Startups For the Rest of Us

Follow the founders of MicroConf as they start, acquire, and grow SaaS companies. They'll fail a bit, succeed a bit more, and take you with them on the tumultuous life of two entrepreneurs.

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Episode 465 | A Bluetick Update from Mike Taber


Show Notes In this episode of Startups For The Rest Of Us, Rob checks in with Mike Taber on his progress with Bluetick. They talk about Mike’s motivation, specifically over the long term , the continuing Google security audit, differentiating from


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Episode 464 | Highs, Lows, and Building Your First Sales Process with Steli Efti


Show Notes In this episode of Startups For The Rest Of Us, Rob talks with Steli Efti of Close.com, about his highs and lows of the past year as well as a in depth dive into starting your first sales process. Items mentioned in this episode: Close.com Mic


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Episode 463.5 | Be Part of “The State of Independent SaaS”


Show Notes In this half episode of Startups For The Rest Of Us, Rob announces the inaugural state of independent SaaS survey. A survey that looks at SaaS benchmarks for non-venture backed companies and how you can participate. Items mentioned in this epi


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Episode 463 | Troubleshooting Enterprise Sales (A Founder Hotseat with David Heller)


Show Notes In this episode of Startups For The Rest Of Us, Rob does a Founder Hotseat with David Heller of Reimbi, about dealing with his specific issues with enterprise sales. Items mentioned in this episode: Reimbi TinySeed


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Episode 462 | Competing Against a 900 lb. Gorilla, Splitting from Your Co-founder, and More Listener Questions (with Jeff Epstein)


In this episode of Startups For The Rest Of Us, Rob along with co-host Jeff Epstein, answer a number of listener questions on topics including competing against a giant company, splitting from a co-founder, having enough features and more. Items mentione


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Episode 461 | Doubling Down on Bluetick


Show Notes In this episode of Startups For The Rest Of Us, Rob checks in with Mike Taber’s progress on Bluetick. They revisit some topics that were brought up from their last episode together including motivation, personal retreat, accountability,


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 2019-09-10  48m
 
 

Episode 460 | Funded Competition, Growing an Email Newsletter Audience, White-Labeling and More Listener Questions


Show Notes In this episode of Startups For The Rest Of Us, Rob and co-host Tracy Osborn answer a number of listener questions on topics including funded competition, growing an email newsletter audience, white-labeling and more. Items mentioned in this e


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 2019-09-03  39m
 
 

Episode 459 | From Day Job to Productized Service to Fast-Growing SaaS as a Non-Technical Founder


Show Notes In this episode of Startups For The Rest Of Us, Rob interviews Craig Hewitt of Castos, about the unique set of challenges to starting and growing a SaaS product as a non-technical founder. Items mentioned in this episode: RogueStartups TinySee


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 2019-08-27  n/a
 
 

Episode 458 | The Return of Mike Taber


Show Notes In this episode of Startups For The Rest Of Us, Mike returns to the podcast to give updates on the fate of Bluetick as well as progress updates on his motivation and health. Items mentioned in this episode: BlueTick Seriously Simple Podcasting


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 2019-08-20  52m
 
 

Episode 457 | Starting a Marketplace, Marketing Channels, Resellers, and More Listener Questions


Show Notes In this episode of Startups For The Rest Of Us, Rob answers a number of listener questions on topics including starting a marketplace, marketing channels, resellers and more. Items mentioned in this episode: Kiwi for Gmail TaskTrain RobWalling


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