Justin Jackson has been successfully bootstrapping Transistor.fm with a small team throughout the ups and downs of a shifting economy. He even rejected massive clients to be able to keep running a calm and self-funded business. Find out just how important it is to stay independent, resilient, and nimble, and what building on open standards has to do with that.
00:00:00 Justin Jackson
00:01:24 The world of ideas
00:10:32 Understanding the context of advice.
00:15:58 The importance of attribution
00:20:49 What’s the most important metric?
00:25:29 What’s your company for?
00:29:56 Having a team that can execute at the highest level
00:35:34 The repercussions of decisions
00:40:41 Simple things are more resilient than complicated things
00:45:26 Platform risk
00:51:22 The problem with centralized discoverability
01:00:53 The importance of open standards
My new podcast project: Arvid & Tyler Catch Up / https://catchup.fm
The podcast episode: https://share.transistor.fm/s/1740724b
The video: https://youtu.be/y0yIZ-O8nNQ
You'll find my weekly article on my blog: https://thebootstrappedfounder.com
My book Zero to Sold: https://zerotosold.com/
My book The Embedded Entrepreneur: https://embeddedentrepreneur.com/
My course Find your Following: https://findyourfollowing.com
Find me on Twitter: https://twitter.com/arvidkahl/
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