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!
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, […]
As I’ve mentioned before, my current study focus is marketing. Marketing naturally drags along with it a penumbra of related topics, including business models and work on personal focus and productivity. When I’m studying a new topic, where I don’t even have a lay of the land, the first phase of my research typically takes […]
If you occupy the same technocratic sphere I do, you know what a “side hustle” is. In fact, there’s a good chance you either have one, or feel like you ought to have one.
A correspondent asked: If you don’t mind me asking, what advice would you give to a 28 year-old Avdi? My response, for what it’s worth: I think about this kind of question a lot. I think that at 28, which is only 8 years ago, my rough trajectory had already been set. I’m happy with […]