Rob Walling is a serial entrepeneur who has been teaching software entrepreneurs how to build, launch, and grow software startups for 10 years though his acclaimed book “tart Small, Start Small, Stay Small: A Developer’s Guide to Launching a Startup and the most popular startup podcast for bootstrappers, Startups for the Rest of Us.
In this interview, he explains how to create your first software product, including why it’s best to start with a tiny product, how to pick a profitable niche, how to hire and manage developers, and more.
Rob Walling is a serial entrepreneur who most recently co-founded Drip, one of the fastest-growing email marketing and automation tools.
In this interview, he shares how he built Drip from the ground up, and turned it into the 7 figure business that it is today.
In October 2014 ConvertKit monthly recurring revenue dropped down to $1207, and Nathan realized that if he wanted to turn his failing company around, he had to give it his full attention.
So he started working on his SaaS business full-time, invested $50,000 of his own money into it, hired a great team… And 15 months later, in January 2016, ConvertKit crossed the $125,000 in monthly recurring revenue mark.
On January 1st, 2013, Nathan Barry announced the Web App Challenge with the aim of building a SaaS app and reach $5000 in monthly recurring revenue in 6 months.
3 years later, ConvertKit is a serious player in the email marketing space, and is used by some of the biggest blogs in the world. Monthly recurring revenue? $125,000+.
Chameleon John co-founder Jacob, who, at age 21, is already an experienced entrepreneur, but only got serious about content marketing and building a personal brand last winter.
Yet today, less than a year later, his posts are getting a ton of attention, editors are approaching him with offers, popular websites are republishing his content… He even got featured on Forbes!