42 episodes

Actionable learnings and growth strategies from both starting and successful leading SaaS companies. Short and to-the-point interviews with founders. Join our awesome FB group to stay connected: https://www.facebook.com/groups/saaspirates/ or follow host Mike on Twitter https://twitter.com/mikestrives, Instagram https://instagram.com/mikestrives or YouTube https://youtube.com/@mikestrives :)

SaaS Pirates Mike Strives

    • Business
    • 4.0 • 4 Ratings

Actionable learnings and growth strategies from both starting and successful leading SaaS companies. Short and to-the-point interviews with founders. Join our awesome FB group to stay connected: https://www.facebook.com/groups/saaspirates/ or follow host Mike on Twitter https://twitter.com/mikestrives, Instagram https://instagram.com/mikestrives or YouTube https://youtube.com/@mikestrives :)

    10% MoM Growth Rate with SaaS Analytics - Enzo of June.so

    10% MoM Growth Rate with SaaS Analytics - Enzo of June.so

    Today’s guest is Enzo, the founder of June - a tool to visualize and measure the metrics for subscription businesses. In this episode, we’ll discover how they’re growing 10% month-over-month and why you should monetize as quickly as you can.

    Sponsor of today's episode: Grain - Record, transcribe, clip, and share the most important moments from your video meetings: https://grain.com/saaspirates

    Join the FB community group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/saaspirates.

    Follow Mike: https://instagram.com/mikestrives, https://youtube.com/@mikestrives, https://twitter.com/mikestrives, or Mike's blog at https://mikestrives.com.

    [DISCOUNT OFFER] User feedback tool: https://upvoty.com (10% off with code 'PIRATES').

    Named in this episode: Sergio Mattei (Founder of Makerlog), Slack, June, Pieter Levels (aka Levels io), Spotify, Intercom, Rework the book, Des Traynor.

    • 17 min
    Scaling API software to 6k MRR - Vedran of Treblle

    Scaling API software to 6k MRR - Vedran of Treblle

    Vedran is the founder of Treblle. In this episode, we’re talking about how they scaled their software, which makes it super easy to understand your product’s API, to 6k MRR and how they are growth hacking their marketing through smart content strategies.

    Join the FB community group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/saaspirates.

    Follow Mike: https://instagram.com/mikestrives, https://youtube.com/@mikestrives, https://twitter.com/mikestrives, or Mike's blog at https://mikestrives.com.

    [DISCOUNT OFFER] User feedback tool: https://upvoty.com (10% off with code 'PIRATES').

    • 15 min
    $5,000 MRR because of THIS awesome marketing strategy - Tim of T.ly

    $5,000 MRR because of THIS awesome marketing strategy - Tim of T.ly

    Tim Leland is the founder of t.ly. And, in this episode we’re talking about how Tim scaled his business to now $5k MRR and some of the growth hacks he applied, such as building free separate tools to attract new leads!

    Join the FB community group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/saaspirates.

    Follow Mike: https://instagram.com/mikestrives, https://youtube.com/@mikestrives, https://twitter.com/mikestrives, or Mike's blog at https://mikestrives.com.

    [DISCOUNT OFFER] User feedback tool: https://upvoty.com (10% off with code 'PIRATES').

    • 13 min
    How to get amazing results with SEO - Farzad of Respona

    How to get amazing results with SEO - Farzad of Respona

    Today’s guest is Farzad Rashidi, and he’s the founder of Respona. Farzad initially joined the Visme team as the first marketing hire, helping the company reach over 2M monthly organic traffic and surpass 13 million active users. That journey led to the creation of Respona, which was, what they called, “the secret weapon” of their marketing team.  This awesome episode is brought to you by Upvoty - which are today’s sponsor. Upvoty is a user feedback tool which makes it really easy to collect and manage user feedback in order to decide what features to build next. If you want to give it a go, head over to https://upvoty.com and use the promo code PIRATES for a 10% discount.

    Favorites:

    Brands: Ahrefs

    Software: Ahrefs, Respona, Todoist

    Person: Noah Kagan

    Books: How Not To Be Wrong

    FB group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/saaspirates.

    Follow Mike: https://instagram.com/mikestrives, https://youtube.com/@mikestrives, https://twitter.com/mikestrives, or Mike's blog at https://mikestrives.com.

    [DISCOUNT OFFER] User feedback tool: https://upvoty.com (10% off with code 'PIRATES').

    • 26 min
    150% Month-over-Month Growth Rate with Tadej of Cartboss

    150% Month-over-Month Growth Rate with Tadej of Cartboss

    Today’s guest is Tadej, and he’s the founder of Cartboss. In this episode, you’re going to learn how they are scaling the business with a 150% month-over-month growth and how building and connecting with your audience upfront can actually benefit the launch of your new product.

    Favorites:

    Brands: Wheelio

    Software: Slack, HelpScout

    Person: Karlo Bradica

    Books: The Lean Startup

    FB group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/saaspirates.

    Follow Mike: https://twitter.com/mikeslaats/, https://instagram.com/mikeslaats, vlog https://youtube.com/mikedotsaas

    [DISCOUNT OFFER] User feedback tool: https://upvoty.com (10% off with code 'PIRATES').

    • 15 min
    Bootstrapping a Wordpress plugin - Adam of Split Hero

    Bootstrapping a Wordpress plugin - Adam of Split Hero

    Adam is the founder of Split Hero, and today, he’ll be sharing the story on how he bootstrapped his Wordpress plugin and how he’s leveraging the platform to acquire customers.

    NEW! Check out Mike's new podcast: https://foundermornings.com

    Favorites:

    Brands: Postmark

    Software: Upvoty, Spark

    Books:  Rich Dad, Poor Dad (https://amzn.to/3o43svB)

    FB group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/saaspirates.

    Follow Mike: https://instagram.com/mikestrives, https://youtube.com/@mikestrives, https://twitter.com/mikestrives, or Mike's blog at https://mikestrives.com.

    [DISCOUNT OFFER] User feedback tool: https://upvoty.com (10% off with code 'PIRATES').

    • 9 min

Customer Reviews

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4 Ratings

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Informative

Great show, I always learn a lot.

New UXer ,

Great podcast with some awesome guests

I’ve learned a lot listening to these guests share their stories. I also love how short the episodes are. Keeps my attention and has a lot of value right up to the final rapid questions!

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