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Rick Blyth on Micro SaaS

Hi, my name is Rick Blyth and I'm a software developer, entrepreneur, founder, blogger and father.

I quit my (well paid but crappy) 9-5 job a few years back after building and scaling a few bootstrapped Micro SaaS apps.

I was able to resign with confidence knowing I had built a good runway and had a growing, recurring subscription income each month 📈

Eventually, I went on to make over $500,000 from my Micro SaaS apps through the subscription income and cash lump sum I received when I sold and exited.

Now, I'm passionate about helping other software developers get started building their own profitable Micro SaaS apps 🚀

Main Topics I Cover

My main experience is with bootstrapped Micro SaaS, it's what I'm passionate about.

So, you won't find me talking too much about "big" SaaS, because:

1) I don't have much experience in multi-series funding and working venture capitalists.

2) 99% of developers are more interested in starting something that they control, with zero outside funding that they can grow themselves. This is commonly referred to as bootstrapping.

In addition to Micro SaaS, I'll also be covering topics such as Passive Income, Side Hustles, Quit Your Job, Chrome Extensions & Productivity.

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The Micro SaaS Handbook

My content is for you if:

  • You're a software developer / programmer / coder.

  • You're unsure how to get started building your own Micro SaaS apps.

  • You want to build a subscription based bootstrapped app that generates $1k-$20k each month. 

  • You think there must be more to life than working your current job for the next X years.

  • Your 9-5 isn't fulfilling and you want a side project/side hustle to work on that excites you.

  • You want to leverage your existing skillset to build passive income rather than always trading your time for money.

  • You can't code but want to build a subscription based business, having realised it's the best business model going.

My content is not for you if:

  • You're looking for a get rich quick scheme. Whilst you're able to make great money with Micro SaaS and a
    leveraged return on your time invested, it takes consistent effort to get great results. 

  • You want to learn about venture capitalist funded, high risk, high return "big" SaaS making > $100k MRR. I don't have experience in multi-series funding, etc. I'm just a regular guy who was able to quit his crappy but well paid job through Micro SaaS and keen to share my knowledge. 

  • You'd rather live in the comfortable world of "not trying, not failing" rather than being ok with micro-failures. I have failed alot. You must get into the mindset of failing forward and tweaking what doesn't work. Embrace it.

Want more Micro SaaS?

Interested in building Micro SaaS apps that compound over time and generate you a growing, recurring income every month?
Come join the group of developers figuring out they're worth so much more than a paycheck!


Talking Micro SaaS on YouTube ▶️

My YouTube channel is for software developers interested in building and monetizing Micro SaaS apps, chrome extensions, aswell as passive income, side hustles and how to quit your software development job in a safe and low risk manner.

Let's Connect!
  • Facebook Page

  • Check out my Facebook page where I post my thoughts on Micro SaaS and other topics.

    Facebook Page
  • Facebook Group

  • Please join the free and friendly Micro SaaS Mastermind Facebook group.

    Facebook Group
  • YouTube

  • Don't miss out on my Micro SaaS playlist and the other topics I cover on my YouTube channel. 

    YouTube Channel
  • TikTok

  • Follow my TikTok channel for short and concise tips on Micro SaaS, side hustles and passive income.

    TikTok Channel
  • Twitter

  • I deleted my old Twitter account as it became too much of a time sink. But you can hit me up on my new one.