Appears in 33 Episodes
What 2023 Brings for Colleen, Michele, and This Show
Colleen and Michele talk about their hopes and plans for 2023, and make an announcement about this show.
The Forcing Function Episode: Launch Christian Genco's New SaaS
Michele talked to Christian Genco on December 1 about what he needed to do to launch his new SaaS, TheVideoClipper, with a deadline of having it done before this episo...
Culture + Feedback = ???
Michele shares her takeaways from the book The Culture Map and what it might mean for getting product feedback and building products across countries.
Colleen recaps her learnings from her first TinySeed meetup/MicroConf: Local Austin.
Listing on MicroAcquire
Colleen is ready to go all-in on Refine... and that means moving on from Simple File Upload.
The Hammerstone Podcast is back
Colleen and her business partner Aaron give an update on Hammerstone (Refine) in this crossover episode.
Qualitative and Quantitative Data
Talking to other entrepreneurs made Michele realize that she hasn't talked about interplay of qualitative *and* qualitative data enough. Michele and Colleen talk about...
Colleen's company was accepted to TinySeed, which means she now gets to work on Refine full time. That means she can finally make some hard decisions and push. (Note: ...
Getting Into Public Speaking as a Developer
Michele chats with indie developer Benedicte Raae about getting into public speaking through streaming.
Competitive Advantage and Moats for Small SaaSes, Part 2
Michele continues her chat with Summit founder Matt Wensing about ways indie SaaS founders can think about moats and competitive advantages. This episode: cost advanta...
Talking Competitive Advantage and Moats for Small SaaSes, Part 1
Michele chats with Summit founder Matt Wensing about intangible assets, switching costs, and network effects, and how they apply to indie software companies.
Refine Update with Aaron and Colleen
Aaron Francis, Colleen's co-founder, swings by to chat about Refine.
Super Pumped (aka The Saturday Edition)
Four things Colleen is super pumped about... and one thing she's not.
Hairy Projects and Heat Waves
Michele's trying to figure out how to approach charging sales taxes, and Colleen finally pushes to prod despite a challenging week.
The One Where Colleen Goes to LA and Michele Looks at Haybales
Should indie entrepreneurs take advice from VC-track folks?
That's the Job
Learning new things, feeling like you're a bit out of your depth, pushing to the next level: that's the job of being an entrepreneur, and Colleen and Michele are both ...
Work vs Life vs Everything Else
Michele and Colleen catch up on Michele's conference talks... and try to figure out how she can get more balance.
Bonus: Pre-Episode Banter for 8/9/22
Folks seem to love our casual banter, so here's what Zoom captured on our backup recording before we started the actual recording for next Tuesday's episode.
Colleen vs the Cliff
It's finally August, and Colleen is coming up on the deadline for Refine to support her working full-time... or is it?
Starting a Business - Even When Your Family Doesn't Want You To
Ever had friends or family question your decision to start a business or discourage you from going full-time? Michele and Lucie Baratte dive into that in part 2 of the...
Vision and Empathy with Lucie Baratte of Logology
Michele chats with Lucie Baratte, co-founder and art director of Logology.
What's Hammerstone? A Broadcast of the Hammerstone.dev Podcast with Colleen and Aaron
Colleen and Aaron chat about all things Hammerstone.
From Side Project to Full Time with Damon Chen and Michael Rouveure
Michele chats with Damon Chen and Michael Rouveure about how taking funding from Calm Fund allowed them to go from working on their businesses on the side to full-time.
When Should You Let People Pay You?
Michele chats with longtime listener Vic Vijayakumar about how to get to the point where he feels comfortable letting people pay for his new shared SMS inbox SaaS, Hey...
How would Michele and Colleen change each others' businesses? Why is Geocodio hiring now? And more on our Q&A episode!