Good times. The Bootstrapped Founder Newsletter has reached 1200 subscribers, the sponsors are still around, and opening rates are still solidly above 50%
Another very important thing happened. I've been writing a book over the last 6 months, and I have finished the first draft of zero to Sold, the book that grew out of my freely available guide to bootstrapping. After doing some copy-editing of my own, I uploaded a preliminary version to Amazon to be published eventually. I also requested an author proof to be printed through their print-on-demand system.
At the same time, I've hired an editor to do some REAL copy-editing. While this will take a few weeks, the author proof has arrived in the mail!
Here is the tweet with a photo of me checking out the proof. The response to this has been resoundingly positive, and I can't wait to make further progress on this.
Here's the plan for Zero to Sold:
Phew. Turns out writing a book about building a business is effectively building a business. Who' have guessed.