Talk shop with other indie hackers.
Learn from transparent startup stories.
Raw conversations with founders.
Meet indie hackers across the globe.
See what everyone's working on.
Buy an Indie Hackers t-shirt.
Stay up-to-date in 5 minutes or less.
Share your knowledge and experiences.
Fort Collins, Colorado
joined 6 months ago
I write the Indie Economy newsletter, helping founders learn of trends and policies that can affect their business.
May 6, 2021
Basecamp CEO apologizes for policy banning political, societal discussions
More than a third of Basecamp employees have quit after new policies banned societal and political discussions at the company, prompting CEO Jason Fried to issu…
May 1, 2021
Q&A with the hacker that scooped Twitter’s in-app tipping feature
Twitter is exploring a new feature that will allow users to tip someone through the user's profile. This is the latest tech scoop from Jane Manchun Wong, the Ho…
April 27, 2021
Mighty Networks aims to build a creator middle class
Mighty Networks raised $50 million to build the "middle class" of the creator economy by helping founders grow their followings without catering to algorithms. …
April 25, 2021
A journalist's tips on how to earn media coverage
In my 8 years writing business news, the most common question I’ve fielded from founders is: “How do you choose what stories to cover?” The unexciting but hones…
April 22, 2021
Can crypto be more environmentally sustainable?
Bitcoin's annual carbon emissions are equivalent to Argentina — and some crypto creators are eyeing a more sustainable future. Why? The distributed network that…
April 15, 2021
HootSuite founder Ryan Holmes discusses product validation platform Kernal
Hootsuite founder Ryan Holmes is eager to empower creators by helping them easily validate ideas with Kern.al. After hiring a CEO to manage the day-to-day of Ho…
April 12, 2021
BitClout: Everything you need to know as an indie hacker
BitClout doesn't have a wallet yet, or a way for buyers to cash out, but this week the blockchain social media platform passed 1 million transactions. What is B…
April 7, 2021
Clubhouse offers direct payments to creators without a cut
Clubhouse is now letting some creators receive payments directly from fans. Best of all? They get to keep 100% of it. The feature, known as Clubhouse Payments, …
April 5, 2021
Weekend Club founder Charlie Ward reflects on virtual pivot, hitting $2K MRR
COVID-19 supercharged remote work while simultaneously shuttering 900 indie coworking spaces just in the U.S. alone. Weekend Club’s physical space was one of th…
April 1, 2021
Alex Hillman of Indy Hall: People, not real estate, drive coworking value
Indy Hall may be a WeWork killer. Unlike IPO-bound WeWork, which has an iffy history with founders and is filled with heads-down strangers, Indy Hall is focusin…
Bobby hasn't added any products.
Simple explanations of how the latest economic trends affect indie businesses.