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200: Justin Jackson — Bootstrapping Transistor.fm on Open Standards
Justin Jackson has been successfully bootstrapping Transistor.fm with a small team throughout the ups and downs of a shifting economy. He even rejected massive clients...
199: The SaaS Solution-Workflow Fit
Looking to build a successful SaaS business? Don't just focus on product-market fit. In this video, learn about the Solution-Workflow Fit, a crucial element to conside...
198: Rob Fitzpatrick — Tinkerers, Thinkers, and Teachers
Rob Fitzpatrick is a serial entrepreneur, a writer, a community leader, and a very curious human being. I talk to Rob about building an incredibly complicated business...
197: Securing your SaaS
How to secure your product, the business, and an eventual exit, including using established frameworks, outsourcing to secure third-party vendors, and having clear and...
196: Troy Hunt — Securing Your SaaS
Troy Hunt (of HaveIBeenPwned fame) is a cybersecurity expert who has been around long enough to be able to give actionable and pragmatic security advice without compli...
195: Don't Fall for the Follower Count Trap
Goodhart's law is powerful and important to remember for every creator: when a measure becomes a target, people tend to optimize their behavior to meet that target, wh...
194: Matt Wensing — Publish Your Juicy Thoughts
Today, I’m talking to Matt Wensing — the founder behind Summit and tweeter of many often controversial things. We talk about bootstrapping a financial SaaS, how to dea...
193: Stair-Stepping with Plugins: Platforms to Build On
Stair-stepping into software entrepreneurship is a great way for developers to start their own businesses without taking on massive risks. Building a plugin on an esta...
192: Colleen Schnettler — Stair-Stepping into SaaS
Today, I’m talking to Colleen Schnettler, co-founder of Hammerstone and build-in-public podcaster. We talk about getting bootstrapper-compatible funding, juggling way ...
191: Writing for Founders
Arvid shares what writing can bring to the founder table.Self-funded entrepreneurs can benefit from honing their writing skills, as it can be used to communicate ideas...
190: Hassan Osman — Writing on the Side
Today, I’m talking to Hassan Osman— he’s the host of Writer on the Side, and himself a prolific writer. We talk about crafting books that sell (and keep selling), self...
189: Be The Kindest Person in the Room
Arvid talks about how applied kindness builds a brand and an audience.In a hostile world, many founders isolate themselves, but this isn't sustainable. Kindness change...
188: KP — Building an Authentic Personal Brand
KP talks about building in public, sharing your journey, and becoming a respected community member.
187: Negative Reviews are Good for You
Arvid looks at bad reviews and how to handle them.
186: Brennan Dunn — Mastering Email Marketing
Brennan shares the secrets to using emails to build relationships and increase your revenue.
185: The Monkey and the Pedestal
Arvid shares a productivity framework that makes task prioritization much easier.
184: Laura Elizabeth — Building Software Products As a Non-Technical Founder
Laura shares her experience building businesses without knowing how to code.
183: Expanding Your Opportunity Surface
Arvid talks about improving your chances to get where you want to be.
182: Daniel Fayle — Door-to-door to $2M ARR
Daniel shares his journey to $2M ARR, from early marketing stunts to running a stable business.
181: The Role of Trust in Remote Work
Arvid talks about remote work best practices that empower both employee and employer.
180: Marissa Goldberg — Running a Remote-First Business
Marissa shares how to solve common remote work problems such as underwork, overwork, and office-life-balance.
179: Founder Mental Health Pitfalls
Arvid explains common mental health issues and what to do about them.
178: Patrick Campbell — Life After a $200mil Exit
Patrick shares the ups and downs of building and selling a $200mil business — and the role of founder mental health.
177: Diversify Your Creator Portfolio
Arvid talks about having many irons in the fire (successfully.)
176: Jay Clouse — Creative Commitments
Jay shares how to build trust, align all your projects, and build communities.
175: Realistic Building in Public for Introverted Founders
Arvid shares his 5 tips to create consistently as an introvert.
174: Ana Bibikova — The Introvert Superpower
Ana shares how introverts can prosper as entrepreneurs without having to yell.
[Bonus] Sahil Lavingia — Gumroad’s Pricing Disaster
Arvid asks Sahil why Gumroad changed their prices and how he's dealing with the community backlash.
173: Build a Defensible Indie Business
Arvid shares the kinds of moats indie founders can build around their businesses.
172: Andrew Gazdecki — Building a Sellable Business
Andrew explains how to build a business that can get acquired for millions. Arvid is mesmerized.