40 episodes

Chris and Christian build some software businesses.

Makers.dev Chris Achard and Christian Genco

    • Business

Chris and Christian build some software businesses.

    40 Is Freemium a Good Idea?

    40 Is Freemium a Good Idea?

    Chris explores how a non-fiction writing buddy app might work. Christian ponders if freemium is a good fit for his app or not and talks about progress on his time tracking app.

    • 58 min
    39 When giving up on a project is actually a good thing

    39 When giving up on a project is actually a good thing

    Christian gives up on a project and Chris convinces him that it's actually a big win. Chris is about to finish his summer work and start his masters. Also: How much is a SaaS worth? Is $100k too much to pay for a SaaS that only makes $600 per month?

    • 1 hr 5 min
    38 Compare yourself to who you were yesterday

    38 Compare yourself to who you were yesterday

    Who wants to take bets about when Tesla Bot will be ready? Chris is finishing up his summer consulting project and getting ready to start his CS Masters program. Christian spent 0 hours on fileinbox last week, and instead created a mini web app to show people's "life timelines"... was that time well spent?

    • 59 min
    37 Generative AI as a Business Model

    37 Generative AI as a Business Model

    How do you feel about NFTs? Chris has finished his GPS competition and is now using his fancy GPU to generate AI art. Christian got clips.marketing past his internal goal line! Now he has to figure out the next steps. We also talk about a potential business idea for sharing family photos

    • 1 hr 10 min
    36 Show up every day

    36 Show up every day

    How do you decide what to work on every day when there's no one really telling you what to do? Christian thinks about ways to keep himself on track, and Chris talks about what motivates him to do Kaggle competitions (hint: it's not money).

    • 1 hr 3 min
    35 Spending Money to Make Money with SaaS

    35 Spending Money to Make Money with SaaS

    Christian gets back from New York with an unwelcome update, but is plowing ahead by taking care of himself first. Chris has a new contract for the summer - his first AI position! Then we talk about how great SaaS is compared to other assets.

    • 1 hr 2 min

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