Recent Podcast Episodes

#196: The Answer is Slowly

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Today Joe talks to Charles about his new business, RelaNet. We discuss Charles’ new business, the value of specializing in one market vertical, and why Charles seems to be migrating his business efforts away from standalone iOS apps and towards web services.
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#195: Probably is Better than Definitely

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Today we talk about a potentially unpleasant topic: rejection. Specifically rejection in the context of business. We talk about how we deal with hearing “no” in general, and then dive into a few specific situations including pitching your contracting services, pursuing business through cold emails and cold calls, and mailing lists.
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#194: Oh, This Guy is an Idiot

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The first beta for iOS 10.3 dropped a few days ago, and this new version includes several changes that will affect your business: a built-in app review interface, new options for deep linking to the App Store, and the ability for developers to respond to customer reviews in the App Store. In addition to these technical changes there are some upcoming policy changes that have been reported as well. We talk about all these changes, what we think of them, and how we think these changes will affect our businesses.

Release Notes 2017

We’re happy to announce that Release Notes 2017, the third edition of our conference, will be happening October 16-18, 2017 – and this time we’re taking the show on the road to Chicago! We’re really excited about the move to Chicago and the extra opportunities that the change in venue will provide. More details will be announced on the conference website at 2017.releasenotes.tv and on our mailing list in a month or two. In the mean time, mark your calendars. We hope to see you there!

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#193: Farmers and Fishermen

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Today we tackle a variety of topics including our recent announcement of Release Notes 2017 and its move to Chicago, the scourge of tax time and preparing Forms 1099-MISC (for U.S. tax payers), and finally managed services and Charles is moving his websites to Linode.
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#192: Manton Reece

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Today Manton Reece joins us to talk about Micro.blog, the new microblogging service that he’s developing. We talk to Manton about why he thinks a new microblogging service is needed, the importance of owning your own content, and his successful Kickstarter campaign.
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