Episode 261: There’s Money To Be Made

Manton and Daniel discuss whether it’s really possible to make millions on Mac software, examine the pros and cons of package managers, and talk about Manton’s registration of Micro.blog and his renewed enthusiasm to “bet everything” on this pursuit.

Many thanks to our sponsors this week:

  • Fabric: Twitter’s mobile SDK: Leverage the power of Crashlytics, Twitter and MoPub to help you build the best mobile apps.
  • Bugsee: Crash and bug reporting for iOS, with synchronized video, network and logs.


  • Still Make Millions – Denys Zhadanov of Readdle talks about his company’s success on the Mac App Store.
  • PDF Expert – Mac based PDF management app from Readdle
  • Spark – Mac and iOS Mail app from Readdle.
  • CocoaPods – Popular Mac-based package manager.
  • Carthage – Another popular Mac-based package manager.
  • AFNetworking – Open source networking library for Mac and iOS.
  • Sparkle – Open source software update framework for Mac.
  • Micro.blog – Manton’s delightfully focused new domain name.
  • Today’s Social Networks are Broken – Current redirect from Micro.blog to Manton’s blog.
  • How I Built This – NPR podcast featuring interviews with successful entrepreneurs.
December 1, 2016 at 11:32 am.