Above Board, the official Fathom Analytics podcast - page 4
A podcast exploring running an independent + bootstrapped software (SaaS) company. Follow Jack and Paul (the co-founders) in their journey of building and growing Fathom Analytics.
Published every two weeks (or so), listen in on lively debates about growth, customers, software, and how they’re working to keep their business in line with their values.
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Jordan Gal on competing with giants
Jack and Jordan Gal share stories from the front lines of indie companies. Starting and running a software business, mistakes made along the way, exiting a company built from the ground up, living with bigger competitors who get all the industry press, and so much more.Listen to the episode · Apr 25, 2022
Is product market fit really just luck?
Is product market fit is something you can plan for, just luck into, or if it's simply a trailing metric you can only learn after the fact. And related, do you really need to build an audience before you build a product to sell?Listen to the episode · Apr 11, 2022
How we’ve failed
Jack and Paul discuss our business failures... past, present and possibly even future ones.Listen to the episode · Mar 28, 2022
Growth is testing Fathom
How a higher than usual growth rate has been affecting Fathom Analytics.Listen to the episode · Mar 14, 2022
How can small businesses make a difference to Ukraine?
Businesses aren’t people, but they’re run by people. That means your own values can help inform actions and stands you take.Listen to the episode · Mar 1, 2022
Should we take funding? (feat. Rob Walling)
Today we had the pleasure of chatting with Rob Walling, who’s built and sold several startups (like Drip) and now runs a startup accelerator for SaaS bootstrappers called TinySeed.Listen to the episode · Feb 21, 2022
When to spend money
It’s important to consider how much of your revenue you should be spendingListen to the episode · Feb 7, 2022
What it took to get Fathom off the ground
Jack and Paul get interviewed about starting Fathom Analytics, growing it, and what we’ve done for marketing.Listen to the episode · Jan 24, 2022
EU Ruling: Google Analytics is now illegal
In this episode Jack and Paul talk about the ruling from the Austrian DPA stating that Google analytics is illegal. Who does this affect? What can be done? Did Fathom Analytics have the inside scoop on this, and that’s why they created EU Isolation in 2021? All this and more in today’s episode.Listen to the episode · Jan 17, 2022
Our daily routines
Jack and Paul get into the pros and cons of indie companies sharing their MRR and MRR milestones publicly.Listen to the episode · Jan 10, 2022