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Today Darby and Ethan stare into empty screens and talk through writing blog posts, database migrations, and generally how to be useful.
Ethan and Darby ponder designing user experiences, coke machines, marketing copy, blog posts, and giant DNS switches.
Darby shares some information on their latest marketing projects, Ethan makes a commitment and starts something new.
Darby looks for marketing help and Ethan shuffles code around
It's book club time again! This week Ethan and Darby talk about Marketing Made Simple. Special guest appearance by a toddler in search of a bowl of cereal. https://...
Darby gets an unexpected traffic boost and Ethan `git init`'s a new Glean. A note from Ethan: This episode was originally recorded in February, but due to some edit...
Brian Casel joins the show to talk through his journey in productized services, SaaS apps, and how lessons learned from each lead up to his current project.
This week Ethan and Darby review the book Profit First
Lets end the year with a retrospective on Growing Software, and laying some plans for next year. Also, Ethan talks about opportunity cost without saying the phrase opp...
Ethan drinks tea and Darby puts up a job listing! https://angel.co/company/lead-honestly/jobs/1743870-head-of-marketing
Darby sees some usage on the new Lead Honestly feature and Ethan has a crisis of confidence.
After a short break Darby and Ethan are back to discussing traction channels and Lead Honestlys product launch.
Darby and Ethan talk through being on call as an indie developer, using slack to store time series metrics, and the upcoming launch of Lead Honestly for Google Workspa...
On this exciting episode of Growing Software -- The pros and cons of managed database providers, side project objectives, the story of gathers.us, and Darby figures ou...
Darby and Ethan go over the results of the previous episodes mini experiments.
Darby and Ethan talk through some idea validation and customer interview plans, dogfooding products, and how difficult it must be to build medical device hardware.
Darby has some successful onboardings after pivoting and Ethan gets stung by a bee.
Darby changes directions on the new version of Lead Honestly, and then tries to convince Ethan to do the same.
Darby talks about the experience of on-boarding a new power user, where to find a community for your product, building communities, and a dive into some potential feat...
This week on Growing Software -- Vacation brain, wildfires, traveling, and an impromptu conversation on personal productivity. Also, talking about software.
This week Darby and Ethan talk about different ways to tell when something terrible is going on in your application and conducting user interviews.
Does Lead Honestly pass the Google security review? Does Ethan finally ship transactions? All of these questions and more are answered in this weeks episode.
This week Darby and Ethan talk about automated tooling to keep code bases consistent, the pros and cons of an authentication framework, and the trials and tribulations...
Ethan gives some details on his debugging complaints from last week and Darby gives an update on the lead honestly code retreat and upcoming MVP launch.
Darby laments their progress on launching the new version of Lead Honestly, but has a plan. Ethan shifts his workflow again.
Ethan gives an update on his day dedicated to working on Glean
This week Darby gives us an update on how his week of focus on Lead Honestly went, Ethan contemplates taking a day off, and they talk about the value of live data in d...
Darby gives an update on the new version of Lead Honestly and Ethan talks about his work on the Glean marketing page and how it can drive the product roadmap
Darby convinces Ethan that he should work on a marketing page and Darby gives us an update on his ideas for a new version of Lead Honestly.