When launching a new SaaS business, what comes first? What features do you focus on? How do you keep an eye on your key metrics early on? How do you handle onboarding when you’re shuffling team members’ priorities? Brian and Jordan talk all about the newest updates with ZipMessage and Rally. From experimenting with free … Continue reading Chicken or Egg Development
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Wheels Are Turning
40:52Brian has sold ProcessKit! He explains the surprisingly stress-free and smooth process. Jordan talks about his upcoming move to Chicago. Meanwhile, they also give updates on Rally’s marking and sales funnels, and prioritization at ZipMessage. Today’s episode is filled with business updates, optimism, and great outlooks for 2022. Don’t forget to check out ZipMessage on … Continue reading Wheels Are Turning
2021/2022 New Year reflections
38:53Brian’s product, ZipMessage, is live today on Product Hunt the same day this episode airs—Tuesday, January 11th 🚀 Your comments and feedback on Product Hunt would go a long way today 🙂 To kick off the new year, Brian and Jordan share their 2021 reflections and 2022 goals (or whatever you want to call these … Continue reading 2021/2022 New Year reflections
35:48What does traction feel like? How do you authentically build a network? Brian and Jordan talk about marketing, website updates, and the different phases of product/market fit. Jordan dives into the different and unique ways Rally is marketing. Brian updates us on ZipMessage momentum: website updates, premium enrollment, and crossing a customer milestone. Today’s episode … Continue reading Define Traction
42:57Does experimentation affect your business and cause more stress within your leadership team? How are the communication levels within your team? How do you reach a niche market? Jordan and Brian talk about these questions and more on this episode of Bootstrapped Web.  Jordan talks about his hangups and why his need for idea exploration … Continue reading The Chaos
Chicken or Egg Development
30:57When launching a new SaaS business, what comes first? What features do you focus on? How do you keep an eye on your key metrics early on? How do you handle onboarding when you’re shuffling team members’ priorities? Brian and Jordan talk all about the newest updates with ZipMessage and Rally. From experimenting with free … Continue reading Chicken or Egg Development
How to Fund a Startup
48:42Jordan shares some big news, 5.8 million dollars worth of news. At the feet of the news of Rally’s seed funding announcement, Brian and Jordan talk all about raising money for businesses. What are the mechanics of starting the funding journey? Which funding path should you take? What does it mean for a fund to … Continue reading How to Fund a Startup
Go to Market vs. Marketing
38:22What is the difference between going to market and marketing? What mindset do you need to be in to accomplish your goals for both of these stages of business? In addition to answering these questions, Brian and Jordan dive into their marketing goals, content strategists, and updates on where they are with their Rally and … Continue reading Go to Market vs. Marketing
Should We Rename the Podcast?
41:51Bootstrapped Web is no longer bootstrapped, on either side! Jordan starts off this episode with his “coming out” strategy, which all starts with his initial three-post series on Rally. He also dives into Rally updates, comparing your start-up businesses, and the importance of developing a unique view of the market. Brian takes funding from Calm … Continue reading Should We Rename the Podcast?
Audience Ops Changes Hands
56:55Some news!  Brian has sold his business, Audience Ops, to JD Graffam!  And what better way to announce this transition than to bring JD on the show!   Jordan leads the way as Brian and JD talk through how this deal came together, the process from each of their perspectives, and the successful close and transition that’s now … Continue reading Audience Ops Changes Hands
38:03Introduction: Do you work with a full-service accounting and admin company? How do you create markers on your business’s path to success? What unique marketing platforms and ideas do you use? Brian and Jordan are back behind the mic, during this horrendous heatwave. Today’s topics range from admin and accounting tasks they would rather avoid, … Continue reading Marketing ideas