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  1. Jane Portman is the host of UI Breakfast, a podcast covering UI/UX design, products, marketing.  Jane recently crossed the  2 million downloads milestone. Jane and I discussed the journey from the first episodes, with almost no listeners, to where she is today.

  2. Simon runs SnapShooter, a service that performs scheduled server backups. We discuss:

  3. Ed is recovering from an accident, so Steve goes solo in this episode. Ed's accident gets Steve musing on the unpredictability of life, and what we can do to partly prepare ourselves and our businesses for this. Steve then abruptly changes topic and challenges all listeners to make a bold pricing experiment.

  4. Three-time guest Robin Warren, founder of Corrello, achieves "very infrequent guest co-host" status. We chat about a number of aspects of mental wellbeing for bootstrappers - getting out of the house, taking breaks, dealing with boredom, and making your business less dependent on you.


We’ve been creating helpful podcast episodes for software bootstrappers since 2013.

Some episodes are interviews with experts. Other episodes are open discussions between bootstrappers. There are also, rarely, solo episodes, with one person digging deeply into a topic.

About your host

Hi, I’m Steve McLeod, founder of Feature Upvote and acquirer of Saber Feedback. I’ve been bootstrapping since 2008. Follow me on Twitter.