⚡ Bootstrapping, podcasting, calm companies, business ethics. Co-founder of @transistorfm (podcast hosting).
Episode 101 · · 01:28:44
How to master a new skill (even if you think you're too old to try)
Episode 100 · · 01:03:08
"Every action you take is a vote for the type of person you wish to become."
Episode 99 · · 01:08:03
Ben is the co-founder of Tuple.app and is running a new course called Habits for Hackers.
Episode 98 · · 01:11:13
Jason Cohen asks Justin Jackson hard questions about his startup, and what it's going to take to go full-time.
Episode 97 · · 32:47
Justin Jackson interviews Jason Cohen from WPengine about bootstrapping, and what it really takes to grow a company.
Episode 96 · · 58:04
After a live event, Hamish and I talked offline about the realities of being a maker in tech.
Episode 95 · · 01:07:48
Should you double down on your strengths, or learn something new?
Episode 94 · · 57:17
Ben Orenstein, Derrick Reimer, and Justin Jackson are all building a new product. What still works?
Episode 93 · · 57:42
You need to price your software on two pillars: who you're selling to, and your value metric.
Episode 92 · · 49:49
Are you coming to MicroConf in Las Vegas this year?
Episode 91 · · 58:29
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, whic...
Episode 90 · · 49:03
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 ...
Episode 89 · · 55:29
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 qu...
Episode 88 · · 47:42
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 ov...
Episode 87 · · 55:35
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 c...
Episode 86 · · 55:36
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 t...
Episode 85 · · 44:51
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...
Episode 84 · · 01:25:08
"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 m...
Episode 83 · · 45:18
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!)
Episode 82 · · 59:48
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 resul...
Episode 81 · · 01:06:42
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.
Episode 80 · · 24:02
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)
Episode 79 · · 01:02:31
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.
Episode 78 · · 31:47
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 mi...
Episode 77 · · 35:19
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 r...
Episode 76 · · 41:35
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?
Episode 75 · · 43:31
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 yea...
Episode 74 · · 47:57
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...
Episode 73 · · 44:23
Chris Hawkins (from Chasing Product) takes over interviewing and asks Justin the questions.
Episode 72 · · 56:11
After having great success with books and courses, Nathan Barry has shifted his attention to his SaaS: a web application called ConvertKit.