Build Your SaaS – bootstrap in 2020

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Summary

Predictions for 2020

Show Notes

Justin and Jon talk about:
  • What's happened this year.
  • "You shouldn't be worried about that, but you should be worried about THIS."
  • The SaaS gold rush: “Building, Owning (& possibly Selling) a profitable remote SaaS business is the new American Dream.” – Tyler Tringas
  • It’s harder to get the American Dream these days. “Productivity has increased by 80 per cent, but median compensation (that's wages plus benefits) has risen by just 11 per cent during that time. The middle-income jobs of the nation's postwar boom years have disproportionately vanished. Low-wage jobs have disproportionately burgeoned.” – Harold Meyerson, 40-year slump
  • More companies will take a stand on privacy: they’ll stop using Google Analytics, Facebook Ads, etc...
  • Privacy-focused companies like Fathom Analytics will become more popular.
  • Profitable SaaS companies + wealth founders will turn their attention to climate change
  • Less open startups.
  • Simon Bennett tweet: "Unfortunately, I am stopping publishing SnapShooter numbers from now on."
  • Small retreats > conferences

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Can you bootstrap a profitable startup in 2020? Thousands of entrepreneurs, developers, designers, and product people have tried to launch their own web apps. But with so many venture-backed startups now, is it still possible? Follow Jon and Justin as they build their podcasting SaaS, Transistor.fm.