20 years ago, the words “Artificial Intelligence” were more common in Hollywood than in Silicon Valley. A.I. made for great sci-fi movies… but not for good software. At best, it was a dream of what the future may be. But now, in 2021, artificial intelligence is the hottest new tech trend.
Paid ads… or publicity? Choose. For a bootstrapped startup with little-to-no cash in the bank trying to find their first thousand customers, this question should be a no-brainer. Publicity.
“Why are sales dropping?”, “What do we prioritize next?”, “Should we pivot?” There is power in a question. And as a SaaS founder or CEO, you can’t go chasing answers to the wrong questions. It’s a wild goose chase (and a waste of your time). So your ability to ask the RIGHT questions will result in growth for your business. And I have some bad news...
I have an exclusive interview for you... No matter how far I looked, I haven’t been able to find ANY other interviews anywhere with my latest Escape Velocity guest, Justin Shimoon. He just… doesn’t do them.
Freemium? Free trial with a credit card? Or premium only? If you’re asking these questions about your pricing model, then - according to Wes Bush - you’d already be on the wrong path.
“How many mermaid tails do you think are sold every year globally?” It wasn’t a question I expected to be asked by a SaaS founder. I guessed 50 million.
When I launched my company Clarity.fm in 2010, I gave a live demo to an audience showing how the service works. It was my Steve Jobs moment.
I didn’t want to shoot this video. Honestly, I didn’t even think it was necessary. I assumed that all scaling SaaS founders must be doing accrual accounting, right?
If you want to start a new SaaS business in 2021 without tearing your hair out, my advice is: Find a co-founder. You shouldn’t have to do it all on your own… and it’s better that you don’t.