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How regular exercise helps me grow my business

How regular exercise helps me grow my business

I am sure we all agree that regular exercise is important for our health and general well-being. So I won’t bore you with the generic, well-known reasons to exercise. Instead I will give a few examples of how my exercise schedule is helping me grow my online business. My personal exercise schedule It honestly does not get much simpler than this; Monday to Friday, I run 5 km every morning before...

3 Basic Google Analytics Features every Single Founder Should be Using

Basic Google Analytics Features every Single Founder Should be Using

In this post I’ll cover a couple of basic Google Analytics features every single founder should be using. They’re all part of the basic feature set of GA (Google Analytics) and don’t require deep technical skills or hours to set up. Personally I stayed away from using Google Analytics over the years. It seemed so overwhelming to really get value from it, I simply kept making excuses for why I...

Mistakes I made launching my latest project

Looking back at launching SB Pro at the end of May; I now realize I have made a bunch of obvious mistakes. Admitting to these mistakes and writing them down here will hopefully help others prevent making the same mistakes. At the very least, it will prevent me from making them again! Mistake 1: Setting a fixed launch date This was by far, the biggest mistake I made. I have made the same mistake...

Why developers-turned entrepreneurs struggle with growing their businesses

Why developers-turned entrepreneurs struggle with growing their businesses

When speaking with colleague programmers, it seems the majority of them either have concrete plans to start a (side) business of some sort or the ambition to do so someday. When they finally start working on their big idea, marketing/sales in particular, and overall growth in general, are areas they often struggle with. I know I did, and still do. What gives? Developers are often product people...

Reverse Engineering A Successful Lifestyle Business

Just ran into this amazing article on Toomas about “Reverse Engineering A Successful Lifestyle Business“. It’s an awesome article based on the author’s findings going over experiences from successful lifestyle business founders over at Indie Hackers. Everyone thinking about starting a (lifestyle) business should definitely read this!

Self hosted DIY website builder for digital agencies

It’s been in the making for quite some time; but SB Pro is now finally here! After officially launching the end of May, we have a seen a steady flow of new customers looking to launch their very own website builder platform. Who is it for? Our typical customers are small to medium sized digital agencies, mostly focussing on web design and web development. We are seeing that a growing number...

SiteBuilder Pro officially on it’s way!

SiteBuilder Pro is coming in Q1 2017! More then two years after releasing our very first site builder product (HTML Builder) we have finally been able to fully commit to developing a Pro version of our popular SiteBuilder product. Ever since we initially launched SiteBuilder, we have had plans for a Pro version with several additional features allowing license holders to use SiteBuilder as a turn...

HTML Builder 2.2

We’re proud to have released the latest version of our HTML Builde! We have finally been able to implement a couple popular requests: No more modes – no more switching between block, content and detail modes! From now on, you click and get your business done! Inline content editing – we got rid of the, somewhat annoying, content editor inside a modal window and implement an...

Anyone wants a ticket to MicroConf Europe (Barcelona in August)?

I was super excited to finally be able to attend my first MicroConf Europe when I was able to purchase a ticket just two days after the early bird sales started. Unfortunately, due to personal circumstances, there’s a large chance I will not be able to make it to the conference after all 🙁 If anyone is interested in taking the ticket off my hands, please feel free to get in touch (either...

A word in favour of static HTML over CMS sites

For the better part of the past decade, Content Management Systems such as WordPress, Joomla and Drupal have been the modus operandi for web designers and developers when building a web site. Need as site? Hop over to wordpress.org, grab the latest version, download, upload to server, run install and voila! A working web site you have… The number of high quality themes, either free or paid...

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