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Reflections on a Cancelled Collaborative Project

Kyle Newsome

This past April I cancelled a collaborative project I had been working on with another developer since last November. I wanted to write a little bit about the project and what happened that led to this decision in an effort to continuously improve what I do. This is my post-mortem.

Postcard is coming to The App Store February 19th

Kyle Newsome

I’m thrilled to announce today that Postcard will be available on iOS worldwide on February 19th. It has come a long way since the idea first started forming just over a year ago but I’m incredibly happy with final result. A huge thanks to everyone who encouraged me and helped me test and improve Postcard to where it is today.

App Rewards Club Version 2.0 & A year in review

Kyle Newsome

I originally wrote this on the App Rewards Club Blog Site. Please visit the site for more information on contacting Ken or I about how we can feature your apps. Version 2.0 – Refining our business model Today Ken and I are proud to announce the launch of App Rewards Club Version 2.0. We decided […]

On Solo Entrepreneurship and Euchre

Kyle Newsome

If you’re a multi-talented individual, others might tell you that you can do it all. Heck, you might very well be telling yourself this too. However, whether you actually should do a venture on your own is a totally different matter. Personally, I struggle with this issue and have ultimately concluded that, no, I shouldn’t be trying to do every aspect of a project by myself.

My New Website and 3 Ways It’s Integrated with Postcard

Kyle Newsome

I’m proud to announce that I’ve finally released a long overdue update for my website. Today I wanted to briefly go over some of the new website functionality that is integrated with Postcard.

What if email had never been standardized?

Kyle Newsome

Bear with me for a moment as we do a quick thought experiment. What if email had never been standardized?  Email-like services have existed as early as the 1960s and it was first suggested that such a type of service should be standardized in 1973. But what might the landscape of email be like in

Announcing Postcard and Why It’s Useful To Indie Developers

Kyle Newsome

This week I’m very proud to announce my upcoming software release, Postcard. Postcard is a private social networking platform for websites that helps owners post content to social networks as well as their websites. My first focus is on supporting WordPress sites but there is possibility in the future to make many other web frameworks compatible. Among

iOS7 Is The Right Time To Raise Prices

Kyle Newsome

his coming fall when Apple releases iOS7 to the general public, it will be a good time for us all to raise our app prices. Well a great opportunity is upon us all and here’s why.

App Rewards Club’s First Report

Kyle Newsome

This morning Ken and I released our first report on the App Rewards Club blog. Inside, we’ve shared aggregate results for 12 apps that switched from paid to free as well as some analysis on Free App A Day. In addition, there’s also other news about our business so far. I hope you enjoy the

App Rewards Club

Kyle Newsome

I’ve been a little bit secretive about what I’ve been working on lately, but with our launch approaching it’s time to let the cat out of the bag and start talking about App Rewards Club.