A recap of events in the past 6 weeks. Probably the last episode of this year. Happy Holidays y'all!
Talking specifics with the potential investor and the benefits of transparency
I am back working on Claritask after almost 6 weeks away from consulting on client projects.
It was my birthday so I had time to reflect and ponder
Working on client work on one side and running Claritask on the other is proving to be hard.
We sat down to talk about boostrapping life and decided to publish this for everyone.
With my finances being in control I feel a bit better of how things are progressing forward
Moving forward more efficiently with a razor focused mind.
Some new consultancy work is taking me away from Claritask, but it's helping me keep the lights on until Claritask reaches to $1K MRR
Speaking with Louis Nichols on how boostrappers should focus more on sales and less in marketing, in the early days.
A tonne of things went on and I had a lot to say
Video format here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UKr0lHMsRdA Thought I almost lost this episode as I didn't press the record button on Garage band. Listen for details how it went down : ) In this episode, I talk about how I want to continue focusing on clients that absolutely love Claritask. The ones who get the most value and provide the best feedback.
Details on how I plan my work around Claritask features, tasks, support — and client work.
Notes on how I'm falling more in love with bootstrapping On Youtube: https://youtu.be/LOTT3APAOAU
Talking about crossing the $500 all time revenue with Claritask and having $200 for the first time in the business bank account.
Talking about how the angel investment didn't go through and how a listener friend make me realize a few things.
Recorded this right after speaking with the potential angel investor in NYC who is interested in Claritask. My cons/pros regarding this potential investment and few more things.
I should be hanging out more in places where my potential clients hang out and less in Twitter where I feed my vanity.
An episode with a ton of talk on the boring side of Saas, the seriousness of having a growing user base, thinking about how it would be with an investment and taking a few listener questions.
How to know when you have positive signals in your product and why not to quit. Also, running your business as a hobby could be beneficial on you talk to your customers and how you run your product overall.
EP06 is the first episode recorded with a proper microphone. I talk about how I am still having trouble generating more leads and what I will do this coming week on fixing this problem (new content angle on the website and highly prospected direct emails in a new target market I want to explore)
Recorded this episode while driving. Taking a listener question and talking about my final-ish focus on marketing efforts.
Talking about Content Marketing, "The numbers game", Luck, and a few stats
Worked less, did more. New pricing plans and few discoveries along the way.
Various channels and tactics on how to increase the number of qualified leads for Claritask.com