By Rob Walling Published March 9, 2011 12:01 p.m.
“Single founders creating products for niche markets are known by another name: micropreneurs.
Micropreneurs may write software. They might design themes for a blogging platform. They may produce exquisite wedding invitations, or how-to books. Micropreneurs are agile, inspired, independent, knowledge seekers who can't live with the 9-to-5 status quo.
If this resonates with you, read on. This manifesto attempts to distill the key points you'll need as you begin your micropreneur journey. I learned every one of them the hard way.”
About Rob Walling | Rob Walling is a serial micropreneur who recently published his first book, Start Small, Stay Small: A Developer’s Guide to Launching a Startup. He blogs to a sizeable audience of web entrepreneurs at SoftwareByRob.com and has been profiled in Inc.com, Entrepreneur.com, and Investor’s Business Daily.
Rob spend his days managing his portfolio of niche software products and websites, and mentoring developers and designers looking to launch their own single founder ventures. Rob lives in Fresno, CA and can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org://www.softwarebyrob.com/