Episode 307 | Is the Micropreneur Dream Still Alive?

In this episode of Startups For The Rest Of Us, Rob and Mike inspired by a listener question, talk about whether or not the Micropreneur dream is still alive. Some of the topics discussed include reasons to start a business, stages of micropreneurship, and legacy.

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Episode 306 | Mixing Subscription and One-time Pricing, Angel Investing, Options for Recurring Payments, and More Listener Questions

In this episode of Startups For The Rest Of Us, Rob and Mike answer some listener questions including mixing subscription and one time pricing, options for reoccurring payments, affiliate programs and more. Mike also gives some recent updates on his progress with BlueTick.

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Episode 305 | Strategies for Taking Pre-orders for a New Product

In this episode of Startups For The Rest Of Us, Rob and Mike talk about how to take pre-orders for a new product. These are strategies that can be used to help gain interest and validate a product. They also discuss some motivations and benefits to taking pre-orders.

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Episode 304 | From Bootstrapped to Funded and Back to Bootstrapped with Simon Payne

In this episode of Startups For The Rest Of Us, Rob talks to Simon Payne, a co-founder of Leadpages, about his journey from being a bootstrapped developer, to raising funding, and eventually moving on from Leadpages and developing his own product.

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Episode 303 | Our Favorite Tabletop Games

In this episode of Startups For The Rest Of Us, Rob and Mike talk about their favorite table top games. Deviating from the typical topics, they change things up and reveal some games they enjoy as a personal hobby. They put the games into 3 different categories by age range and difficulty and share some stories on how their families and kids enjoy them.

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Episode 302 | 8 Key Takeaways from MicroConf Europe 2016

In this episode of Startups For The Rest Of Us, Rob and Mike discuss 8 key takeaways from MicroConf Europe 2016. A couple weeks after the conference they highlight some of their favorite points from the speaker’s talks. Also detailed notes from the entire conference are available at microconfeuroperecap.com.

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Episode 301 | Six Decision Making Tips for Entrepreneurs

In this episode of Startups For The Rest Of Us, Rob and Mike talk about decision making for entrepreneurs. They walk you through some decision making techniques and look at how they can help you make decisions faster and more efficiently.

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Episode 300 | The 4 Unfair Advantages for Faster SaaS Growth

In this episode of Startups For The Rest Of Us, Rob and Mike talk live at MicroConf Europe about the four unfair advantages to faster SaaS growth. They also expand the topic to things that seem like unfair advantages but aren’t and how to improve your chances of getting an unfair advantage. At the end of the talk they do a short Q&A with some audience members.

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Episode 299.5 | Ten Lessons Every Startup Founder Should Learn from Bill Walsh

In this episode of Startups For The Rest Of Us, Rob and Mike talk about a book by former head coach of the San Francisco 49ers Bill Walsh, about his standards of performance. Rob and Mike pull out 10 different points from the book that are most relevant to a startup founder and elaborate on them.

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Episode 299 | 7 Entrepreneurial Blind Spots

In this episode of Startups For The Rest Of Us, Rob and Mike talk about 7 entrepreneurial blind spots. They outline some areas that people can overlook but can potentially cause issues down the road. This topic was inspired by a case study Mike is putting together on self-funded launch statistics to help people make better decisions for their business.

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