Self Made Entrepreneurs & Creatives Who Turned Online Business Ideas into Dollars. UNLIKE Entrepreneur on Fire, Lewis Howes School of Greatness, James Altucher, Tia Lopez, Gary Vaynerchuck, Smart Passive Income
Business ideas that make money and the entrepreneurs who turned their ideas into dollars.

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.







Why he stopped previous 2

$0 to $22k a month in 13 months

How to know when to quit a project or business?


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
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