Category Archives: Release Notes

#210: Curtis Herbert (part 1)

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We’re joined today by Curtis Herbert, the developer behind Slopes and one of our speakers at Release Notes 2017. We talk about his pricing experiments with Slopes and his experience taking Slopes from a paid up-front model to an annual subscription model. We talk about selling benefits instead of features, the effect that churn has on the decision to use subscriptions, the somewhat unique payment mode (at least on iOS) used by Sketch, and the inevitability of the “race to the bottom” on iOS.
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#209: Jared Sinclair (part 2)

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We’re joined again today by Jared Sinclair who joins in a free-wheeling conversation about development in the iOS ecosystem. We talk about getting started as a developer today in iOS, side projects, our experience with analytics and ads, as well as a strategy for getting the customer attention our projects need.
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#208: Jared Sinclair (part 1)

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We’re joined today by Jared Sinclair who talks to us about Stormcrow, his new Twitter client for tweet storms. Stormcrow isn’t his main job, though, so we talk to Jared about his experience balancing his day job with his side project, and how that balancing act affected the development of Stormcrow.
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#207: Our Big Announcement

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Today we get to share everything that we’ve been working on for Release Notes 2017! We have details about the speakers, venue, hotel, and more. Tickets are on sale right now, so go to 2017.releasenotes.tv and get your ticket today!
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#206: Bait, I Guess

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Today we chat about some product launches we’ve recently prepared. Joe talks about why he didn’t spend much time on launching the update to his app Fin, Charles talks about some of the email sequences he’s planning for RelaNet, and we both chat about the preparations we’re making for the May 1st launch of Release Notes 2017.
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