Some podcast hosts think that automation makes guest interactions less personal. I see their point! But both my guests and myself are busy people. Automation speeds up the process, eliminates email exchange, and prevents both parties from forgetting things (which happens all the time). Also, I’ve been getting plenty of compliments about such professional setup. (more…)Read more
What design problems do startups have on various levels of development? How do they handle their UI/UX? To answer these questions, we invited a special guest: Jay Acunzo, VP of Platform at NextView Ventures. He’s been helping startups for years by creating helpful content for them. In addition to startup issues, we also discuss Unthinkable — Jay’s show for craft-driven creators (which represents a new format of podcasting).Read more
Today Christopher Hawkins shares his favorite stories after recording 40 episodes of Chasing Product. We talk about cash flow in bootstrapped SaaS businesses, the importance of networking, starting small, choosing the right audience, and many other things. You’ll find links to all original episodes below.Read more
In this episode we double down and explore the nitty-gritty production details of a single episode. We talk with Christopher Hawkins about planning an episode lineup, selecting and inviting guests, sticking to a topic, using intros wisely, and much more. Secret advice in the end of the episode: be fearless, keep producing, and change your thinking from “I have to do this” to “I have permission to do awesome things.”Read more
What impact can podcasting have on your personal and professional life? It can be a superb tool for making money, but money is never the direct goal. In this episode we talk with Christopher Hawkins about the long-term game of podcasting, building your own tribe, establishing relationships with guests, the art of interviewing people, and much more.Read more
In this episode with Christopher Hawkins we discuss the biggest fears that prevent people from starting their own podcast. Surprisingly, it’s not the technical part! Tune in to learn everything about fears, mistakes, and goals related to podcasting.Read more
Podcasts are a great way to promote yourself and your ideas. But you don’t have to run your own: instead, you can appear as a guest on other podcasts. My awesome co-host Kai Davis will teach you how to organize such podcast tour. You’ll learn how to compile a list of podcasts, reach out to them, become a perfect guest, and promote new episodes.Read more
With this free email course you’ll conduct a simple do-it-yourself audit of your web app: eliminate the obvious design flaws, gain control of your features, and start building the UI that customers really want.