300 episodes

Release Notes is a weekly podcast about building online businesses and financial freedom. We discuss inspiration, design, marketing, promotion, business, trends, and tools – everything but the code. Each week, we cover topics for the new or curious independent developer looking to launch or grow online business. Whether your business is SaaS, desktop software, mobile apps, consulting, or a productized service, here you’ll find tips for success as well as warnings about the pitfalls we’ve encountered along the way. The show is hosted by Charles Perry, owner of RelaNet, and Joe Cieplinski, Creative Director of Bombing Brain Interactive.

Release Note‪s‬ Charles Perry and Joe Cieplinski

    • Entrepreneurship
    • 5.0 • 72 Ratings

Release Notes is a weekly podcast about building online businesses and financial freedom. We discuss inspiration, design, marketing, promotion, business, trends, and tools – everything but the code. Each week, we cover topics for the new or curious independent developer looking to launch or grow online business. Whether your business is SaaS, desktop software, mobile apps, consulting, or a productized service, here you’ll find tips for success as well as warnings about the pitfalls we’ve encountered along the way. The show is hosted by Charles Perry, owner of RelaNet, and Joe Cieplinski, Creative Director of Bombing Brain Interactive.

    #407: The Famous Shade of Grey

    #407: The Famous Shade of Grey

    Today we continue our conversation about a refresh of the RelaNet website that Charles recently completed. In this episode we talk about favicons, updating website content, comparing RelaNet to competitors, and why Charles finally broke down and added a blog. Mailing List Every month there are more great articles and content about the business of […]

    • 32 min
    #406: Ready for Form 8879

    #406: Ready for Form 8879

    Today we talk about a refresh of the RelaNet website that Charles recently completed. Some of the things we discuss include website templates, changes to marketing language, making the website faster, and the start of an SEO effort for RelaNet. Mailing List Every month there are more great articles and content about the business of […]

    • 36 min
    #405: It’s Good to Be Useful

    #405: It’s Good to Be Useful

    Today we talk about how we’re maintaining our network after almost a year of pandemic restrictions. We talk about what’s helped us keep up with colleagues, how we’ve sometimes failed, and what we expect to see on this front over the next year or two. Mailing List Every month there are more great articles and […]

    • 32 min
    #404: You Misspelled “Conversation”

    #404: You Misspelled “Conversation”

    Today we talk to Joe about a new role that he’s taken in the contracting team he’s been working with: sole iOS developer. We talk to Joe about how this came about, how his responsibilities are changing, and how this new role has required a new way of thinking about the work he’s doing. Mailing […]

    • 32 min
    #403: The Law Firm of Perry, Perry, and Google

    #403: The Law Firm of Perry, Perry, and Google

    Charles put in an offer on the e-signature product that we discussed last week, so in this episode we talk about how things turned out. We talk about negotiations, sales terms, and what to do when no lawyer wants to take the job. Mailing List Every month there are more great articles and content about […]

    • 34 min
    #402: I Bought Him a New Car

    #402: I Bought Him a New Car

    Charles has reached an inflection point where he either needs to purchase several licenses to the e-signature solution he’s using, or he needs to purchase the entire product outright. Today Joe helps Charles think through the pros and cons of this potential business opportunity. (This episode was recorded on December 30, 2020.) Mailing List Every […]

    • 35 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
72 Ratings

72 Ratings

Kevin VanderLugt ,

Charles and Joe are a wealth of info

This show has so many great nuggets of information. Their recent section on landing page and homepage design was 🔥.
You should definitely get this podcast today if you want advice on growing your startup business.

rooster818 ,

Two guys carving out their path in the indie developer thicket

The hosts are great. Haven't had the pleasure of meeting them in real life yet, but they're open and honest in both their successes and failures, and you get to feel like you know them. It's been wonderful accompanying them through podcast as they cronicle the challenges they face.

A great show for all of us out there who are fighting to make our independent ambitions into a reality.

Keep up the great work, guys.

christopherandersson ,

These guys are the best

As an independent designer and developer, this podcast features topics that resonate with me, inspire me and entertain me. I love that there is a community of like minded folks out there toiling away from their home offices and garages, and these guys deliver the stories week after week.

Highly recommend!

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