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Build Your SaaS

144 EpisodesProduced by Transistor.fmWebsite

Interested in building your own SaaS company? Follow the journey of Transistor.fm as they bootstrap a podcast hosting startup.

55:04

What's threatening our business?

Jon and Justin talk turkey:

  • "I'm not used to all this attention. it’s weird. not bad, just…not used to it."
  • "If you're doing anything interesting out in the world, you're gonna have people get mad about something at some point." – Rob Walling
  • "There's a bit of imposter syndrome; like, do we deserve this?"
  • It's more about the way you orient yourself than setting a specific destination.
  • Bootstrapping podcasts: Art of Product, Bootstrapping SaaS, Slow & Steady, Bright & Early, Build your SaaS, Bootstrapping Web, Startups for the Rest of Us, Getting to Ramen, Bootstrapping Digest, Product Journey.
  • How big is podcasting really?
  • (29:11) – This new season of Gimlet's "Startup" podcast is fascinating: it reveals info about the podcast industry that we just didn't know before. 
  • Halt and Catch Fire – is this show too weird?
  • Podcasting has always grown slowly.
  • What are some of the risks, or threats, to our business?
  • How do podcasters build an audience?

★ Thanks to our sponsors:

  • ActiveCampaign. Get the world's most advanced marketing & sales automation platform. Use the code activecampaign.com/buildyoursaas and get two months free + 2 free One-on-Ones!
  • Honeybadger. A web developer's secret weapon! Modern error management that gives you more than an email and a backtrace. They also have an amazing podcast: FounderQuest.

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Thanks to our monthly supporters:

  • James Sowers with UserInput.io
  • Travis Fischer
  • Matt Buckley, from Nice Things
  • Russell Brown
  • Evandro Sasse
  • Pradyumna Shembekar (PD)
  • Noah Prail
  • David Colgan
  • Robert Simplicio
  • Colin Gray alitu.com
  • Josh Smith
  • Ivan Curkovic
  • Brian Rhea (Pronounced “Ray”)
  • Shane Smith
  • Austin Loveless
  • Simon Bennett 
  • Corey Haines
  • Michael Sitver
  • Paul Jarvis and Jack Ellis
  • Dan Buda danbuda.com
  • Darby Frey
  • Samori Augusto
  • Dave Young
  • Brad from Canada
  • Sammy Schuckert
  • Dan Ericson
  • Mike Walker
  • Adam DuVander
  • Dave Giunta (JOOnta)
  • Kyle Fox GetRewardful.com
  • ProfitWell
  • ActiveCampaign
  • Honeybadger
  • GetRewardful.com

Want to start a podcast on Transistor? Justin has a special coupon for you: get 15% off your first year of hosting: transistor.fm/justin

★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
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