Bootstrapped

Bootstrapped, Episode 46, “Jeffrey Way of Laracasts”

July 28th, 2014

This week we have special guest Jeffrey Way. We talk about how he’s bootstrapped Laracasts, how he got started in Laravel, the philosophy behind Laracasts, pricing, hiring, building a personal brand, supporting open source, how to make a great screencast, working for The Man.

Thanks to this weeks sponsor: Linode

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Bootstrapped, Episode 45, “Adventures in Hacker News”

July 21st, 2014

Download this episode, in which Ian and Andrey discuss taking a vacation while bootstrapping,  the craziness of Hacker News, LaraJobs, Scribbleton, installing desktop software, mods, git, pity purchases, Linux desktop apps, Walmart, the new square BlackBerry, Commodore 64,  consulting work, how much it costs to build an app,  shutting down a SaaS that isn’t performing, who handles support, bad web hosting, Martha’s Vineyard, American Presidents, Ian posting Scribbleton on Hacker News and causing trouble.

 

This episode is sponsored by FusionInvoice — 20% 0ff  for our listeners.

This episode is also sponsored by Linode .

 

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Bootstrapped, Episode 44, “I’m Recording Now”

July 14th, 2014

Ian’s (non-life threatening) health issues, delaying the Bootstrapped Conference, quarters as a service, app translation, LaraJobs, what we’d do if we had to work someplace else, Scribbleton update, twitter as protocol.

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Bootstrapped, Episode 43, “The Userscape Developers”

July 1st, 2014

In this episode, we sit down with the developers of Userscape; Eric Barnes, Chris Fidao, and Taylor Otwell, to talk about weird dreams, Eric’s, Chris’ and Taylor’s backgrounds and how they got started at Userscape, supporting open source, Forge, newsletters, servers, building Scribbleton for Linux, content-based products,  deploying desktop apps, and TV shows

 

This episode is sponsored by Linode.

 

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Bootstrapped, Episode 42, “Let’s get Wil Wheaton”

June 5th, 2014

This week we talk about Scribbleton, Sponsor us!, Rails apps, The Bootstrapped.fm Conference, semi-obscure Seinfeld references, Apple WWDC, Beats and Jimmy Ionvine, and much much much more!

 

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Bootstrapped, Episode 41, “90% good looks. 10% ideas.”

May 29th, 2014

In this episode, we talk about Laracon, holding a conference in New York, Snappy Concierge, experimental coding, Scribbleton, the Mac app store, the Bootstrapped.fm conference, managing product websites, and disruptive businesses.

 

If you’d like to sign-up to be notified about the details of the Bootstrapped.fm conference, you can do so on the conference page at http://conference.bootstrapped.fm

If you’d like to participate in the discussion surrounding the conference dates, venues, speakers, location, etc, we’ve set up a forum thread for that.

 

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Bootstrapped, Episode 40, “Andrey Butov’s Fizzilization”

May 7th, 2014

In this episode we discuss talking at conferences, Star Wars, and sci-fi, video games, Ludum Dare and game dev competitions, the current Antair project list, user interfaces for kids’ apps, Scribbleton, multi-platform development, Snappy, domain registrars, and the Oculus Rift for virtual offices.

 

 

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Bootstrapped, Episode 39, “Take them to Hooters”

April 22nd, 2014

This week we discuss profanity, Microconf, Peersconf, business evolution, Andrey Do-gooder, product trials, Notch and motivation beyond money, Minecraft, multiple saas apps, acquiring products and building vs buying, coder vs marketer, Andrey should do an ebook

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Also, don’t miss the short After Dark episode this week.

 

Bootstrapped, Episode 39, “After Dark”

April 22nd, 2014

Another few minutes on this weeks podcast where we discuss things to do in New York City.

 

Bootstrapped, Episode 38, “Special guest: Eric Miller”

April 9th, 2014

In this episode, we sit down with Eric Miller, of Eric Miller Design, to talk about Eric’s design studio, his products, UX Kits, bootstrapping physical products, working with your spouse, Dribbble, Facebook and Twitter ads, OpenSSL, Brooklyn, Long Island, Poughkeepsie, the Statue of Liberty, and Ellis Island.

 

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