#116: Pricing your product in multiple currencies, with Ed Freyfogle from OpenCage

I’m joined by Ed Freyfogle for the first of several episodes in which he is my cohost. Ed is the co-founder of OpenCage Geocoder, a bootstrapped, profitable SaaS.

Thanks to Balsamiq who sponsored this episode. Find out how, thanks to Balsamiq, you can promote your bootstrapped business for free on the podcast

Our guest sponsor, courtesy of Balsamiq, is Mockless.

We discuss:

  • the bootstrapping scene in Barcelona, where both Ed and I live
  • the advantages of offering your product in multiple currencies
  • which currencies to offer
  • dealing with currency fluctuations
  • how this affects your marketing content
  • how Quaderno has helped both of us do best-in-class invoicing.

We also rant a little about how some businesses could improve the finer details of billing.

#115: Living Abroad While Bootstrapping, with Craig Hewitt

Craig and I are both bootstrapping our businesses while living in foreign countries. In this episode we discuss what that’s like for us personally. We also discuss the challenging practicalities of visas, languages, and business while living abroad.

Thanks to Balsamiq who sponsored this episode. Find out how, thanks to Balsamiq, you can promote your bootstrapped business for free on the podcast.

We also discuss:

  • Craig’s efforts with paid acquisition
  • how Steve refined the sign-up process for Feature Upvote

#114: “The Tables are Turned”, with Craig Hewitt

Craig turns the tables and interviews me about Feature Upvote and about this podcast.

We discuss:

  • why Steve launched Feature Upvote when he already had a successful product.
  • doing things differently the second time around.
  • the beauty of “expansion revenue”.
  • B2C vs B2B (spoiler alert: B2B has a whole lot of advantages).
  • the Bootstrapped podcast 10 episodes into its new iteration.

#113: “The idea of public speaking fills me with unspeakable terror”, featuring Craig Hewitt

We discuss how you can become a speaker at events, and whether this is a viable way to raise awareness of your product and services.

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