You forgot $20,000 in your snowboard pocket
October 10th, 2018
Here we are at episode 30! Just found this old 2012 interview
with the founder of MailChimp, before they became a $4.2 billion company. This quotes …
You drew a prototype on that napkin from Portland
October 2nd, 2018
After one failed attempt, we're back with a new episode. Sorry it's late!
"We, as the customer, are paying people who make apps so that their good …
What's the most important metric for a web app?
September 25th, 2018
We have some explaining to do
September 18th, 2018
Jon and Justin are back from Portland and the XOXO festival.
In the last few weeks we've had a chance to interact with many of our customers in-person:
Your revenue forecast is wrong
August 28th, 2018
What does "bootstrapping" mean really?
For most folks, bootstrapping means self-funding your business from revenues. It means not taking Venture …
The problem with podcasts
August 21st, 2018
Nick Quah shared this in his recent newsletter
, commenting about podcasts:
[I have] this feeling that everybody’s drilling for oil in the same spot because some other guy found oil there already.
Nick thinks podcasters …
What's a good conversion rate for a web app?
August 14th, 2018
SaaS conversation rate cheatsheet:Credit card upfront:
No credit card upfront:
- Visitor to trial: 0.75% - 1%
- Trial to paid: 40% - 60%
Launch week hangover
August 7th, 2018
The opposite of bored money
July 24th, 2018
In 2013, I interviewed Jason Calacanis
, the angel investor.
One of the things I asked him: "Why do venture capital investors take these big risks with their money?"
"There's a lot of money in the world. There are …
Startup advice from Justin Kan, Stephanie Hulburt, and Naval
July 17th, 2018
Three tweets TuesdayJustin Kan
"B2C is a gamble while B2B is (more) within your control."Stephanie Hulburt
"We have a philosophy of “no hard sells” …
Teaser: I don't want to get crushed by the VC monster
June 19th, 2018
What does Nathan Barry think of podcast hosting pricing?
May 29th, 2018
Today's show is not a full episode!
Jon and I have been busy with our day jobs, plus Memorial Day, and didn't have time to record a show.
But, to be …
What does it take to build a SaaS in 2018?
February 17th, 2018
Jon Buda and Justin Jackson are building and launching a new product this year called Transistor.
You can follow along as we explore this question: