The SaaS Podcast - SaaS, Startups, Growth Hacking & Entrepreneurship (formerly ConversionAid Podcast)

Rob Walling is the founder of email marketing tool Drip and the owner of SEO keyword tool HitTail. He's also the author of the book "Start Small, Stay Small: A Developer's Guide to Launching a Startup". And his blog "Software by Rob" is a top 20 startup blog and is read by about 20,000 web entrepreneurs each month. When Rob launched Drip, he was doing $7K in monthly recurring revenue. But he quickly realized that his revenue had already flat-lined and that he had a high customer churn problem. In this episode, we talk about the 'semi-pivot' that Rob made and how that exploded revenue growth for Drip

Direct download: 045-Rob-Walling-Drip.mp3
Category:business -- posted at: 10:00pm PDT

Patrick McKenzie is the founder of Kalzumeus Software. He's best known for two software products - Bingo Card Creator and Appointment Reminder, both which he has bootstrapped. Patrick's also a well known blogger who has been very transparent and open about his experience bootstrapping a software business. Patrick currently lives in Tokyo with his wife and newborn daughter.

Direct download: 044-Patrick-McKenzie-Kalzumeus.mp3
Category:business -- posted at: 10:30pm PDT

Peter Coppinger is the Co-Founder & CEO of Teamwork, an online collaboration tool that allows teams to work together more efficiently. Peter and his co-founder Daniel Mackey founded the Irish based company in 2007. Peter and Daniel have bootstrapped the company and to date Teamwork has almost 1.5 million users and $14M in annual revenue.

Direct download: 043-Peter_Coppinger-Teamwork.mp3
Category:business -- posted at: 10:00pm PDT

Maciej Zawadzinski is the co-Founder & CEO of Piwik Pro, the business arm of Piwik.org. Piwik is an open source alternative to Google Analytics, which puts users in control of their data, never shares data with other servers and never sells data for ad targeting. Piwik Pro focuses on providing Piwik cloud hosting and extra paid services for enterprise level customers.

Direct download: Maciej_Zawadzinski_-_Piwik_Pro.mp3
Category:business -- posted at: 10:00pm PDT

Kevin Lee is the founder & CEO of We-Care.com, a service that allows online shoppers to donate a percentage of their online shopping (at no cost to them) to a non-profit, school or association. It has partnered with over 2,5000 merchants from Travelocity to Sears, 1800Flowers and Apple. To date We Care has raised over $7.8M. Kevin is also the co-founder & CEO of Didit, an award-winning full-service online advertising and marketing services agency that has been in business for almost 20 years.

Direct download: Kevin-Lee-We-Care-2.mp3
Category:business -- posted at: 10:00pm PDT

Kevin Lee is the founder & CEO of We-Care.com, a service that allows online shoppers to donate a percentage of their online shopping (at no cost to them) to a non-profit, school or association. It has partnered with over 2,5000 merchants from Travelocity to Sears, 1800Flowers and Apple. To date We Care has raised over $7.8M. Kevin is also the co-founder & CEO of Didit, an award-winning full-service online advertising and marketing services agency that has been in business for almost 20 years.

Direct download: Kevin-Lee-We-Care-1.mp3
Category:business -- posted at: 10:00pm PDT

Collis Ta'eed is the Co-Founder & CEO of Envato, a network of sites used by millions of people for their creative projects. The network comprises Envato Market, Envato Studio & Tuts+. Envato was founded by Collis, his wife and best friend in 2006. The company is based in Melbourne, Australia and has been bootstrapped since day one.

Direct download: 039-Collis-Taeed-Envato.mp3
Category:business -- posted at: 10:00pm PDT

Rand Fishkin is the Co-Founder of Moz, a Seattle-based SaaS company that sells inbound marketing & marketing analytics software. The company was founded in 2004 as a consulting firm and shifted to software development in 2008. The Moz website has an online community of more than one million digital marketers. To date, the company has raised just under $20M in funding.

Direct download: 038-Rand-Fishkin-Moz-2.mp3
Category:business -- posted at: 10:00pm PDT

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