I just wanted to thank you for your “15 steps…” article. I’m 54, unemployed (again) after making a fortune for another employer. This may take a bit, but I am definitely pursuing your 15 steps. I have a reprint of the article hanging on the wall in my home office. I just wanted to say “Thank You.” – Steve
[Limor Fried…] has made Adafruit Industries into a successful electronics-kit business, and, based on her own experience, offers these 15 practical steps for engineers who dream of starting their own kit business.
Fried based her rules on the following assumptions: First, there is only one of you. Multiple people in a business make everything far too complex. Second, these rules assume that you have a job and can provide your own seed capital. Third, you are computer-literate, and the Internet doesn’t scare you. If those assumptions about you are correct, read on for the rules.
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