The Bootstrapped Founder Newsletter Archive

You will find all previous episodes of the Bootstrapped Founder Newsletter with a short list of the topics and links discussed in each episode. If you’re interested in subscribing, please scroll down or visit the Newsletter page.

Episode 38: The Bootstrapped Founder – July 31st 2020

Episode 37: The Bootstrapped Founder – July 24th 2020

Episode 36: The Bootstrapped Founder – July 17th 2020

Episode 35: The Bootstrapped Founder – July 10th 2020

Episode 34: The Bootstrapped Founder – July 3rd 2020

Episode 33: The Bootstrapped Founder – June 26th 2020

Episode 32: The Bootstrapped Founder – June 19th 2020

Episode 31: The Bootstrapped Founder – June 12th 2020

Episode 30: The Bootstrapped Founder – June 5th 2020

Episode 29: The Bootstrapped Founder – May 29th 2020

Episode 28: The Bootstrapped Founder – May 22nd 2020

Episode 27: The Bootstrapped Founder – May 15th 2020

  • ✍️ Price Is Not Set In Stone: Strategies For Increasing Your Revenue
  • Links to Channing Allen’s NoCoders Making Money, Kameron Tanseli’s Craigslist/Zapier article, John Saddington’s How to Start a Community, Charlie Wards’ Weekend Club, Slow To Criticize, Beng Comfortable with being Uncomfortable.
  • Stories of Dytto, Sitesauce.

Episode 26: The Bootstrapped Founder – May 8th 2020

Episode 25: The Bootstrapped Founder – May 1st 2020

Episode 24: The Bootstrapped Founder – April 24th 2020

  • ✍️ First Things First: Feature Prioritization Frameworks
  • Links to MicroConf Vault and Our Talk, Jason Cohen’s From Burn-Out to $100M ARR, Paul Grahams 2006 post, Baremetrics’ Churn Analysis post, Windows 98 CSS Framework
  • Stories of Conmute, AdWhistle, and Plausible Analytics.

Episode 23: The Bootstrapped Founder – April 17th 2020

Episode 22: The Bootstrapped Founder – April 10th 2020

  • ✍️ The Boring Truth of Successful Products That Survive
  • Links to Rand Fishkin’s ‘Read the Room’, Amy Hoy’s Indie Hackers Podcast episode, Channing Allen’s Thoughts on Recession and Indie Hacking
  • Stories of Atul and Newstube, Charles-Eugene’s Micro CRM, 1HaKr’s Visa List

Episode 21: The Bootstrapped Founder – April 3rd 2020

Episode 20: The Bootstrapped Founder – March 27th 2020

  • ✍️ Not in House: On Reinventing the Wheel
  • Links to Saddingtons Letter, Podcasting Tech Stacks, Good Companies, ahrefs Blogging Course, SaaStr Bridging the Gap Course, around Video Call Product
  • Stories of Anne-Laure Le Cunff with Ness Labs, Anna Grigoryan with Community Finder, Yusuf Qabil with One Profile

Episode 19: The Bootstrapped Founder – March 20th 2020

Episode 18: The Bootstrapped Founder – March 13th 2020

Episode 17: The Bootstrapped Founder – March 6th 2020

Episode 16: The Bootstrapped Founder – February 28th 2020

  • ✍️The Myth of The Finished Product
  • Why I Chose to Sell FeedbackPanda
  • Links to Rosie Sherry tutoring, Pat Walls talking about reaching $1000 MRR
  • Stories of Jen/Lunch Money, Steven/Lowdown

Episode 15: The Bootstrapped Founder – February 21st 2020

Episode 14: The Bootstrapped Founder – February 14th 2020

Episode 13: The Bootstrapped Founder – February 7th 2020

Episode 12: The Bootstrapped Founder – January 31st 2020

Episode 11: The Bootstrapped Founder – January 24th 2020

  • ✍️The Power of the Niche
  • Underserved Markets
  • Links to Mind-Mapping, Killing a Business Idea, Launch Tools, Indie Hackers Start
  • Stories of PricingBot, Bannerbear, Rent-Paying SaaS

Episode 10: The Bootstrapped Founder – January 17th 2020

Episode 9: The Bootstrapped Founder – January 10th 2020

Episode 8: The Bootstrapped Founder – January 3rd 2020

  • ✍️Initial Pricing for a SaaS
  • The Discussions I Predict Will Be Important in 2020
  • Links to 20.000 Startups Ideas, Flintstoning, The Eternal Novice Trap

Episode 7: The Bootstrapped Founder – December 27th 2019

  • ✍️Churn, Retention, and Revenue
  • Working on Weekends and Holidays
  • Links to Referral Systems, Patrick Collison’s Fast List, David Perell’s Links of 2019

Episode 6: The Bootstrapped Founder – December 20th 2019

Episode 5: The Bootstrapped Founder – December 13th 2019

Episode 4: The Bootstrapped Founder – December 6th 2019

Episode 3: The Bootstrapped Founder – November 29th 2019

Episode 2: The Bootstrapped Founder – November 22nd 2019

Episode 1: The Bootstrapped Founder – November 15th 2019