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Build Your SaaS – bootstrap in 2020

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Can you bootstrap a profitable startup in 2020? Thousands of entrepreneurs, developers, designers, and product people have tried to launch their own web apps. But with so many venture-backed startups now, is it still possible? Follow Jon and Justin as they build their podcasting SaaS, Transistor.fm.
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Landsman on software

Landsman on software

2020-11-1746:441

Ian Landsman talks about his 15-year history of building HelpSpot
Justin lost his voice and sounds like Steve-O.
Justin was a guest on the Framework podcast
THE FEAR

THE FEAR

2020-09-1540:011

Justin is worried. Jon says "chill."
Reverse engineering success
Break out

Break out

2020-08-0445:16

What do you do when you can't solve a problem on your own?
One of our competitors was acquired; what does that mean for us?
It's just too much

It's just too much

2020-06-1639:061

What happens when your SaaS grows 300% over the quarantine?
Waking up

Waking up

2020-06-0925:50

Resisting oppression and resisting being an oppressor
A quick update from Justin
Will we still be supporting Internet Explorer in a decade?
Simon is quitting his job and going full-time on SnapShooter
They stole our idea!

They stole our idea!

2020-05-0548:26

What do you do when a competitor steals from you?
Catching up with the real-life stuff that's going on
Bake that bread!
Josh Pigford sees a lot of SaaS revenue analytics; what's he seeing that we're not?
Giuuuuuuuunta

Giuuuuuuuunta

2020-04-0701:15:43

"This is like unveiling Banksy."
We're still in it
Waking up to the coronavirus
Chatting with Marie Poulin, Oki Doki
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Comments (15)

Zachary Telschow

There's enough politics in this world - this show doesn't need it.

Apr 2nd
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richard thomson

I was very impressed by this website. It was very appreciable one, keep posting more on this. Thank you for sharing this beautiful project.

Mar 4th
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richard thomson

I was very impressed by this website. It was very appreciable one, keep posting more on this. Thank you for sharing this beautiful project.\

Mar 4th
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richard thomson

I was very impressed by this website. It was very appreciable one, keep posting more on this. Thank you for sharing this beautiful project.

Mar 4th
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Shane Smith

You mentioned Castbox in this episode, so I thought I'd try it.

Dec 4th
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Justin Jackson

Some folks have responded to this episode, wanting us to talk more about the total size of the market. We'll get into that in the future!

Aug 30th
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Justin Jackson

Of you've ever wondered about conversion rates, this one's for you!

Aug 14th
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Justin Jackson

"The money is bored" - this still gets me!

Jul 24th
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Transistor

Most folks underestimate the importance of building anticipation *before* a launch!

Jul 17th
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Justin Jackson

Agreed! Paul Graham (from YC) has riffed on this a bunch too.

Jul 11th
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Aaron Deadman

I think the founder of Airbnb said that you have to start with something that doesn't scale to perfect the customer experience, before scaling. I think you're on the right track there!

Jul 9th
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Dave Young

Love the show, love the candid insights and journey! For all of us out here burning our midnight oil and building our dreams.

Jun 13th
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Dan Holowack

A great story with play-by-play updates as founders build a SaaS business. It’s honest and candid, with real insights. As a founder myself I’d certainly recommend it.

Jun 10th
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Justin Jackson

If you’re building a web startup in 2018, this show is for you!

May 17th
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