Bootstrapped

Bootstrapped, Episode 29, “There’s always one more year”

Episode Summary

[Download episode 29](http://www.buzzsprout.com/15622/139599-bootstrapped-episode-29-there-s-always-one-more-year.mp3 "Bootstrapped.fm episode 29"), in which we talk about school lunches, fast food, Ludum Dare, game development, Minecraft, Userscape's new employee, taking a vacation, 2013 year in review, amount of revenue to have before hiring full-time, the first two years of running a software consultancy, being too open about your employee information, Laracon 2014, and running an online retail shop. [Gavin Bowman](https://twitter.com/gavinbowman "Gavin Bowman") of [Retro Dreamer](http://retrodreamer.com/ "Retro Dreamer") [What Now Podcast](http://www.whatnowpodcast.com/ "What Now Podcast") [Bootstrapped.fm episode on movies for programmers](http://bootstrapped.fm/bootstrapped-episode-5-lets-all-go-to-the-movies/ "Bootstrapped.fm episode on movies for programmers") [Ludum Dare](http://www.ludumdare.com/ "Ludum Dare") [Notch](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Markus_Persson "Notch") live-coding for Ludum Dare 28, [part 1](http://www.twitch.tv/notch/b/487318324 "Notch live coding for Ludum Dare 28 - Part 1"), [part 2](http://www.twitch.tv/notch/b/487389402 "Notch live coding for Ludum Dare 28 - Part 2"), [part 3](http://www.twitch.tv/notch/b/487451713 "Notch live coding for Ludum Dare 28 - Part 3"), [part 4](http://www.twitch.tv/notch/b/487621698 "Notch live coding for Ludum Dare 28 - Part 4"). [The Story of Minecraft](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ySRgVo1X_18 "The story of Minecraft - documentary") - documentary [Chris Fidao (@fideloper)](https://twitter.com/fideloper "Chris Fidao") [2013 year in review](http://discuss.bootstrapped.fm/t/2013-year-in-review/843 "2013 Year in Review - Forum Thread") - forum thread [Lessons Learned: The First Two Years of Running a Consultancy](http://reefpoints.dockyard.com/2013/12/22/lessons-learned-two-years-of-running-a-dockyard.html "Lessons Learned: The First Two Years of Running a Consultancy") [Open salaries at Buffer](http://open.bufferapp.com/introducing-open-salaries-at-buffer-including-our-transparent-formula-and-all-individual-salaries/ "Open salaries at Buffer") [Laracon 2014 in NYC](http://conference.laravel.com/ "Laracon 2014 in NYC") [Selling an e-commerce store]( http://www.ecommercefuel.com/selling-an-ecommerce-store/ "Selling an e-commerce store."), with a [follow-up](http://www.ecommercefuel.com/store-sale-follow-up/ "Follow-up to selling an e-commerce store.") [Discuss this episode in our Bootstrapper forums](http://discuss.bootstrapped.fm/t/bootstrapped-fm-episode-29-theres-always-one-more-year/869 "Discuss episode 29 in the Boostrapper forums")

Episode Notes

Download episode 29, in which we talk about school lunches, fast food, Ludum Dare, game development, Minecraft, Userscape’s new employee, taking a vacation, 2013 year in review, amount of revenue to have before hiring full-time, the first two years of running a software consultancy, being too open about your employee information, Laracon 2014, and running an online retail shop.

 

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