Bootstrappers are extending their runway with a new type of funding.
Jon and Justin consider a new early-stage fund called Earnest Capital
It's easy to get carried away with the "you gotta spend money to make money" meme.
Nostalgia! Jon and Justin talk about their "tech origin stories."
Want to hear a crazy story? Here's a crazy story.
Follow-up on "what's the best metric for a new web app?"
When you're building a SaaS, you don't have the bandwidth to focus on everything. So what's the one thing you should focus on?
Making software in public – how big is your market?
Responses from Des Traynor, Jason Cohen, Natalie Nagele, on the Bootstrapper's Paradox.
To make our customers successful we have to help them create entertaining audio. Is that even possible?
Also: should you ask for credit card upfront? How many signups have we had since launch?
Still overwhelmed from their launch week hustle, Jon and Justin recorded a phone call to talk about their experience.
We're 7 days away from the launch of Transistor. Justin is reflecting on bootstrapping.
Which is better: B2C or B2B? When should you walk away from a sale? How do you make difficult decisions?
A change of plans. And, Jon and Justin go over their launch strategy for Transistor.
After last week's cliffhanger ending, here's the follow-up. What's going to happen next with Transistor?
Is the honeymoon over? Jon and Justin talk about what's not working with their new startup.
Next week: Justin and Jon have a hard conversation about startup funding.
Ben Orenstein, Derrick Reimer, and Justin Jackson discuss anxiety, increasing app usage, and tricks for building anticipation.
We asked Patrick Campbell (Price Intelligently) and Rob Walling (Drip) to help us with our pricing tiers.
Justin shares a phone call he had with Nathan, the founder of ConvertKit.
Jon and Justin try to decide how much to charge for Transistor.
Jon and Justin debate the pros and cons of being a "transparent startup."
Don't waste time and money building something people don't want!
Justin shares with Jon what he's learning at MicroConf, a conference for self-funded startups.
We both work full-time. Here's how we find time to work on Transistor.fm.
Money: how to get it (and how we spend it).
How to communicate (and make decisions) with your co-founder.
How do you know what product idea to pursue?
Why we’re using Ruby on Rails in 2018, and Justin's hilarious live chat experience.
When you're running a web app, there are worries that keep you up at night.
Jon and Justin answer the question: how is Transistor.fm going to compete in the crowded podcasting market?
When building a SaaS, going alone is a tough road. But finding someone to work with can be intimidating as well. Jon and Justin talk about how they found each other, the steps they took to safeguard each other in business, and making sure they're in alignment as they try to build and launch Transistor.fm.
In 2004, 37signals started an indie SaaS revolution when they launched Basecamp and Ruby on Rails. But can you still succeed with something new?