Recent Podcast Episodes

#215: The RelaNet Charity Drive

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Today Charles shares the good news about attracting his first RelaNet customer, how he’s using email marketing with RelaNet, why he likes the email automation service Drip so much, and why he recently removed a blog post which spelled out his email marketing efforts.
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#214: Charles’ Therapy Session

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Today we continue our series of mid-year business check-ups and talk to Charles about how his different products are doing this year. We get a quick update on Benjamin and it’s revenue, we discuss MetaTax and get Charles’ post-mortem on why he thinks it hasn’t succeeded as he thought it would, and finally we talk about Charles’ new product RelaNet and the progress he’s made in (finally) launching that service.
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#213: Almost an Onion Article

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Today we talk about WWDC and announcements that were made in the Keynote and State of the Union. Joe gives his impression of San Jose as a venue, and we talk about some of the key announcements that we think might affect our business.
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#212: Joe’s Therapy Session

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Today we talk about the current state of affairs of Joe’s different business ventures. Joe tells us about Bombing Brain’s plans to convert his bread-and-butter app to a subscription model, future plans for their up and coming app Setlists, and some planned features that are designed to encourage word of mouth sharing. Joe also shares some of the details of how he’s balancing his product work with his personal contract work, as well as some of the strategies that he’s using to grow his contract business and keep his client pipeline full.
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#211: Curtis Herbert (part 2)

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We’re joined again today by Curtis Herbert, the developer behind Slopes and one of our speakers at Release Notes 2017. We talk about freemium, the relative benefits of subscriptions over paid up front business models, and the importance of not surprising or confusing your customers with pricing.
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