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Author: Avdi Grimm

The daunting economics of cheap services

Reader Rob asks: One thing stuck out to me reading this, and I was wondering if you’d be willing to elaborate on it further: “The trouble is, the economics of selling a service for less than $10/month are damn near prohibitive.” Would you mind explaining how you came to this conclusion? Thanks!

Software Entrepreneurs: Stop looking for itches to scratch

On probably half a dozen different occasions some aspiring entrepreneur has asked me: Would you be interested in a hosted solution for selling screencasts? In most cases, the promised solution never goes beyond talk. In a few cases I’ve been sent invitations to beta test. In all cases, a successful business has failed to materialize, […]

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