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#286: Castles on Sand

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Today we talk about Charles’ decision to remove his last app from the App Store. We talk about the background of the decision, the change that made him finally remove the app, and what’s next now that he’s out of the App Store. Continue reading

#285: Tiny Gardener

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Today we talk about ways to build up enough of a financial “runway” to allow your new business to take off. We talk about ways that both Charles and Joe have used to support our new businesses; Charles’ current strategy of cannibalizing one business to build another; and newer options like Tiny Seed, a newly announced startup accelerator for bootstrapped businesses. Continue reading

#284: Ariel Michaeli (part 2)

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Joe is joined again today by Ariel Michaeli of Appfigures. They talk about making it easy to consume complex data, tracking the financial performance of subscription-based apps, and Appfigures’ soft-launch strategy for their new product Explorer. Continue reading

#283: Ariel Michaeli (part 1)

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Charles is out sick today, so Joe is joined by Ariel Michaeli of Appfigures. Joe and Ariel talk about how Appfigures got started in the mobile developer financial data space, how Appfigures addresses its customers’ privacy concerns, and Appfigures’ new product “Explorer” which lets Appfigures customers make informed decisions when exploring new markets and new opportunities. Continue reading

#282: Works is a Pretty Good Threshold

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Today we continue our discussion with Joe about the rough road his new app RECaf traveled into this world, Joe’s efforts to fix the problems that occurred, and some of the things he’d do differently next time. Continue reading