<![CDATA[Articles]]> https://justinjackson.ca Fri, 11 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0800 en-us Copyright 2019 3600 <![CDATA[Can you change customer behavior?]]> https://justinjackson.ca/customer-behavior https://justinjackson.ca/customer-behavior Fri, 11 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[Why you need a co-founder]]> https://justinjackson.ca/cofounder https://justinjackson.ca/cofounder Sun, 06 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[Cynicism kills progress]]> https://justinjackson.ca/cynical https://justinjackson.ca/cynical Wed, 02 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[2018 year in review]]> https://justinjackson.ca/2018-review https://justinjackson.ca/2018-review Mon, 31 Dec 2018 13:52:00 -0800 <![CDATA[This is hard]]> https://justinjackson.ca/hard https://justinjackson.ca/hard Fri, 21 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[Can you bootstrap a startup on the side?]]> https://justinjackson.ca/bootstrap-side-project https://justinjackson.ca/bootstrap-side-project Sun, 09 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[My secret phone call with Hamish]]> https://justinjackson.ca/hamish https://justinjackson.ca/hamish Fri, 23 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[How I make my money]]> https://justinjackson.ca/money https://justinjackson.ca/money Mon, 19 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[Being a solopreneur has risks]]> https://justinjackson.ca/solorisk https://justinjackson.ca/solorisk Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[Let's talk about startup costs]]> https://justinjackson.ca/costs https://justinjackson.ca/costs Sat, 10 Nov 2018 00:02:00 -0800 <![CDATA[Why geeks should speak]]> https://justinjackson.ca/speak https://justinjackson.ca/speak Fri, 02 Nov 2018 14:31:00 -0700 <![CDATA[How to make a podcast (and submit it to iTunes)]]> https://justinjackson.ca/submit-podcast-itunes https://justinjackson.ca/submit-podcast-itunes Tue, 30 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[I have a new website]]> https://justinjackson.ca/new-website https://justinjackson.ca/new-website Fri, 26 Oct 2018 16:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Do you even want to be "a bootstrapper?"]]> https://justinjackson.ca/goodwork https://justinjackson.ca/goodwork Fri, 28 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Two things that kill bootstrapped companies]]> https://justinjackson.ca/risks https://justinjackson.ca/risks Fri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Unconventional bootstrapping: round 1]]> https://justinjackson.ca/round1 https://justinjackson.ca/round1 Fri, 14 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[The hidden cost of bootstrapping]]> https://justinjackson.ca/cost https://justinjackson.ca/cost Fri, 07 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Is this a good idea?]]> https://justinjackson.ca/goodidea https://justinjackson.ca/goodidea Fri, 24 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Why many products struggle, and only a few succeed]]> https://justinjackson.ca/pentup https://justinjackson.ca/pentup Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Bootstrapper's paradox]]> https://justinjackson.ca/bootstrap-reality https://justinjackson.ca/bootstrap-reality Mon, 23 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Your business isn't about finding a great idea]]> https://justinjackson.ca/who https://justinjackson.ca/who Sat, 21 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Maybe you shouldn't be a solopreneur]]> https://justinjackson.ca/solopreneur https://justinjackson.ca/solopreneur Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Optimize for usage, not just sales]]> https://justinjackson.ca/usage https://justinjackson.ca/usage Fri, 08 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Don't sell to beginners]]> https://justinjackson.ca/beginners https://justinjackson.ca/beginners Sat, 02 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[What would you do differently?]]> https://justinjackson.ca/different https://justinjackson.ca/different Sat, 26 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[When you're building a product, whose opinion should you listen to?]]> https://justinjackson.ca/opinion https://justinjackson.ca/opinion Sat, 21 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Why I'm building a new SaaS in 2018]]> https://justinjackson.ca/new-saas https://justinjackson.ca/new-saas Wed, 07 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[What affects customer motivation?]]> https://justinjackson.ca/motivation https://justinjackson.ca/motivation Fri, 23 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[I spent $30,000 to get product-market fit]]> https://justinjackson.ca/30k https://justinjackson.ca/30k Thu, 08 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[What raves and software have in common]]> https://justinjackson.ca/raves https://justinjackson.ca/raves Tue, 30 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[I've been following you since grade 9]]> https://justinjackson.ca/grade9 https://justinjackson.ca/grade9 Sun, 28 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[2017 year in review]]> https://justinjackson.ca/2017-review https://justinjackson.ca/2017-review Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[Finish the year strong]]> https://justinjackson.ca/december https://justinjackson.ca/december Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[What's on your hard drive?]]> https://justinjackson.ca/hard-drive https://justinjackson.ca/hard-drive Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[How an NBA player ruined my life]]> https://justinjackson.ca/nba-justin-jackson https://justinjackson.ca/nba-justin-jackson Wed, 18 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[I've never done this before]]> https://justinjackson.ca/contest https://justinjackson.ca/contest Thu, 24 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[I'll buy you coffee]]> https://justinjackson.ca/coffee https://justinjackson.ca/coffee Mon, 14 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Why I bought your software]]> https://justinjackson.ca/software-saas-product-marketing https://justinjackson.ca/software-saas-product-marketing Sat, 15 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[What is Jobs to be Done?]]> https://justinjackson.ca/what-is-jobs-to-be-done https://justinjackson.ca/what-is-jobs-to-be-done Tue, 11 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA["People need my product!" (But do they want it?)]]> https://justinjackson.ca/need-want https://justinjackson.ca/need-want Thu, 06 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[How to create a membership website]]> https://justinjackson.ca/membership-website https://justinjackson.ca/membership-website Sat, 17 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Don't stand still]]> https://justinjackson.ca/standstill https://justinjackson.ca/standstill Tue, 02 May 2017 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Adam Wathan's $100k product launch]]> https://justinjackson.ca/adam-wathan-launch https://justinjackson.ca/adam-wathan-launch Mon, 17 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Things to do when Amazon S3 is down]]> https://justinjackson.ca/s3 https://justinjackson.ca/s3 Tue, 28 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[Why most product ideas aren't that good]]> https://justinjackson.ca/ideas https://justinjackson.ca/ideas Sat, 11 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[Watch for mind gremlins]]> https://justinjackson.ca/gremlins https://justinjackson.ca/gremlins Thu, 12 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[Going independent (2016 year in review)]]> https://justinjackson.ca/2016-review https://justinjackson.ca/2016-review Fri, 30 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[The tools I use]]> https://justinjackson.ca/tools2016 https://justinjackson.ca/tools2016 Thu, 22 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[How to surprise people in a digital age]]> https://justinjackson.ca/surprise https://justinjackson.ca/surprise Tue, 20 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[This is what starting small looks like]]> https://justinjackson.ca/rockstar https://justinjackson.ca/rockstar Tue, 13 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[Get out of your creative rut]]> https://justinjackson.ca/rut https://justinjackson.ca/rut Fri, 18 Nov 2016 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[We all want progress]]> https://justinjackson.ca/progress https://justinjackson.ca/progress Thu, 10 Nov 2016 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[Virtual reality could save the planet]]> https://justinjackson.ca/virtualplanet https://justinjackson.ca/virtualplanet Mon, 31 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Hypothesis: Nintendo Switch is a social play]]> https://justinjackson.ca/nintendo-switch https://justinjackson.ca/nintendo-switch Thu, 20 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[I wasted 4 years of my life doing this]]> https://justinjackson.ca/wasted https://justinjackson.ca/wasted Sun, 16 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Who are you stealing from?]]> https://justinjackson.ca/thief https://justinjackson.ca/thief Sat, 01 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Using JTBD to build better products]]> https://justinjackson.ca/jtbd https://justinjackson.ca/jtbd Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Pricing experiment results]]> https://justinjackson.ca/pricing-experiment-results https://justinjackson.ca/pricing-experiment-results Sun, 25 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[What podcasters get wrong about advertising]]> https://justinjackson.ca/podcastads https://justinjackson.ca/podcastads Sat, 24 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[How to make money from your tiny podcast]]> https://justinjackson.ca/tinypodcast https://justinjackson.ca/tinypodcast Sat, 03 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[You can't change the customer's behavior]]> https://justinjackson.ca/change https://justinjackson.ca/change Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[SaaS is ripe for disruption]]> https://justinjackson.ca/saas https://justinjackson.ca/saas Fri, 12 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[The Freedom Ladder]]> https://justinjackson.ca/freedom https://justinjackson.ca/freedom Fri, 12 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[My workplace fantasies]]> https://justinjackson.ca/my-workplace-fantasies https://justinjackson.ca/my-workplace-fantasies Sat, 06 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Publish your ebook as PDF, MOBI, and ePub all at the same time]]> https://justinjackson.ca/ebook https://justinjackson.ca/ebook Wed, 03 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Why I sell before I launch]]> https://justinjackson.ca/preorder https://justinjackson.ca/preorder Mon, 18 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[How I price products]]> https://justinjackson.ca/pricing https://justinjackson.ca/pricing Fri, 15 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[You don't learn until you ship]]> https://justinjackson.ca/shipit https://justinjackson.ca/shipit Sun, 03 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[You want more than product/market fit]]> https://justinjackson.ca/want https://justinjackson.ca/want Wed, 29 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Why we buy from winners]]> https://justinjackson.ca/winners https://justinjackson.ca/winners Tue, 14 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Your secret success fantasy]]> https://justinjackson.ca/your-secret-success-fantasy https://justinjackson.ca/your-secret-success-fantasy Wed, 16 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Put a billion dollars on red]]> https://justinjackson.ca/is-the-money-still-bored https://justinjackson.ca/is-the-money-still-bored Wed, 09 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[Focus on your own shit]]> https://justinjackson.ca/focus-on-your-own-shit https://justinjackson.ca/focus-on-your-own-shit Mon, 29 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[Park your experience]]> https://justinjackson.ca/sit-down-kid https://justinjackson.ca/sit-down-kid Tue, 23 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[Don't swim against the current]]> https://justinjackson.ca/dont-swim-against-the-current https://justinjackson.ca/dont-swim-against-the-current Mon, 22 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[Is the market for self-published books saturated?]]> https://justinjackson.ca/saturated https://justinjackson.ca/saturated Fri, 05 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[Business is like a game of Frogger]]> https://justinjackson.ca/business-is-like-a-game-of-frogger https://justinjackson.ca/business-is-like-a-game-of-frogger Thu, 04 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[Fear of launch]]> https://justinjackson.ca/creative-fear https://justinjackson.ca/creative-fear Thu, 28 Jan 2016 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[You can't split test human experience]]> https://justinjackson.ca/split-human https://justinjackson.ca/split-human Mon, 25 Jan 2016 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[Product traction is like waiting in line at the grocery store]]> https://justinjackson.ca/product-traction-is-like-waiting-in-line-at-the-grocery-store https://justinjackson.ca/product-traction-is-like-waiting-in-line-at-the-grocery-store Fri, 15 Jan 2016 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[Make stuff and be happy (2015 year in review)]]> https://justinjackson.ca/2015-in-review https://justinjackson.ca/2015-in-review Thu, 31 Dec 2015 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[Documentaries you should watch this holiday]]> https://justinjackson.ca/films-2015 https://justinjackson.ca/films-2015 Wed, 23 Dec 2015 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[More stuff, or better stuff?]]> https://justinjackson.ca/more-stuff-or-better-stuff https://justinjackson.ca/more-stuff-or-better-stuff Fri, 18 Dec 2015 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[How to build demand before you launch]]> https://justinjackson.ca/band https://justinjackson.ca/band Sat, 21 Nov 2015 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[You're lucky]]> https://justinjackson.ca/youre-lucky https://justinjackson.ca/youre-lucky Sun, 01 Nov 2015 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[3 things I learned from my book launch]]> https://justinjackson.ca/launch-tactics https://justinjackson.ca/launch-tactics Sat, 17 Oct 2015 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[The last mile]]> https://justinjackson.ca/the-last-mile https://justinjackson.ca/the-last-mile Fri, 25 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Startups should make money]]> https://justinjackson.ca/startups-should-make-money https://justinjackson.ca/startups-should-make-money Wed, 29 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Keep making things]]> https://justinjackson.ca/product-people-persevere https://justinjackson.ca/product-people-persevere Sat, 13 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Ultimate validation]]> https://justinjackson.ca/ultimate-validation https://justinjackson.ca/ultimate-validation Sun, 10 May 2015 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[End of an era]]> https://justinjackson.ca/end-of-an-era https://justinjackson.ca/end-of-an-era Sat, 28 Feb 2015 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[Do people still read blogs?]]> https://justinjackson.ca/blogs https://justinjackson.ca/blogs Mon, 16 Feb 2015 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[No marketing unicorns]]> https://justinjackson.ca/unicorns https://justinjackson.ca/unicorns Sat, 07 Feb 2015 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[Don't follow your heroes]]> https://justinjackson.ca/heroes https://justinjackson.ca/heroes Sat, 17 Jan 2015 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[2014: a year of making stuff]]> https://justinjackson.ca/2014-a-year-of-making-stuff https://justinjackson.ca/2014-a-year-of-making-stuff Tue, 30 Dec 2014 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[Landing page teardown: Serial podcast]]> https://justinjackson.ca/serial https://justinjackson.ca/serial Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[How user growth really works]]> https://justinjackson.ca/growth https://justinjackson.ca/growth Sat, 08 Nov 2014 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[Do I look dumb?]]> https://justinjackson.ca/dumb https://justinjackson.ca/dumb Sun, 02 Nov 2014 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[How to discover the hidden benefits of your product]]> https://justinjackson.ca/hidden https://justinjackson.ca/hidden Sat, 11 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Do things that scare you]]> https://justinjackson.ca/do-things-that-scare-you https://justinjackson.ca/do-things-that-scare-you Sat, 04 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Be careful who you go to for advice]]> https://justinjackson.ca/advice https://justinjackson.ca/advice Thu, 02 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Let’s make some stuff]]> https://justinjackson.ca/makestuff https://justinjackson.ca/makestuff Sat, 20 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[The cold months are coming]]> https://justinjackson.ca/cold https://justinjackson.ca/cold Sat, 20 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[What type of pain are you solving?]]> https://justinjackson.ca/the-pain-you-cant-stand https://justinjackson.ca/the-pain-you-cant-stand Sat, 30 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[The person on the other side of the screen]]> https://justinjackson.ca/other-side-of-the-screen https://justinjackson.ca/other-side-of-the-screen Fri, 22 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Earn the right to be heard]]> https://justinjackson.ca/earn-the-right https://justinjackson.ca/earn-the-right Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Your product's missing ingredient]]> https://justinjackson.ca/missing-ingredient https://justinjackson.ca/missing-ingredient Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Is it harder to get noticed?]]> https://justinjackson.ca/is-it-harder-now https://justinjackson.ca/is-it-harder-now Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[It's different now]]> https://justinjackson.ca/different-now https://justinjackson.ca/different-now Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[When you can't win]]> https://justinjackson.ca/when-you-cant-win https://justinjackson.ca/when-you-cant-win Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Your second biggest problem]]> https://justinjackson.ca/your-second-biggest-problem https://justinjackson.ca/your-second-biggest-problem Sat, 14 Jun 2014 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[How desperation affects creativity]]> https://justinjackson.ca/desperation https://justinjackson.ca/desperation Sat, 07 Jun 2014 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Be social IRL]]> https://justinjackson.ca/socialize-humans https://justinjackson.ca/socialize-humans Wed, 21 May 2014 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Choose your audience wisely]]> https://justinjackson.ca/who-do-you-love https://justinjackson.ca/who-do-you-love Sun, 11 May 2014 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Your blog could be a party]]> https://justinjackson.ca/heavy-metal-party https://justinjackson.ca/heavy-metal-party Fri, 02 May 2014 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[My embarrassing iTunes receipt – exploring the customer journey]]> https://justinjackson.ca/customer-journey-itunes https://justinjackson.ca/customer-journey-itunes Sat, 26 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Start your marketing with other people in mind]]> https://justinjackson.ca/good-marketing https://justinjackson.ca/good-marketing Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Don't confuse hard problems with valuable problems]]> https://justinjackson.ca/hard-valuable https://justinjackson.ca/hard-valuable Wed, 02 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Speaking of starting small]]> https://justinjackson.ca/speaking-of-starting-small https://justinjackson.ca/speaking-of-starting-small Tue, 01 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[How to start]]> https://justinjackson.ca/how-to-start https://justinjackson.ca/how-to-start Sat, 29 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Get traffic for your content]]> https://justinjackson.ca/build-traffic https://justinjackson.ca/build-traffic Sat, 15 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[A simple way to validate your startup idea]]> https://justinjackson.ca/validate-your-startup-idea https://justinjackson.ca/validate-your-startup-idea Sat, 22 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[Play the long game]]> https://justinjackson.ca/play-the-long-game https://justinjackson.ca/play-the-long-game Sun, 09 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[Is "sales" a dirty word?]]> https://justinjackson.ca/a-word https://justinjackson.ca/a-word Sat, 01 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[We are not normal people]]> https://justinjackson.ca/we-are-not-normal-people https://justinjackson.ca/we-are-not-normal-people Wed, 29 Jan 2014 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[Feeling threatened]]> https://justinjackson.ca/feeling-threatened https://justinjackson.ca/feeling-threatened Wed, 22 Jan 2014 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[This is real life]]> https://justinjackson.ca/real-life https://justinjackson.ca/real-life Mon, 20 Jan 2014 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[Where do you find the time for side projects?]]> https://justinjackson.ca/where-do-you-find-the-time-for-side-projects https://justinjackson.ca/where-do-you-find-the-time-for-side-projects Fri, 17 Jan 2014 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[The 2013 revenue stats I didn't want to share]]> https://justinjackson.ca/2013-revenue-stats https://justinjackson.ca/2013-revenue-stats Wed, 01 Jan 2014 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[It's not us, it's them]]> https://justinjackson.ca/its-not-us-its-them https://justinjackson.ca/its-not-us-its-them Fri, 27 Dec 2013 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[Succeed with your own product in 2014]]> https://justinjackson.ca/succeed-in-2014 https://justinjackson.ca/succeed-in-2014 Fri, 27 Dec 2013 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[Why didn't you launch last year?]]> https://justinjackson.ca/why-didnt-you-launch-in-2013 https://justinjackson.ca/why-didnt-you-launch-in-2013 Tue, 17 Dec 2013 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[Why you need a Week of Hustle]]> https://justinjackson.ca/why-you-need-a-week-of-hustle https://justinjackson.ca/why-you-need-a-week-of-hustle Sat, 23 Nov 2013 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[How to choose an audience for your blog]]> https://justinjackson.ca/blog-audience https://justinjackson.ca/blog-audience Wed, 13 Nov 2013 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[1,000 email subscribers]]> https://justinjackson.ca/1000-email-subscribers https://justinjackson.ca/1000-email-subscribers Mon, 11 Nov 2013 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[What stops us from building products?]]> https://justinjackson.ca/what-stops-us https://justinjackson.ca/what-stops-us Sat, 09 Nov 2013 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[How remote work changed my life]]> https://justinjackson.ca/remote https://justinjackson.ca/remote Mon, 28 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[The downward spiral]]> https://justinjackson.ca/the-downward-spiral https://justinjackson.ca/the-downward-spiral Fri, 25 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Where does a great culture come from?]]> https://justinjackson.ca/culture https://justinjackson.ca/culture Mon, 21 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[My first kiss]]> https://justinjackson.ca/my-first-kiss https://justinjackson.ca/my-first-kiss Wed, 02 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Nikki Durkin: Don't talk about ideas - just do it]]> https://justinjackson.ca/nikki-durkin-dont-talk-about-ideas-just-do-it https://justinjackson.ca/nikki-durkin-dont-talk-about-ideas-just-do-it Thu, 19 Sep 2013 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Why you're not making sales]]> https://justinjackson.ca/sales https://justinjackson.ca/sales Wed, 18 Sep 2013 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[How to get (and keep) a job in startups]]> https://justinjackson.ca/startupjob https://justinjackson.ca/startupjob Mon, 16 Sep 2013 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Geeks as tastemakers]]> https://justinjackson.ca/geeks-as-tastemakers https://justinjackson.ca/geeks-as-tastemakers Thu, 05 Sep 2013 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Producing good content isn't enough]]> https://justinjackson.ca/the-myth https://justinjackson.ca/the-myth Sun, 01 Sep 2013 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Self-Publishing Hangout highlights]]> https://justinjackson.ca/self-publishing-hangout https://justinjackson.ca/self-publishing-hangout Tue, 27 Aug 2013 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Just f*cking do it]]> https://justinjackson.ca/just-fucking-do-it https://justinjackson.ca/just-fucking-do-it Thu, 22 Aug 2013 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Hiring developers]]> https://justinjackson.ca/hiring-developers https://justinjackson.ca/hiring-developers Thu, 08 Aug 2013 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Why people buy products]]> https://justinjackson.ca/why-people-buy-products https://justinjackson.ca/why-people-buy-products Tue, 06 Aug 2013 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Sitting on the curb drinking a slurpee]]> https://justinjackson.ca/slurpee https://justinjackson.ca/slurpee Sun, 07 Jul 2013 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[The principle that changed my life]]> https://justinjackson.ca/the-principle-that-changed-my-life https://justinjackson.ca/the-principle-that-changed-my-life Thu, 20 Jun 2013 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[This is a web page]]> https://justinjackson.ca/words https://justinjackson.ca/words Thu, 20 Jun 2013 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Believe in me]]> https://justinjackson.ca/believe-in-me https://justinjackson.ca/believe-in-me Tue, 11 Jun 2013 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Heads down]]> https://justinjackson.ca/heads-down https://justinjackson.ca/heads-down Thu, 06 Jun 2013 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Quit trying to attract a crowd and just help people]]> https://justinjackson.ca/help-the-crowd https://justinjackson.ca/help-the-crowd Fri, 17 May 2013 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Pretty doesn't sell]]> https://justinjackson.ca/pretty-doesnt-sell https://justinjackson.ca/pretty-doesnt-sell Thu, 18 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Twenty dollars in an envelope]]> https://justinjackson.ca/jason-fried-high-school https://justinjackson.ca/jason-fried-high-school Mon, 04 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[How to end the remote work debate]]> https://justinjackson.ca/remote-work-debate https://justinjackson.ca/remote-work-debate Thu, 28 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[How (not) to validate your idea]]> https://justinjackson.ca/how-not-to-validate-your-idea https://justinjackson.ca/how-not-to-validate-your-idea Sun, 24 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[Don't call it a comeback (working remotely)]]> https://justinjackson.ca/remote-work https://justinjackson.ca/remote-work Sat, 23 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[Meet people]]> https://justinjackson.ca/meet-people https://justinjackson.ca/meet-people Thu, 21 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[Starting a business is easy]]> https://justinjackson.ca/starting-a-business-is-easy https://justinjackson.ca/starting-a-business-is-easy Wed, 20 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[Jarrod Drysdale's advice for starting]]> https://justinjackson.ca/jarrod-drysdale https://justinjackson.ca/jarrod-drysdale Fri, 15 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[My blogging demons]]> https://justinjackson.ca/blog-demons https://justinjackson.ca/blog-demons Fri, 15 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[Stop networking at events]]> https://justinjackson.ca/stop-networking https://justinjackson.ca/stop-networking Sat, 09 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[A VIKA BYSKE standing desk]]> https://justinjackson.ca/vika-byske-standing-desk https://justinjackson.ca/vika-byske-standing-desk Mon, 21 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[It's not enough to build a product that people want]]> https://justinjackson.ca/why-its-not-enough-to-build-a-product-that-people-want https://justinjackson.ca/why-its-not-enough-to-build-a-product-that-people-want Thu, 17 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[Why distributed teams are more effective]]> https://justinjackson.ca/why-distributed-teams-are-more-effective https://justinjackson.ca/why-distributed-teams-are-more-effective Wed, 16 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[Why I would pay for Twitter]]> https://justinjackson.ca/twitter-business https://justinjackson.ca/twitter-business Mon, 07 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[What the People of Wal-Mart want]]> https://justinjackson.ca/people-of-wal-mart https://justinjackson.ca/people-of-wal-mart Fri, 04 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[Why I don't read at work]]> https://justinjackson.ca/why-i-dont-read-at-work https://justinjackson.ca/why-i-dont-read-at-work Fri, 04 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[What Amy Hoy taught me about starting a business]]> https://justinjackson.ca/amy-hoy https://justinjackson.ca/amy-hoy Mon, 31 Dec 2012 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[A 13-year-old on a BBS]]> https://justinjackson.ca/bbs https://justinjackson.ca/bbs Sun, 30 Dec 2012 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[Retina is not a big deal]]> https://justinjackson.ca/retina-is-not-a-big-deal https://justinjackson.ca/retina-is-not-a-big-deal Sat, 22 Dec 2012 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[Terrible Apple products]]> https://justinjackson.ca/terrible-apple-products https://justinjackson.ca/terrible-apple-products Thu, 13 Dec 2012 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[Geek dad]]> https://justinjackson.ca/geek-dad https://justinjackson.ca/geek-dad Thu, 29 Nov 2012 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[You only win once - Rodney Mullen]]> https://justinjackson.ca/rodney-mullen https://justinjackson.ca/rodney-mullen Tue, 20 Nov 2012 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[Why people buy software]]> https://justinjackson.ca/why-people-buy-software https://justinjackson.ca/why-people-buy-software Fri, 09 Nov 2012 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[No one wants to buy my sneakers]]> https://justinjackson.ca/sneakers https://justinjackson.ca/sneakers Sun, 04 Nov 2012 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Forget the Valley: bootstrap founders can live wherever they want]]> https://justinjackson.ca/forget-the-valley https://justinjackson.ca/forget-the-valley Wed, 17 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Most successful founders are in their mid-30's, married with children]]> https://justinjackson.ca/most-successful-founders-are-in-their-mid-30s-married-with-children https://justinjackson.ca/most-successful-founders-are-in-their-mid-30s-married-with-children Sun, 30 Sep 2012 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Kathy Sierra is brilliant]]> https://justinjackson.ca/kathy-sierra-brilliant https://justinjackson.ca/kathy-sierra-brilliant Mon, 24 Sep 2012 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Customers don't care about your solutions]]> https://justinjackson.ca/customers-care-about-problems https://justinjackson.ca/customers-care-about-problems Sun, 23 Sep 2012 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Things I've quit doing at my desk]]> https://justinjackson.ca/i-quit-my-desk https://justinjackson.ca/i-quit-my-desk Sun, 16 Sep 2012 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Will a college degree get you a programming job?]]> https://justinjackson.ca/school-sucks https://justinjackson.ca/school-sucks Fri, 07 Sep 2012 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[If you work with pixels you should be thankful]]> https://justinjackson.ca/if-you-work-with-pixels-you-should-be-thankful https://justinjackson.ca/if-you-work-with-pixels-you-should-be-thankful Fri, 17 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[What's important]]> https://justinjackson.ca/whats-important https://justinjackson.ca/whats-important Mon, 09 Jul 2012 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[How to keep clients happy]]> https://justinjackson.ca/how-to-keep-clients-happy https://justinjackson.ca/how-to-keep-clients-happy Tue, 22 May 2012 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Building a better mousetrap? It had better catch more mice.]]> https://justinjackson.ca/mousetrap https://justinjackson.ca/mousetrap Fri, 06 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Fatherhood]]> https://justinjackson.ca/fatherhood https://justinjackson.ca/fatherhood Thu, 22 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[What is real work?]]> https://justinjackson.ca/what-is-real-work https://justinjackson.ca/what-is-real-work Sun, 04 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[How do you know when to stop designing?]]> https://justinjackson.ca/how-do-you-know-when-to-stop-designing https://justinjackson.ca/how-do-you-know-when-to-stop-designing Thu, 01 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[How to get 1000's of paying customers]]> https://justinjackson.ca/chris-nagele https://justinjackson.ca/chris-nagele Thu, 01 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[Useful is forever]]> https://justinjackson.ca/useful-is-forever https://justinjackson.ca/useful-is-forever Fri, 17 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[Where would you rather work: 37signals or Zappos?]]> https://justinjackson.ca/37signals-vs-zappos https://justinjackson.ca/37signals-vs-zappos Fri, 17 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[Zappos is wow]]> https://justinjackson.ca/zappos-is-wow https://justinjackson.ca/zappos-is-wow Tue, 31 Jan 2012 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[How do you consume digital media?]]> https://justinjackson.ca/consume-digital-media https://justinjackson.ca/consume-digital-media Wed, 11 Jan 2012 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[Your idea needs a passionate believer]]> https://justinjackson.ca/your-idea-needs-a-passionate-believer https://justinjackson.ca/your-idea-needs-a-passionate-believer Wed, 04 Jan 2012 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[How to build a better Canadian neighborhood]]> https://justinjackson.ca/how-to-build-a-better-canadian-neighborhood https://justinjackson.ca/how-to-build-a-better-canadian-neighborhood Wed, 28 Dec 2011 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[Are you in love with the idea, or with customers?]]> https://justinjackson.ca/are-you-in-love-with-the-idea-or-with-customers https://justinjackson.ca/are-you-in-love-with-the-idea-or-with-customers Mon, 28 Nov 2011 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[People want the basics done well]]> https://justinjackson.ca/basics-done-well https://justinjackson.ca/basics-done-well Thu, 10 Nov 2011 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[Meshwest Edmonton]]> https://justinjackson.ca/meshwest-edmonton https://justinjackson.ca/meshwest-edmonton Wed, 05 Oct 2011 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[How to design a customer support process]]> https://justinjackson.ca/the-customer-support-process-is-something-you-design https://justinjackson.ca/the-customer-support-process-is-something-you-design Fri, 30 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[8 habits for a better day at work]]> https://justinjackson.ca/8-habits https://justinjackson.ca/8-habits Tue, 27 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[My rant on customer support for web apps]]> https://justinjackson.ca/customer-support-on-the-web https://justinjackson.ca/customer-support-on-the-web Fri, 23 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Stop screen sucking]]> https://justinjackson.ca/stop-screen-sucking https://justinjackson.ca/stop-screen-sucking Thu, 25 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Everybody stop]]> https://justinjackson.ca/everybody-stop https://justinjackson.ca/everybody-stop Thu, 04 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[How changing your market can save your product]]> https://justinjackson.ca/this-tree-guy-has-good-business-advice https://justinjackson.ca/this-tree-guy-has-good-business-advice Fri, 29 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[No one knows what they're doing]]> https://justinjackson.ca/no-one-knows-what-theyre-doing https://justinjackson.ca/no-one-knows-what-theyre-doing Fri, 29 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[The coupon code is a slap in the face]]> https://justinjackson.ca/the-coupon-code-is-a-slap-in-the-face https://justinjackson.ca/the-coupon-code-is-a-slap-in-the-face Fri, 15 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[I worked a day at 37signals, and I liked it]]> https://justinjackson.ca/a-day-at-37signals https://justinjackson.ca/a-day-at-37signals Sun, 05 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[If you're from Edmonton, you'll remember Happy Pop soda]]> https://justinjackson.ca/if-youre-from-edmonton-youll-remember-happy-pop-soda https://justinjackson.ca/if-youre-from-edmonton-youll-remember-happy-pop-soda Thu, 02 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[The sex and cash theory]]> https://justinjackson.ca/the-sex-and-cash-theory https://justinjackson.ca/the-sex-and-cash-theory Wed, 11 May 2011 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Building a standing desk]]> https://justinjackson.ca/building-a-standing-desk https://justinjackson.ca/building-a-standing-desk Sun, 20 Feb 2011 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[Why are people looking at your website?]]> https://justinjackson.ca/why-are-people-looking-at-your-website https://justinjackson.ca/why-are-people-looking-at-your-website Sun, 09 Jan 2011 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[We're in the Age of Content]]> https://justinjackson.ca/were-in-the-age-of-content https://justinjackson.ca/were-in-the-age-of-content Thu, 09 Dec 2010 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[This is a classy move]]> https://justinjackson.ca/this-is-a-classy-move https://justinjackson.ca/this-is-a-classy-move Mon, 06 Dec 2010 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[Be real.]]> https://justinjackson.ca/be-real https://justinjackson.ca/be-real Mon, 08 Nov 2010 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[B2B]]> https://justinjackson.ca/b2b https://justinjackson.ca/b2b Fri, 29 Oct 2010 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Business lesson: less research, launch small]]> https://justinjackson.ca/business-lesson-less-research-launch-small https://justinjackson.ca/business-lesson-less-research-launch-small Sun, 17 Oct 2010 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Review of 37signals' first app for the iPad: Draft]]> https://justinjackson.ca/review-of-37signals-first-app-for-the-ipad-draft https://justinjackson.ca/review-of-37signals-first-app-for-the-ipad-draft Tue, 29 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[The iPad is a family device]]> https://justinjackson.ca/the-ipad-is-a-family-device https://justinjackson.ca/the-ipad-is-a-family-device Sat, 29 May 2010 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[I think this is me in 1984]]> https://justinjackson.ca/i-think-this-is-me-in-1984 https://justinjackson.ca/i-think-this-is-me-in-1984 Tue, 06 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[2010: Products I can't live without]]> https://justinjackson.ca/2010-products-i-cant-live-without https://justinjackson.ca/2010-products-i-cant-live-without Mon, 22 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Better time spent at work]]> https://justinjackson.ca/better-time-spent-at-work https://justinjackson.ca/better-time-spent-at-work Fri, 05 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[Interviews from the Future of Web Apps in Miami]]> https://justinjackson.ca/interviews-from-the-future-of-web-apps-in-miami https://justinjackson.ca/interviews-from-the-future-of-web-apps-in-miami Wed, 03 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[In Miami for FOWA]]> https://justinjackson.ca/in-miami-for-fowa https://justinjackson.ca/in-miami-for-fowa Mon, 22 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[A better office]]> https://justinjackson.ca/a-better-office https://justinjackson.ca/a-better-office Wed, 20 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[Better typing]]> https://justinjackson.ca/better-typing https://justinjackson.ca/better-typing Mon, 18 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[A better Apple TV]]> https://justinjackson.ca/a-better-apple-tv https://justinjackson.ca/a-better-apple-tv Thu, 07 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[A better birthday party for kids]]> https://justinjackson.ca/a-better-birthday-party-for-kids https://justinjackson.ca/a-better-birthday-party-for-kids Fri, 11 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[Better doctor visits: house calls]]> https://justinjackson.ca/better-doctor-visits-house-calls https://justinjackson.ca/better-doctor-visits-house-calls Thu, 19 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[A better urbanism]]> https://justinjackson.ca/a-better-urbanism https://justinjackson.ca/a-better-urbanism Thu, 05 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[Local news web site]]> https://justinjackson.ca/local-news-web-site https://justinjackson.ca/local-news-web-site Sun, 18 Oct 2009 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Think clearly about print advertising]]> https://justinjackson.ca/think-clearly-about-print-advertising https://justinjackson.ca/think-clearly-about-print-advertising Sun, 18 Oct 2009 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[A better toilet]]> https://justinjackson.ca/a-better-toilet https://justinjackson.ca/a-better-toilet Mon, 28 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[A better parking lot]]> https://justinjackson.ca/a-better-parking-lot https://justinjackson.ca/a-better-parking-lot Mon, 27 Jul 2009 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Why can't we stream TV in Canada?]]> https://justinjackson.ca/why-cant-we-stream-tv-in-canada https://justinjackson.ca/why-cant-we-stream-tv-in-canada Mon, 01 Dec 2008 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[Yes! Apple TV!]]> https://justinjackson.ca/yes-apple-tv https://justinjackson.ca/yes-apple-tv Mon, 17 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -0800 <![CDATA[James Jones rocks CTV]]> https://justinjackson.ca/james-jones-rocks-ctv https://justinjackson.ca/james-jones-rocks-ctv Sat, 20 Sep 2008 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Good news for fans of the IT Crowd]]> https://justinjackson.ca/good-news-for-fans-of-the-it-crowd https://justinjackson.ca/good-news-for-fans-of-the-it-crowd Wed, 20 Aug 2008 00:00:00 -0700 <![CDATA[Justin's world]]> https://justinjackson.ca/hello-world https://justinjackson.ca/hello-world Wed, 13 Aug 2008 00:00:00 -0700