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MicroConf Refresh Episode 64: The 7-Figure To Do List: 31 Tactics To Level-Up Your Business In 60 Minutes or Less with Rob Walling

MicroConf On Air

In this talk from MicroConf Growth US 2022, Rob Walling walks through 31 quick tactics for that get outsized results in your business. The tactics are broken up into the following categories: Growth Product Productivity Operations Get the slide deck here: Links from the Pod: MicroConf US 2023 Get the slide deck here  Watch this talk with slides on YouTube Rob Walling I Twitter


22 Feb 2023

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Episode 322: Founders You Want to Invest In (with Rob Walling)


Sherry interviews Rob Walling, Co-Founder of TinySeed, about what he’s learned about entrepreneur psychology and success in the years he has been running his startup accelerator. Sherry’s Entrepreneur.com Articles Touching Two Worlds


9 Sep 2022

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MicroConf Refresh Episode 53: A Brief Primer on Pricing with Rob Walling

MicroConf On Air

In this talk from MicroConf Growth Europe 2021, Rob Walling gives a wide ranging talk on all things pricing. Topics covered include: Expansion Revenue ARPC, not LTV The Impact of Raising Prices How to Raise Prices Links from the pod: Watch the video version of this talk MicroConf Youtube Channel MicroConf Europe Tickets- Malta I Nov 15-17, 2022  Rob Walling I Twitter


7 Sep 2022

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MicroConf On Air: Rob Walling Answers Audience Questions

MicroConf On Air

A Rob Q+A Solo Adventure! Rob Walling answered listener questions live from MicroConf Connect (https://microconfconnect.com). Topics Covered: What are three key tips for pre-launch, pre-revenue to make sure that you absolutely must do? What has the body of a Unicorn and the head of a Pegasus? How was launching Tiny Seed Tales different than Startups for the Rest of Us podcast? What's changed in terms of "podcast launch strategy" since then? How to deal with anxiety when launching starting something new? Picking Customer Pain for my companies segment, as opposed to Competitor Pain and general observations about SaaS for non-technical customers. If Rob was starting over today and trying to find a ".Net invoicing" to acquire and iterate on, where would he look? Where should the balance fall between domain knowledge, industry connections and general sales skills when hiring your first sales person? What is the best thing to do if revenue has plateaued? What advice do you have for staying positive in spite of frequent fires caused by platform risk? How to find a good SaaS idea? Links and books from this episode: The Mom Test by Rob Fitzpatrick List of SaaS Marketplaces If you are interested in speaking at any MicroConf event, head to microconf.com/call-for-speakers and fill out the form. Tickets for our next MicroConf Local:London on May 18 are on sale here: https://microconf.com/local-london


4 May 2022

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522 Bootstrapped Startups w/ Rob Walling

Going Deep with Aaron Watson

Rob Walling is an investor, writer, podcaster, and serial entrepreneur. His last startup, Drip, was an email marketing software company that was bought by Leadpages for millions in 2016. He also has been helping bootstrapped startup founders since 2005 and now runs the first startup accelerator for SaaS bootstrappers, TinySeed. Rob also hosts the podcast “Startups for the Rest of Us”, which has over 10 million downloads  Rob and Aaron discuss how to level up in entrepreneurship, the personal growth required to take bigger swings, and the balancing act of parenthood & entrepreneurship in this interview. Sign up for a Weekly Email that will Expand Your Mind. Rob Walling’s Challenge; Consume your audiobooks and podcasts at over 1x speed. Add the video speed controller to your browser. Connect with Rob Walling Linkedin Twitter Personal Website TinySeed MicroConf If you liked this interview, check out our interview with Andrew Gazdecki about MicroAcquire, building Saas companies, and the fun of business. Underwritten by Piper Creative Piper Creative makes creating podcasts, vlogs, and videos easy.  How? Click here and Learn more. We work with Fortune 500s, medium-sized companies, and entrepreneurs. Follow Piper as we grow YouTube Subscribe on iTunes | Stitcher | Overcast | Spotify


4 Apr 2022

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Episode 305: Bad Advice about Imposter Syndrome with Rob Walling


One common topic you hear talked about often in the entrepreneurship world is the idea of Imposter Syndrome. There is a lot of advice given around this subject and Rob joins Sherry on the podcast to give his insights on how to parse the good from the bad. They also dismantle some common tropes people give out as advice like, “fake it til you make it” and “nobody really knows what their doing”.


1 Apr 2022

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🏅 30. Rob Walling: How To Price Your SaaS

The Usual SaaS-pects with Ch Daniel

Rob's bio (c/o Leadmore) Rob Walling sees himself as a maker and serial entrepreneur. These days he leads with three things: Startups for the Rest of Us, a podcast about bootstrapping SaaS companies, MicroConf, the oldest and largest community for bootstrapped SaaS founders, and TinySeed, the first accelerator designed for bootstrappers. Rob's Twitter: https://twitter.com/robwalling —— Links Reddit SaaS: https://www.reddit.com/r/saas My Twitter: https://twitter.com/chddaniel My product: https://Simple.ink/notion-forms

1hr 41mins

18 Mar 2022

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Finding people who care with Rob Walling [#35]

The First 10 Podcast

‘’The biggest risk is not can you build this? The biggest risk is that no one cares. So how do you validate that someone will care? And how do you validate that someone will be willing to pay for what you are selling?’’ – Rob Walling. Calling all bootstrap founders! Joining us on today’s masterclass on launching and growing a business is special guest Rob Walling. Rob is an admired serial entrepreneur, investor, author, and host of the popular podcast ‘Startups for the Rest of Us’. Since 2005, Rob has guided thousands of startup founders through his widespread books, recordings, articles, and MicroConf discussions. In this episode, Rob kindly lends us his time to openly share his experience of finding people who care when starting and growing a business. Rob also reveals how to communicate with your customers and unpacks the magic within collecting customer feedback. This episode may seem short and sweet but trust us when we say it is stuffed with brilliant insights and actionable nuggets of advice for you to take away straight from the master of startups. Key points throughout the discussion include:  An introduction to Rob Walling.  When is the right time for building an audience? The art of selling: warm VS cold leads. Business development and the magic of customer feedback.  The early day selection process: unlocking product-market fit.Smashing sales as an introvert. The key to capturing clients and communicating effectively. Sustainable marketing in a tech-savvy world. How to avoid an unprofitable business. Book recommendations for business builders. Rob’s top two sales techniques for obtaining your first 10 customers. Why a landing page is a must!The rhythm of business growth from beginning to take-off.Connect with Rob Walling:https://robwalling.com/ https://twitter.com/robwalling https://www.linkedin.com/in/robwalling/ https://microconf.com https://www.startupsfortherestofus.com/about https://tinyseed.com/ Connect with First 10 Podcast host Conor McCarthy: https://www.first10podcast.comhttps://twitter.com/TheFirst10Podhttps://www.linkedin.com/in/comccart/ Resources:Book: The Mom Test by Rob Fitzpatrick.  http://momtestbook.com/Book: Traction by Gabriel Weinberg. https://www.amazon.com/gp/Traction Book: How the World Sees You by Sally Hogshead. https://www.harpercollins.com/products/how-the-world-sees-youBook: Fascinate by Sally Hogshead. https://www.howtofascinate.com/store/booksCheck out my podcast partners!Buzzsprout: https://www.buzzsprout.com/?referrer_id=1389931Otter:


16 Mar 2022

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Should we take funding? (feat. Rob Walling)

Above Board

See: https://usefathom.com/above-board/rob-walling


21 Feb 2022

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#243 – Mental Health and Bootstrapping in 2022 with Rob Walling of TinySeed

Indie Hackers

In this episode I'm chat with Rob Walling about a wide range of topics including metal health, how to find a business idea and the relevance of bootstrapping today.  Follow Rob on Twitter: https://twitter.com/robwalling Apply to TinySeed: https://tinyseed.com/apply Listen to Startups for the Rest of Us: https://www.startupsfortherestofus.com/

1hr 3mins

2 Feb 2022