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Two indie SaaS founders—one just getting off the ground, and one with an established profitable business—invite you to join their weekly chats.

Two indie SaaS founders—one just getting off the ground, and one with an established profitable business—invite you to join their weekly chats.

Location:

United States

Description:

Two indie SaaS founders—one just getting off the ground, and one with an established profitable business—invite you to join their weekly chats.

Language:

English


Episodes

The Hammerstone Podcast is back

11/22/2022
Colleen and her business partner Aaron give an update on Hammerstone (Refine) in this crossover episode. Huge thanks to all of our listeners who’ve become Software Socialites and support our show! You can become a supporter for $100 a year at softwaresocial.dev/supporters Lynn RomichKonbiniChris Chipper CI Kevin GriffinMike Gently Used DomainsDave RecutMax OnlineOrNotStefan Talk to StefanBrendan Andrade Bright BitsTupleAlex Hillman The Tiny MBARamy HovercodeRocket GemsJane and Benedikt...

Duration:00:26:47

Qualitative and Quantitative Data

11/15/2022
Talking to other entrepreneurs made Michele realize that she hasn't talked about interplay of qualitative *and* qualitative data enough. Michele and Colleen talk about what that means in the context of feature requests and high-touch sales. Huge thanks to all of our listeners who’ve become Software Socialites and support our show! You can become a supporter for $100 a year at softwaresocial.dev/supporters New supporters! FeederloopPascal sharpen.pageLynn RomichKonbini Chris Chipper CI...

Duration:00:32:50

TinySeed!

11/8/2022
Colleen's company was accepted to TinySeed, which means she now gets to work on Refine full time. That means she can finally make some hard decisions and push. (Note: Colleen and Michele were actually in the same place last week, so that's why the audio quality is different than normal!) Huge thanks to all of our listeners who’ve become Software Socialites and support our show! You can become a supporter for $100 a year at softwaresocial.dev/supporters Special thanks to our new...

Duration:00:30:18

Getting Into Public Speaking as a Developer

11/1/2022
Michele chats with indie developer Benedicte Raae about getting into public speaking through streaming. Follow Benedicte on Twitter! https://twitter.com/raae Benedicte's website: https://queen.raae.codes/ StreamYard: https://streamyard.com/ A couple friends of this pod have launched their own shows for entrepreneurs lately! Check them out: Ship SaaS Faster (Simon Bennett + Volkan Kaya): https://shipsaasfaster.com/ Marketing Retro (Adrienne Barnes + Josh Ho):...

Duration:00:38:25

Sick Leave for Indie Founders?

10/25/2022
Should indie founders take sick leave? Michele and Colleen discuss. A couple friends of this pod have launched their own shows for entrepreneurs lately! Check them out: Ship SaaS Faster (Simon Bennett + Volkan Kaya): https://shipsaasfaster.com/ Marketing Retro (Adrienne Barnes + Josh Ho): https://marketingretro.substack.com/ The Weekly Build (Marie Ng + Jesse Anderson): https://www.theweeklybuild.com/ This Indie Life (James McKinven + Dagobert Renouf): https://indielife.fm/ The...

Duration:00:27:49

Competitive Advantage and Moats for Small SaaSes, Part 2

10/18/2022
Michele continues her chat with Summit founder Matt Wensing about ways indie SaaS founders can think about moats and competitive advantages. This episode: cost advantages, size advantages (big and small), and false moats. Recommended reading on competitive advantages: The Little Book That Builds Wealth A couple friends of this pod have launched their own shows for entrepreneurs lately! Check them out: Ship SaaS Faster (Simon Bennett + Volkan Kaya): https://shipsaasfaster.com/ Marketing...

Duration:00:32:57

Talking Competitive Advantage and Moats for Small SaaSes, Part 1

10/11/2022
Michele chats with Summit founder Matt Wensing about intangible assets, switching costs, and network effects, and how they apply to indie software companies. Huge thanks to all of our listeners who’ve become Software Socialites and support our show! You can become a supporter for $10 a month or $100 a year at softwaresocial.dev/supporters Chris Chipper CI Kevin GriffinMike Gently Used DomainsDave RecutMax OnlineOrNotStefan Talk to StefanBrendan Andrade Bright BitsTupleAlex Hillman The...

Duration:00:52:22

Refine Update with Aaron and Colleen

10/4/2022
Aaron Francis, Colleen's co-founder, swings by to chat about Refine. Huge thanks to all of our listeners who’ve become Software Socialites and support our show! You can become a supporter for $10 a month or $100 a year at softwaresocial.dev/supporters Chris Chipper CI Kevin GriffinMike Gently Used DomainsDave RecutMax OnlineOrNotStefan Talk to StefanBrendan Andrade Bright BitsTupleAlex Hillman The Tiny MBARamy Memo.fmJane and Benedikt UserlistKendall MorganRuben Gamez SignWellCorey...

Duration:00:33:04

Super Pumped (aka The Saturday Edition)

9/27/2022
Four things Colleen is super pumped about... and one thing she's not. Huge thanks to all of our listeners who’ve become Software Socialites and support our show! You can become a supporter for $10 a month or $100 a year at softwaresocial.dev/supporters Chris Chipper CI Kevin GriffinMike Gently Used DomainsDave RecutMax OnlineOrNotStefan Talk to StefanBrendan Andrade Bright BitsTupleAlex Hillman The Tiny MBARamy Memo.fmJane and Benedikt UserlistKendall MorganRuben Gamez SignWellCorey...

Duration:00:36:12

Sprinting a Marathon

9/20/2022
Colleen and Michele both have a lot going on. Huge thanks to all of our listeners who’ve become Software Socialites and support our show! You can become a supporter for $10 a month or $100 a year at softwaresocial.dev/supporters Chris Chipper CI Kevin GriffinMike Gently Used DomainsDave RecutMax OnlineOrNotStefan Talk to StefanBrendan Andrade Bright BitsTupleAlex Hillman The Tiny MBARamy Memo.fmJane and Benedikt UserlistKendall MorganRuben Gamez SignWellCorey Haines SwipeWellMike Wade...

Duration:00:50:06

Hairy Projects and Heat Waves

9/13/2022
Michele's trying to figure out how to approach charging sales taxes, and Colleen finally pushes to prod. Huge thanks to all of our listeners who’ve become Software Socialites and support our show! You can become a supporter for $10 a month or $100 a year at softwaresocial.dev/supporters Chris Chipper CI Kevin GriffinMike Gently Used DomainsDave RecutMax OnlineOrNotStefan Talk to StefanBrendan Andrade Bright BitsTupleAlex Hillman The Tiny MBARamy Memo.fmJane and Benedikt UserlistKendall...

Duration:00:30:26

Distribution vs Marketing

9/6/2022
Colleen's in go mode for Refine. Huge thanks to all of our listeners who’ve become Software Socialites and support our show! You can become a supporter for $10 a month or $100 a year at softwaresocial.dev/supporters Chris Chipper CI Kevin GriffinMike Gently Used DomainsDave RecutMax OnlineOrNotStefan Talk to StefanBrendan Andrade Bright BitsTupleAlex Hillman The Tiny MBARamy Memo.fmJane and Benedikt UserlistKendall MorganRuben Gamez SignWellCorey Haines SwipeWellMike Wade Crowd...

Duration:00:54:51

One Weekly Win

8/30/2022
Colleen shares the secret to her recent productivity. Huge thanks to all of our listeners who’ve become Software Socialites and support our show! You can become a supporter for $10 a month or $100 a year at softwaresocial.dev/supporters Chris Chipper CI Kevin GriffinMike Gently Used DomainsDave RecutMax OnlineOrNotStefan Talk to StefanBrendan Andrade Bright BitsTupleAlex Hillman The Tiny MBARamy Memo.fmJane and Benedikt UserlistKendall MorganRuben Gamez SignWellCorey Haines SwipeWellMike...

Duration:00:43:04

The One Where Colleen Goes to LA and Michele Looks at Haybales

8/23/2022
Should indie entrepreneurs take advice from VC-track folks? Huge thanks to all of our listeners who’ve become Software Socialites and support our show! You can become a supporter for $10 a month or $100 a year at softwaresocial.dev/supporters Chris Chipper CI Kevin GriffinMike Gently Used DomainsDave RecutMax OnlineOrNotStefan Talk to StefanBrendan Andrade Bright BitsTupleAlex Hillman The Tiny MBARamy Memo.fmJane and Benedikt UserlistKendall MorganRuben Gamez SignWellCorey Haines...

Duration:00:47:12

That's the Job

8/16/2022
Learning new things, feeling like you're a bit out of your depth, pushing to the next level: that's the job of being an entrepreneur, and Colleen and Michele are both experiencing that in different ways. Huge thanks to all of our listeners who’ve become Software Socialites and support our show! You can become a supporter for $10 a month or $100 a year at softwaresocial.dev/supporters Chris Chipper CI Kevin GriffinMike Gently Used DomainsDave RecutMax OnlineOrNotStefan Talk to...

Duration:00:35:51

Work vs Life vs Everything Else

8/9/2022
Michele and Colleen catch up on Michele's conference talks... and try to figure out how to make her life work. Huge thanks to all of our listeners who’ve become Software Socialites and support our show! You can become a supporter for $10 a month or $100 a year at softwaresocial.dev/supporters Chris Chipper CI Kevin GriffinMike Gently Used DomainsDave RecutMax OnlineOrNotStefan Talk to StefanBrendan Andrade Bright BitsTupleAlex Hillman The Tiny MBARamy Memo.fmJane and Benedikt...

Duration:00:42:17

Bonus: Pre-Episode Banter for 8/9/22

8/4/2022
Folks seem to love our casual banter, so here's what Zoom captured on our backup recording before we started the actual recording for next Tuesday's episode.

Duration:00:03:34

Colleen vs the Cliff

8/2/2022
It's finally August, and Colleen is coming up on the deadline for Refine to support her working full-time... or is it? Huge thanks to all of our listeners who’ve become Software Socialites and support our show! You can become a supporter for $10 a month or $100 a year at softwaresocial.dev/supporters Chris Chipper CI Kevin GriffinMike Gently Used DomainsDave RecutMax OnlineOrNotStefan Talk to StefanBrendan Andrade Bright BitsTupleAlex Hillman The Tiny MBARamy Memo.fmJane and Benedikt...

Duration:00:28:16

Starting a Business - Even When Your Family Doesn't Want You To

7/26/2022
Follow Lucie! https://twitter.com/LucieBaratte Check out Logology: https://www.logology.co/ See her husband Dagobert's memes: https://twitter.com/dagorenouf Huge thanks to all of our listeners who’ve become Software Socialites and support our show! You can become a supporter for $10 a month or $100 a year at softwaresocial.dev/supporters. Chris Chipper CI Kevin GriffinMike Gently Used DomainsDave RecutMax OnlineOrNotStefan Talk to StefanBrendan Andrade Bright BitsTupleAlex Hillman The...

Duration:00:34:40

Vision and Empathy with Lucie Baratte of Logology

7/19/2022
Follow Lucie! https://twitter.com/LucieBaratte Check out Logology: https://www.logology.co/ Huge thanks to all of our listeners who’ve become Software Socialites and support our show! You can become a supporter for $10 a month or $100 a year at softwaresocial.dev/supporters. Chris Chipper CI Kevin GriffinMike Gently Used DomainsDave RecutMax OnlineOrNotStefan Talk to StefanBrendan Andrade Bright BitsTupleAlex Hillman The Tiny MBARamy Memo.fmJane and Benedikt UserlistKendall MorganRuben...

Duration:00:39:13