Good afternoon. I'm James.

I'm an independent product maker interested in building and growing self-funded SaaS products. I share what I learn through my twice-monthly newsletter, Build Notes. See previous issues here, or sign up below:

Writing

Masterpiece Machine
On why an over-engineered task management setup can extinguish the spark required for great creative work.
May 2021
Content Marketing for Bootstrappers
How to use your strengths as a maker to grow long-term traffic for your SaaS.
April 2021
Annual Pricing as a Discount
In January of 2021, I redesigned the Boords pricing page to reframe annual plans as discounts. Here's what happened.
April 2021
How working remotely lowered my resting heart rate 22%
Despite everything last year had to offer, my heart rate dropped from 59 to 47BPM in 2020. What gives?
January 2021

Companies & Projects

Storyboarding SaaS for creative professionals – Co-founder
December 2015Now
Before
London-based animation studio – Co-founder
July 2010February 2021
Hover Studio
Before
Interaction design studio – Founder & Director
November 2013October 2015
Interaction design blog - Founder
November 2012October 2015
Feedhop
Before
Minimal RSS reader – Founder
November 2014November 2016
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