Microconf 2014 – Hub

This page collects all my notes and resources for the MicroConf 2014 (Las Vegas, 14-15 April). If you have something you want to share that could benefit others, send it to me and I’ll add that to the list.


  1. How to Grow Your Self-Funded Business Faster by Hiten Shah (CrazyEgg & KISSmetrics)
  2. Business Hacks & Epic Wins by Mike Taber (SingleFounder.com)
  3. How To Slay the Customer Support Beast by Ian Landsman (UserScape)
  4. Playing the Long Game: Making Entrepreneurship a Sustainable Life by Sherry Walling (SherryWalling.com)
  5. How to Validate Your Idea and Launch to $7k in Recurring Revenue by Rob Walling (SoftwareByRob.com & Start Small, Stay Small)
  6. From Zero to $4M/year Without Quora, Hacker News, or Mixergy by Jesse Mecham (YouNeedABudget.com)
  7. 10 Business Questions Every Entrepreneur Needs to Ask Their Analytics (And Where to Find the Answers) by Annie Cushing (Annielytics.com)
  8. 3 Habits for Building (and Growing) a Product Empire by Nathan Barry (ConvertKit)
  9. 6 Tricks That Helped Me Triple My SaaS’ Growth Rate by Brennan Dunn (Planscope)

Website teardowns

Takeaways from Patrick McKenzie and Hiten Shah website teardowns

Attendee Talks

  1. UX Basics That Convert Users into Customers by Samuel Hulick
  2. How I Built (and Automated) a Content Marketing Machine For My SaaS by Brian Casel
  3. From Idea to $5k/mo in 5 Months by Josh Pigford
  4. I Thought $575/mo Was Good. Then I Did This and Turned My Side Income into My Job… by Andrea Nagar
  5. How to buy your way to fame and fortune as a Bootstrapper by Dave Rodenbaugh
  6. Sales calls don’t need to be painful by Harry Hollander
  7. How I Built My Business to $5M in Revenue in 3 Years by Drew Sanocki
  8. Selling to Developers: Mission Impossible? by Benjamin Curtis
  9. The 5 Most Depressing Consequences of Selling Software to Consumers…and How To Overcome Each Of Them by Jordan Sherer
  10. How I built a 6 figure WordPress Plugin Business while working a Day Job by John Turner
  11. Lifting the Veil: The Data Behind Successful Product Launches by Ryan Delk

Blog Posts from Attendes and Speakers Relating to MicroConf 2014