Show #35: Matt Mickiewicz of 99designs
This week Bob and Pat talk with Matt Mickiewicz, founder of 99designs. 99designs is shaking up the graphic arts industry for emerging and established companies. Matt candidly talks about how 99designs is structured, their strategic direction, and how a crowdsourced business works. Matt’s also the cofounder of SitePoint – a leading IT/graphics site.
Bob talks about why you don’t want to make the mistake he did, and Pat points to how to turn your PC into a multi-os platform and getting your product ready for Windows 7.
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URLs mentioned in this episode of the Startup Success Podcast:
- Dual Boot from VHD Using Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2.
- Your wrists hurt, you must be a programmer.
- Programming Your Hands.
- Typing Injuries Frequently Asked Questions — Answered.
- A Diagram of what your Workstation should Look Like.
- How do I know if have RSI or carpal tunnel?.
- Tips on crowdsourcing a project.
- SitePoint’s upcoming book – Host Your Website on the Cloud: Amazon EC2 Made Easy. Pre-order on Amazon, comes out in October.
- Front Runner.
- The Windows 7 Software Logo Program.