Porter and his writings over at the Bokardo Blog for quite awhile. When he announced that he’d written a book, Designing for the Social Web, I knew I wanted to read it. It’s taken me a year since its release, but I finally was able to read it,[…]
The iPhone is being applauded as a game-changer, fundamentally changing how people access the (mobile) web. As of January 2009, 0.59% of all web traffic is being accessed via the iPhone and the iPod Touch (up from 0.36% in September 2008). As this number continues to rise, it’s clear that user expectations will result in[…]
A few weeks ago, I decided to rebrand and refocus my blog. As I debated on overall site organization and a name, I also decided I wanted a strong visual identity. I heard about crowdSPRING, a “creative marketplace” where buyers submit creative projects and Creatives submit actual designs. I was intrigued with the model for[…]