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May 29, 2020
"Indie" doesn't mean "bootstrapped" anymore
When I started Indie Hackers back in 2016, I chose the term "indie" to represent our independence from jobs and 9-to-5 schedules, from bosses, from capped salar…
May 15, 2020
People are paying a lot to read great content
> "I know people who do it. I've done it. You can make $10M year, $50M a year, with four writers and an email list." —Sam Parr Most indie hackers are developers…
April 6, 2020
Stick to the fundamentals, and stick to them harder
An acquaintance of mine texted me last week, "It's the end of the world." He invests in retail businesses. I've had lots of tough conversations recently, but if…
March 7, 2020
Tips for making successful posts on Indie Hackers
I've compiled a few basic tips below. If you have any questions or suggestions, leave them in the comments. I'll try to keep this post updated regularly. ❶ Shar…
March 2, 2020
Do less, so you can do it better
Founders, this is just a friendly reminder to do fewer things. When I started Indie Hackers. I was doing one thing and one thing only: interviews. The scope was…
February 25, 2020
How to brainstorm great business ideas
It's been said that ideas don't matter, and that only execution does. I wholeheartedly disagree. You need both to succeed, but you can only get so good at execu…
January 14, 2020
Questions to Ask Yourself Before Starting
The biggest tragedy for any founder isn't failure. It's becoming trapped inside a business that you don't actually like. If you could build any type of business…
December 4, 2019
Idea validation slides from my Hustle Con talk
I gave a talk at Hustle Con yesterday on idea validation. Here are my slides: https://www.indiehackers.com/hustlecon. They might be a little meaningless without…
November 4, 2019
Creating dynamically-generated images for Twitter and Facebook shares
If people are tweeting about your website or posting it to Facebook, you want those posts to look great so people will click them. But what if your website is f…
August 28, 2019
Are you doubling down on what works?
Some of my favorite business (and life) advice of all time comes from Warren Buffett's business partner, Charlie Munger: > Do what works and keep doing it. That…
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The most valuable things I'm learning, shared with you. By @csallen.