Build & Launch

Build & Launch
A weekly podcast focused on shipping small projects.

Did you miss me?
Aug 13, 2018 • 2 min
I’m baaaaaack!
EP29: To the future
Nov 30, 2015 • 10 min
Justin looks forward to 2016, and talks about the future of the Build & Launch podcast.
EP28: Here’s me at 3:49am whispering into my iPhone
Oct 16, 2015 • 14 min
Justin finally launched a project he’s been working on since early 2014. It’s something he was embarrassed about: he’d put it on the shelf. But this podcast helped him get motivated to finish it. Learn how the launch went, and his initial numbers.
EP27: Looking for that secret sauce
Jun 27, 2015 • 13 min
Justin examines how entrepreneurs often try to follow the path of successful people (almost religiously). The hope is that getting the “secret sauce” will help them achieve the same success as their heroes. Is it true?
EP26: Holy Bananas
May 7, 2015 • 12 min
Whoa! It’s new episode. After finishing Season 2, I missed getting on the mic and sharing my product building adventures. So I’m back with a some ideas I’m working on for my current project.
EP25: The end is nigh
Apr 10, 2015 • 13 min
Join Justin for the last episode of Season 2. What did hear learn while launching one product a week for 8 weeks? “Start small and start now.” He also gives us a sneak peek into his new book: Marketing for Developers.
EP24: How do we create things people want?
Apr 7, 2015 • 13 min
In this episode: three ways to validate your product idea. After spending 24 hours in the mini-van with 4 kids, Justin is back from the Easter long-weekend and ready to update us on his progress on this week’s project: “Marketing for Developers.”
EP23: Face your fears
Apr 3, 2015 • 11 min
The theme for this episode is “facing your fears.” Was Justin able to re-launch Product People Club? He talks to more of his existing customers to discover what jobs they’re hiring the Club for.
EP22: Get some guts
Apr 1, 2015 • 15 min
Justin is trying to build and launch a product every 7 days. This is the mid-week check-up as he tries to re-launch Product People Club. He had to do some hard stuff and actually call his customers, and hear what they thought of his product.
EP21: Haggard
Mar 27, 2015 • 13 min
It’s not about you achieving the American Dream. It’s about you getting 1% better ever day. What are you going to do this week to improve your situation?
EP20: Life vs Projects
Mar 25, 2015 • 8 min
Justin is jet-lagged. In this episode he talks about balancing our creative projects with getting out and living your life.
EP19: Eating my own dog food
Mar 20, 2015 • 12 min
Justin is on the road! This episode recorded on location in [Edmonton, Alberta][1]. In this episode: with only 4 days to work, Justin launch the first product of Season 2? See what it’s like to eat your own dog food.
EP18: Announcing Season 2
Mar 16, 2015 • 10 min
Should I or shouldn’t I?
EP17: We did wreck a few things
Mar 11, 2015 • 11 min
Still anxiously awaiting Season 2, Justin gives an update about the bachelor party (many soda pops). Also: cease and desist!
EP16: How do you launch if you don’t have an audience?
Mar 5, 2015 • 10 min
While we wait for Season 2 to start, Justin answers listener questions: How do you launch if you don’t have an audience? The inside story about Build & Launch projects, and how Justin did it
EP15: The only thing that matters is doing the work
Mar 3, 2015 • 10 min
Justin responds to listener questions: How do you decide if an idea is worth launching? How do you build products if you have kids and a full-time job? What outside material are you allowed to use in a podcast?
EP14: I want candy
Feb 27, 2015 • 12 min
Best kick in the pants podcast yet! 7 days ago, Carl and Justin set off on an adventure to build a unique WordPress plugin in one week. Also - kids or no kids?
EP13: The Art of the Hustle
Feb 24, 2015 • 11 min
Every 7 days Justin Jackson tries to build and launch a new product. This week he’s working on a Wordpress plugin with Carl Alexander. They’re hoping to ship it on Thursday; will they make it?
EP12: You gotta know when to hold ‘em
Feb 20, 2015 • 15 min
Join the finale of this week’s adventure: was Adam able to launch his course on time? How do you know when to hold ‘em, when to fold ‘em and when to walk away? Also: Justin announces the new Build & Launch product for this coming week. It’s something…
EP11: I’ll be your birth coach
Feb 17, 2015 • 13 min
Do you have a bunch of projects that you’ve started, but not launched? This is the show where we build and launch something every 7 days. In this episode Justin does a mid-week checkup with Adam to see how he’s doing with his podcasting course.
EP10: Born in the 80’s
Feb 13, 2015 • 12 min
Two heads are better than one! This week Justin teams up with his friend Marty to build and launch a web application called Network Effects. Were they able to launch in time? Justin also talks about burnout, how much time he’s investing, AND he announces…
EP9: I called my competition
Feb 10, 2015 • 16 min
What happens when someone launches the same product as you, at the same time? You call them on Skype! Join Justin Jackson as he talks with Kiki Schirr about not getting discouraged when competitors pop up.
EP8: Do you even launch, bro?
Feb 6, 2015 • 13 min
When we last spoke, Justin was mid-week through his experiment of building a product in 7 days. Yesterday was supposed to be launch day, did he succeed? Hear as he exposes his personal audio journals to the world, chronicling his journey of writing and…
EP7: Observe the tired man in his habitat
Feb 3, 2015 • 10 min
It’s the mid-week checkup! Last Thursday Justin announced the first product he’d be building. He only has 7 days to do it. In this episode you’ll hear real-life journal entries from Justin as he attempts to write The Product Hunt handbook for delivery on…
EP6: This is it: first product announcement!
Jan 30, 2015 • 11 min
Jarrod Drysdale says “Nobody has the balls to do this.” This is the day Justin announces the first product he’ll be working on for Build & Launch. The first product is…
EP5: Re-launch my beard (Launch Week)
Jan 28, 2015 • 14 min
Yesterday was launch day for the podcast. It landed on Product Hunt, and there was a flurry of excitement. But what happens the day after you launch? Today Justin talks about the post-launch blues.
EP4: How do you say Creeper in French? (Launch Week)
Jan 27, 2015 • 17 min
In this episode we hear what Justin’s family thinks about this crazy experiment. Also: why is Justin standing in a completely dark closet? You’ll also hear the launch stats for the podcast so far!
EP3: Podcasting gear starter kit (Launch Week)
Jan 25, 2015 • 11 min
Want to start your own podcast this year? For Build & Launch’s inaugural week, Justin Jackson is doing 5 mini episodes on what it takes to build and launch a podcast. Today’s episode: what kind of of podcasting gear you should get. Once Build & Launch…
EP2: A ton of coffee and feeling good (Launch Week)
Jan 25, 2015 • 11 min
Want to Build & Launch your own thing? Join Justin Jackson as he launches a new product every week. Listen and learn from his wins and misses, and get motivated to ship your own SaaS, mobile app, ebook, or other digital project. For the podcast’s launch…
EP1: Don’t make stuff for hippies (Launch Week)
Jan 25, 2015 • 11 min
Build & Launch is an experimental podcast about launching products. Every week, Justin Jackson takes you on a journey of shipping something new. You’ll get to here about his missteps and wins as he creates something and then launches it to the public. For…