Jon and Justin debate the pros and cons of being a "transparent startup."
There's an app called Buffer that really kickstarted the "radical transparency" movement with startups. Over time, they've revealed almost everything: how much their employees make, their company's revenue metrics, their internal emails, and their hiring process.
But is this something that we want for Transistor.fm? Listen to the episode to hear what we decided. ;)
- Buffer Transparency
- Article: How radical transparency kills stress
- Article: How to Build a Transparent Company the Buffer Way
- Buffer: Why are we transparent?
- Right Message goes public with revenue
- Whisper network
- Spencer Fry on public roadmaps
- Baremetrics Open Startups
- Indie Hackers – transparency numbers
- Video: Our new analytics feature
- SnapShooter on Indie Hackers
- Announcement: We did it. We’re sharing our revenue on Indie Hackers!
- Marco Arment: “podcasters have enough data”
- Transistor.fm on Instagram
- Transistor.fm on Twitter
- Jon Buda is back on Twitter: @jonbuda
- Justin Jackson on Twitter here: @mijustin
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