Displaying episodes 1 - 30 of 79 in total

79: Audience Graduation

Arvid talks about what happens when your followers "graduate" from your audience — and how to avoid it.

78: Lifetime Deals and SaaS Businesses

Arvid talks about Lifetime Deals, and how you can run one without breaking your business.

77: The Goals of Audience-Building

Arvid talks about building a personal / professional brand and the the 3 pillars of growth.

Bonus: A Conversation Between Michele Hansen, Colleen Schnettler, and Danielle Simpson, Co-Founder of Feedback Panda

In this bonus episode, Arvid doesn't talk. His partner Danielle does — and she shares a lot of amazing insights.

75: The Shape of a Problem in the Wild

Arvid talks about how to spot problems in a community.

74: On Re-Using Content

Arvid talks about original, accessible, and well-timed content — and how it can be repurposed.

73: Audience Discovery: The Importance of Budget

Arvid talks about the importance of budget and purchasing agency.

72: What founders can learn from Twitch streamers about building in public

Arvid talks about audience-building experts: Twitch streamers.

71: Fear of Disappointing Your Customers

Arvid talks about how to confront panic when things are not working.

70: When Your Business Gets Cloned

Arvid talks about what happens when your business gets cloned while building an public.

69: Jargon and Community

Arvid talks about Opera(!), definitions, why he changed the name of his new book.

68: The Grief and Loss of Selling a Business

Arvid talks about the emotional consequences of selling a business.

67: The Two Goals of Audience-Building

Arvid talks about becoming a domain expert and building products your audience needs.

66: How I Use Twitter

Arvid explains how he uses Twitter to build an audience.

65: On Offering Public APIs for Your SaaS

Arvid talks about the risks and benefits of adding a public API to your SaaS business.

64: Motivation Will Eventually Go Away: Build Accountability Systems Instead

Arvid talks about how he set up an accountability system to combat motivation fatigue.

63: Audience-Building through Podcasting

Arvid talks about how you can leverage being a podcast host or guest to build an audience.

62: Avoiding the Validation Trap

Arvid talks about how we often mistake validation for guaranteed success — and how to fix it.

61: Open-Source and Bootstrapping

Arvid talks about how bootstrappers can monetize open-source products.

60: Tech Stacks and Indie Hacking

Arvid talks about his rules for choosing a tech stack for a business.

59: Rewards and Perils of Being Your Own Customer

Arvid talks about how scratching your own itch can be a blessing and a curse.

58: When Privacy and Customer Value Clash

Arvid talks about his struggle with building a privacy-first product that might need marketing features.

57: How I Approach Pricing for a Brand New SaaS

Arvid explains how he researched and determined a pricing system for permanentlink.

56: Sunk Cost Fallacy Engineering

Arvid talks about the sunk cost fallacy and how he encountered it twice this week.

55: Customer Lock-In and "Insurance Features"

Arvid talks about how he approaches not making customers feel locked into his new SaaS permanent.link and how he built custom domain support.

54: Limiting Beliefs

Arvid talks about his new SaaS project and the struggle of building an MVP.

53: Early Tech Choices and Analysis Paralysis

Arvid talks about an unsettling experience he had with a side project — and how to avoid tech choice brain freeze.

52: "Audience-First" Is Not Just "Building an Audience"

Arvid talks about the difference between building an audience and building FOR an audience.

51: Finding an Audience for Your Side Business

Arvid shares a 5-step framework for finding a viable audience.

50: Priming Your Business for Due Diligence

Arvid talks about setting up your business to be as sellable as possible.

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