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Here’s the Recap:

Harry Duran welcomes to the podcast entrepreneurs Zach Moreno and Rock Felder. Zach and Rock are longtime friends and business partners who co-founded SquadCast, a platform that helps podcasters easily record interviews with their guests and co-hosts from anywhere in the world captured in studio quality. Zach and Rock also host the podcast, Between 2 Mics, a show that explores the challenges, opportunities, & new ideas that push the limits of what is possible in Podcasting. In this episode, Harry talks with Zach and Rock about the genesis of their bootstrap startup company and the lessons they have learned throughout their entrepreneurial journey. They share their biggest fears and discuss the nurturing and supportive nature of the podcasting community. Finally, Zach and Rock reflect on the key factors that were integral to their success, including communication, shared vision and trust.

What We Covered:

  • 04:34 – Harry welcomes Zach and Rock to the podcast
  • 04:49 – How Harry met Zach and Rock
  • 06:50 – Attending Podcast Movement
  • 08:06 – The genesis of SquadCast
  • 12:06 – How Rock got involved in SquadCast
  • 15:13 – Working out the bugs
  • 16:52 – The Bootstrap Startup
  • 17:33 – Leaving a steady paycheck to work on SquadCast fulltime
  • 21:41 – Initial intentions for SquadCast
  • 25:24 – The importance of the podcasting community
  • 29:08 – Harry talks about the supportive nature of the podcasting community
  • 31:03 – Lessons learned throughout the podcasting process
  • 32:02 – How Zach and Rock first met
  • 36:42 – The importance of shared vision and communication
  • 39:50 – How trust and complementary skills are key success factors for Zach and Rock
  • 41:08 – Zach shares his biggest fear
  • 43:19 – Rock shares his biggest fear
  • 45:26 – What inspired Zach and Rock to start their own podcast, Between 2 Mics
  • 48:41 – What Rock has learned from being a podcast host
  • 51:26 – What is something Zach has changed his mind about recently
  • 52:57 – What is something Rock has changed his mind about recently
  • 54:54 – What is the most misunderstood thing about Zach
  • 57:08 – What is the most misunderstood thing about Rock
  • 59:45 – Zach and Rock share a special promo code for Podcast Junkies listeners
  • 1:00:43 – Where listeners can follow Zach, Rock and SquadCast

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Links Mentioned

Between 2 Mics Podcast

Zach’s Email – Zach@squadcast.fm

SquadCast Website

Zach’s LinkedIn

Zach’s Instagram

Rock’s LinkedIn

SquadCast’s Twitter

SquadCast’s Facebook

SquadCast’s Instagram

Podcast Movement Website

Books Mentioned

Simple Numbers, Straight Talk, Big Profits!: 4 Keys to Unlock Your Business Potential

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198 Dawn Davis | Desert Vibes
200 | The Return of Chase Reeves