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<div class="container-fluid">
<center><h1 id="title">Bootstrapping Masterclass</h1></center>
-<center><h2 id="subtitle">Start a software business.</h2></center>
+<center><h2 id="subtitle">An email blog on starting and growing a software business.</h2></center>
<div id="content">
-<p>If you are serious about making money from your software business, read this email blog.</p>
+<h3>If you are serious about making money from your software business, prepare for launch day. Experts show you how to screw up less when starting a software business.</h3>
+<p>You need to know a lot to successfully bootstrap a software business: how to find and validate software ideas, how to find and persuade customers to buy from you, how to price your products, how to market the business, how to work productively, among others.</p>
-<p>You are investing hundreds of hours into starting your software business. Make sure you don't screw up too much and you will profit from your hardwork. You just need to avoid costly mistakes that destroy self-funded businesses - especially when you're starting.</p>
+<p>You can't possibly learn everything from one or two experts. Learning from more experts puts you in a better position to acquire the knowledge and skills you need to succeed. This email blog is inspired and influenced by experts who provide valuable information and resources on how to start and profit from software businesses.</p>
+<center><h2>The Experts Include...</h2></center>
-<p>This email blog provides you with every resource you need to develop your web or mobile app and launch to paying customers. You will learn how to market effectively online, get and keep more customers, and turn your business into something you can be proud of.</p>
+<p><b>Rob Walling</b></p><br>
+<p><b>Patrick McKenzie</b></p><br>
+<p><b>Ian Landsman</b></p><br>
+<p><b>Nathan Barry</b></p><br>
+<p><b>Brian Casel</b></p><br>
+<p><b>Brennan Dunn</b></p>
+<h3>And hundreds of successful bootstrappers.</h3>
+<p>Read this email blog if you want to avoid costly mistakes that destroy self-funded software businesses - especially in the early stages. Learn from the experience of those who started before you and profit from your web or mobile app when you launch.</p>
+
+<p><b>This email blog will help you...</b></p>
+<p><span class="glyphicon glyphicon-ok"></span> Develop a proper mindset for building a self-funded software business.</p>
+<p><span class="glyphicon glyphicon-ok"></span> Apply the market-first and content-first approaches to starting a software business.</p>
+<p><span class="glyphicon glyphicon-ok"></span> Find and test a market cheaply before you develop your product.</p>
+<p><span class="glyphicon glyphicon-ok"></span> Choose an optimal medium/platform, price and revenue model.</p>
+<p><span class="glyphicon glyphicon-ok"></span> Learn to outsource tasks, the ones that are repetitive or require special skills.</p>
+<p><span class="glyphicon glyphicon-ok"></span> Market effectively online to get and keep high quality customers.</p>
+<p><span class="glyphicon glyphicon-ok"></span> And turn your business into something you and your family can be proud of.</p>
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<b><input class="btn btn-lg btn-warning" type="submit" name="submit" value="Read the email blog for free." data-drip-attribute="sign-up-button" /></b>
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-</form></center><br>
-<p>Not ready to start a software business with me? Read <a href="http://rkcudjoe.com" target="_blank">my non-exclusive blog</a> instead.</p>
+</form></center>
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<center><p>Curated by <a href="http://twitter.com/rkcudjoe" target="_blank">Raymond Cudjoe</a></p></center>
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<title>Bootstrapping Masterclass - Start a software business.</title>
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<meta name="author" content="Raymond Cudjoe">
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