System Performance: Database Server Upgrade

As of Sunday 2013-01-13, we’re living on a new, higher-powered master database server. We’ve been planning to make this move for some time. Our database had grown too large to hold in RAM on our previous server, and some queries were taking upwards of a minute to complete. That was unacceptable, so we began the […]

CheddarGetter Thriving in 2013

A good friend emailed me yesterday about his job. He closed with this, “I think it’s important, eventually, for me to commit to the life I want to live, even if it’s risky, and not what normal people do.” Some people do things they despise every single day because of societal pressure to be a […]

2012 Completed Projects

Here is a list of our primary development projects from last year, excluding some minor updates and fixes. If you have questions about anything here, just hit us up in Support! Credits, Refunds, and Voids, oh my Webhooks Promotions and Coupons Subscription Billable hook Invoice Review audit process Apple in-app purchase subscription conversion Add support […]

CheddarGetter Trello Board Product Feedback

Instead of listing all possible futures here, we have created a development board on Trello that you can view here. If you have feedback on any of these potential projects, please get yourself a free Trello account. Then you can comment and upvote any of the projects you care about. Review and Comment on CheddarGetter’s […]

Billing and turkeys, it’s what we know.

Recursion For Developers

All Developer accounts will soon be enabled with CheddarGetter’s production style recursion system. If you are already a paying CheddarGetter customer, you don’t need to do anything, or even read any more of this. You will not be affected. This means that pretty much everything will behave exactly as it will when you go live. […]

If we didn’t insert the word advertising

If we didn’t insert the word advertising, maybe we’d be more likely to focus on making it stand on its own two feet. Somewhere in the past, we decided ‘advertising’ means ‘crap you cannot avoid watching’. So, let’s go with native content. If native content is the marriage of creative output and brand, I’d argue […]

Social media offers hope

…social media offers hope. As everyone opens up on Twitter, Facebook (FB) and other platforms, there’s an opportunity to spend time understanding a journalist’s beats and an influencer’s interests like never before. Unlike the days of expensive industry phone books and fax machines, anyone today can build meaningful relationships through real human interactions globally using […]

Successful Promotions for SaaS

Imagine for a moment that you are working at the Average Charlie’s Cheese Sandwich Factory. At night you go home and cook dinner for two. You eat the other serving for lunch tomorrow. So you take the initiative to make your life better. You decide to start a small business of your own, and to […]

How to Say No

It’s amazing how simple and easy a “No Thanks” email is to write, and how much more civil it is than not responding at all. Here is a template you can use: Hi John, I’m sorry but (insert actual excuse). Thanks very much for reaching out. All the best. Adam You can save that as […]

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