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#331: Curtis Herbert (part 2)

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We’re joined again today by Curtis Herbert, creator of Slopes. Today we talk about building an Android version of Slopes, and tracking finances year-over-year. Curtis offers his insight on how an indie developer trying to get started in 2019 could reproduce the success that Slopes has enjoyed, and Curtis confesses to abusing Photoshop. Continue reading

#330: Curtis Herbert (part 1)

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Today we’re joined by Curtis Herbert, creator of Slopes. We discuss some of the non-technical changes that Curtis has been experimenting with in his business. Curtis shares his experience with subscriptions, the addition of “family passes”, his decision to start developing an Android version of Slopes, and the results of his work with a business development consultant. Continue reading

#329: Coffee, Tea, Caffeine Tracker, Inc.

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Today we talk about Joe’s recent trip to the 360iDev conference in Denver. We talk about the interesting talks he saw and conversations he had while he was out there, quite a bit about App Store optimization, and an overview of his own talk that he delivered at 360iDev. We also talk a little bit about our own conference which we both just realized is right around the corner! 😱 Continue reading

#328: Sorry, There Will Be No Features This Year

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Today Charles talks to Joe about his roadmap for the rest of the year. We talk about Joe’s apps, the challenges of operating on an uncertain Apple-defined schedule, the features he wants to complete, and what he’s deferring for now. Continue reading

#327: I Like the Symmetry of Three Boxes

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Today we start the first of two of our periodic “therapy sessions.” In this episode, we talk about some of Charles’ looming deadlines, and how he’s planning for them. We talk about Charles’ plan for the next few months, RelaNet’s feature roadmap, and which features are going to have to be deferred for a little longer. Along the way, we dive into RelaNet pricing and Charles’ plans for pushing up RelaNet’s top price point. Stay tuned for next week’s episode where we tackle Joe’s roadmap! Continue reading