RS249: Acquisitions

In today’s episode, Dave and Craig talk about everything from the awkward teenage years of podcasting to Castos’ latest acquisitions (3 Clicks and Podient). They also go over shiny object syndrome and updates on Recapture’s content writer applicants.  What are the most important aspects of acquisitions and partnerships? How do you stay focused in the […]

RS248: Company Structure Questions, and More Content Marketing

In this episode of Rogue Startups, Dave and Craig catch up on the past week: Craig’s trip home, vaccines, and updates with Recapture and Castos. Dave talks about his decision with last week’s pricing problem. Craig talks about the new writer he hired and goes over his hiring process. They also discuss the differences between […]

RS247: Pricing and Communicating Change with Customers

In this episode of Rogue Startups, Dave and Craig talk about some personal updates as well as some updates in business. Today it’s all about branding, marketing, and pricing. Dave dives in with a deep topic: pricing. While companies price on a lot of different dimensions, there are three popular dimensions for email/SMS marketing: per […]

RS246: Prioritizing Resources and Shifting Mindsets

In this episode of Rogue Startups, Craig is stateside while his family gets the vaccine and gets a bit of vacation time in. Dave and Craig discuss the chaos that is vaccine distribution in Europe and in other countries as well as “BigSummer”, and working in different time zones and during different times of the […]

RS245: Content Marketing Hiring and Systems

Where should you hire writers? How much should you pay them? Craig and Dave talk about making content marketing hiring and system mistakes, while looking for the right fit.  Dave made progress on Recapture’s SMS launch, but feels like he is falling behind on paid acquisition. He’s not getting as much feedback or tight integration […]

RS244: Taking A Corner

In this episode of Rogue Startups, Dave and Craig share the latest news in the SaaS world, like the recent changes and trends in the discussion of Easy Digital Downloads versus WooCommerce. On the business side, Dave discusses some freelance adventures. Meanwhile, Craig dives deep into streamlining his hiring process. He talks about taking steps […]

RS243: Indie.vc shutting down, and what that means for the state of funding

In this episode of Rogue Startups, Dave and Craig talk about skiing, seasonal affective disorder, the evolution of EOS at Castos, Recapture’s content struggles, integration news. They also talk about the big news involving Indie.VC shutting down it’s fund. What does this mean for the industry? Is this the future for other funds? If you […]

RS242: Tangents

In this episode of Rogue Startups, Dave and Craig talk about what Q1 has looked like for both Recapture and Castos. In addition to that, they cover a wide array of topics in this episode. As the vaccine rolls out, what is going to happen to office spaces and remote working? What does the growth/outlook […]

RS241: Marketing Update, and Investing

In this episode of Rogue Startups, Dave and Craig talk about the 2021 BigSnow “conference”, marketing and conversion spreadsheets, an update on Dave’s investment journey, Q1 rocks, and Craig’s horrible internet connection. They also talk about the concept of kaizen (making little changes) in business and for your health. What are your thoughts? Do you […]

RS240: Life Profitability with Adii Pienaar

Today, Craig is talking with his coach Adii Pienaar about life profitability. Adii is a successful SaaS entrepreneur with three SaaS companies and two successful exits under his belt.  In this episode, Craig and Adii talk about what it’s like being and having a coach. What are the benefits of having a coach? What should […]