Bootstrapped, Episode 70, “I made a lot of money off Twitter”

Working on the HelpSpot website, renaming your company, hiring consultants you can trust, Stripe is screwing Butov, search advertising, sales update on Quintu and Scribbleton, HelpSpot Vault, getting PR as a bootstrapper, discussing a possible survey tool in the HelpSpot ecosystem, Andrey’s new project Sourcecase.

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Bootstrapped, Episode 69, “You always pay for sticking to your principles.”

Hating snow blowers, BaconBiz, going to the gym, driving to places you should be flying to, Rocket League, Quintu, Scribbleton, profit-generating companies and VC backing, seeing the path of a company as an outsider, favorite songs.

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Bootstrapped, Episode 68, “Butov’s Brooklyn”

Andrey has never seen Breaking Bad, SaaStr review, Butov does PR and advertising, adventures in email, Ian drops an idea for a product you should steal but probably won’t,  Butov’s Brooklyn, A Chef’s Life.

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Bootstrapped, Episode 66, “I’m Done Doing”

We discuss conferences, sleazy game industry, Andrey goes deep on his passion for coding, saying no to work, going to the psychologist, meditation, meetups, vacations, Disney love.

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Bootstrapped, Episode 65, “Star Wars is the ‘Dora the Explorer’ of science fiction.”

In this episode, we talk about Star Wars, how much Ian loves it and how much Andrey hates it, synchronizing hardware between home and office, code signing and certificate confirmation, international currencies and writing currency exchange code for How Are Sales Today, direct sales, the Userscape marketing plan for 2016, tracking advertising, adding more features vs releasing software earlier, and on-premise vs. software in the cloud.

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Bootstrapped, Episode 64, “A Carl Sagan Joint”

This week Andrey doesn’t tell me I’m on the wrong mic until half way through and we also cover acronyms, Jessica Jones, babysitter acquisition strategies, How Are Sales Today update, HelpSpot update, we go through Andrey Butov’s favorite movies and TV shows.

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Bootstrapped, Episode 63, “How Are Sales Today?”

In this episode, we talk about the new app from Quantic Insights, opening up a business bank account, meditation, mellowing out with age, new Userscape office, and Fallout 4.

 

 

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Bootstrapped, Episode 62, “I have the flu”

Ian and Andrey talk about podcasting, marketing, blogging, free will vs determinism (whoa), adwords, Twitter and HelpSpot history, selling internet plumbing libraries, HelpSpot pricing for SaaS and on-premise, healthcare in the US, moving to Canada.

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Bootstrapped, Episode 61

In this episode, Ian and Andrey talk about new hardware, Star Wars, HelpSpot Cloud, back-end systems, Quantic Insights, virtual insurance for virtual crap, and fantasy football.

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