Bugs vs. Customers

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By Brian Casel, Jordan Gal and Bootstrapped Web. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Brian and Jordan are back behind the mic for the second week in a row. Today they’re focusing on bugs over customers, or should it be the other way around? After some project and business updates, they talk about the early stages of development and launch for a new product. How do you decide if this new project is worth it? How do you find people who are as excited about it as you are?

If you have any questions, comments, or topic ideas for Bootstrapped Web, leave a message for Brian and Jordan on their ZipMessage account at https://zipmessage.com/bootstrappedweb.

Here are today’s conversation points:

  • Project and business updates: marketing, development, and not moving fast enough
  • Talking with partners and agencies versus potential customers
  • Taking a position and what that means for a business
  • How to decide whether a project or a product is worth the time?
  • The Catch-22 of starting and growing a new business
  • How to evaluate a “head-of-growth” expert
  • Pivotal moments in ZipMessage and secret projects
  • Growth hacks for ZipMessage

Resources:

ZipMessage

SunriseKPI

Productize

Audience Ops

ProcessKit

Carthook

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