Release Notes

Release Notes is a weekly podcast about building online businesses and financial freedom. We discuss inspiration, design, marketing, promotion, business, trends, and tools – everything but the code. Each week, we cover topics for the new or curious independent developer looking to launch or grow online business. Whether your business is SaaS, desktop software, mobile apps, consulting, or a productized service, here you’ll find tips for success as well as warnings about the pitfalls we’ve encountered along the way. The show is hosted by Charles Perry, owner of RelaNet, and Joe Cieplinski, Creative Director of Bombing Brain Interactive.

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#357: Pandemic Edition

Welcome to Release Note: Pandemic Edition. The COVID-19 pandemic is in the news and in everyone’s conversations, so on today’s show we talk about how we expect this pandemic to affect our businesses and how it might affect yours.


 2020-03-16  31m

#356: Two Terabytes?!

Today Charles tells the tale of how he accidentally put his new client portal into production. We also talk about the potential risks involved with launching a product in this way, the advantages of being small and nimble,


 2020-03-09  29m

#355: No, But I Could Build It For Ya

Today we continue our conversation about Charles’ new client portal and talk more about the e-signature solution that he’s searching for. We talk about the benefits of “buying” versus “renting” software, why changing his client portal solution will aff...


 2020-03-02  30m

#354: See How Much Squawking I Get

Today we talk about about Charles’ recent realization that he probably shouldn’t be writing code anymore. We talk about how he came to that realization, how it makes him feel, and what it means for his business.


 2020-02-24  27m

#353: Shake a Lotta Hands, Kiss a Lotta Babies

Today Charles talks to Joe some more about his upcoming move to Colorado. In particular, we discuss how he plans to connect with the local development community, how he might attract some local clients while still retaining his existing clients,


 2020-02-17  31m

352: The Problem is There’s Nothing Wrong

Today we talk about servers and how we use them in our products. Charles shares his progress setting up new servers based on CentOS 8, and then Joe shares how he uses servers with his apps, and how he has mostly avoided the hassles of server administra...


 2020-02-10  34m

#351: I Can Handle Twenty-Five

One of our favorite events every year is FemtoConf, a small conference in Darmstadt, Germany aimed at bootstrapped entrepreneurs. Recently, FemtoConf 2020 was announced for May 8-10, 2020, so today we talk about FemtoConf and our plans to host another ...


 2020-02-03  24m

#350: You Might Want to Invest in a Good Pair of Boots

Today Joe announces a personal move, and we discuss how this move might affect his business. Mailing List Every month there are more great articles and content about the business of Mac and iOS development than we have time to discuss on the show.


 2020-01-27  31m

#349: The Business Side of the Hobby Business

Today we discuss the results of the conference survey that we recently encouraged our audience to complete. We talk about the survey itself, share the key results, and then talk about about how the results of the survey helped shape our decisions about...


 2020-01-20  39m

#348: Kinda Like Diffusing a Bomb

Last week we talked to Joe about his goals for 2020. This week we turn to Charles and learn what he has planned for the new year, as well as the technical and financial goals he would like to achieve before the end of the year.


 2020-01-13  29m