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The SaaS Podcast - Suggest a Guest

Is there someone that you'd like to see interviewed on The SaaS Podcast?

The goal of the podcast is to help our target audience (SaaS founders and entrepreneurs) by sharing inspiring stories, lessons learned from failures, and specific tactics they can apply to their own businesses.

We focus on the business of software (customer development, marketing, growth, etc.). And 90% of the lessons we share will apply to all types of entrepreneurs in any industry.

Here are the criteria that we use to select guests for the show:

  1. Founders: must be a founder or co-founder of a SaaS company. And they are still actively involved in running the company, usually as the CEO.
  2. SaaS Industry: must be working in the SaaS industry or have experience working with SaaS companies.
  3. Annual Revenue: the business should be doing multiple 6-figures revenues (if bootstrapped) or at least a million dollars in revenue (if it has investors).
  4. Transparency: the guest faced some significant failures and challenges and is willing to talk openly about the 'good, bad, and ugly'.

Exceptions to these criteria are usually:

  1. Acquisitions: founders who are not involved anymore in the running of the company because they sold the business and had a successful exit.
  2. Major Failure: the business failed and the founder lost over $100,000 (if bootstrapped) or over $1M (if funded) and is willing to talk about it all.
  3. Subject Matter Expert: you are a subject matter expert who can teach SaaS entrepreneurs e.g. marketing, research, sales, etc. You must have experience working with SaaS companies.

We need to interview more:

  • Female entrepreneurs
  • Young entrepreneurs (under the age of 18) - even if revenue is very small.
  • Entrepreneurs from outside the USA
  • Entrepreneurs who can teach a skill or lesson to our audience

For Podcast Booking Agencies/Services

We reject 95% of pitches from podcast booking agencies/services. If you're pitching to us, then the chances are that you're also pitching the same guest to lots of other podcasts at the same time. And that usually results in the same interview being published by lots of podcasts around the same time - which we're not fans of.

If you still decide to pitch to us and don't hear from within a week, please assume we're not interested. There's no need to follow up.

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Suggest a Guest

If you'd like to suggest someone who meets the above criteria, then please complete this form: