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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.

49:49

How big of a market should you target?

Jon and Justin share some honest updates about as they continue to build their SaaS (Transistor.fm):

  • Justin swears in this episode.
  • We're half way through 2019!?!
  • Jon is wondering if donuts are big in Canada.
  • Official Transistor start dates:
    • May 2017: actual incorporation date
    • January 2018: Jon and Justin sign partnership documents
    • August 2018: official launch
    • "Some days I feel like I've been doing 
  • Justin thinks business is a lot like fishing.
    • "Transistor's launch has felt different than other products I've been involved with."
  • Jon is debating whether some integrations are worth it: "The nature of the web and APIs are amazing but it sure does take up a lot of resources."

★ Thanks to our sponsors:

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Thanks to our monthly supporters:

  • Ivan Curkovic
  • Brian Rhea
  • Miguel Piedrafita
  • Shane Smith
  • Austin Loveless
  • Simon Bennett 
  • 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)
  • ProfitWell.com
  • Redash.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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