Startups for the rest of us This week has to start with Startups for the Rest of Us. It was a brutal evaluation by Rob of Bluetick and the direction Mike is going. It was great to listen to and while Mike could have taken it all the wrong way he didn’t, in fact, Robs comments about the direction and velocity of Bluetick were already known facts. Great motivation, get past the obstructions in the way of your product and just DO IT. This week has to start with Startups for the Rest of Us. It was a brutal evaluation by Rob of Bluetick and the direction Mike is going. It was great to listen to and while Mike could have taken it all the wrong way he didn’t, in fact, Robs comments about the direction and velocity of Bluetick were already known facts. Great motivation, get past the obstructions in the way of your product and just DO IT. Founder Quest Another good podcast from the makers of HoneyBadger. Really enjoy and look forward to there podcasts. This week they talk about the benefits of staying small (team) and not just taking that VC funding in the hope of […]
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This is old news as I went on the podcast in April however I have not blogged about it on Automaily. I really enjoyed the back and forth with Ed in this podcast, we talked about how you can come up with ideas, how projects ideas can fail, some simple ideas for getting started.
This is a new concept I have come up with, I listen to a lot of podcasts around startups, I am most interested in stuff that applies to myself with Automaily and with SnapShooter. Which tends to be the bootstrap related content. So I was thinking of doing a weekly roundup, let me know if you like the format. SaaS Reality Saddy this week we have been unable to record a podcast. I am unsure when we will be able to resume but we are still here and will have a lot to catch up on Listen here Startups for the rest of us This weeks podcast was great, mostly because my question which I submitted a couple of weeks was answered. I have since asked come up with a solution to my pricing problem, At least one I am happy enough with to get going. They also talked about the nightmare it is to get verified with Gmail. Which is a worry for any startup who is in that space and pretty much means bootstrapping a startup in that space is no next to impossible now. Listen Here Another good podcast from Bootstrapping Saas, after seeing Val a bit […]
Strong title right! When I went to Laracon EU I gave my first public talk in the unconference section in front of about 30 people. I felt the presentation went really well and I got positive feedback and questions which I really enjoyed. Lots of people on twitter were asking if I could put my slides online, however, I felt most of the value of my talk came from my actual speaking. I decided to record it at home which, to be honest felt more difficult than giving it to a room of people. In the presentation I cover the following: My previous failed why they failed and how you should see them as experiments and not failures. Ways to come up with ideas. Some quick and simple validation methods. And briefly some tips on getting your product out fast. At the end of the presentation at Laracon EU I was asked by a member of the audience “If you could only give one point whats the single piece of advice you give”, and my answer was simple. Start really really small. I am going to cover the topic of starting really small in a follow-up post.