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  1. My guest in this episode is Corey Haines, founder of Swipe Files. Swipe Files is a membership site that provides content, community, and courses to help you master marketing.

  2. Ed Freyfogle is back! We talk about Ed's systematic attempt to reduce his support workload.

  3. Alex Yumashev, founder of JitBit, returns to the show. We discuss why Alex ditched Google Analytics from his website, how he keeps his work interesting after so many years running the same business, and why differentiation is often not possible.

  4. Nick Franklin and I talked about what it is like to go down the venture capital route instead of bootstrapping.


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.