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Starting an online business isn't easy.

And making it profitable is even harder.

But every week, thousands of people participate in our community to help each other do just that.

When you write for Indie Hackers, you're writing for scrappy, ambitious, tech-savvy founders. They're eager to stay informed and learn from what you have to share.

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We'll promote your writing through a variety of exclusive channels, including our newsletter, social media accounts, and in privileged positions on the Indie Hackers website.

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Option 1

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The Indie Hackers audience is eager to stay up-to-date with what's happening. We pick the most informative and helpful posts to promote to our community, and we work with the best authors on a repeat basis.

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Afterwards, email us a link to your post with a short pitch explaining why it should be a top story.

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Option 2

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Often, the best content comes in newsletter from. Publish a series to the Indie Hackers audience, and we'll help you build up a valuable base of readers and subscribers.

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