Build Your SaaS

By Transistor.fm

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Interested in building your own SaaS company? Follow the journey of Transistor.fm as they bootstrap a podcast hosting startup.

Episode Date
Is ONCE enough?
Feb 10, 2024
How Ben and David bootstrapped the Acquired podcast
Jan 25, 2024
Nashville team retreat: scary birds, country music, and a photo shoot
Sep 26, 2023
Paul Jarvis: gaining freedom by building an indie business
Aug 01, 2023
How Tim worked on side-projects for 10+ years, and finally went full-time (with kids)
Jun 20, 2023
Startup coaching: helping founders and team members realize their full potential
Jun 07, 2023
Michele Hansen update: Section 174 and bootstrapping with kids
May 16, 2023
Should a parent with young kids try to bootstrap a new startup?
May 09, 2023
Why we hired someone new
Apr 20, 2023
Act now before it's too late: Section 174
Mar 28, 2023
This would kill our company immediately
Mar 21, 2023
One pepperoni pizza please
Mar 01, 2023
Super Fun SaaS Sales Tax (Part Deux)
Feb 21, 2023
Nobody wants to talk about this (SaaS sales tax)
Feb 10, 2023
The gang goes to Montréal
Oct 18, 2022
Jon & Justin reveal everything (part 2)
Aug 16, 2022
Jon & Justin reveal everything (part 1)
Aug 10, 2022
Bootstrapping in France (Baptiste Jamin from Crisp)
Jul 12, 2022
What's it like getting acquired by Spotify? (Dave Zohrob from Chartable)
Jun 14, 2022
Patrick Campbell: why ProfitWell sold to Paddle for $200M
May 31, 2022
Going from $0 to $2 million in ARR in 7 years (the Missive story)
Apr 26, 2022
Taylor Otwell: the business of Laravel in 2022
Apr 05, 2022
Why Customer Support = Startup Success
Mar 22, 2022
What's it really like to work at Transistor?
Mar 15, 2022
Founders' retreat
Jan 18, 2022
Reflecting on 2021
Dec 24, 2021
Brian Casel, of Bootstrapped Web, chats about his new app
Dec 07, 2021
What does my daughter think of the podcast industry?
Nov 26, 2021
A few questions
Oct 12, 2021
Why should we care about our customers' feelings?
Sep 07, 2021
This is a big step for us
Aug 17, 2021
Is venture capital bad?
Aug 03, 2021
Basecamp | Hiring | How to have a calm company
May 04, 2021
A good business will change your life (for real)
Apr 06, 2021
We're doing this and it's weird
Jan 26, 2021
Podcast companies losing money?
Jan 19, 2021
Jason Fried – you can't control the market
Dec 29, 2020
What happened after Simon went full time on his SaaS?
Dec 15, 2020
Landsman on software
Nov 17, 2020
How fragile is the prosumer SaaS market?
Nov 10, 2020
What it takes to launch a SaaS
Sep 22, 2020
THE FEAR
Sep 15, 2020
Do you really need to build an audience?
Sep 08, 2020
Break out
Aug 04, 2020
Talking about an acquisition
Jun 30, 2020
It's just too much
Jun 16, 2020
Waking up
Jun 09, 2020
Why there's no episode today
May 26, 2020
Building software for 2030
May 19, 2020
Simon is going full-time
May 13, 2020
They stole our idea!
May 05, 2020
Starting over again on our SaaS
Apr 28, 2020
What should we build next?
Apr 21, 2020
How coronavirus is impacting revenue
Apr 14, 2020
Giuuuuuuuunta
Apr 07, 2020
Pants-driven development
Mar 31, 2020
How are founders handling the pandemic?
Mar 24, 2020
Marie Poulin: Maybe you shouldn't start a software company
Mar 17, 2020
All that he wants
Mar 10, 2020
Should you start a startup with your spouse?
Mar 03, 2020
What's driving you now?
Feb 25, 2020
Clearing the air
Feb 18, 2020
Anxiety about what might happen with the business
Feb 11, 2020
A cloudy feeling of dread
Feb 04, 2020
Who gets paid, and who doesn't?
Jan 28, 2020
What's your sustainable competitive advantage?
Jan 21, 2020
The challenges of being in (the wrong) business
Jan 14, 2020
What happens tomorrow?
Dec 31, 2019
A Christmas Eve SEO scare
Dec 24, 2019
Should you build an audience first?
Dec 17, 2019
How did we do on last year's predictions?
Dec 10, 2019
What should we do in 2020?
Dec 03, 2019
Why we stopped sharing our revenue numbers
Nov 26, 2019
Throwing computers off a tall building
Nov 19, 2019
Why did this take so long?
Nov 12, 2019
Desktop life
Nov 05, 2019
Limitless growth!
Oct 29, 2019
"Launched" with quotation marks
Oct 22, 2019
What's threatening our business?
Oct 15, 2019
$30k in MRR – how does this feel?
Oct 08, 2019
How do you even sleep at night?
Oct 01, 2019
Bootstrapping loneliness
Sep 24, 2019
Is it a good idea to be a transparent startup?
Sep 17, 2019
How much MRR is enough?
Sep 10, 2019
Change is in the air
Sep 03, 2019
The constant feature release cycle
Aug 27, 2019
WHO DELETED MY CODE?!?!
Aug 20, 2019
How we're Shaping Up
Aug 13, 2019
Jason Fried wants to delete our backlog
Aug 06, 2019
No sleep 'till Brooklyn (what we learned in New York)
Jul 30, 2019
Once you launch, you're immediately behind
Jul 23, 2019
Your backlog is making me thirsty
Jul 16, 2019
What if there's an accident?
Jul 09, 2019
Jon's big announcement
Jul 02, 2019
I want to work at Transistor.fm
Jun 25, 2019
We took funding (from our customers)
Jun 18, 2019
"I can't believe you're using that in production"
Jun 11, 2019
How big of a market should you target?
Jun 04, 2019
Four different git branches in various unfinished states
May 28, 2019
You can't put me in a box
May 21, 2019
Wrestling with our company's growth
May 14, 2019
Burn it all to the ground
May 07, 2019
Keeping the dream alive in Portland
Apr 30, 2019
The "charge more" debate
Apr 23, 2019
Taylor Otwell: "PHP (and a cheap laptop) changed my life"
Apr 16, 2019
The market for your startup matters
Apr 09, 2019
When should bootstrappers get paid?
Apr 02, 2019
Worst day ever
Mar 26, 2019
Pro athletes are mocking me on the internet
Mar 19, 2019
Do startups need specialists or generalists?
Mar 12, 2019
Full-on sweatpants mode
Mar 05, 2019
Did we solve our bandwidth cost crisis?
Feb 26, 2019
Counting beans and getting hit by a bus
Feb 19, 2019
Is this the best time to start a podcasting startup?
Feb 13, 2019
Getting real: sharing our founder struggles
Feb 05, 2019
How to grow your audience
Jan 29, 2019
Should startups worry about their competition?
Jan 22, 2019
Marketing tactics for your SaaS: how to get the word out
Jan 15, 2019
Our predictions for 2019
Jan 08, 2019
How to find the right customers for your software business
Dec 19, 2018
Let's chat about the podcast industry
Dec 13, 2018
Why does Jon need a co-founder?
Dec 05, 2018
How did you split equity in Transistor?
Nov 27, 2018
Interesting ways you can use a podcast
Nov 20, 2018
Insulating our recording studio
Nov 13, 2018
There's a new funding option for bootstrapped founders
Nov 06, 2018
Your startup's expenses are too high
Oct 30, 2018
How'd you get into computers? (Apple II, PC clones, BBSes, CYBERSPACE)
Oct 23, 2018
You forgot $20,000 in your snowboard pocket
Oct 10, 2018
You drew a prototype on that napkin from Portland
Oct 02, 2018
What's the most important metric for a web app?
Sep 25, 2018
We have some explaining to do
Sep 18, 2018
Your revenue forecast is wrong
Aug 28, 2018
The problem with podcasts
Aug 21, 2018
What's a good conversion rate for a web app?
Aug 14, 2018
Launch week hangover
Aug 07, 2018
The opposite of bored money
Jul 24, 2018
Startup advice from Justin Kan, Stephanie Hulburt, and Naval
Jul 17, 2018
Meet me in Chicago
Jul 10, 2018
I see Spots
Jul 03, 2018
Our Voltron needs fuel
Jun 26, 2018
Teaser: I don't want to get crushed by the VC monster
Jun 19, 2018
Bonus: building a SaaS on the side is hard!
Jun 12, 2018
SaaS pricing advice from Rob Walling and Patrick Campbell
Jun 05, 2018
What does Nathan Barry think of podcast hosting pricing?
May 29, 2018
How should we price our SaaS?
May 22, 2018
Should we make our revenue numbers public?
May 15, 2018
How to validate your product idea
May 08, 2018
Live from Las Vegas
May 02, 2018
How to organize your time when your startup is your side-hustle
Apr 24, 2018
Startup money
Apr 17, 2018
We need to talk
Apr 10, 2018
My teenager wants to play Dungeons & Dragons
Apr 03, 2018
Six screens and a power glove
Mar 27, 2018
What are you scared of?
Mar 20, 2018
I want Castle Grayskull
Mar 13, 2018
How to find a cofounder (our story)
Mar 06, 2018
What does it take to build a SaaS these days?
Feb 17, 2018