The SaaS Podcast on ConversionAid - SaaS Startups, Growth Hacking & Entrepreneurship

Neil Patel is a Seattle based entrepreneur, angel investor and analytics expert. He is best know for his work in digital marketing and as the co-founder of the analytics companies KISSmetrics and CrazyEgg. And his current blog, QuickSprout generates over $1 million in annual revenue. Neil shares with me how they took a couple of simple ideas and turned them into highly successful SaaS products.

Direct download: 004_Neil_Patel_-_Crazy_Egg_and_Kissmetrics.mp3
Category:business -- posted at: 11:00pm PST

Jon Ferrara is the founder and CEO of Nimble, a social CRM service for small businesses. He's a serial entrepreneur and a pioneer in the customer relationship management (CRM) industry. He co-founded GoldMine, one of the first contact management apps in 1989, which grew into a very successful venture that he eventually sold for $125 million.  John shares with me how he started GoldMine with just $5000 and how they never took a dime of venture capital money or loans. He tells us about a big personal challenge he faced after selling GoldMine that changed his life forever. And he explains how Nimble is more than just another CRM solution.

Direct download: 003_Jon_Ferrara_-_Nimble.mp3
Category:business -- posted at: 11:00pm PST

James Deer is the co-founder of GatherContent, a UK based content development platform that helps agencies plan and produce web content for their clients. James founded the company with his wife in 2010. GatherContent now has around 700 paying customers across 100 countries.  In this episode, James shares with me how they turned their design agency into a successful SaaS business that's already generating around $50K in monthly recurring revenue.

Direct download: 002_James_Deer_-_GatherContent.mp3
Category:business -- posted at: 11:00pm PST

Wade Foster is the CEO and co-founder of Y-Combinator startup Zapier. Zapier lets SaaS users create integrations that push data between hundreds of best-in-breed web apps without having to write any code or deal with APIs.  Wade shares with me, how he and a couple of college buddies, took an idea that solved a problem that they were having themselves and turned it into a successful software product with over 300,000 users in less than 3 years.  Today, Zapier is helping solve integration problems for over 350 SaaS applications such as SalesForce, DropBox and InfusionSoft.

Direct download: 001_Wade_Foster_-_Zapier.mp3
Category:business -- posted at: 11:00pm PST