Startups For the Rest of Us
Startups For the Rest of Us
Startups For the Rest of Us
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The longest running (and most popular) podcast for non-venture track startups, this show follow the stories of founders as they start, acquire, and grow SaaS companies. Hear when they fail, struggle, succeed, and take you with them through the tumultuous life of a SaaS founder. If you like Mixergy, This Week in Startups, or SaaStr, you’ll enjoy Startup for the Rest of Us.
TinySeed Tales Season 2 | Episode 6: Best Growth Month Ever
Brian & Scottie Elliott are the husband & wife co-founders of Gather, an interior design project management app. On this episode, Brian and Scottie share with us an update on their unexpected MRR growth, the psychology of raising prices, and the difficulty of making decisions amidst a mountain of unknowns. The topics we cover 01:07] Update […]
Oct 15
20 min
Episode 518 | A Live LinkedIn Ads Consult with Anthony Blatner and Scatterspoke
Episode 518 of Startups For the Rest of Us is an experimental format where Anthony Blatner, a LinkedIn expert, live consults with John Samuelson, a B2B SaaS founder on advertising a SaaS business on LinkedIn. There’s a wealth of knowledge in today’s episode so if you are considering or have thought about LinkedIn ads, this […]
Oct 13
39 min
Episode 517.5 | The 2nd State of Independent SaaS Survey is Live
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Oct 9
1 min
TinySeed Tales Season 2 | Episode 5: The Gamble of Raising Prices
On Episode 5 of TinySeed Tales, we learn about the success of their recent outbound email campaign. We also hear about their progress with raising their prices and transitioning away from Gather’s solo pricing tier. The topics we cover [02:00] Checking in on the past few weeks A little bit of an emotional roller coaster […]
Oct 8
17 min
Episode 517 | Married Co-founders Who Turned a Free Tool Into a Fast-Growing SaaS Product
We’re joined in this episode by the founding team of Scatterspoke, John Samuelson and Colleen Johnson. What started as a lark to learn new technology has now turned into a successful business with more than $12k MRR. In this episode, we learn how they turned a side project into a successful fulltime business. The topics […]
Oct 6
32 min
TinySeed Tales Season 2 | Episode 4: Being Married and Being Co-Founders
Brian & Scottie Elliott are the husband & wife co-founders of Gather, an interior design project management app. Today we’re going to dive into the stress that comes with entrepreneurship and how it shows up in their personal lives. Moving up from one customer segment to another is hard. Each customer segment is like an Island […]
Oct 1
24 min
Episode 516 | When to Re-write Your SaaS Codebase
Matt Wensing returns for his third appearance on the podcast. He is the founder of Summit and was in TinySeed Batch 1. We dive into Matt’s decision-making process for re-writing the entire codebase. We talk about choosing the right features to build, talking to your customers, starting with a blank slate vs templates, and much […]
Sep 29
40 min
TinySeed Tales Season 2 | Episode 3: Is This All Worth It?
Brian & Scottie Elliott are the husband & wife co-founders of Gather, an interior design project management app. Today, Rob chats with Brian & Scottie about their new hires, setting ambitious revenue goals, and managing stress and anxiety as entrepreneurs. The topics we cover [01:01] Update on hiring, new sales, and more Hired a VA Hired […]
Sep 24
26 min
Episode 515 | Finding a Co-Founder, Getting Better at Sales, and More Listener Questions
Rob is joined by Anthony Eden from DNSimple as they answer your listener questions. They cover topics ranging from tax liabilities with contractors, getting feedback on a prototype, and finding a technical cofounder. If you have questions about starting or scaling a SaaS that you’d like for us to cover, please submit your question for the next […]
Sep 22
48 min
TinySeed Tales Season 2 | Episode 2: Moving Upmarket
Brian & Scottie Elliott are the husband & wife co-founders of Gather, an interior design project management app. On this episode, Rob chats with Brian & Scottie about taking their product upmarket, focusing on customer success, hiring consultants and contractors, and more! The topics we cover [01:43] Check in on how this week has been going […]
Sep 17
21 min
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