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Man Writes Software, Blogs About it, Makes $100k in 5 Months

“We love this story. Back in July we wrote about the inspiring experience of Peldi Guilizzoni, a lone software developer who'd built a web design mock-up tool called Balsamiq and who was opening up his financial records on his blog to show everyone how things were going.”

Italy's Balsamiq Pours Up New Wireframing Tools

“After a little more than two years in business, 75,000+ customers, more than $5 M in sales in 2011, 47% profit margins and 10 full time employees, Balsamiq routinely turns down VC and acquisition offers.”

The Ins and Outs of Incubators and Apps

“First, build a mock-up of the software in a prototyping program, such as, which allows you to sketch out a rough version of what the app will look like.”

Lo-Fi Design Is Conquering the World of Tech

“A lesser-known firm that’s tapped into the lo-fi aesthetic is Balsamiq, whose Mockups software allows designers to create their own user interface as if they are sketching it on paper.”

6 Cloud-Based Tools That End Digital Disorganization

“If your company has design needs, Balsamiq will be hugely helpful.”

How to build your startup without learning code

“I recommend investing in a mockup tool (my personal favorite is Balsamiq), which is very user-friendly given its drag-drop functions.”

50 Free UI and Web Design Wireframing Kits

“Mockups To Go is a user-contributed collection of ready-to-use UI components and design patterns that were built using Balsamiq Mockups. You can download all of the components and design patterns to use in your mockups.”

12 Free Or Cheap Web Apps Your Startup Needs Now

“Balsamiq is a very popular app for making mockups of various apps, and rightfully so. It's fun and easy to use, and saves a lot of time.”

13 ways to create a prototype on a limited budget

“Balsamiq is an incredible app for you to create prototypes. It’s very inexpensive to get started — there’s even a free trial — and, importantly, even non-technical folks can use the tool.”

The new generation of kick-ass web apps

“The Balsamiq story is truly amazing. It's a simple little tool for creating mock-ups of websites.”

The 7 best wireframing and prototyping tools for app makers

“If you're only interested in putting together a wireframe of your app idea, then Balsamiq is the tool for you.”

Don’t Build It, Fake It First – Prototyping for Mobile Apps

“The basic premise behind this wireframing tool is to keep the mock-ups 'intentionally rough and low fidelity', to encourage as much feedback as possible.”

15 Tech Tools Startups Can't Do Without in 2016

“A beautiful and easy to implement wire framing tool.”

30 Terrific Tools for Small Businesses

“For your next business presentation, Balsamiq allows you to mockup and design your ideas on a virtual whiteboard so they’re easier to share, modify, and get feedback on.”

Balsamiq Mockups 3

“Balsamiq is by far the best wireframing tool I've ever used. It's a tool that does what it does simply and well. Love it.”

9 Excellent Tools for Design Mockups

“Perhaps one of the more well-known and popular mockup tools, Balsamiq Mockups is a cloud-based mockup service (with accompanying desktop application) that enables you to quickly and easily create fun and interactive website mockups.”

Balsamiq Mockups Makes Big Impression on Hacker Community

“Since its launch a few short months ago Balsamiq mockups has taken the hacker community by storm. Why? This is one of those rags to riches stories that inspire us all.”

Balsamiq, a Mockup Creator in AIR, is on Fire

“It’s a great story of a creative entrepreneur using new technology to address a key market need and finding a healthy number of customers willing to pay for software. ”

Wireframing with Balsamiq Mockups

“Building a wireframe with Balsamiq Mockup is as simple as dragging UI widgets from the gallery onto your canvas.”

The 7 wonders of wireframes

“We have settled on a tool called Balsamiq for producing finished wireframes. The reason we like Balsamiq is that it is amazingly quick to produce a wireframe, but also still looks like a wireframe rather than a finished design.”

If you build it, they won’t come (unless…)

“Balsamiq Mockups is a ludicrously popular wire-framing tool. The software is good — don’t get me wrong — but what sets Peldi (the founder) apart isn’t prescient feature selection or bug-free releases, it’s his startling transparency.”

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