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Podcasts about how to validate business ideas

Inside TinySeed with Bryan Marble from ClientRock

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Interesting conversation about what it’s like to go from bootstrapped to funded as part of an accelerator.  Both the host of Rogue Startups (Craig Hewitt) and the guest Bryan Marble are in the same cohort of Rob Walling’s TinySeed fund.  3 lessons… You don’t need to be a subject matter expert in a…

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The Mom Test with Rob Fitzpatrick

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In this interview on Bright & Early, Rob Fitzpatrick, the author of The Mom Test, talks about validating product ideas. Specifically, the mistakes people make and what to do about it. It’s not the first time I’ve recommended a podcast with Rob as the guest but I can’t avoid people talking about how…

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The Entrepreneur Disease

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Another one of Noah’s deep dives into the current challenges of another business. This time it’s Dan Andrews from the awesome Tropical MBA podcast talking about (lack of) prioritization, shiny object syndrome and scaling a new revenue stream. This is a conversation rather than an interview with Noah giving Dan very direct advice…

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How to validate a product idea

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Derrick Reimer is co founder of Drip and now building StaticKit. But in the gap between those two projects, he worked on a Slack alternative called Level. Which ended up failing after a year. In this episode of The Product Business, Derrick looks back on how he failed to validate the…

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1 year, $150k in revenue… and still no landing page

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I recently found the Sales For Founders podcast via the Indie Hackers community. I’m enjoying the interviews. In the latest episode, Jeremy Thiessen talks about how he’s built his new startup to $150K revenue in 12 months. Without a landing page. And, even though it’d only take a couple of hours to…

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Product Launch 2 – How To Get Juicy Customer Feedback For New Products

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Short podcast from Scale or Die with a framework for getting new product feedback from an audience. So if you’re thinking about an idea, get on your video call software of choice and start asking questions. 3 lessons… Record the calls (with permission) so that you can transcribe for easy reference in…

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Startup School Podcast Preview with Kevin Hale (evaluating ideas)

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Y Combinator’s startup school kicked off on 22nd July and they’re putting out all the lessons as podcasts / videos over here. Whether you’re taking part or not. If you do want to join, registration is still open until 4th August (and it’s free). Back to the podcast… this is the first of the lessons…

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Charlie Munger’s Mental Models

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Rocketship.fm I’ve seen a few posts about mental models recently but not spent the time to dive down the rabbit hole. This article has been on my reading list forever. When I saw this podcast from Rocketship.fm, I thought I’d see what all the *hype* is about. Interesting stuff. They take excerpts from…

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Finding Success by Working on Things That Matter with Hiten Shah

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Indie Hackers Hiten Shah is a prolific creator of products – more than 30 to date. And 5 of them have been multimillion dollar successes. He’s also had a few failures on the way. That all adds up to a lot of experience of what to do and what not…

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How to Talk to Customers and Validate Your Business Idea

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Everyone Hates Marketers Interview with Rob Fitzpatrick sharing how to validate your startup idea by having useful conversations with your potential customers. Rob is a veteran entrepreneur and marketer having run bootstrapped and VC backed companies over the last 10 years. He’s also a Y Combinator alumni. Why should you…

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