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10 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Bram Kanstein. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Bram Kanstein, often where they are interviewed.

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10 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Bram Kanstein. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Bram Kanstein, often where they are interviewed.

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#09: How to Validate Your Startup Idea with Bram Kanstein

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Dive into Bram's philosophies on validating your startup idea and learn about the methodology of how to validate a business idea before sinking too much time, money or effort into it and having it fail later on. As an added bonus, we talk about how you can do this for a software idea without evening knowing how to code.

Bram Kanstein is an early-stage startup expert and non-technical product builder who had 3 of his products acquired. He currently runs an online course called No-Code MVP where he teaches his 250+ students the mindset, process and tools they can use to validate their startup ideas without knowing or learning how to code.

For full show notes and links discussed in the episode, go to https://www.joshgonsalves.com/podcast

Follow Bram on Twitter: http://twitter.com/bramk

Learn more about No-Code MVP http://nocodemvp.com


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Jul 20 2020 · 57mins
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#2 How to be a Non-Technical Internet Entrepreneur and Build Digital Products Without Code - with Startup Stash and No-Code MVP Founder Bram Kanstein

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In today’s show we are joined by Bram Kanstein - @Bramk -  Founder of No-Code MVP - https://nocodemvp.com. Prior to No-Code MVP, Bram has built and sold x3 businesses including Startup Stash - https://startupstash.com and in today’s episode we are going to be exploring Bram’s philosophy and methodology for building and launching products. From starting out with an idea, to testing traction channels to acquire those initial customers.  This episode provides us with great practical advice on how to successfully launch a Minimal, Viable, Product, fast.

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Show notes;

  1. Intro’s - Journey to becoming a Non-Technical Internet Entrepreneur. Being focused on starting the business, not scaling them.
  2. First products - the first experiments, the learnings that lead to Startup Stash.
  3. “Nobody cares about your idea” - And how to find the people who care.
  4. The Traction Channels that worked for Startup Stash.
  5. Before you ask for something, you have to give some value.
  6. What metrics to measure for your MVP. Timebox this process.
  7. Shrinking the big vision...for now.
  8. What is the No-Code MVP?
  9. Advice to first time founders.
  10. Businesses you can start...without code.
  11. Thoughts on the No-Code space and addressing the “does no-code scale” question.
  12. Experiences from exiting x3 businesses. How did it happen? The magic of the internet.
  13. Just launch.
  14. Quickfire round - learnings, recommended startups

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Jun 08 2020 · 36mins

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Becoming a Startup and No Code Expert, with Bram Kanstein of No Code MVP

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  • Bram talks about his past project, “E-Ticket Transfer”.
  • The beginning of Startup Stash. 
  • The three Elements; Time, Money and Motivation. 
  • How No-Code MVP came to be. 
  • Bram’s thoughts on the future for no-code. 
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Jun 08 2020 · 48mins
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#160 – Validating and Building Your Ideas Without Code with Bram Kanstein of No-Code MVP

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Bram Kanstein (@bramk) has more experience validating, building, and launching online products than almost anyone, and more success than most. One of his earlier creations, Startup Stash, still retains its title as the most-upvoted Product Hunt submission of all time. Today, Bram spends just as much time teaching others as he does making himself. In this episode, Bram and I talk about the importance of being an early adopter, the best strategies for finding new ideas, and why "mindset" is the first thing he teaches in his new course, No-Code MVP.

Transcript, speaker information, and more: https://www.indiehackers.com/podcast/160-bram-kanstein-of-no-code-mvp

May 01 2020 · 43mins

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S1: E13 - "I would pay $50 a month for Twitter" - Bram Kanstein

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You've probably seen Bram Kanstein on Product Hunt or Twitter. CodeLess will get you up to speed on the maker behind the most upvoted project on Product Hunt. Bram recently launched a valuable project to help people dealing in difficult situations like COVID-19, find new ways to generate income from the internet.

In this episode, Bram discusses one of his biggest drivers - sharing his knowledge and experience with makers, interested in learning about the mindset, process, and tools necessary to rapidly build and validate startup ideas. He loves the process of learning with others, and building real value through easy tutorials and a clean NoCode aesthetic. 

Bram's Most Recent Projects

  • COVID Promises - Get reminded of your intended behavior changes after COVID.
  • Modern Day Jobs - A curated list of 100 modern ways to make money online.
  • My Startup Name - Free + simple framework to name your next project or startup
  • Road To Scale - 300+ curated content items for every stage of your startup.
  • Mailbook - The easiest way to collect addresses.
  • StartupWatching - Curated startup knowledge, inspiration & background stories.
  • Startup Stash - A curated directory of 400 resources & tools for startups
  • Epic Carrd Tutorial - Recreate the famous Buffer MVP website - without code

Work with Bram

  • Epic Carrd Tutorial - Build and validate your startup ideas without code.
  • The MVP Experiment Canvas - A structured framework for turning your big idea into an MVP you can test and validate with potential customers.
  • Startup Audit - A structured framework for turning your big idea into an MVP you can test and validate with potential customers.

Hot Takes

  • 5:17 - COVID-19 Impact.
  • 7:51 - Bram's origin story.
  • 8:59 - Igniting the fire and launching the most popular project on Product Hunt.
  • 10:13 - The hard, but obvious decision to quit medical school.
  • 13:08 - Blueprint for finding yourself when you're lost.
  • 16:34 - For NoCode Lurkers Only.
  • 21:35 - Discussing the deeper story of Startup Stash
  • 32:11 - Why Bram went to a corporate 9-to-5 after working in startups.
  • 35:00 - Taking a break for family and launching NoCodeMVP.com
  • 39:09 - Bram loves twitter so much that.
  • 42:11 - Bram's other notable projects and favorite NoCode stack revealed.
  • 45:23 - Bram's latest_ ModernDayJobs.com
  • 47:25 - Profound discovery and living under a rock
  • 53:59 - Summary and Predictions.
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Apr 03 2020 · 52mins
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An Interview with Bram Kanstein

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Join us for Visual Dev FM's first ever interview! Today, we're talking to Bram Kanstein about his journey into entrepreneurship, his 2-year stint in Medical School and how he pivoted into No Code MVP, monetizing your no-code product / skills, and much more.

Jan 29 2020 · 1hr
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Episode 13 - Interview with Bram Kanstein the creator of No-Code MVP

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Dec 18 2019 · 42mins
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TAGP245 Bram Kanstein : A Startup About Startups Which Gained 150,000 Page Views In 24 Hours

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Today, a top Product Hunter called Bram Kanstein talks about his startup called Startup Stash. Its a curated list of resources and tools for startups. His site attracted 150,000 page views in 24 hours.

Apr 06 2016 ·
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94: The Viral Launch of Startup Stash w/ Bram Kanstein

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Get the step by step sequence Bram used to get 35k website visitors upon launch in just 48 hours! 

Overnight success takes ten years in the making, but it sure as hell peaks its head out a little early on some occasions.

Bram Kanstein is in the aftermath of one of the most successful Product Hunt launches of all time, and he's here to tell you exactly how he did it.

Bram is the founder of StartupStash.com, a website of goodies for startups and entrepreneurs that hit 290 up votes on ProductHunt.com and 2.6k unique visitors within the first four hours. At one point, Business Insider wrote a story about Startup Stash and it triggered over 300 views/minute.

All of this didn't just happen by chance. Bram used his mastermind to devise a plan for his launch with a relentless pursuit of any success. Hold onto your boxers and panties because he's dropping value bombs left and right in this episode. (free-ballers.. we've got love for you too :) )

Cheers, Bram.

To defeat Godzilla with his talents...

  • "Do something with his short hands. Take him down with his handicap."
Advice...
  • Some people spend too much time looking for something when that something is right below their noses.
  • Anyone looking to build an app should really understand how to do it because it is simply expanding one’s own solution.
  • The best way to get feedback is by leveraging your own possibilities.
  • Don’t be afraid to ask; you never know what that person may know or who he knows
  • You don’t want to build an app that resembles a big app and you know you will never be bigger than that app.
  • Be involved so you know the people and you have a base.
  • Most ideas start when you are not behind your computer.
  • Bram’s personal favorite tools: MailChimp.com, Twitter.com, Slack.com, Trello.com and Marvelapp.com
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Highlights 
  • 9:40: What Startup Stashis: an for app builders to use when starting an app and initially conceived as an app that anyone can basically click with 10 suggestions on what to use,
  • 12:01: How Startup Stash came about including that it was a result of an idea for a directory that would make information more manageable, very much like a list of tools and resources,
  • 14:15: How Startup Stash started by outlining 50 categories for its tools and filling out 40 categories with 10 products per category,
  • 15:50: WhatBetaList.com was used for including sending out feelers through the use of excel sheets and though time consuming, why it was worthwhile because data can be imported to the website and it got them 700 subscribers,
  • 17:02: The way Startup Stash was made, which was mainly through focusing on its content and then creating a landing page for it, when it was launched and how it immediately went viral,
  • 22:40: The unexpected reaction of companies and sites which brought about a surprise bonus of adding companies and sites to the tool list in Startup Stash (The companies thought it was great being featured in Startup Stash and Tweeted the app to their members and their members tweeted it to their friends),
  • 24:33: The amazing numbers Startup Stash garnered after 4 hours of launching: 290 uploads, 26,000 unique visitors and 60,000 page visitors,
  • 26:00: The press Bram was able to garner including Business Insider and ProductHunt.com,
  • 32:08: The best ways to get feedback, why timing is a big part of launching a product and mistakes people make when starting to make an app, and
  • 39:28: Why Twitter is the best starting point for anyone looking to build a course.
May 14 2015 · 49mins
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Bram Kanstein of Product Hunt

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We had the chance to sit down with Top Product Hunter & European Community Manager @producthunt, Bram Kanstein to talk about his @startupstash story and role within Product Hunt.

During our chat he provides us with valuable tips for any company considering listing on Product Hunt. Having launched the #2 most upvoted product of all time on Product Hunt, it comes with a lot of weight!
Apr 20 2015 · 36mins