The longest running (and most popular) podcast for non-venture track startups, this show follow the stories of founders as they start, acquire, and grow SaaS companies. Hear when they fail, struggle, succeed, and take you with them through the tumultuous life of a SaaS founder. If you like Mixergy, This Week in Startups, or SaaStr, you’ll enjoy Startup for the Rest of Us.
Episode 537 | On Launching, Funding, and Growth with Serial SaaS Founder Rand Fishkin
In this episode, Rob is joined by Rand Fishkin for an honest and transparent conversation about his time at Moz, raising funding, his book Lost and Founder, as well as his current effort, SparkToro. They discuss growth levers and the importance of owning the channel where you build your audience. The topics we cover [01:44] Impacts […]
Episode 536 | A Few Things I Learned in 2020 (A Rob Solo Adventure)
In episode 536 of Startups For the Rest of Us, Rob does another solo adventure. As we all faced perhaps one of the worst years on record, Rob talks through some things that 2020 taught him personally, professionally, and at a higher level, philosophically. He also looks beyond 2020 and discusses opportunities for 2021 for […]
Episode 535 | A Bluetick Update with Mike Taber
In Episode 535, Rob is joined by co-host emeritus, Mike Taber to talk about what Mike has been up to over the past seven months with Bluetick, including an exciting reveal of a big project he’s been working on. The topics we cover [05:41] BlueTick partnership or merger with a CRM for field sales reps […]
Episode 534 | A $4M Exit with Josh Pigford of Baremetrics
In this episode, Rob talks with Josh Pigford in a first appearance since the sale of Baremetrics for $4m. They discuss his seven-year journey to build Baremetrics, the details of the sale, and Josh’s post-sale, non-software aspirations. The topics we cover [02:42] Intros [04:26] Avoiding capital gains via qualified small business stock. [09:08] Josh’s post-sale […]
Episode 533: Life Profitability After Two Exits (with Adii Pienaar)
In this episode, Rob speaks with Adii Pienaar, a multi-time founder with multiple exits under his belt. They discuss life probability and the importance of measuring your entrepreneurial success by the things that matter the most to you and your life. The topics we cover [4:36] What motivated Adii to write the book [10:17] Life […]
Episode 532 | The Art of Selling Your Business with John Warrillow
In this episode, Rob sits down with John Warrillow, author of multiple bestselling books and someone who has years of experience in building and selling companies. They discuss when to sell, how to create leverage, the importance of hiring an expert, and more. The topics we cover [7:30] The right time to sell a company […]
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The OG SaaS podcast
I’ve been listening to this podcast off and on for at least 5 years. So much actionable wisdom.
I can’t believe this is free.
These guys have tactically helped me transition from personal trainer to b2b growth marketer, all while building my own startup business.
I can’t say “thank you” enough to Rob and Mike for constantly publishing valuable information and tools on their podcast. Keep it going guys, I won’t stop listening.
Rob is the Chuck Norris of bootstrap founders. Thanks for all you do Rob.