Displaying episodes 1 - 30 of 62 in total
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 blog posts to support his NFT client. The guys discuss an idea from Matt: professional service partnerships with up and coming platforms.
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. The guys discuss ways Matt can continue to vet his idea and test the market.
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 their unfair advantages to invest their money and diversify.
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 begin evaluating it.
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.
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 they were starting over from scratch.
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.
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 the guts of Solidity. The guys discuss online communities as a business and how unattractive they seem.
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. The guys discuss appropriate pricing and approaches to building new features.
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 troubleshooting some serverless infrastructure issues. The guys discuss how "easy" it is to get MicroAcquired given the numbers.
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. The guys discuss the best ways to communicate price increases.
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 discuss charging on value, while keeping pricing simple for customers.
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 interviewing developers and what makes for stimulating audio.
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. Aaron talks about why he loves Twitter, how to make your individual experience on the site more positive, and how to overcome the fear of sharing your work.
Marc's marketing adventures continue with incredible results. Matt is getting strict with his schedule. The guys discuss Matt's idea discovery experiments.
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 through some ideas off of Matt's idea list and talk them through as potential ideas.
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 and ideas small enough for one a month.
The guys are back from vacation and recharged to tackle 2022. They go over highlights from 2021 and plans and resolutions for 2022.
Marc has successfully shipped the bi-directional sync and Matt is gushing over Python. The guys are heading into the end of year vacation.
Marc has finished the bi-directional relationship sync and now that it's in production he's squashing bugs. Matt is thinking about how to price his consulting work and talking about his investigations into crypto.
Marc is finishing up the bi-directional relationship, but testing is slow. Matt is beginning his crypto-education journey and onboarding a new client. The guys discuss the open web and how the rest of the year will shake out.
Nocode conf is over and webflow has announced a lot of changes that have shaken up Matt’s ideas for GDPR webflow hosting. Marc is finishing up the bi-directional importer and is planning a rollout. The guys discuss shape-up planning and how to prioritize as solo founders.
Marc has been planning and coding a rewrite of the PowerImporter sync to support bi-directional relationships and is having a blast. Matt is stuck in a rut and working out how to manage his time. See you at NoCodeConf!
Marc is setting MemberRow aside for now while he regroups on PowerImporter and handles support and adds new features. Matt is feeling stuck, he’s feeling a lot of fear and that’s getting in the way of moving forward. The guys talk through pricing and feelings.
Marc is realizing that his development efforts have taken too much of his time and he needs to spend more time marketing. Matt has been taking a small break to avoid burnout. The guys discuss affiliate marketing and how awesome vim is.
Marc was taking it easy last week and recovering, but is back on the shipping train this week. Matt has learned a lot from his Webflow research and is thinking about the right approach to validating his idea. The guys discuss accounting and legal strategies.
Marc has finished the MVP of MemberRow and is ready to show his earliest customers. Matt has been approaching people for customer interviews on the Webflow forum. The guys discuss the next steps in marketing their products and how dumb the postgres json query syntax is.
Marc hit a snag with devise and dynamic roles, delaying the shipping of the MemberRow MVP. Matt hit a milestone with his Webflow proof of concept and is on the road to interview customers. The guys talk through setting expectations with yourself and how to have a sense of urgency but also treat yourself with kindness.
Marc is coding his brains out on MemberRow and is close to shipping his alpha to his first customers. Matt is almost done working through the technical uncertainty for his Webflow tool MVP. The guys discuss online communities and how interesting and annoying NFTs are.
Marc invested in a rails SaaS template and is using it to great effect to code his face off on MemberRow. Matt is experimenting with Webflow’s APIs and hitting technical problems that the guys discuss.
Checkout our startups 👉 PowerImporter.com MemberRow.comMarc LG and Matt Gale