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Justin Jackson

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EP98 – The hard truth about bootstrapping startups (Part 2 with Jason Cohen)

1:10:35 | Dec 17th, 2018

Jason Cohen asks Justin Jackson hard questions about his startup, and what it's going to take to go full-time.

EP99 – Ben Orenstein's new startup is focused on pair programming

1:07:25 | Jan 2nd

Ben is the co-founder of Tuple.app and is running a new course called Habits for Hackers.

EP100 – James Clear: improving your life in 2019 with Atomic Habits

1:02:30 | Jan 24th

"Every action you take is a vote for the type of person you wish to become."

EP97 – Can you bootstrap a company on the side? (Part 1 with Jason Cohen)

32:09 | Dec 14th, 2018

Justin Jackson interviews Jason Cohen from WPengine about bootstrapping, and what it really takes to grow a company.

EP96 – My secret phone call with Hamish

57:27 | Nov 23rd, 2018

After a live event, Hamish and I talked offline about the realities of being a maker in tech.

EP95 – "Programming's gateway drug" with Samantha Geitz

1:07:10 | Nov 5th, 2018

Should you double down on your strengths, or learn something new?

EP94 – Does the old SaaS playbook still work in 2018?

56:40 | Jun 11th, 2018

Ben Orenstein, Derrick Reimer, and Justin Jackson are all building a new product. What still works?

EP93 – SaaS pricing with Patrick Campbell

57:04 | Jun 1st, 2018

You need to price your software on two pillars: who you're selling to, and your value metric.

EP92 – 2018 MicroConf guide with Mike Taber

49:11 | Mar 15th, 2018

Are you coming to MicroConf in Las Vegas this year?

EP91 – Josh Nielsen from Zencastr: software for podcasters

57:51 | Jan 6th, 2018

Josh started out trying to build a "GitHub for music." When that idea didn't pan out, he still wanted to do something with Web Audio and WebRTC. So he started building Zencastr, which gives podcasters the ability to record "double-ender" interviews i...Show More

EP90 – "Give yourself time." Building a profitable business on the Shopify apps platform

48:25 | Nov 18th, 2017

6 years ago, Bjorn Forsberg built an app called OrderlyPrint for Shopify. His goal was to increase his freedom, and to spend more time with his family. Was able to achieve it? (This is the 5th case study in the Mega Profitable series)

EP89 – "We never wanted to fire anyone," Natalie Nagele on Wildbit's journey

54:51 | Oct 28th, 2017

Back in the early 2000s, Wildbit was an agency building Flash websites for Philly nightclubs. Then, in 2007, they launched their first product, Beanstalk. Two years later, they quit doing consulting. Natalie Nagele takes us through their story!

EP88 – Pippin Williamson from beer money to over $1 million in revenue with WordPress plugins

47:05 | Oct 21st, 2017

Pippin Williamson started out like a lot of us do: building websites for whoever would pay him. He decided to try selling one of his WordPress plugins. Now, Pippin's Plugins earns over $1 million in revenue a year. This Mega Profitable series aims to...Show More

EP87 – How Nick Disabato built a profitable productized service

54:57 | Oct 4th, 2017

It's time for another Mega Profitable interview! This series aims to help founders, like you, get profitable. Learn how Nick went from having $21 in the bank (in his first year) to creating a solid, profitable solo-founder business.

EP86 – Mega profitable with Brennan Dunn

54:59 | Sep 20th, 2017

Introducing a new series: Mega Profitable. What's the difference between a founder who is mega profitable, and a product person who's just making a living? Brennan Dunn joins me to talk about his journey.

EP85 – Facing your launch fears with Mike Taber of Bluetick.io

44:14 | Aug 11th, 2017

You'll recognize Mike from Startups for the Rest of Us and the MicroConf conference. He's launching a new product called Bluetick. We talked about the pressure we put on ourselves to succeed, setting the ego aside, and growing a SaaS.

EP84 – Contrarian bootstrapper Ian Landsman

1:24:30 | May 16th, 2017

"Charge more!" "Use content marketing!" "Start with an ebook!" There's a lot of folklore in the startup and bootstrapping community. Do they all stand up to scrutiny? This is my interview with long-time SaaS entrepreneur, Ian Landsman.

EP83: Laura Elizabeth – unmistakable product validation

44:40 | Apr 8th, 2017

How do you find product ideas that resonate? Hear how Laura knew there was demand for her project, Client Portal. (This is my special MicroConf 2017 episode!)

EP82: Adam Wathan is back with a new launch story

59:10 | Dec 23rd, 2016

When we last chatted with Adam he'd just written his first book, which did really well. His next project is a course called Test Driven Laravel. You won't believe his launch results! Happy holidays everyone!

EP81: Behind Adam Wathan's $100k book launch

1:06:04 | Nov 1st, 2016

Adam Wathan has always been passionate about learning new things, and sharing what he's learned with the world. Then he discovered that he could earn an independent living doing it.

EP80: Are we at peak SaaS?

23:24 | Aug 12th, 2016

Should you start a SaaS company in 2016? Does it still make sense to run a SaaS as a solopreneur? (Originally posted on the MegaMaker podcast)

EP79: Josh Pigford - "We're all winging it"

1:01:53 | Jun 21st, 2016

Josh is the founder of Baremetrics. He talks about the pros and cons of running a transparent startup, dealing with scrutiny, and his life as an entrepreneur.

EP78: Nathan Barry - cash flow therapy (Part 2)

31:09 | Apr 6th, 2016

This is part 2 of my conversation with Nathan Barry. In the past four months, he's taken his burgeoning SaaS company (ConvertKit) from $1 million in annual recurring revenue to $2 million. That sounds exciting, but it wasn't easy getting there. In t...Show More

EP77 - Nathan Barry – Three years in the desert (Part 1)

34:42 | Apr 1st, 2016

The last time I talked to Nathan, his web app (ConvertKit) had just hit $5,000 in MRR. In this two part series, Nathan describes how they grew that to $182,000 in monthly recurring revenue.

EP76: Tom & Dan get physical with Studio Neat

40:58 | Feb 9th, 2016

Tom and Dan had one of the most successful Kickstarters of 2010 when they released the Glif. But was that enough to launch full-time careers as product makers?

EP75: Jason Zook on why he’s selling his future

42:51 | Sep 24th, 2015

Jason Zook has a different perspective on life and business. He's not afraid to try weird and crazy business ideas. In 2008 he started a business called I Wear Your Shirt. Over 5 years he earned over $1 million in revenue from wearing over 1,600 spon...Show More

EP74: Tracy Osborn – launching a Kickstarter, a book, a SaaS!

47:20 | Sep 21st, 2015

If you want to launch your own Kickstarter, write your own book, or build your own web application you're going to love this episode. Tracy Osborn is a serious bad-ass who's done all three!

EP73: Justin Jackson – “How I got into products”

43:45 | Jun 26th, 2015

Chris Hawkins (from Chasing Product) takes over interviewing and asks Justin the questions.

EP72: Nathan Barry – “The hardest thing I’ve ever done is SaaS”

55:33 | May 4th, 2015

After having great success with books and courses, Nathan Barry has shifted his attention to his SaaS: a web application called ConvertKit.

EP71: Des Traynor on the forgotten job of every SaaS product

45:52 | Dec 12th, 2014

Des Traynor is one of my favorite writers and speakers on the topic of SaaS businesses, and jobs-to-be-done.

EP70: Samuel Hulick talks about building Useronboard

1:07:31 | Nov 7th, 2014

Samuel has become the internet's authority on user onboarding. In this personal and open interview, Samuel talks about how he was able to discover his niche, build an audience, and launch his first product. He also talks about what to do after a diss...Show More

EP69: Nir Eyal on how to build habit forming products

51:04 | Oct 31st, 2014

In June of 2013, I was introduced to Nir Eyal through Ryan Hoover. Nir had been blogging a lot about psychology and analyzing what makes a highly engaging product.

EP68: Brian Casel on productized services

55:55 | Oct 23rd, 2014

Brian Casel is a bootstrapper with a lot of projects: he has a podcast, a hosting platform called Restaurant Engine, and a new course called Productize.

EP67: Mike Rohde is building a sketchnote army

37:18 | Oct 2nd, 2014

Mike Rohde is a designer and an author, but he's probably best known for illustrating the 37signals books. Mike is now building his own products: The Sketchnote Handbook, and the Sketchnote Workbook.

EP66: Marc-André Cournoyer on making the leap

39:55 | Sep 4th, 2014

Marc-André Cournoyer is a passionate coder and product person from Montreal, Quebec. If you're a developer, engineer, or technical person looking to make the jump to building products, you're going to love this one.

EP65: Andreea and building Startup Kit

26:10 | Aug 28th, 2014

Andreea Mihalcea is a dynamic young founder from Romania. Her and her team are building a new product called Startup Kit. I loved her insights into how and why people buy software products.

EP64: Jarrod Drysdale on bootstrapping design

42:04 | Aug 21st, 2014

First, you need to know that Jarrod Drysdale is a good dude. He's also the author of Bootstrapping Design, and the creator of Cascade.io. He's smart, and humble, and talented and he has tons of great things to say about building products, succeeding ...Show More

EP63: Sacha Greif – how things get popular

35:24 | Aug 15th, 2014

Sacha Greif joined me again for a chat on how he marketed Discover Meteor, and why certain blog posts get popular.

EP62: Paul Jarvis is always hungry

38:02 | Aug 7th, 2014

I freakin' love Paul Jarvis. He's creative, he's unique, and he's Canadian.

EP61: Nate Kontny says “Solve your own problems!”

43:11 | Jul 24th, 2014

Today’s interview is with one of my favourite people on the internet: Nate Kontny. He’s the solo-founder of Draft, a web application that helps you improve your writing through collaboration.

EP60: Hear how Ryan Hoover built Product Hunt in 4 days

41:29 | Jul 17th, 2014

This week’s guest is Ryan Hoover. We've been online friends for a few years now. Back in 2013, Ryan invited me to join a new site he'd created called ProductHunt.

EP59: Dan Norris and the 7 day startup

37:00 | Jul 10th, 2014

Dan Norris is the co-founder of WP Curve, and the author of The 7 Day Startup. He gave himself 1 year to build a profitable product.

EP58: Garrett Dimon – SaaS isn’t all rainbows and unicorns

40:43 | Jul 3rd, 2014

Garrett Dimon is the founder of Sifter and author of Starting + Sustaining. We talked about finding an idea, validating an idea, and building your product.

EP57: Brennan Dunn talks about the marketing machine

39:19 | Jun 27th, 2014

Brennan Dunn is the go-to guy to talk about marketing automation. He's build a SaaS, called Planscope, but these days he recommends first-time entrepreneurs build something smaller (like an eBook, or a webinar).

EP56: Sean Fioritto on succeeding after failing

37:44 | Jun 19th, 2014

I like Sean a lot. He’s from Chicago, and he struggled for years trying to build products. Then he wrote this book, and it took off. You'll hear his story, and how he succeeded after lots of failures.

EP55: Patio11 on promoting your product

56:06 | Apr 11th, 2014

This week you'll hear from Patrick Mackenzie (Patio11 on the internet), an influential member of the self-funded, bootstrapping community, as well as a high profile member of Hacker News. Patrick is a great guest: he's a great storyteller, and is alw...Show More

EP54: DHH on why 37signals is becoming Basecamp

48:46 | Mar 17th, 2014

David Heinemeier Hansson started working with Jason Fried at 37signals about 14-15 years ago. 10 years ago, they created Basecamp, their first SaaS product. This past week they decided to stop using the 37signals brand, and sell off (or stop developi...Show More

EP53: Alex Hillman is the king of JFDI

59:20 | Feb 22nd, 2014

Alex Hillman is many things: first, he’s the king of JFDI (he even has the tattoo to prove it). Second: he’s the founder of IndyHall, a co-working space in Philadelphia. Third: he’s Amy Hoy’s partner in 30×500. And fourth: he’s just recently launched...Show More

EP52: Amy Hoy – “Why it’s not about you”

57:14 | Feb 8th, 2014

Amy Hoy is known for her unfiltered, straight-shooting opinions on building product businesses. Her and her husband  Thomas Fuchs have built  Freckle, an awesome time-tracking web app - and have become well known in the bootstrapping, design, and Rub...Show More

EP51: Surprise! Brand new episode with Nathan Barry

31:54 | Dec 31st, 2013

This my conversation with Nathan Barry. Lots of great stuff: specifically for building an email list.

EP50: Jakub Linowski of GoodUi.org

31:43 | Oct 30th, 2013

Jakub Linowski  is a Toronto (Canada) based interface designer. He surprised everybody this year (including himself) by releasing a viral hit called GoodUI.org. In this interview we go behind the scenes, and try to unpack that success. There's lots o...Show More

EP49: No more excuses with Ruben Gamez (part 2)

30:47 | Oct 23rd, 2013

If you've been making excuses as to why you can't build your product, bootstrap your own business, or hire someone on oDesk? Well you need to listen to this episode because Ruben Gamez here to destroy all those objections. This is part 2 of our conve...Show More

EP48: Ruben Gamez thinks about business differently (part 1)

27:01 | Oct 16th, 2013

Ruben Gamez is one of the most thoughtful and wise entrepreneurs I've met. He has some great advice on outsourcing, staying focused, getting work done, and building a profitable business that's not based on your personality. Sponsors This show wouldn...Show More

EP47: Meat and potatoes with Chase Reeves (part 2)

38:25 | Oct 9th, 2013

This week I get into the meat and potatoes with Chase Reeves. This is part 2 of our discussion. This week we talk about that struggle of building products, especially when you're just starting out, and trying to figure out which direction to go in. S...Show More

EP46: Chase Reeves has important things to discuss

40:32 | Oct 2nd, 2013

This week, I’m joined by a man. A man named Chase Reeves. We’re going to talk about the business they’re building over there at Fizzle.co. Chase and I both like to talk, so this is a two-parter! This is part 1. Sponsors This show wouldn't be possible...Show More

EP45: Goals with Patio11, DHH, Derek Sivers, Spencer Fry, Dan Norris, John Saddington, Chris Enns, Tim Smith, Adam Clark

23:24 | Sep 25th, 2013

Chris Enns, Tim Smith, and Adam Clark have a great podcast called the Intellectual Radio Program. I was recently listening to episode 8 on SSKTN.com. And right near the end, Chris has this beautifully honest moment, where he describes the frustration...Show More

EP44: DHH at 200 miles per hour (part 2)

24:49 | Sep 18th, 2013

In our last episode we talked about how David started working as a contractor for 37signals making $15 an hour. He eventually worked his way up, and became an owner in the company (along with Jason Fried). In this episode we talk about he and Jason w...Show More

EP43: DHH, a personal interview (part 1)

29:50 | Sep 11th, 2013

David Heinemeier Hansson started working with Jason Fried as a contract worker from Denmark. How did he eventually become a partner at 37signals? I’ve kept in touch with David over the years, and we’d planned on doing an interview for awhile now. It...Show More

EP42: Is self-publishing getting saturated? Nathan Barry, Sacha Greif, Paul Jarvis

47:48 | Sep 4th, 2013

Paul Jarvis ( Everything I Know), Sacha Greif ( Discover Meteor), and Nathan Barry ( Authority) invited me to host a Self-Publishing Hangout with them this week. It was a great opportunity for me, because I’m about to publish my first “book” ( Ampli...Show More

EP41: Sacha Greif, Nathan Barry, Paul Jarvis, and Justin Jackson on self-publishing

36:06 | Aug 28th, 2013

Paul Jarvis ( Everything I Know), Sacha Greif ( Discover Meteor), and Nathan Barry ( Authority) invited me to host a Self-Publishing Hangout with them this week. It was a great opportunity for me, because I’m about to publish my first “book” ( Ampli...Show More

EP40: Allan Branch on leaving LessConf to focus on his product

39:36 | Aug 21st, 2013

If you’ve dreamed about building your own product, you’re in the right place. This week the hilarious, talented, and honest Allan Branch joins us to talk about why he’s leaving LessConf behind to focus on LessAccounting. Sponsors This show wouldn't b...Show More

EP39: Spencer Fry part 2

33:09 | Aug 14th, 2013

Spencer Fry built his first product when he was 19, and now’s building a new product called Uncover. It’s a big risk: it’s an HR product, which is a difficult vertical. Listen to hear how he plans to succeed.

EP38: If Spencer Fry could go back in time…

39:23 | Aug 7th, 2013

What were you doing when you were 19? Spencer Fry built his first online product.

EP37: Dan Norris gets the Claff

36:54 | Jul 31st, 2013

Imagine building a product for a whole year, and then deciding to try something new on a whim. You build it in a weekend, and in 4 days you already have your first paying customer.

EP36: Dan Norris gave himself 1 year to build a profitable product

40:52 | Jul 24th, 2013

Imagine this: you sell your web consultancy, and give yourself 1 year to build a product. You decide to do everything by the book: you’re going to validate the idea, and use the lean startup methodology to build it.

EP35: Noel Tock on building products on WordPress

27:14 | Jul 17th, 2013

This is part 2 of our interview with Noel Tock. He built a SaaS app on top of WordPress. In part 1 we talked about the thinking behind that, in part 2 we talk about the lessons he’s learned along the way.

EP34: Building your app on top of WordPress with Noel Tock

24:56 | Jul 10th, 2013

If liked our episodes on using WordPress to build your web app’s MVP, you’re going to love this interview with Noel Tock, of HappyTables.com.

EP33: Jason Calacanis of Inside.com talks about bootstrapping vs funding

25:21 | Jul 3rd, 2013

It’s part 2 with Jason Calacanis! In this episode we explore the question every product person needs to answer: should I bootstrap, or should I get investors?

EP32: Jason Calacanis at 300 BAUD

33:43 | Jun 26th, 2013

Normally we cover bootstrapped products: people who are self-funding the stuff they build. We do this because I’m naturally drawn to bootstrapped companies. For this episode I wanted to go into “enemy” territory: I wanted to talk to the VC community...Show More

EP31: Dan Martell gives us some Clarity

39:58 | Jun 19th, 2013

Dan Martell discovered computers in rehab. After he overcame his problems with drugs, he taught himself to program. From there, he started building businesses. Eventually, he travelled to San Francisco to learn everything he could from the startup sc...Show More

EP30: Dan Martell’s story – from rehab to San Francisco

42:32 | Jun 12th, 2013

Dan Martell discovered computers in rehab. After he overcame his problems with drugs, he taught himself to program. From there, he started building businesses. Eventually, he travelled to San Francisco to learn everything he could from the startup sc...Show More

EP29: Cease and desist with Cody Brown

31:51 | Jun 5th, 2013

Imagine this: you build a product that you’re passionate about. To demonstrate it’s capabilities, you create a demo that attracts the attention of the New York Times legal department; who promptly send you a cease and desist letter. That’s exactly wh...Show More

EP28: Draw your own video games

28:34 | May 29th, 2013

Hey, let me ask you a question: when you were a kid, after a game of Mario Brothers, did you ever take out a pencil and paper and try to draw your own video game levels? The idea of creating video games from a kid’s imagination is something that toda...Show More

EP27: Does Amy Hoy get scared? (part 2)

50:48 | May 22nd, 2013

In this episode of Product People: does Amy Hoy still get scared before a launch? How do you choose an audience? And she answers some listener questions.

EP26: Amy Hoy sells her My Little Ponies

51:57 | May 15th, 2013

Amy Hoy gives a personal interview on her growing up in suburban Maryland, programming on an Apple IIc, selling her My Little Ponies to buy a Power Mac, and how she ended up building her first products.

EP25: Hiten Shah “Make your idea a reality” (part 2)

37:08 | May 8th, 2013

Hey Product People! What’s your process for finding an idea that people love? How do you take your initial hunch for an idea, and make it a reality? What is a funnel? Hiten Shah from Kissmetrics is back to answer these questions and more!

EP24: Hiten Shah – “Make things that people love”

38:52 | May 1st, 2013

Can you build a healthy software business when you don’t know how to code? Hiten Shah is on the show today. He and his co-founder Neil Patel, have built two successful SaaS apps: CrazyEgg, and Kissmetrics. Today you’ll hear Hiten’s secret to being a...Show More

EP23: Paul Farnell, how does growth happen with a SaaS startup?

35:33 | Apr 24th, 2013

On the show today is one of the best bootstrappers in the business: Paul Farnell of Litmus.com joins me and shares some great stories.

EP22: Paul Farnell of Litmus on building a startup in a college dorm (part 1)

46:07 | Apr 17th, 2013

On the show today is one of the best bootstrappers in the business: Paul Farnell of Litmus.com joins me and shares some great stories.

EP21: John Saddington on deadlines, partners, ugly babies and warning bells (part 2)

43:22 | Apr 10th, 2013

This week we have part 2 of our interview with John Saddington that literally sent warning bells blaring through the 8Bit office. We also hear about his new Kickstarter campaign: Pressgram (an iOS app that allows you to take filtered photos, and pub...Show More

EP20: John Saddington of 8Bit on his adventure as an entrepreneur

30:27 | Apr 3rd, 2013

Before this interview we thought John Saddington was a guy that built WordPress products with his team at 8Bit (we were also intrigued by his new Kickstarter campaign: Pressgram). What we didn’t realize is that John, at a young age, had worked his wa...Show More

EP19: Jason Evanish shares his process for understanding customers

30:27 | Mar 27th, 2013

Jason Evanish has made a name for himself as a customer-focused entrepreneur. He caught the eye of Hiten Shah, the founder of KISSmetrics. Hiten asked Jason to leave Boston, and move to the Valley to become KISSmetric’s Product Manager. Since then...Show More

EP18: Jason Evanish moves to San Francisco

36:10 | Mar 20th, 2013

While in Boston, Jason Evanish made a name for himself as a customer-focused entrepreneur. He caught the eye of Hiten Shah, the founder of KISSmetrics. Hiten asked Jason to leave Boston, and move to the Valley to become KISSmetric’s Product Manager....Show More

EP17: Nathan Barry shows you how to write, price and sell your ebook (part 2)

40:44 | Mar 13th, 2013

Nathan Barry has released two really successful ebooks, and a new web app called ConvertKit. If you’ve ever wanted to write your own ebook, but couldn’t get started, this interview is sure to inspire you to create and launch your own stuff.

EP16: Nathan Barry’s story; building iPad apps, ebooks and web apps (part 1)

40:43 | Mar 6th, 2013

Nathan Barry is an amazing individual: when you spend time with him you can’t help but be inspired to create and launch your own stuff. As a young man he’s had tremendous success is releasing his own products: an iPad app called One Voice, two really...Show More

EP15: Jason Fried on making money, internet fame, and the new Basecamp

36:32 | Feb 27th, 2013

This week we have Jason Fried of 37signals on the program. We discuss how he made thousands of dollars in high school, why he chose DHH as a partner, what it’s like to be “internet famous”, and the thinking behind the new Basecamp, Basecamp Breeze a...Show More

EP14: Kyle Fox on launching, metrics, and lessons learned (part 2)

42:19 | Feb 20th, 2013

Kyle Fox is back for another episode: this time he talks with Justin about the power of design, how big their launch mailing list was, and why it’s important to track your metrics from the beginning. How should you run your beta program? Should you ...Show More

EP13: Kyle Fox on building his own SaaS app

40:30 | Feb 13th, 2013

Kyle Fox is a real Renaissance man. Besides co-hosting this podcast, and working as a Product Manager at Granify, he also runs his own SaaS app on the side: FotoJournal. FotoJournal allows photographers to create a professional looking photo blog. I...Show More

EP12: Brennan Dunn on startup launch tactics (part 2)

44:40 | Feb 6th, 2013

Learn Brennan’s trick for identifying a good market: “find a community, and just keep adding value.” Whether that’s a forum response, blog post, info-product, or SaaS app, learn how choosing an audience and sticking with them can pay off.

EP11: Brennan Dunn on building his startup, Planscope

35:02 | Jan 30th, 2013

How do you make a name for yourself, and your product? That’s the question we posed to Brennan Dunn. It seemed like almost overnight he was everywhere: blog posts on Hacker News, popping up in my Twitter stream, and promoting a new product for cons...Show More

EP10: Rob Walling – outsource on oDesk, find your idea, market your product (part 2)

36:52 | Jan 23rd, 2013

Have you ever wondered how much personal brand affects software sales? Check out this is great episode with Rob Walling. In our interview he reveals a ton of tactics for outsourcing your development on oDesk, finding a good idea for your business, an...Show More

EP09: Rob Walling – Get off the hamster wheel, build your own products!

35:34 | Jan 17th, 2013

Rob Walling is the man behind products like HitTail, DotNetInvoice, and Drip. But he also helped start a movement of micropreneurs: solo-founders, who launch their own products. These small startups don’t take venture funding and don’t hire employees...Show More

EP08: Sacha Greif on choosing a co-founder and building MVP

40:04 | Jan 9th, 2013

This is part 2 of our interview with Sacha Greif. In this episode we talked with him about how to find a partner, and the pain involved in building up a product income. Sacha is a designer and coder from Paris, France, but he’s now living in Osaka, ...Show More

EP07: Creating info-products with Sacha Greif (part 1)

38:01 | Jan 2nd, 2013

What are some good strategies for creating, pricing and selling an ebook? In Part 1 of our interview with Sacha we discuss what he learned launching his first book, and what he plans on doing next time. We also take a look at Meteor, “an open-source ...Show More

EP06: Patio11 on building products that make money (part 2)

45:53 | Dec 26th, 2012

Want to build a software product that actually earns income? In this (Part 2) episode Patrick McKenzie (Patio11) shares specific tactics for researching a market and finding a problem to solve.

EP05: How Patio11 built a product business (part 1)

31:57 | Dec 18th, 2012

Part 1 of our interview with Patio11 (Patrick McKenzie) where you’ll hear how he actually learned to program with graph paper, and how he built his first product business with $60.

EP04: MVP apps with WordPress (Part 2)

35:26 | Dec 12th, 2012

Are you a developer who wants to cut down the amount of time it takes to build a prototype? Are you a product person who can’t code? Do you have a product idea that you want to validate quickly? This is Part 2 of our interview with Daelan Wood on bu...Show More

EP03: Building MVP apps with Wordpress (Part 1)

34:40 | Dec 5th, 2012

Are you a developer who wants to cut down the amount of time it takes to build a prototype? Are you a product person who can’t code? Do you have a product idea that you want to validate quickly? If any of those describe you, you’re going to love thi...Show More

EP02: Who should you build products with?

40:42 | Nov 17th, 2012

In this week’s call Kyle and Justin talk about people: specifically, the people you choose to build a product with.

EP01: Our first phone call

29:23 | Oct 15th, 2012

This isn’t a podcast, it’s our first Skype call! As a result, it’s definitely a bit rough, but we think it will give you a good idea of who we are, and what a podcast with us might be like. We covered two questions: 1) What were some of the first d...Show More