Podcast: Bootstrapped Web | For Entrepreneurs Bootstrapping Web Startups


Bootstrapped Web is for entrepreneurs who are bootstrapping web startups and believe in order to achieve success, we must learn by doing. Interviews with bootstrapped entrepreneurs and case studies in building profitable businesses.

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Recent Episodes

  • Marketing in 2022

    Brian and Jordan are both in flux between school, stressing over work, selling houses, and MicroConf. They summarize their chaotic couple of weeks and then do a deep dive on what content marketing will look like in 2022. Recently Aaron Francis (Tuple’s fi...

  • CartHook Acquired!

    What do you get out of conferences? Do you mute competitors on Twitter? How to you utilize Twitter as a budding SaaS entrepreneur? After a brief hiatus, Brian and Jordan are back with some big news: Carthook was officially acquired! Jordan shares what det...

  • Traction… Then what?

    How do you decide what features you should work on now? How do you stay unplugged during a vacation? What are the milestones and progress markers that tell you if you are on the right path?  As Brian comes back from a vacation and conference (and bef...

  • Everything Must Go

    We have some big news to share before we go on a (much needed) two-week hiatus.  Brian talks about his sale of Productize, in addition to nearly every other business he has owned. Jordan talks about his latest tweet thread, responding to Moiz Ali’s c...

  • Tokenizing

    How are you and your company changing with the times? Are you considering tokenizing your software company? Have you begun adopting web3 technology? Today, we’re talking about marketing, hiring developers and writers during “The Great Resignation,” and to...

  • So Meta

    Brian and Jordan are having a great time as they ride good days, give great updates, and look forward to some exciting things in the near and far future.  In today’s unscripted and random episode, Brian and Jordan give us some great news in terms of...

  • Wheels Are Turning

    Brian has sold ProcessKit! He explains the surprisingly stress-free and smooth process. Jordan talks about his upcoming move to Chicago. Meanwhile, they also give updates on Rally’s marking and sales funnels, and prioritization at ZipMessage.  Today’s epi...

  • 2021/2022 New Year reflections

    Brian’s product, ZipMessage, is live today on Product Hunt the same day this episode airs—Tuesday, January 11th 🚀 Your comments and feedback on Product Hunt would go a long way today 🙂 To kick off the new year, Brian and Jordan share their 2021 refl...

  • Define Traction

    What does traction feel like? How do you authentically build a network? Brian and Jordan talk about marketing, website updates, and the different phases of product/market fit. Jordan dives into the different and unique ways Rally is marketing. Brian updat...

  • The Chaos

    Does experimentation affect your business and cause more stress within your leadership team? How are the communication levels within your team? How do you reach a niche market? Jordan and Brian talk about these questions and more on this episode of Bootst...

  • Chicken or Egg Development

    When launching a new SaaS business, what comes first? What features do you focus on? How do you keep an eye on your key metrics early on? How do you handle onboarding when you’re shuffling team members’ priorities? Brian and Jordan talk all about the newe...

  • How to Fund a Startup

    Jordan shares some big news, 5.8 million dollars worth of news. At the feet of the news of Rally’s seed funding announcement, Brian and Jordan talk all about raising money for businesses. What are the mechanics of starting the funding journey? Which fundi...

  • Go to Market vs. Marketing

    What is the difference between going to market and marketing? What mindset do you need to be in to accomplish your goals for both of these stages of business? In addition to answering these questions, Brian and Jordan dive into their marketing goals, cont...

  • Should We Rename the Podcast?

    Bootstrapped Web is no longer bootstrapped, on either side! Jordan starts off this episode with his “coming out” strategy, which all starts with his initial three-post series on Rally. He also dives into Rally updates, comparing your start-up businesses,...

  • Audience Ops Changes Hands

    Some news!  Brian has sold his business, Audience Ops, to JD Graffam!  And what better way to announce this transition than to bring JD on the show!   Jordan leads the way as Brian and JD talk through how this deal came toget...

  • Marketing ideas

    Introduction: Do you work with a full-service accounting and admin company? How do you create markers on your business’s path to success? What unique marketing platforms and ideas do you use? Brian and Jordan are back behind the mic, during this horrendou...

  • Back and Running

    After a month hiatus, Brian and Jordan are back with stories about trips, waking up in pain, and prepping for competition. They also talk about growth in terms of profitability versus milestones, the newest developments with ZipMessage, and introducing “c...

  • Metrics & Hiring Funnels

    Brian and Jordan are back to back-to-back weeks before vacation and travel plans kick in because… It’s summertime! While Jordan deals with a minor lacrosse injury, they both gush over Matt Medeiros, and give updates on their latest business endeavor...

  • Hiring Media Creators

    Brian and Jordan are back with updates about diving headfirst into team sports with an “old man lacrosse leagues,” to celebrating 10-year wedding anniversaries, job postings, and creating messages that resonate with customers. They’re covering a little bi...

  • Raising The Bar

    Brian and Jordan are back with no excuses and plenty of updates for both Rally and ZipMessage. Today’s topics are all about roadmaps, leading tech teams, and ecommerce marketing. While ecommerce has been around for a while, SaaS is evolving in the way it...

  • Rally On

    It’s a big day here at Bootstrapped Web now that Jordan can talk more openly about his newest endeavor: Rally. Brian and Jordan talk about what Rally is, breakdown Rally’s elevator pitch, as well as the steps Jordan has taken up to this point. They also g...

  • Bugs vs. Customers

    Brian and Jordan are back behind the mic for the second week in a row. Today they’re focusing on bugs over customers, or should it be the other way around? After some project and business updates, they talk about the early stages of development and launch...

  • Staying positive

    Brian and Jordan are back with big news about both of their newest projects. Today they’re doing a deep dive into some of the mental struggles when you start something new. Some touchy-feely topics, some logistics, and back to touchy-feely topics: a typic...

  • Never Fast Enough

    Brian and Jordan are back before Brian leaves to scratch his travel itch. Today, they are talking about the things they can control (launching ZipMessage and Jordan’s new company), while also touching on a couple things they can’t control (vaccines and co...

  • Know Thyself

    Will this be the week that Jordan finally gets to talk about crypto? In this episode of Bootstrapped Web, Brian and Jordan give us some updates on their businesses. Is Brian running late with ZipMessage? What has been going on behind the scenes of Jordan’...