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CA New Business Startup Guide by Mark Sheffield

I came across a very good New Business Startup Guide by Mark Sheffield at Abbot Stringham and Lynch. There are great chapters on "Registering with Regulatory Agencies", "Setting up Operations" and "Running Your Business" written for firms that rely primarily on revenue not outside investment to get started. It's available as a free 50 page PDF at

Ever wish you had an app to see what attendees around the table were working on?

We are trying an experiment at the Minneapolis Bootstrapper Breakfast with a mobile app to facilitate introductions and view profiles of the attendees sitting around the table. The app has been developed by Richard Perry of iConnexUS, a regular attendee at the breakfast. Kevin Spreng, the moderator for the Minneapolis breakfasts was interested

Vote for your favourite business card printer

As of June 2011,Vistaprint followed by got the most votes for business card printers. Take the new poll and give your recommendations on business card printers. More polls

Favorite User Feedback Tools

Whether you want to get feedback on site design customer satisfaction purchasing decisions configuration options There are many tools available to automate the collection and reporting.  Do you have any that you recommend? And any tips for how you used them. See what else our members recommend More polls


At you will find independent comparatives of Anti-Virus software. Here is how our members vote for anti-virus software. More polls

Webmaster tools

Below are some of bootstrappers favorite tools for building, managing and maintaining our websites. More polls