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SaaS Reality Podcast

Author: Simon Bennett & Dean LJ

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SaaS Reality, a podcast where two budding founders talk about their SaaS products.
Join Simon Bennett and Dean LJ to see what it really takes to build, launch and run a SaaS product.
19 Episodes
After another unscheduled break Simon and Dean are back to discuss what they are working on
We discuss applying for seed funding and dealing with a competitors that are popping up everywhere!
Dean explains why he's not asking for a card upfront and we learn more about Simon's mysterious opportunity with Snapshooter
Explaining why we don't have a podcast
After weeks off, the guys finally manage to get a recording and catchup. More AWS chat with hints of DNS
Can Dean pivot with CloudPeriscope or is it destined for the idea graveyard?
Dean drops the bombshell that Amazon has released key features of CloudPeriscope for FREE. Should he kill his product or pivot?
It all changes when you have a customer, hear how Auomaily's first customer is influencing Simon's marketing. Also, it's getting real for Dean as he starts to look at the business side and gets his accounts started
Simon fresh from a 1 week break talks price anchoring and Dean reveals the new name for his product
This week Dean reveals an identity crisis with his SaaS and Simon talks about the problems implementing SCA with Stripe
Automaily has launched and has its first signups, A short geek out on AWS instances and we revisit positioning and getting your first customers.
This week the guys talk about Simons positioning with Automaily again as well as covering April Dunfords book Obviously awesome.
007 - Delayed Catch up

007 - Delayed Catch up


After a few weeks off Simon and Dean have a catch up with what’s been happening.
This week Simon updates us on his customer research feedback, Dean tells of his refactoring woes. We discuss the book The Mom Test, building an audience on LinkedIn and finally Simon gives some Stripe 101 advice to Dean
005 - Got The Blues

005 - Got The Blues


This week is all about getting the blues, questioning what you are building and talking it through for a new perspective to help re-focus on the task at hand.
This week we talk origins for both our product names and where the ideas came from. Of course we have the usual progress reports too.
003 - New Arrivals

003 - New Arrivals


With our new mic's and pre-amps we give you a much better sound quality and talk about hitting revenue milestones, dogfooding Automaily with Snapshooter, dealing with real life issues, writing documentation and a sneak preview of the upcoming Strong Customer Authentication legislation a.k.a. PSD2 or 3D Secure v2.
002 - Pricing

002 - Pricing


We recap the events of last week and how life sometimes throws you a curve ball. The discussion then turns to pricing as we give our thoughts on pricing models and reveal how much we'll be charging for Automaily and CloudInsights.
Simon and Dean try their hand at making their first podcast for SaaS a reality
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