Riding Solo: Breaking through as a Solopreneur with Tim Leland (Founder of T.ly)

In this episode of The Bootstrapped SaaS Operator, solopreneur Tim Leland discusses the realities of solopreneurship and breaking through in a highly competitive space with T.ly, a link-shortening tool that currently has over 450k users and counting. 

Tune in to learn more about:
~ Juggling your time as a solopreneur.
~ Gaining traction within a highly competitive space.
~ Making the decision to go into full-time entrepreneurship.

  • (00:00) - Intro
  • (00:36) - Why Tim chose to enter the competitive link shortener space
  • (02:40) - How long did it take Tim to build t.ly’s first version?
  • (03:25) - How did t.ly gain early traction?
  • (05:00) - How Tim drove users to t.ly with his other products
  • (07:23) - Tim’s monetization strategy for t.ly
  • (09:01) - Who are the ideal customers for t.ly?
  • (10:53) - Why Tim decided to focus full-time on t.ly.
  • (13:54) - How Tim splits his time managing t.ly as a solopreneur.
  • (15:40) - Tim’s current marketing strategies
  • (17:44) - Tim’s big vision for t.ly.
  • (19:41) - Outro

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Mentioned In The Episode
T.ly - Tim’s Startup
ReactSquad.io - React.js Agency for Startups


Nikolas Chapoupis

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Nikolas Chapoupis
Nikolas Chapoupis
Founder of EarlyNode & ReactSquad.io (React Agency for SaaS Startups)
 Riding Solo: Breaking through as a Solopreneur with Tim Leland (Founder of T.ly)
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