Build & Launch

It’s the mid-week checkup!

Show Notes

It’s the mid-week checkup! Last Thursday Justin announced the first product he'd be building. He only has 7 days to do it.

In this episode you'll hear real-life journal entries from Justin as he attempts to write The Product Hunt handbook for delivery on Thursday.
He also got a special surprise... listen to hear about that.

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Goal for today
Get the pre-order page up and ready:

Beard update
Photo from Saturday while I was writing.

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Update from 2021: A lot has happened since I recorded these episodes: I launched a podcast hosting company,, with my friend Jon Buda! If you want to hear what I'm up to now go to

Creators & Guests

Justin Jackson
⚡ Interested in bootstrapping, podcasting, calm companies, business ethics🎙️ Co-founder of @transistorfm (podcast hosting)

What is Build & Launch?

A weekly podcast focused on shipping small projects.

Every week I'll take you on an adventure of launching a new project. You'll hear the launch stats, hurdles I had to overcome, and how you can learn from my mistakes.