Episode 286 | Five Guidelines for Balancing Learning and Doing

In this episode of Startups For The Rest Of Us, Rob and Mike talk through five guidelines for balancing learning and doing. They help define when learning and consuming too much information can actually impede the progression of your business.

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Episode 285 | How to Make Your First Hire

In this episode of Startups For The Rest Of Us, Rob and Mike talk about how to make your first hire. They discuss how to decide if you need to hire full-time or part-time, the pros and cons of each, and some tips on the hiring process.

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Episode 284 | Key Takeaways from MicroConf 2016

In this episode of Startups For The Rest Of Us, Rob and Mike discuss several of their takeaways pulled from talks at MicroConf 2016.

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Episode 283 | Stair-Stepping Into a Different Audience

In this episode of Startups For The Rest Of Us, Rob and Mike talk about how to stair-step into a new audience. They define what the stair step approach is, ways to get into a new market, and how to utilize your existing strengths on your new audience.

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Episode 282 | The Long, Slow SaaS Ramp of Death

In this episode of Startups For The Rest Of Us, Rob and Mike discuss the long, slow, SaaS ramp of death. They define it, tell you how to recognize it, share their own experiences with it, and give tips on how to get out of it using tactical and mental coping mechanisms.

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Episode 281 | Tools You’ll Need for Your Bootstrapped Startup

In this episode of Startups For The Rest Of us, Rob and Mike talk about tools you’ll need for your bootstrapped startup. They discuss the different options to choose from pertaining to the pre/post revenue stages of your business.

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Episode 280 | The Productivity Project with Guest Chris Bailey

In this episode of Startups For The Rest Of Us, Rob interviews Chris Bailey, author of The Productivity Project. They discuss aspects of the book and Chris shares some of his personal experiences with productivity techniques both successful and unsuccessful.

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Episode 279 | How Google’s New Search Results Will Affect You

In this episode of Startups For The Rest Of Us, Mike interviews Dave Collins, SEO and internet marketing expert about Google’s new search results. They discuss how these recent changes will affect small business owners and what you should be doing to stay up to date.

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Episode 278 | How to Build and Launch a Membership Website

In this episode of Startups For The Rest Of Us, Rob and Mike share their experience and give insight on steps to validate, build and launch a membership website. They also give tips on how to decide whether a membership site is the right platform for your idea.

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Episode 277 | Five Ways to Structure Your Startup Mastermind

In this episode of Startups For The Rest Of Us, Rob and Mike talk about five ways to structure your mastermind. They list some different formats to try and the pros and cons to each.

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