Rob Walling appeared on 16 podcast episodes as a guest

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Leading a Movement with Rob Walling


Rob Walling sees himself as a maker and serial entrepreneur. These days he leads with three things: Startups for the Rest of Us, a podcast about bootstrapping SaaS companies, MicroConf, the oldest and largest community for bootstrapped SaaS founders, and TinySeed, the first ..


This podcast was published on May 06, 2021



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Leadmore Podcast

by John T. Meyer

Rob Walling, Tiny Seed: Plotting your own path

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Rob Walling is a serial entrepreneur and VC who’s founded multiple companies, runs an accelerator, and keeps coming back for more. In this episode, Amrit asks - why go through such a testing process of starting a company from scratch time and time again? Well, he’s also father to three kids, so is clearly comfortable with adapting to new challenges!This week, Rob shares his experiences of how flexible working can have its drawbacks ..


This podcast was published on April 06, 2021



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Startup Dads

by hx | hyperexponential

Episode 274: Updates with Mr. Rob Walling


In this episode Rob returns to the podcast to give some updates on what he has been working on. They discuss the expansion of MicroConf On-Air and his podcast (Startups For The Rest Of Us) as well as the progress being made on his new upcoming book. Sherry also gives updates on her journey finding a publisher for her new book.  


This podcast was published on April 02, 2021



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ZenFounder

by Sherry Walling

#28 Rob Walling: Build a great business and let that be enough


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This podcast was published on October 20, 2020



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Make Things That Matter

by Andrew Skotzko

RS223: TinySeed Updates and Alternatives To Exiting with Rob Walling


In this episode Craig sits down for a chat with Rob Walling, founder of TinySeed and previously founder at Drip. In this conversation Craig and Rob talk through how things at TinySeed are going here in the second cohort, what things he’s learned along the way in running the accelerator, and what they’re doing differently here in the 2nd batch of companies. Then Rob and Craig discuss the unique challenges that f..


This podcast was published on July 30, 2020



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Rogue Startups

by Dave Rodenbaugh and Craig Hewitt

Episode 250: On Mentors, Giving Back, and Catching Up with Rob Walling


Rob joins the podcast again to talk about his current endeavors. They talk about the effect the pandemic has had on the MicroConf conferences, TinySeed batch two updates, and overall stressors.  They also discuss the idea of Rob entering a different phase of his career, from scrappy builder to more well established with a deeper foundation as a businessman. This leads Rob to reflect back on one of his mentors that helped shape him into the pe..


This podcast was published on July 03, 2020



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ZenFounder

by Sherry Walling

TinySeed Announcement with Rob & Sherry Walling


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This podcast was published on May 26, 2020



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Between Two Mics: The Remote Recording Podcast

by Zach & Rock from SquadCast.fm

Episode 236: Mental Load and Productivity in a Time of Uncertainty with Rob Walling


As part of a MicroConf Connect live stream hosted by Rob Walling, Sherry talks about how to stay mentally healthy and productive in these unprecedented times. Managing expectations, the importance of play, giving yourself permission to work less hours are some of the topics she dives into in this episode. Want more content like this? Check out


This podcast was published on March 20, 2020



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ZenFounder

by Sherry Walling

Rob Walling of MicroConf & TinySeed on his Stairstep Approach to Bootstrapping


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This podcast was published on January 25, 2020



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Getting To Ramen

by Joshua Anderton

Rob Walling of TinySeed & MicroConf


Today, I’m talking with , Co-Founder and General Partner at , a year-long, remote accelerator designed for early-stage SaaS founders. Rob is also the Co-Host of , Co-Founder of , and Co-Founder of , which he successfully exited, along with a long list of other businesses and projects over the years. Rob has been on the show a few times before and this time around I wanted to dig into a new project he’s working on to give non-venture track fou..


This podcast was published on October 30, 2019



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The Effective Founder

125: Rob Walling - Choosing the Right Product Idea


In this episode, Adam talks to Rob Walling about choosing, validating, and marketing a viable software product. Topics include: Brainstorming ideas vs. paying attention to your own problems Why it's smart to start with a product that might never make a million dollars a year Should you avoid markets with competition? Why it's a good idea to build some..


This podcast was published on October 09, 2019



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Full Stack Radio

by Adam Wathan

When to take funding w/ Rob Walling from TinySeed


In today’s episode, I welcome back repeat guest Rob Walling, who’s new endeavor as co-founder of TinySeed, has elevated his expertise in “indie funding” startups. SaaS companies that don’t fall into traditional funding mechanisms are his sweet s..


This podcast was published on October 02, 2019



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Matt Report for WordPress, SaaS, and No-Code business

by Matt Medeiros

Episode 144: Product Integrations with Rob Walling


Integrations are a fantastic way of growing your product while providing value to your customers. However, you need to approach them carefully and strategically. Our guest today is Rob Walling, co-founder of MicroConf, TinySeed, and Drip. You'll learn how to use integrations as a customer acquisition channel, and what goes into a successful integration — from making the initial decision to creating support docs and co-marketing opportunities..


This podcast was published on August 10, 2019



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UI Breakfast: UI/UX Design and Product Strategy

by Jane Portman

Episode 210: Marriage and Mindset with Rob Walling


Rob makes his return to the podcast to reflect on his 19 year marriage with Sherry. They talk about the changes they have gone through over the years and how entrepreneurship played a part in that. Rob also gives an update on his new venture TinySeed and how his mindset has grown this time around. Want more content like this? Check out


This podcast was published on May 24, 2019



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ZenFounder

by Sherry Walling

TMBA480: Thoughts on Funding Options for Bootstrappers with Rob Walling


Podcast 55:44 | Download | Stitcher | iTunes | Comment A few weeks ago, Dan and Ian had a conversation on this podcast where they shared some of their feelings about venture capital. This is an important topic to a lot of entrepreneurs, and it’s one that we plan to cover a lot more throughout 2019. Some of...


This podcast was published on February 14, 2019



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Tropical MBA - Entrepreneurship, Travel, and Lifestyle

by Dan Andrews

TMBA480: Thoughts on Funding Options for Bootstrappers with Rob Walling


A few weeks ago, Dan and Ian had a conversation on this podcast where they shared some of their feelings about venture capital. This is an important topic to a lot of entrepreneurs, and it's one that we plan to cover a lot more throughout 2019. Some of the opinions we shared in that episode were rather controversial. Several of our listeners actually called us out on being a little bit vague about our thoughts, and we th..


This podcast was published on February 14, 2019



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The Tropical MBA Podcast - Entrepreneurship, Travel, and Lifestyle

by Dan Andrews; Ian Schoen

Rob Walling of TinySeed


Today, I’m talking with Rob Walling. As an entrepreneur, he has started and sold multiple companies, most recently Drip. Rob has written three books, co-hosts the Startups for the Rest of Us podcast, and co-founded the largest conference for bootstrapped entrepreneurs, MicroConf. Most recently though, Rob founded Tiny Seed, the first startup accelerator for bootstrappers. In our chat today, we’re going to talk about why Rob decided to devote ..


This podcast was published on February 12, 2019



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The Effective Founder

021 Rob Walling - Drip


For this twenty-first episode, I talked to Rob Walling of Drip, one of the leading marketing automation platforms out there. Drip started as a simple opt-in pop-up with an autoresponder. It then evolved into an email service provider, to finally become a marketing automation platform. That’s when it hit real product-market fit and churn immediately started plummeting. Rob sold Drip to Leadpages almost 3 years ago. Recently, he started Tin..


This podcast was published on January 23, 2019



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Founder Coffee - Intimate SaaS Chats

by SoundCloud Feeds

Ep.382 ~ The Co-Founder of MicroConf ~ Rob Walling


Rob Walling ~ Co-Founder of MicroConf ~ Current Series ~100 Interviews with 100 Major Influencers   Many influencers use a conference as an incredible opportunity to build camaraderie with their community. A lot of times, it is this event that can really take a person’s influence to the next level. People need this type of..


This podcast was published on December 12, 2018



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The Business Method Podcast: High-Performance & Entrepreneurship

by Chris Reynolds

66: TinySeed Updates with Rob Walling


Ben and Derrick are joined by Rob Walling to share updates - their favorite part of most podcasts! It’s been a good week in Tuple marketing land. Thanks to Ben’s tweet announcing the release date for its alpha, his launch list goal was reached. He was surprised by how willing people were to help out when he asked them to do it. Rob is working on TinySeed, a startup accelerator for bootstrappers. Derrick provided a..


This podcast was published on December 06, 2018



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The Art of Product

by Ben Orenstein and Derrick Reimer

From Bootstrap Startup to an 8-Figure Exit with Rob Walling


Reading Time: 27 minutesToday, another serial entrepreneur, Rob Walling, joins us to discuss founding and generally running a bootstrap startup. We sat down and talked to Rob about his journey of getting his software startup off the ground, developed, and eventually sold with..


This podcast was published on August 14, 2018



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The Quiet Light Podcast

Rob Walling on Finding Your Purpose and How to Actually Enjoy Your Life


Rob Walling is a man of many talents. Over the course of his career he has been an programmer, a freelancer, a bootstrapper,  a business owner, an author, a speaker, a podcaster. The list goes on... A few years back he founded  Drip (and email marketing company), which he later sold to LeadPages. It's a path that many of us aspire to. But what I loved about Rob's story was his realization that there are different kinds of fr..


This podcast was published on July 03, 2018



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The Gently Mad

by Adam Clark

Rob Walling (Drip)


This week I talk with Rob Walling, Founder of Drip! In this episode we talk about growing up in the country, learning programming, getting in to entrepreneurship as a kid, buying existing businesses and improving them, the origin of Drip and its acquisition by LeadPages and more! http://founderchats.com https://drip.com


This podcast was published on June 12, 2018



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Founder Chats

by Baremetrics

SaaS pricing advice from Rob Walling and Patrick Campbell


Jon and Justin are probably 1-2 months away from the launch of Transistor.fm. That means we need to figure out pricing.“In your early stage two things are essential: your customer focus, and your value metric. If you can nail these two things (even if you get everything else wrong) you’re typically fine." – Patrick CampbellWe've both worked in SaaS before, but we're trying to not pretend we kn..


This podcast was published on June 05, 2018



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Build Your SaaS – bootstrap in 2021

by Transistor.fm

42: Fostering a Culture of Creativity with Rob Walling


Ben is away, so Derrick invited a special guest for this episode. Rob Walling was the co-founder of Drip and is the co-host of MicroConf. Rob recently removed Slack from his phone, and is waiting for Derrick’s Level product. Level is an open source team communication tool that Derrick hopes will replace Slack among software teams. Others are looking forward to Level, as well, and wondering how many clients Level is going to be availa..


This podcast was published on May 17, 2018



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The Art of Product

by Ben Orenstein and Derrick Reimer

Rob Walling: The Stairstep, No-Bull Approach to Bootstrapping


For start-up marketing, how do you get something off the ground without outside funding? What’s required to launch a product? Marketers and developers will learn a lot today! In this episode, I’m talking to Rob Walling, a Web developer, podcaster, entrepreneur, and conference co-host about stairstepping your way up when it comes to bootstrapping. ***


This podcast was published on April 03, 2018



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Everyone Hates Marketers

by Louis Grenier

Episode 132: Founder Origins Stories: Rob Walling


In this episode of the Founder Origins Stories, Sherry interviews Rob. They talk about his early experiences coding on the Apple IIe, selling candy, and the role his dad had on his life. Support ZenFounder Episode Transcript Sherry Walling: Today wraps us this round of the Founder Origin Story series. We do have this ..


This podcast was published on August 25, 2017



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ZenFounder

by Sherry Walling

21: Rob Walling on Life After Acquisition


Today, on the Early-Stage Founder Show, I’m talking with , whose resume is hard to cover in this short intro, but I’ll do my best. He was most recently the founder of , a lightweight marketing automation tool that was acquired by in 2016. Before that, he bought, grew, and sold the keyword tool , is a co-founder of , an online community of entrepreneurs helping each other succeed, author of , co-host of the , and co-founder of , the world’s..


This podcast was published on February 28, 2017



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The Effective Founder

The Number One Goal Of Your Website | Rob Walling | BoS 2010


What’s the primary goal of your website? Not to sell software. With most visitors returning multiple times before making a purchase, your primary goal should be to draw visitors back to your site. In this talk, Rob looks in-depth at why this is the case, and how to make it happen.


This podcast was published on October 05, 2016



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Business of Software Podcast

by Business of Software

Rob Walling on building and selling a SaaS business


I interview Rob Walling, the co-founder of Drip, an e-mail marketing automation tool, recently acquired by Leadpages. Rob Walling is also the co-creator of Microconf, a popular conference for self funded startups.


This podcast was published on September 02, 2016



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Matt Report for WordPress, SaaS, and No-Code business

by Matt Medeiros

The UI Audit: Interview with Rob Walling of Drip


This is the second founder interview from Jane’s new book, The UI Audit. Today Rob Walling, the founder of Drip, shares their story of finding the desired product-market fit. By positioning Drip as an email marketing automation tool they were able to reduce churn, rapidly grow the customer base, and gain a clear vision of new features. If you enjoyed the in..


This podcast was published on April 07, 2016



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UI Breakfast: UI/UX Design and Product Strategy

by Jane Portman

ZCS023: Why You Should Build Email Courses with Rob Walling from Drip


My guest on this episode is Rob Walling. Rob is the founder of Drip, an Email Service Provider that specializes in marketing automation. He's also a pioneer in the online course world, having built his first course, The Micropreneur Academy, in 2009. In this episode, you'll learn Rob’s story and how Drip can help you create email courses, grow your list and improve your marketing. In This Episode, You'll Learn:• Why he waited..


This podcast was published on March 02, 2016



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Level Up Your Course Podcast with Janelle Allen: Create Online Courses that Change Lives

by Janelle Allen: Learning Designer, Online Course Coach, and Entrepreneur

159 FS Email Marketing with Rob Walling


01:47 - Rob Walling Introduction Twitter


This podcast was published on May 28, 2015



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159 FS Email Marketing with Rob Walling


01:47 - Rob Walling Introduction Twitter


This podcast was published on May 28, 2015



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The Freelancers' Show

by Top End Devs

045: How Rob Walling Grew Drip Revenue by Over 300% in 6 Months - with Rob Walling


Rob Walling is the founder of the email marketing tool Drip and the owner of the SEO keyword tool HitTail. He's also the author of the book "Start Small, Stay Small: A Developer's Guide to Launching a Startup". And his blog "Software by Rob" is a top 20 startup blog and is read by about 20,000 web entrepreneurs each month. When Rob launched Drip, he was doing $7K in monthly recurring revenue. But he quickly realized that his revenue had alread..


This podcast was published on February 26, 2015



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The SaaS Podcast - SaaS, Startups, Growth Hacking & Entrepreneurship

by Omer Khan

113: Minimum Path to Awesome (Rob Walling)


Ben and Rob Walling, founder of Drip and HitTail, discuss engaging your audience, the path to building new habits and the need to create. Drip HitTail MicroConf The Biggest Gamble of Your Career..


This podcast was published on August 25, 2014



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Giant Robots Smashing Into Other Giant Robots

by thoughtbot

Episode #45 Rob Walling from GetDrip


  Rob Walling has hit two home runs launching software apps in very crowded marketplaces, namely SEO and e-mail marketing. His most recent success, Get Drip Email Marketing was launched without writing any code. Even after his successes, Rob still battles the voice of doubt but manages to push through to run 2 products, write a book, host a podcast and run an annual conference. The post


This podcast was published on August 14, 2014



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WP Elevation WordPress Business Podcast

by WordPress business specialist Troy Dean featuring Seth Godin, Michael Gerber, Guy Kawasaki, Joe Pulizzi, Andrew Warner, James Schramko, Brian Clark, Ed Dale, Dan Norris and many more.

Episode 12: Transitioning From Consulting To Products With Rob Walling


This week my special guest was Rob Walling. He’s known for the following… Drip HitTail Startups for the Rest of Us Start Small, Stay Small


This podcast was published on December 12, 2013



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Double Your Freelancing Podcast

by Brennan Dunn

EP09: Rob Walling – Get off the hamster wheel, build your own products!


Rob Walling is the man behind products like HitTail, DotNetInvoice, and Drip. But he also helped start a movement of micropreneurs: solo-founders, who launch their own products. These small startups don’t take venture funding and don’t hire employees. In this part 1 of our interview you’ll hear how he went from consulting, to building products full-time. Learn how you can acquire a product (instead of building it yourself) and w..


This podcast was published on January 17, 2013



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Product People

by Justin Jackson

COULD YOU BE A SOLOPRENEUR? INTERVIEW WITH ROB WALLING: PODCAST EPISODE #171


In this episode of the Internet Marketing Podcast, Kelvin is interviewing Rob Walling, author of “A Developer’s Guide to Launching a Startup” and co-host of the podcast “Startups for the Rest of Us“. They’re discussing the benefits of purchasing an existing business, or starting your own, how to free up some time and the ways to hire a virtual assistant, and Rob’s popular keyword tool HitTail, plus more.  


This podcast was published on June 25, 2012



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The SiteVisibility Internet Marketing Podcast

by SiteVisibility

Rob Walling also hosts 3 podcasts