In this episode of the Rogue Startups Podcast, Craig is joined by Steve Mcleod from the Bootstrapped podcast. Steve is also the founder of Feature Upvote and the acquirer of Saber Feedback. Bootstrapped has been creating helpful episodes for software bootstrappers since 2013. The formatting of the show consists of episodes which are interviews with experts, open discussions between bootstrappers, … [Read more...] about RS232: What It’s Really Like To Live Abroad
Dave and Craig are back behind the mic. This week they’re talking about being pulled in different directions, bookkeepers, and perseverance. How long is too long when it comes to being persistent? They’re also covering updates on Castos and Recapture, along with Dave’s Tweetstorm about luck surface area. We would love to hear stories about times when you’ve followed-up with someone which led … [Read more...] about RS231: Maximizing Your Luck Surface Area
On this episode of Rogue Startups, Dave and Craig talk about the newest member to the Castos team, expanding time zones and work hours for customers, integrations and plug in news for Recapture, Black Friday, and unplugged time. After talking with some of the people from Big Snow, Dave ponders over EOS (Entrepreneur Operating System). Dave and Craig talk about the EOS system, how it would … [Read more...] about RS230: Do you EOS?
In this episode, Craig sits down with Alex Theuma (Founder and CEO of SaaStock). They go over conferences, the SaaS industry, and how the coronavirus is affecting everything. Alex talks about the perks and pitfalls of online conferences. He summarizes some of the lessons when transitioning from in-person conferences to online conferences. They also chat about likelihood of burnout in the … [Read more...] about RS226: The Coronavirus Pivot with Alex Theuma
In this episode Craig sits down for a chat with Rob Walling, founder of TinySeed and previously founder at Drip. In this conversation Craig and Rob talk through how things at TinySeed are going here in the second cohort, what things he's learned along the way in running the accelerator, and what they're doing differently here in the 2nd batch of companies. Then Rob and Craig discuss the … [Read more...] about RS223: TinySeed Updates and Alternatives To Exiting with Rob Walling
In this episode Craig talks with Christopher Gimmer, co-founder of Snappa about how they approach content marketing and SEO as a primary growth engine in their business. With recent developments in competitor companies, Christopher and Craig talk through how news like massive funding rounds or buyouts make them feel about the path that their respective companies are on. Lastly Chris talks … [Read more...] about RS222: What High Performing Content Marketing Actually Looks Like with Christopher Gimmer from Snappa
Having a plan, even if it's an imperfect one, is a great starting point for many business owners. Especially when it comes to the meta question of "how to run your business". In this episode I chat with Kevin McArdle from Sureswift Capital to talk through how he has implemented the EOS, Enrepreneurs Operating System, popularized by the Traction book by Gino Wickman. We talk through why … [Read more...] about RS214: Implementing EOS with Kevin McArdle
In this episode Craig is joined by the former founders of FeedbackPanda, Danielle Simpson and Arvid Kahl. Danielle and Arvid are a great story that many of us heard initially at MicroConf Europe 2019 where in their attendee talk they described the journey of building, growing, and exiting their EdTech SaaS app. It's great to hear how deliberate and intentional Arvid and Danielle were with … [Read more...] about RS209: $0 to $55K MRR in 2 Years, Then an Exit with Arvid Kahl and Danielle Simpson