The Art of Product

The Art of Product is a podcast chronicling the journeys of two software entrepreneurs (Ben Orenstein and Derrick Reimer) building startups. Discussions span from the technical realm to the business side and everything in between.


Listen Now: 98: Adam Covers for Derrick

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98: Adam Covers for Derrick

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97: To Build, or Not to Build - Jane Portman of Userlist

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96: Tuple Official Launch and Taking Time to Unplug

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95: What Really Happened to Screenhero

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94: Seeking Clarity

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93: Company of One with Paul Jarvis

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92: Slack Leaves the Market

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91: Feeling Superhuman with Rahul Vohra

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90: The Mom Test with Rob Fitzpatrick

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89: Go Big, or Stay Small?

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88: Will They Make the Jump?

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87: Meta Podcasting

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86: The Importance of Paying Customers in Product Feedback

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85: The Hype Is Real

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84: Developer Mindset with Brian Casel

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83: The Biggest Lever to Pull in Your Business

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82: Idea to Validation to Launch: MicroConf 2019

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81: Sane and Sustainable Growth with Ben Curtis from Honeybadger

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80: Rediscovering Deep Work

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79: Moving out of Alpha

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78: Ultraworking with Sebastian Marshall

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77: Reset Your Perspective

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76: The Scotch Budget

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75: Lots to Be Grateful For

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74: The Only Way To Learn

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73: Helping Early Access Customers Get Value Quickly

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72: How to Know If a Product Is Ready

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71: Beyond Alpha

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70: Refactoring UI: Concept to Launch

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69: Sound, Actionable Advice with Jason Cohen

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68: Creating Differentiating Features

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67: Refining Level Notifications and Tuple Alpha Users

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66: TinySeed Updates with Rob Walling

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65: Effectively Managing Launch Day

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64: Habits for Hackers

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63: Running Successful Early Access Programs

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62: Avoiding Negativity

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61: Unconventional Growth Tactics with Julian Shapiro

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60: Celebrating the Small Wins

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59: Pros and Cons of Working Alone on a Product

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58: Evolving Roles as a Startup Founder

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57: Finding the Right Marketing/Product Balance

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56: Finding Your One Thing

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55: The Entrepreneurial Rollercoaster

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54: Continuous Learning

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53: Launching Transistor.fm with Justin Jackson

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52: Tuple Native App and Level Inbox Workflows

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51: Recast - The Origin of Level from Startups for the Rest of Us

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50: Doing the Hard Things First

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49: The Evolving Tech Stack

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48: When Is the Right Time to Take Outside Funding?

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47: Pacing Yourself When Starting Up

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46: The Importance of Trust with Your Audience with Justin Jackson

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45: The Value of Teaching

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44: Exploring the Open Source Business Model

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43: Strategizing Product Validation

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42: Fostering a Culture of Creativity with Rob Walling

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41: MicroConf 2018 Takeaways

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40: MicroConf, Equity, and Corporate Entities

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39: Another New Beginning

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38: Choosing Tech Stack and Taking Preorders

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37: Pairing and Building In Public

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36: Building Level

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35: Conducting Customer Development Interviews

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34: Maker vs. Manager

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33: The War on Developer Productivity

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32: Big Changes

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31: Mental Health for Startup Founders with Sherry Walling

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30: Nailing an Interview, and the New Drip Design

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29: Fitness and Code Quality in 2018

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28: Quarterly Goals, and Why They're Better Than Annual Goals

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27: 30 Day Code Quality Challenge, and Elm Development

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26: Optimizing Team Structures

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25: Chaos, and Growing an Engineering Team

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24: Tailwind CSS with Adam Wathan

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23: Refactoring Rails Launch Breakdown

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22: Finishing the Year Strong

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21: Launching Refactoring Rails

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20: The Ups and Downs of Working From the Road

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19: Gourmet Ruby with Avdi Grimm

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18: Preparing for Black Friday

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17: Launch Planning and Speaking at Conferences

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16: Going Viral and Customer Driven Products

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15: Lessons in Scaling SaaS

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14: The Power of Simplicity

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13: Crossing the Chasm

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12: Free Trials and Live Streaming Video Lessons

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11: The Founders Dilemma

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10: Dynamic Website Personalization with Brennan Dunn

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9: Deep Thinking and Finding Your Groove

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8: Different Paths to Software Development with Ian Nance from Drip

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7: Learning from Successes, and Failures

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6: Refactoring Rails and Shareable Workflows

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5: Ways We Maintain Focus

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4: Always Talk With the Decision Maker

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3: New Pricing Strategies

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2: From Good to Great

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1: Welcome to The Art of Product