In this episode, Rob Walling is joined by Einar Vollset as they answer listener questions ranging from when to sunset a product, filling out enterprise security assessments, acquiring a company where the previous owner had sold lifetime deals and not disclosed it, and more.
The topics we cover
[03:20] Deciding when to sunset a feature or product
[08:27] Splitting a business to focus on two separate audiences
[17:21] How to take advantage of being a consumer of your own product.
[21:35] Acquiring a SaaS where the previous founder sold lifetime plans
[28:20] Enterprise security assessments
[35:22] Building a product to solve a problem as a full-time employee
Links from the show
- TinySeed Tales S2E1 | Introducing Gather
- Episode 515 | Finding a Co-Founder, Getting Better at Sales, and More Listener Questions
- Episode 9: Raising Entrepreneurial Kids – ZenFounder
- SOC 2
- Episode 463 | Troubleshooting Enterprise Sales (A Founder Hotseat with David Heller)
- The TinySeed Investment Thesis — TinySeed: The Startup Accelerator for Bootstrappers
- Einar Vollset (@einarvollset) | Twitter
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