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Josh Pigford is the founder of Baremetrics, an analytic platform for Stripe less than 2-years ago. He needed analysis software for his own businesses and when he couldn’t find anything which wasn’t extremely complex he decided to build his own. With a bit of help from Twitter, he got his first customer on the first day, and has since bootstrapped to see almost instant success.

http://baremetrics.io

 

 

 

 

 

 

Why he stopped previous 2

$0 to $22k a month in 13 months

How to know when to quit a project or business?

Stripe

Why Josh prefers selling software to B to-B versus B-to-C market? 

How you can look at all his numbers and see how you're doing.

Why he doesn't believe in offering free trials

Why he is fully transparent about ALL his numbers and how it helps grow his business?
 

The downside of being fully transparent and how it hurts his business.

"Money is the only indicator of money"

Magic numbers

- < 1-3% monthly customer churn

 

Josh Pigford, the founder of Baremetrics, a Stripe analytic platform has seen his business success explode. When he couldn’t find a simple Stripe analysis software, Josh decided to build his own, and one tweet later, he already had his first customer.

In This Interview You’ll Learn:

  • 01.48 – Josh’s background in business and software
  • 06.04 – How Josh had the idea for Baremetrics and how he grew it
  • 11.10 – How Josh decided on his pricing
  • 19.17 – Why Josh went public with his numbers and the effect that this had
  • 22.22 – The biggest obstacles that entrepreneurs have
  • 25.00 – Josh’s advice for people at or near the beginning of the business career

 

Show Notes

 

  • Book – The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles – Steve Pressfield
  • Twitter – @shpigford

 

 

Direct download: baremetrics-josh-pigford.mp3
Category:Interview -- posted at: 5:19pm EDT

Buying a mattress can be a pain in the butt? Casper's big idea is to invent "one maticulously design mattress for the masses and sell it direct to consumers in a box that can fit in the trunk of a car. And they are causing a lot of sleepless nights for the old, established mattress industry.

And they even ship to Canada!

 www.casper.com

Use coupon code "bax" tog $50 dollars off your purchase

Direct download: philipkrim-casper.mp3
Category:Interview -- posted at: 2:41pm EDT

If you like cars and you like business ideas you'll love Wrench Patrol. How two MBA students turned their thesis project into an entrepreneurial reality and a thriving business. 

www.wrenchpatrol.com

Direct download: wrenchpatrol.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:14pm EDT

Air Umbrella - $100K in 30-Days. Crowdfunding inventor & entrepreneur

The creators of a new Kickstarter campaign claim to have developed an umbrella that pushes air against the rain to protect its owner from getting wet, and they've blown way past their $10,000 funding goal. They call it the Air umbrella

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1243275397/air-umbrella

https://www.facebook.com/wang.chuan.779

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/20/air-umbrella_n_5985388.html

Direct download: air-umbrella2.mp3
Category:Interview -- posted at: 5:49pm EDT

Licensing Ideas For Passive Income - Stephen Key, Entrepreneur & Inventor

Stephen Key shares his strategy for turning your ideas into a passive income goldmine. Tim Ferris calls Stephen Key "Yoda of renting business ideas for passive income". For the last 30 years, Stephen has designed his lifestyle by "renting" his product ideas to companies and leveraging their existing sales.   He has successfully licensed more than 30 simple ideas that have generated billions of dollars of revenue. 

He's a contributor to Entrepreneur and Inc magazines and the author of "One Simple Idea: Turn Your Dreams Into a Licensing Goldmine While Letting Others Do The Work"
 
 
He's the author of...
Direct download: StephenKey.mp3
Category:Interview -- posted at: 5:08pm EDT

Jun Loayza shares how he lowers startup risk by pre-selling business ideas and grow a customer list before he launches. He also discusses failure and how to use it to your advantage. 

 

www.junloayza.com 

http://twitter.com/junloayza

Direct download: Jun-loayza2.mp3
Category:Interview -- posted at: 11:21am EDT

$1k for $5-Million FREE Marketing? Tour of Duty Australian Adventure Tourism Start-up Entrepreneur

Australian Entrepreneur, Allan Sharpe, offers the bumbiest tour in Australia when he converted a Army Land Rover 6x6 into a bad ass tour bus that gets a lot of attention and business.

I really enjoyed the unique advice and Aussie slang in this interview.

www.tourofdutybright.com.ca

https://facebook.com/tourofdutybrightvictoria

Direct download: TourofDuty-AllanSharpe.mp3
Category:Interview -- posted at: 2:17pm EDT

Broke To Fully Booked in 2-Weeks with Grumo.TV with Miguel Hernandez - Online Marketing - Online Business Idea

Learn how Miguel Hernandez went from a business failure to starting Grumo Media and attracting 40 high-profile clients (including Actor Ashton Kutcher) begging for him to produce their product demo videos in 2-weeks…with zero marketing budget.

 

Direct download: GrumoMedia-MiguelHernandez.mp3
Category:Interview -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

How Jun Loayza, raised $75,000 seed capital for his start-up from investors he attracted on his blog.

http://www.junloayza.com

 

Direct download: jun-loayza-Raises75kinvestmentblog.mp3
Category:Interview -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

150 Crossfit Clients In 6-Months - Kyle Oberndorf, Business Coach Turned Fitness Entrepreneur

Kyle Oberndorf says crossfit entrepreneurs didn't believe he could help them build their businesses...so he started his own and blew them away when he more than broke even on month one and grew to 150 members in 6 months.

http://crossfitnewwest.ca

Direct download: Kyle-Oberndorf-CrossFit.mp3
Category:Interview -- posted at: 7:38pm EDT