Episodes

  1. Ed Freyfogle and I discuss how COVID-19 is affecting our lives, our families, and our businesses. We also talk a little about my acquisition of Saber Feedback.

  2. #130: A brief hiatus

    A short episode where I explain why the podcast is on break for a few weeks.

  3. Julian Wilde of Wormly describes how he was able to drive across central Asia while running a SaaS.

  4. Bootstrapping is stressful. I share seven ways I try to manage the stress of being a software bootstrapper.

  5. We discuss some of the SaaS products we rely on to run our businesses: what they are and why we use them.

  6. When Dave Rodenbaugh wanted to run a software business, he decided to buy an existing one. He tells me why he did this, how he chose the business, and what he did right and wrong along the way.

  7. I'm joined again by frequent guest co-host Ed Freyfogle.

  8. #124: Goals for 2020

    Steve and Ed discuss what they hope to achieve by the end of 2020 - both professionally and personally.

  9. Courtenay Farquharson shares how he built up Parserr to more than $10K monthly revenue - and why he sold it.

  10. Steve tells Ed all about the sale of his desktop app. We talked about why I sold off the desktop app I've been running for 12 years, how I found a purchaser, and the emotional ride of negotiating and handing over the app.

  11. Ed Freyfogle of OpenCage Geocoder and I (founder of Feature Upvote) discuss how we handle customer cancellation requests in our respective SaaS products. We discuss how we might do it differently.

  12. Last week we heard Ed's top 5 habits for small teams. This week, Steve shares the habits he uses to keep his small team productive.

  13. #119: Small team habits part 1

    Ed shares his top 5 habits he recommends for small bootstrapping teams, to keep your product as good as it should be.

  14. Steve and Ed consider whether Freemium is a viable business model for bootstrappers.

  15. #117: Selling to Developers

    Ed from OpenCage Geocoder and I talk about the marketing techniques that work - and don't work - when you product is targeted towards developers.

  16. 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.

  17. 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.

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

  19. 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.

  20. Craig and I discuss how bootstrappers can use the podcasting ecosystem to promote their products.