A Rob Q+A Solo Adventure! Rob Walling answered listener questions live from MicroConf Connect (https://microconfconnect.com).
What are three key tips for pre-launch, pre-revenue to make sure that you absolutely must do?
What has the body of a Unicorn and the head of a Pegasus?
How was launching Tiny Seed Tales different than Startups for the Rest of Us podcast? What's changed in terms of "podcast launch strategy" since then?
How to deal with anxiety when launching starting something new?
Picking Customer Pain for my companies segment, as opposed to Competitor Pain and general observations about SaaS for non-technical customers.
If Rob was starting over today and trying to find a ".Net invoicing" to acquire and iterate on, where would he look?
Where should the balance fall between domain knowledge, industry connections and general sales skills when hiring your first sales person?
What is the best thing to do if revenue has plateaued?
What advice do you have for staying positive in spite of frequent fires caused by platform risk?
How to find a good SaaS idea?
Links and books from this episode:
The Mom Test by Rob Fitzpatrick
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