176: SaaS Side Projects
The idea of having a software as a service product sound great, doesn't it? Solve a problem with software. Have a nice looking landing page and website. Get paying customers. Eventually have it make enough revenue so you can turn it into your primary source of income. There's a lot of software talent out there. We could solve lots of problems. But going from idea to product to first customer is non-trivial. Especially as a side hustle. This episode discusses some of the hurdles from idea to first customer. Brandon Braner is building Released.sh. It's a cool idea, but it's not done yet. Brandon and I talk about building side projects: - finding a target audience - limiting scope to something doable by one person - building a great looking landing page - finding time to work on things - prioritizing and planning - learning while building - even utilizing third party services to allow you to launch faster - and last, but not least, having fun Special Guest: Brandon Braner.