Bootstrapping Saas

15 EpisodesProduced by Val Sopi, Claritask founderWebsite

Hi my name is Val Sopi and I am the founder and solo maker of In this weekly show I will cover details on my way to $10K in MRR. I will go into detail about strategies, tactics, lessons, and successes in marketing, sales, and outreach. Follow me along on this journey towards my goal.

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Focusing on the ones who love Claritask

August 12th, 2019

It's tricky, focusing on tire kickers and those who are not sure about using Claritask — because they require the most time to support (time that I do not have) and chances are will not convert. These are users who it's …

How I work

August 3rd, 2019

In this episode I go into detail on how I divide my tasks in Claritask (Features & Quickies). Also talk about latest in Claritask (features & new clients).

On Youtube:

There's a new …

Embracing Bootstrapper Life

July 28th, 2019

In this episode I talk about how I am embracing the bootstrapping life more and more and how taking controlled risks and having more money in the …

Milestone: $500 All Time Revenue

July 20th, 2019

Also, how taking side projects in costing me more time than it's worth the cash that I am *NOT* getting.

Claritask is doing great with current clients, they are adding more people, new features are coming, existing ones …

Getting my head out of my ass

July 5th, 2019

The angel investment possibility I mentioned on EP10 didn't go through and glad it actually didn't. I can continue building Claritask on my own terms for my clients. Also a listener, Kevin Ratez from Germany

Should I be taking Angel investment?

June 21st, 2019

There are ton of positives I am feeling about my talks with the potential angel investor. There are a few things which make me reluctant in taking this investment, but overall — the mood is positive.

There's a new paying …

Not doing what I should be doing!

June 16th, 2019

I start with a little bit of venting on how I am not doing enough with my outreach efforts and hanging out in places (Twitter) where my clients are …

Loving the boring bits and the Saas grind

June 9th, 2019

I talk about the boring bits, how Saas is a long game and you really have to love the grind. Then I continue on how things are getting serious because a new client signed up with +30 staff and "daily active users" went …

When not to quit and how to run your Saas as a hobby

June 2nd, 2019

In this episode I talk about how to know when you have a product with some positive signals and how to push through. I also, quickly talk about the …

Lead problems and what I'll be doing next

May 26th, 2019

In this episode I talk about how leads are still a problem and that I will focus on content (I describe in detail what is working for me and where I …

Weekly confessions while driving

May 19th, 2019

In this episode I talk about how hard the week was. Not that anything in particular happened, but the way I feel about things going slower than I …

Content marketing, the long game, and getting lucky

May 10th, 2019

In this episode I talk about how I am focusing on Content Marketing as my sole growth channel of choice, for now.

Other notes include on how I don't

Overwhelmed with work, taking small steps, and delighting customers

May 3rd, 2019

This week starts with me explaining how I am overwhelmed with everything I am working on in and around Claritask (code, marketing, sales, growth) and …

New pricing plans & the way forward

April 26th, 2019

In this episode I talk about how I worked less (not in purpose) and actually, did more.

Also, here are quick show notes:
- Growth channels for the time being
- Current numbers (MRR, users)
- Website updates
- New "Who is it …

Growth strategies I am currently considering

April 19th, 2019

In this very first inaugural show of Bootstrapping Saas, I get to talk about various growth channels I am considering for While daily …
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