Everyone wants to have a chance to invest in the next Google, Facebook, or Coinbase. The success stories of these billion-dollar companies that we see in the media are driving more and more personal investors (I am talking about working middle-class folks – not professional fund managers) to place bets (startups investments) via various crowdsourcing…Continue readingIPOs vs Startup Investments for Middle-Class Folks
Code is the essence of every software product. But clients don’t buy code. All the clients actually want is a solution for their problem. Every developer and tester from the team adds their brick to the product. But, all their effort can be wasted if a clear objective is not defined and communicated. Defining the…Continue readingWhat does a Product Manager do?
Every time you feel stuck or you’re getting started working on a big project ask yourself this: What’s the next action? That’s all you need. Once you have a clear answer to this question focus on accomplishing that action and put everything else on hold. Of course, deciding the next action is much more complex,…Continue readingWhat’s the NEXT action?
Advanced Installer is the product our team has been working for over 15 years. This article talks about how I built our first marketing team, in 2019. Enjoy 😉 As a developer, you invest months, if not years, in turning an idea into a reality. When the time to launch comes, you expect the customers’…Continue readingHow I Built Our Marketing Team, 15 Years After Launching
Writing technical content: articles, user docs. A task dreaded by so many people, especially those building software products. It’s easy to forget that the docs are just as important as your code. Good documentation can mean the difference between average and great products. For some years now, I have been involved in creating content for…Continue readingGood technical writer – Bad technical writer
How do I fill in and sign a document in 3 simple steps? 1) Convert that document to PDF format. If the document is not already a PDF you can save it as a PDF as follows. For Word documents. Files -> Save As -> This PC -> select file type and give it a…Continue readingHow to Electronically Sign a PDF for Free
Remote work is getting mainstream amid the coronavirus pandemic. If you haven’t been working remotely until now here are some tips that I try to apply, hopefully it will help you adapt easier. I will try to keep this simple and not go into hardcore practices from famous remote teams. Their practices are very good,…Continue readingTips for remote work
Entrepreneurs often think of their startup as their “baby”. I think a better analogy would be an “egg”. It’s extremely fragile, concentrated, it contains all the DNA that will define the foundation of the future (grown-up) company and you don’t know what it will look like until it hatches. How to Find Product Ideas I…Continue readingMaking Something People Want
The internet and the software running over it has redefined our global borders, especially from a business standpoint. Globalization gets a new meaning when we talk about internet businesses. All of a sudden the entire world opens up as a potential customer, competitor or employer.Continue readingF11 – Step Into
Continuous learning and exercising are among the most important things from my daily routine outside work, after family of course. I’ve tried many combinations to find the best time for learning and exercising while keeping a balance on my leisure and family time. I published this full story on Medium, before launching this blog: https://medium.com/@BogdanMitrache/finding-the-best-time-to-learn-and-exercise-827bf8290057Continue readingFinding the best time to learn and exercise