Boring Startup Stuff

A newsletter that covers the boring stuff at startups

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I have run startups at an executive level for the past several years. There is so much operational stuff that no one ever talks about that sucks up a huge amount of time and energy. Im writing the newsletter I wish I had

October 28, 2020 Hit 1800 Subscribers, Had a partner join in!

This past week we hit 1800 subscribers. Given the fast reception, I decided to bring on a partner to work with me -- Katie. She and I have worked together at a previous startup. She is an awesome resource for startup operations knowledge and will hopefully bring this project to the next level!

October 12, 2020 1200 Subscribers and Launched our website

We finally launched our website. Still lots of work to be done here but this makes our archives public and is a starting point for our longer term vision of bringing information about all the boring stuff startups deal with.

The jump in subscribers is almost 100% attributable to being launched on BetaList.

October 3, 2020 900 Subscribers!

We recently hit 900 subscribers in under 2 months of working on the newsletter. The goal is to hit 10,000 by March 2021 (6 months).

Currently we are only expanding via a referral program and word of mouth but have toyed with the idea of advertising, co-writing on other newsletters and more aggressive organic outreach.

I have run startups at an executive level for the past several years. There is so much operational stuff that no one ever talks about that sucks up a huge amount of time and energy. Im writing the newsletter I wish I had