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Mental health as a founder and the importance of community - Tom Ross, Design Cuts

I speak with Tom Ross, founder and CEO of Design Cuts, and co-host of The Honest Designer's podcast.

Growing to $8.5k MRR in 1 year - Marie Martens, Tally.so

A conversation with Marie Martens, co-founder of Tally.so, a bootstrapped form builder which grew to 16k users in 1 year.

Growing to $4m+ despite Apple cloning their product - Matt Ronge, Astropad

A conversation with Matt Ronge, co-founder and CEO of Astropad.

Bootstrapping a SaaS to millions in revenue - Ben Orenstein, Tuple

A chat with Ben Orenstein, co-founder of Tuple, about how to build a successful bootstrapped SaaS.

4 years of failed projects to full-time indie hacker - Kenneth Cassel, Pointer.gg

I speak with Kenneth Cassel, founder of Pointer.gg about his indie hacking journey.

Nailing your marketing as a founder - Peter Suhm, Reform

I speak to Peter Suhm, co-founder of Reform, about his approach to marketing and product development.

From lifelong bootstrapper to raising calm funding - Brian Casel, ZipMessage

Brian Casel is the founder of ZipMessage, a new way to communicate asynchronously. In this episode we talk about why he started the company, why he raised capital this...

Leaving a $500k job to build a portfolio of small bets - Daniel Vassallo

In 2019 Daniel Vassallo left his $500k cushty job at Amazon to go Indie. In the 2 years since he left Daniel has started to build a portfolio of small bets, something ...

From $500k to $1m in 6 months with a podcast agency - Harry Morton, Lowerstreet

Today I'm joined by my friend Harry Morton, who runs Lower Street Media, a podcast production agency behind some of the highest-quality podcasts I listen to. Over the ...

Taking on Google with Fathom Analytics and growing a course to $150k - Jack Ellis, Fathom

Jack Ellis is the co-founder of Fathom Analytics, the simple, privacy focused alternative to Google launched in 2018. In this episode we talk about taking on the behem...

Building a portfolio of projects to $6k in one month - Pete Codes, No CS Degree

Pete Codes is my favourite kind of indie hacker. He thought "what have I got to lose, and went all in with his side-project". 2 years later, he's running a profitable ...

Growing Upvoty to $17k MRR - Mike Slaats, Upvoty

Mike Slaats is the founder of Upvoty, an instant feedback software which has recently hit $15k MRR. In this episode we're going to be discussing how he built Upvoty to...

$250 to $3k MRR in 4 months with a Notion website builder - Noah Bragg, Potion

Today we have Noah Bragg who is the founder of Potion, which allows you to turn your Notion pages into a website, wiki or blog all behind a custom domain. This is a 2 ...

Bootstrapping two $3k MRR projects, selling one for $55k - Andy Cloke, Data Fetcher

Andy Cloke is the founder of Influence Grid and Data Fetcher, 2 indie SaaS businesses that both grew to over $3k MRR, the former selling for $55k in an acquisition. I ...

Bootstrapping to over $250k MRR - Baird Hall, Churnkey

Today I'm joined by Baird Hall who has successfully launched and scaled multiple bootstrapped SaaS businesses, such as Wavve, Zubtitle and Churnkey, which at the time ...

Building Copy.ai in Public - Blake Emal (CMO), Copy.ai

Today I'm joined by Blake Emal, who is the CMO at Copy.ai and the founder of Float, a Notion-powered course creator. Blake is an expert at building in public, going fr...

Founder Hot Seat - Overcoming mental health challenges [Bonus]

A little bonus episode as I speak with my friend Stefan on his Founder Hot Seat podcast. I've edited out a snippet just over 15 minutes of my chat on the show, as we n...

Bootstrapping Transistor.fm to 13,000+ podcasts - Justin Jackson, Transistor.fm

Justin Jackson is the co-founder of Transitor.fm which has grown to over 13k podcasts in just a few years. Justin is well known in the bootstrapper community from his ...

Making $10k in a weekend selling emoji email addresses - Ben Stokes, Tiny Projects

Ben Stokes is the indie hacker behind Tiny Projects, where he shares the ups and downs of starting small indie businesses. He's created a ice cream business and a cook...

Struggling with my own mental health

Over the past few weeks and months I've had some huge challenges with my mental health, to the point where I didn't know what was wrong with me and I had some breakdow...

Growing a podcast to 50k downloads in 6 months - Danny Miranda, The Danny Miranda Show

Danny Miranda runs the Danny Miranda Show, a podcast he's rapidly grown to 50k downloads in just 6 months. He's relentless, focused and consistent, publishing 3 episod...

Build in a competitive market, or go niche? - Derrick Reimer, SavvyCal

Derrick Reimer is the founder of SavvyCal, and co-host on the Art of Product podcast. We talk about what it takes to build a product in one of the most competitive mar...

How to build a business you actually enjoy - Natalie Nagele, Wildbit

Natalie Nagele is the co-founder of Wildbit, the company behind Postmark, Beanstalk, People-First Jobs and more. Wildbit has just turned 20 years old, so Natalie knows...

$600 MRR and 150 new users per day with SEO and marketing - Elston Baretto, Tiiny Host

In this episode we have Elston Baretto, who is the founder of Tiiny Host and is probabably in a similar position to most indie hackers - working on his side-project th...

Building a mid 6-figure Notion course in under a year, solo - Marie Poulin, Notion Mastery

Marie started the Notion Mastery course back in Nov 2019, growing that to a mid 6-figure business in under a year. Her whole business has been built on taking a leap o...

Lessons learned bootstrapping and selling a $55k p/m SaaS - Arvid Kahl, TheBootstrappedFounder

In this episode I speak with Arvid Kahl, who sold his SaaS, FeedbackPanda, for a life-changing amount of money in 2019, two years after founding the business and growi...

Making $15k in 24 hours selling a book on Gumroad - Philip Kiely, Gumroad

In this episode I talk to Philip Kiely, Head of Marketing at Gumroad, about how he made 20k in his first week selling an info product, why the creator economy is boomi...

Making over $5k/month from a portfolio of side projects - Dan Rowden, ilo

Today we're joined by Dan Rowden, who is an entrepreneur and product builder currently based in Mauritius. Dan, like many other indie hackers runs a bunch of projects ...

Turning $100 into $52,000 selling handmade candles DTC - Dianna Allen, TERRA

How do you turn $100 into $52,000 in revenue selling candles? Well, Dianna Allen, previously of Budget Meal Planner fame, did exactly this. She's been so successful se...

How Pat Walls made $20k in 2 weeks from his SEO course - Pat Walls, Starter Story

In this episode, Pat Walls, founder of Starter Story is sharing how he made 20k in pre-sales on his new SEO course in just 2 weeks.

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