How to Start a Startup
47:27 | Jan 6th, 2016
Alex, VP of Growth for Facebook, talks about the importance of retention for growth and having the correct north star metric.
The Digiday Podcast
42:26 | Jan 2nd, 2019
Great episode. Terrific look at Quartz's secrete sauce. Highly recommended for anyone in email marketing, community-building and media.
The Indie Hackers Podcast
1:16:53 | Aug 31st, 2018
This was a terrific episode full of great practical tips on building online community.
How I Built This with Guy Raz
1:08:52 | Mar 18th, 2019
Enjoyed this episode about a successful self-made woman entrepreneur! Jen and Steph were the perfect co-founders to create the "Warby Parker of suitcases". It's great to hear how they hustled from ide...Show More
1:37:56 | Apr 24th, 2019
Enjoyed learning about Pinterest's early days and how women powered its growth and investment. Good to see a social network that didn't start with a tech-centric community.
Inside Intercom Podcast
35:24 | May 10th, 2018
20:50 | Aug 9th, 2018
32:59 | Aug 9th, 2018
So many good insights about engagement for B2C tech companies here.
31:09 | May 2nd, 2019
“Don’t build for your power users” if you’re a consumer product. You need to build for marginal users.
- You need to figure out what the “aha moment” is for marginal users and then double down to en...Show More
1:01:32 | Jun 26th, 2019
Discussion about importance of experimentation for growth. Also interesting discussions about how culture impacts international growth and growth in the context of improving humanity.
1:00:22 | Dec 15th, 2017
33:15 | Dec 1st, 2017
34:54 | Jun 23rd, 2017
1:02:18 | Jun 24th, 2019
Always wondered how Yelp became Yelp. Did not know that Jeremy Stoppelman was associated with the "Paypal Mafia". This was a good overview about the birth of Yelp and all the ups and downs over the ye...Show More
22:59 | Jun 5th, 2018
Didn’t know Meerkat became Houseparty. Interesting pivot and vision. Educational episode about consumer app growth by density at first and growth challenges at various levels of scale.
Masters of Scale with Reid Hoffman
35:27 | Sep 6th, 2018
20:25 | Jan 8th, 2018
About online communities and subcultures that form around interests vs personal relationships, such as on Reddit.
Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders
41:59 | Apr 24th, 2019
33:59 | Feb 6th, 2018
“Growth is connecting more people to the existing value proposition” vs creating new value props or strengthening value props. This is a superb episode with great mental frameworks on how to think abo...Show More
Product to Product: A Product Management Podcast for / by Product People
36:20 | May 7th, 2019
"100% of users go through onboarding, but not all your product features." Good overview on why onboarding is important. Interesting discussion on "micro-onboarding" instead of trying to do everything ...Show More
32:24 | Aug 24th, 2017
35:11 | Oct 31st, 2017
Glad I listened to this because the Mobile Growth Framework that Andy Carvell crested when he was at SoundCloud looks extremely useful. He talks about his experience at SoundCloud and how he helped tr...Show More
1:21:49 | Oct 21st, 2019
This was a refreshing interview with Alex and Matt of Gimlet. Guy did a great job interviewing them that adds so much more texture to the StartUp self recordings they did. You get to know more about M...Show More
32:20 | Dec 6th, 2016
There are not a lot of podcast interviews with Pinterest CEO and co-founder Ben Silbermann around. This was was a great candid interview that's focused on product and being a product-focused CEO. He s...Show More
1:19:03 | Dec 30th, 2019
Terrific episode with Lean Startup guru Eric Ries about building the Long-Term Stock Exchange that’s a place where companies and investors can succeed together in the long-term vs quarter to quarter. ...Show More
1:04:23 | Dec 10th, 2018
When do you feel like you have Product-Market Fit? When you feel like you’re no longer pushing a boulder up a hill.
Island of Discarded Women
24:11 | May 6th, 2019
10:34 | Feb 24th
This was a great mini episode about looking for distribution strategies where people haven’t uncovered yet vs going for saturated strategies.
33:07 | Feb 20th
This is a great episode to revisit again and again if you’re building a consumer app. It dissects the differences between retention and engagement. Metrics you can game vs those you can’t. Various way...Show More
52:19 | Sep 27th, 2018
Good advice on how to use SEO for growth from past Director of SEO and Growth at Survey Monkey.
UX and Growth Podcast
33:46 | Aug 17th, 2015
52:04 | Jan 16th, 2017
Good episode about how to re-engage and retain users outside of just improving your product.
- Key channels: Email, push, in-browser notification, being where your users are spending their time (soci...Show More
41:05 | Jan 26th, 2016
Key to content marketing: It takes time for content to mature and appreciate for SEO and inbound marketing returns. Invest in high quality content vs high quantity of content.