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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.

44:18

Wrestling with our company's growth

Jon and Justin are wrestling with thoughts about growth:

  • "Our current rate of growth is nice: it feels sustainable." – Justin
  • "It feels less sustainable for me, because I'm working a full-time job." – Jon
  • We’re able to keep up with demand, and enjoy the process.
  • There are all these stories about folks whose companies are growing like crazy. They’re just always adding more people, more process, more stress. Do we want that?
  • Peldi tells this story about starting Balsamiq. He said his launch was like “holding on to a rocket ship with his fingernails.”
  • Some folks would say we should be capturing more of the market. There’s this idea that you can’t be satisfied with what you have. That you have to juice every bit of growth you can.
  • But then you’re building all of these dependencies that you have to keep up even when the market goes down.

★ Thanks to our sponsors:

  • Balsamiq: If you’d like to help in make Balsamiq Wireframes better, and help them shape the future of wireframing, join their Customer Advisory Board at balsamiq.com/support/makeusbetter
  • Clubhouse.io: Clubhouse is the first project management platform for software development that brings everyone together. It's designed for developers, but product folks, marketing, support folks love using it. Get two months free: clubhouse.io/build.

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Thanks to our monthly supporters:

  • Miguel Piedrafita
  • Shane Smith
  • Austin Loveless
  • Simon Bennett - SnapShooter
  • Corey Haines
  • Michael Sitver
  • Paul Jarvis and Jack Ellis
  • Dan Buda
  • Darby Frey
  • Samori Augusto
  • Dave Young
  • Brad from Canada
  • Kevin Markham
  • Sammy Schuckert
  • Dan Ericson
  • Mike Walker
  • Adam DuVander
  • Dave Giunta (JOOnta)
  • Balsamiq.cloud
  • Clubhouse.io
  • 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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