Tag: business

From Business Guy to Programmer

Spencer Fry — From Business Guy to Programmer. This article was nice to read this morning. It got me thinking about what it’s like to be the business guy and the programmer. Before starting Iron to Iron I had the job title of Development Director. Essentially that meant I more-or-less managed the development direction of […]

Posted: April 13, 2012

Dear “Landlord”

Dear "Landlord" – raganwald's posterous. Everyone is buying everyone. The latest is Twitter buying Posterous. This juxtaposition is fantastic. The world of ‘free’ is a scary one. I see a number of sides to this story, this circumstance. There are two factors involved, the company and the user. Companies will continue down this trend of […]

Posted: March 15, 2012

Open Sourcers Drop Software Religion for Common Sense

Open Sourcers Drop Software Religion for Common Sense | Wired Enterprise | Wired.com. If you work with open source software at all, it’s really important to understand both the license of both the software you’re using in addition to the license of the software you’re writing. These details often go overlooked under the umbrella thought […]

Posted: March 14, 2012

WordPress 3 for Business Bloggers Book Review & Giveaway

I’ve been playing catch-up on the stack of books I’ve been meaning to read, and I’ve just completed reading WordPress 3 for Business Bloggers by Paul Thewlis. It might not seem like a title that would jump off the shelf for you or I, but I was intrigued by the title for the sake of my clients.

Posted: February 20, 2012

Starting Over | Get Real | Jason Fried

Starting Over | Get Real | Jason Fried | Inc.com. Basecamp is getting rebuilt. From scratch. This is music to my ears even though I don’t use the software. 37signals is a bar in our industry. They know their stuff and it’s inspiring to see what they do and read what they write. They’re progressive […]

Posted: January 24, 2012

Stop whining and start hiring remote workers

Stop whining and start hiring remote workers – (37signals). I don’t often link to 37signals svn posts. It’s not because I don’t agree with them, it’s because they take off like wildfire. This one is no exception, but the take home message is short and sweet. The world is smaller than it’s ever been, even […]

Posted: December 31, 2011

Iron to Iron – One Year Later

At the risk of starting out on a completely abstract note I’ll go ahead and say that I literally have no idea where the past year went. Tomorrow marks the first anniversary of Iron to Iron. I’d like to talk about that year. The ups, the downs, the people involved, the projects, the knowledge gained, and our plans for the future.

Posted: October 31, 2011

The Four Hour Workweek Book Review and Giveaway

The Four Hour Workweek by Timothy Ferriss is an inside look at becoming one of the New Rich by changing the way you live your life. Here is my review of the book.

Posted: August 03, 2009

Being a Starving Graphic Artist Sucks Book Review

I think Being a Starving Graphic Artist Sucks by Jeremy Tuber is a fantastic resource for both new as well as seasoned graphic artists. There are many lessons taught which can really save you from having to learn them the hard way; which can be devastating to a new freelancer and his or her career.

Posted: February 04, 2008