MegaMaker - What are you doing now?

Thanks to everyone who replied to last week's newsletter. I got more responses than I expected! Seems like lots of folks are excited about this year's direction.

As mentioned last week, my 2024 theme for the newsletter is SaaS marketing experiments.

My first step is to learn more about you and what you're doing for marketing now.

I made a quick 5-minute survey for you here:

The form is anonymous unless you'd like me to follow up (in which case you can leave your email).

This information will help me figure out my direction with the newsletter.

If you have friends who are in SaaS, feel free to share the link with them as well: https://forms.gle/rLgHSQ8URv4wrmhr6

You can also share it on Twitter here.

Cheers,
Justin Jackson
@mijustin

PS: I was interviewed by the co-founder of LemonSqueezy (JR Farr) and indie hacker James McKinven. They asked me some strong questions: "Will YouTube kill podcasting?" "What's the point of building a startup?" "Are you thinking big enough with Transistor?"

I highly recommend you give it a listen.

Or, watch it on YouTube.

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