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Archive for January 2009

Show #13: Nick Hodges

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In our 13th show, I interview Delphi Product Manager Nick Hodges on the future of the Delphi programming framework, how its new corporate owners are treating it and get answers to listener questions about Delphi.

I offer a startup tip: How 2009 is going to be the year you (yes you!) create video as easily as you email customers, Pat’s tip this week is don’t forget about Visual C++ for native code applications and Pat has two good email tools for startups using Windows.

Download Show #13 here: StartupSuccess013.mp3 Or if you prefer, Subscribe to the podcast in Apple iTunes.

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Bob Walsh is on twitter at http://twitter.com/bobwalsh or you can email him at bob.walsh@47hats.com.
Patrick Foley is on twitter at http://twitter.com/patrickfoley or you can email him at patrick.foley@microsoft.com

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Written by Bob Walsh, Developer & Content Marketing Consultant

January 31, 2009 at 1:07 pm

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Show #12: Richard White

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In our 12th show, I interview Richard White, the founder of UserVoice.com. UserVoice is a web app redefining and disrupting customer feedback and is wildly popular on numerous startup sites and web apps. Richard shares how the ideas behind UserVoice, how he got attention for his fledgling startup, what he’s doing to monetize, insights on getting people to join your game and more.

I offer a video tip, Pat’s got a tip on getting your hands on a the code of fullblown Windows Azure app and I look at a tool for startups you need to bookmark: browsershots.

Download Show #12 here: StartupSuccess012.mp3 Or if you prefer, Subscribe to the podcast in Apple iTunes.

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Bob Walsh is on twitter at http://twitter.com/bobwalsh or you can email him at bob.walsh@47hats.com.
Patrick Foley is on twitter at http://twitter.com/patrickfoley or you can email him at patrick.foley@microsoft.com

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Written by Bob Walsh, Developer & Content Marketing Consultant

January 22, 2009 at 6:35 pm

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Show #11: Brandon Zuener

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In our 11th show, we interview Brandon Zuener – A managing partner at Venture51, A venture-launch firm specializing in launching early-stage tech startups.

A longtime industry player, Brandon’s firm both puts together startup funding deals (2 will launch this month) and also provides a range of services to help startups get what they need to launch.

In addition to Pat and I interviewing Brandon, I examine Amy Hoy’s idea great idea of how to get her startup, freckle time tracking, more attention and plead for an Adobe Flex/Air Evangelist to come on the show, Pat talks about finding an idea for a product and our Tool for Startups this week is Shrink the Web.

Download Show #11 here: StartupSuccess011.mp3 Or if you prefer, Subscribe to the podcast in Apple iTunes.

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Bob Walsh is on twitter at http://twitter.com/bobwalsh or you can email him at bob.walsh@47hats.com.
Patrick Foley is on twitter at http://twitter.com/patrickfoley or you can email him at patrick.foley@microsoft.com

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Written by Bob Walsh, Developer & Content Marketing Consultant

January 14, 2009 at 3:59 pm

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Sorry, no show this week but definitely back next week.

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Sorry all, no show this week, but we will definitely be back next week. Thanks for your patience, sometimes these things happen.
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Written by Bob Walsh, Developer & Content Marketing Consultant

January 8, 2009 at 4:19 pm

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Show #10: Scott Hanselman

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In our 10th show, we interview Scott Hanselman – master .NET programmer, noted podcaster, Microsoft Senior Program Manager and now, web startup.

In addition to interviewing Scott, Pat and I kick 2008 to the curb and offer up a few 2009 predictions, I’ve got a set of tips for getting your startup ready for the new shiny year, Pat talks about Facebook and why we decided to use a FB page as our social media hub, and we launch our Facebook Startup Success Podcast page so you can suggest/improve questions for our interviewees, recommend who we should interview and keep in the loop.

Download Show #10 here: StartupSuccess010.mp3 Or if you prefer, Subscribe to the podcast in Apple iTunes.

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We’re now storing the podcasts on Amazon S3 – that should reduce issues and decrease download time. Let us know what you think and how it sounds.

Bob Walsh is on twitter at http://twitter.com/bobwalsh or you can email him at bob.walsh@47hats.com.
Patrick Foley is on twitter at http://twitter.com/patrickfoley or you can email him at patrick.foley@microsoft.com

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Written by Bob Walsh, Developer & Content Marketing Consultant

January 1, 2009 at 7:33 pm