MicroConf On Air

Welcome to the MicroConf Podcast! Featuring two episodes per week, we take a look back at the archives from MicroConf's past and publish the audio of some of the best talks delivered from the MC ...more

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November 23, 2022 00:38:06
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MicroConf Refresh Episode 59: How to Go To Market Across Many Verticals

What happens when you've grown and it's clear you've got many market segments? How do you balance them all? Or do you say "screw it" and niche somehow?   In this talk from MicroConf Growth 2022, Asia Orangio of Demand Maven breaks down how you can bring more focus and zen to your GTM efforts — especially if your product has many use cases and verticals.   Links from this pod: Asia Orangio I Twitter Demand Maven Watch this talk on YouTube ...

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November 16, 2022 00:11:46
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MicroConf Tactics: 11 Ways Startups Waste Their Money

Stop wasting money! These SaaS startup mistakes can be avoided.   In this pod, we share the audio from one of our recent YouTube videos. Rob outlines the top 11 ways he see startups waste their money in the early stages so you can avoid the same costly mistakes.   Links from the Pod: Watch this video on YouTube Subscribe to our YouTube Channel Rob Walling I Twitter   ...

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November 09, 2022 00:34:51
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MicroConf Refresh Episode 57: A Conversation with MailChimp Co-Founder Ben Chestnut

Rob Walling recently caught up with Ben Chestnut, Co-Founder of Mailchimp at our MicroConf Local Atlanta event. Ben and Rob chat about the founding story of Mailchimp, bootstrapping Mailchimp to $12 billion, and the decision to sell to Intuit. They discuss everything from areas of focus as a founder, making freemium work, overcoming catastrophic server crashes, and the power of having a great team.  Enjoy this wide ranging talk with Ben Chestnut! Episode Sponsor Find your perfect developer or a team at Lemon.io/microconf The competition for incredible engineers and developers has never been more fierce. Lemon.io helps you cut through the noise and find great talent through its network of engineers in Europe and Latin America. They take care of the vetting, interviewing, and testing of candidates to make sure that you are working with someone who can hit the ground running. When it comes to hiring, the time it takes to write your job description, list the position, review resumes, schedule interviews, and make an offer can take weeks, if not months. With Lemon.io, you can cut down on a lot of that time by tapping into their wide network of developers who can get started in as early as a week. And for listeners of MicroConf On Air, you can get 15% off your first 4 week contract with a developer by visiting lemon.io/microconf  Links from the Pod: Ben Chestnut | Twitter Mailchimp Rob Walling | Twitter ...

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November 02, 2022 00:11:15
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MicroConf Tactics: How To Distribute Startup Equity Fairly for Founders

Distributing startup equity among founders can be tricky. You want to make sure each startup founder is getting compensation for everything they’re doing. In this pod, we share the audio from one of our recent YouTube videos. Rob talks about how to distribute startup equity fairly for founders. Episode Sponsor Find your perfect developer or a team at Lemon.io/microconf The competition for incredible engineers and developers has never been more fierce. Lemon.io helps you cut through the noise and find great talent through its network of engineers in Europe and Latin America. They take care of the vetting, interviewing, and testing of candidates to make sure that you are working with someone who can hit the ground running. When it comes to hiring, the time it takes to write your job description, list the position, review resumes, schedule interviews, and make an offer can take weeks, if not months. With Lemon.io, you can cut down on a lot of that time by tapping into their wide network of developers who can get started in as early as a week. And for listeners of MicroConf On Air, you can get 15% off your first 4 week contract with a developer by visiting lemon.io/microconf  Links from the Pod: Subscribe to the MicroConf YouTube Channel View this video on YouTube MicroConf Connect The Slicing Pie Handbook by Mike Moyer Rob Walling | Twitter   ...

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October 26, 2022 00:42:20
MicroConf Refresh Episode 56: From Failure to Five Figure MRR - The 6 Mistakes We Learned From Our First Failed Startup - Pierre de Wulf

MicroConf Refresh Episode 56: From Failure to Five Figure MRR - The 6 Mistakes We Learned From Our First Failed Startup - Pierre de Wulf

In this talk from MicroConf Growth Europe 2021, Pierre de Wulf of ScrapingBee walks through 6 key mistakes he made on his journey from a failed startup to building a profitable SaaS. ScrapingBee is now over $1.5 million in ARR.    Episode Sponsor Find your perfect developer or a team at Lemon.io/microconf The competition for incredible engineers and developers has never been more fierce. Lemon.io/ helps you cut through the noise and find great talent through its network of engineers in Europe and Latin America. They take care of the vetting, interviewing, and testing of candidates to make sure that you are working with someone who can hit the ground running. When it comes to hiring, the time it takes to write your job description, list the position, review resumes, schedule interviews, and make an offer can take weeks, if not months.  With Lemon.io/, you can cut down on a lot of that time by tapping into their wide network of developers who can get started in as early as a week. And for subscribers of MicroConf On Air, you can get 15% off your first 4 week contract with a developer by visiting lemon.io/microconf Links from the pod: ScrapingBee MicroConf Youtube Channel MicroConf Europe Tickets- Malta I Nov 15-17, 2022   Pierre de Wulf I Twitter ...

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October 19, 2022 00:14:38
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MicroConf Tactics: What Is Churn & How To Reduce It In Your Startup

Churn can make or break your startup. In this pod (pulled from one of our YouTube videos), Rob Walling answers the question "what is churn?" and goes into detail on different ways to reduce it in your startup.  Episode Sponsor Find your perfect developer or a team at Lemon.io The competition for incredible engineers and developers has never been more fierce.  Lemon.io helps you cut through the noise and find great talent through its network of engineers in Europe and Latin America. They take care of the vetting, interviewing, and testing of candidates to make sure that you are working with someone who can hit the ground running. When it comes to hiring, the time it takes to write your job description, list the position, review resumes, schedule interviews, and make an offer can take weeks, if not months.  With Lemon.io, you can cut down on a lot of that time by tapping into their wide network of developers who can get started in as early as a week. And for listeners of MicroConf On Air, you can get 15% off your first 4 week contract with a developer by visiting lemon.io/microconf  Links from the Pod: MicroConf Remote 5.0: Early Stage Marketing Strategies Subscribe to the MicroConf YouTube Channel View this video on YouTube Watch the video case study on how Rob reduced churn while building Drip MicroConf Connect Rob Walling | Twitter ...

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