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75: The must-haves

Matt has been consulting with a company to help find and screen a developer for them. Marc has been honing in on the type of candidate he'd like to make as part of his...

74: Emma Fletcher on choosing to not go it alone

Emma Fletcher (@emmafletcher) of learntosolderkits.com fame stops by to tell the story of the genesis of learn to solder kits, how she grew her ecommerce operations an...

73: What does success look like for me?

Marc has shipped a Webflow to Airtable sync to PowerImporter and it's getting use in the wild. Matt is searching for an accountability partner to stay on the momentum ...

72: Not the product risk I was warned about

Marc is back from camping and is making progress on his side project. Matt is having problems regulating his freelancing, but has some new insights for how to keep it ...

71: The eras of our lives

Marc is shipping a new PowerImporter feature before going on a camping trip. Matt is just about ready to start his product hunt preparation to market his slackbot. The...

70: OK boomer

Matt is finished the slackbot and is deciding whether to charge or not. Marc is feeling better, and getting his momentum back. The guys discuss when to charge for a pr...

69: Not all rest is vacation

Marc has been derailed from his challenge due to being sick. Matt's momentum is still high and he's making progress on his slackbot. The guys discuss ideal onboarding ...

68: The 60 day challenge

Matt stumbled a little bit in his slackbot development and is aiming to be done development this week. Marc has started a 60 day build in public challenge for a side b...

67: Hear the difference

Matt has been meeting his goal of 1 hour per day of Matt Time™ and hopes to finish development of his slackbot this week. Marc is itching to take on a side project, bu...

66: Drink the dip

Matt is back from NFT NYC and full of stories about it. Marc professes his love for chrome extensions and hacking with most websites he visits. The guys discuss an ide...

65: Just two snowballs rolling down a hill

Matt and Marc are getting momentum back! Matt got some actionable advise for workstation setup that have already yielded results and Marc is taking on small bugs to ge...

64: What am I doing wrong?

Matt and Marc have a coaching session: Matt is feeling a lot of frustration around getting something off the ground. Where is his time going? What mistakes is he makin...

63: Compelling offers

Matt is doing more research around assisting people. Marc is reconsidering building in public. The guys discuss the potential recession and meaningful tests Matt can r...

62: Intelligent or crazy

Marc is knee deep in PowerImporter support and boxes of his stuff during his move. Matt has a milestone of sending smart contracts to production and has been writing b...

61: Probing further

Marc is living the dream in the Montreal springtime, working on the newest importer and moving house. Matt is doing more customer interviews about hiring assistants. T...

60: Unfair advantages

Matt has some very early insights from customer interviews and Marc is in the throws of packing and moving apartments. The guys discuss opportunities for how to use th...

59: Horizontal scale, horizontal markets

Matt is quite taken with exploring productized services through being an assistant. Marc has been sick and unproductive. The guys talk through Matt's idea and ways to ...

58: The white glove treatment

Matt is back from vacation and Marc is paving the way for hiring some dev help. The guys discuss a business idea: white-glove onboarding for virtual assistants.

57: Solo Indie Hacking with Guest Volkan Kaya

Volkan joins Marc this week to commiserate about running a bootstrapped SaaS as a solo founder. They talk about marketing, customer support, and what they would do if...

56: Building in Public on Twitter with Guest Xavier Coiffard

Xavier joins Marc this week to chat about building in public on Twitter, testing new product ideas and MVPs, and what he would do differently if he started over.

55: Say no to todos

Marc is working on the google docs importer and dealing with an explosion in new customer support queries. Matt is working with Web3 auditors and learning more about t...

54: So many firsts!

Marc has successfully executed his price increase and has sent his first email blast to his customers. Matt is funding significant mental relief billing by the day. Th...

53: Stay skeptical

Marc's first AudienceOps article hitting his blog shortly and is loving having the help marketing. Matt has been digging into upgradeable smart contracts and troublesh...

52: Checkout woes

This week Marc has been fighting with Stripe hosted checkout in his efforts to increase prices. Matt's contracting in web3 and thoroughly impressed by the ecosystem. T...

51: Beauty in simplicity

Marc is revisiting his pricing and is forming big plans. Matt is way overbooked with his consulting and figuring out how to move forward with his project. The guys dis...

50: Making friends on the internet

Marc has used his new found Twitter enthusiasm to amazing effect. Matt has knocked out initial developer podcast research and has guests booked. The guys discuss inter...

49: How To Use Twitter Like An Actual Human Being (And Not Like A Grifter) With Guest Aaron Francis

Guest Aaron Francis of Hammerstone.dev joins Matt and Marc to defend Twitter after the guys criticized the platform as a hellhole of grifters in the previous episode. ...

48: Stop! Maker time

Marc's marketing adventures continue with incredible results. Matt is getting strict with his schedule. The guys discuss Matt's idea discovery experiments.

47: Idea Brainstorming

Marc has been outsourcing with moderate success. Matt is weighing out ideas for 12 startups in 12 months to find something small he can begin with. The guys think thro...

46: Use code Marc at checkout

Marc is taking his first steps towards outsourcing marketing and Matt is strongly considering 12 startups in 12 months. The guys discuss customer acquisition on fiverr...

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