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January 10, 2021
After 12 years working on safe 9-5 jobs, I quit to become Me Inc.
I learned how to code in 2005. I wanted to create projects. I never thought I'd get a job as a programmer, but after three years of struggling how to make money…
December 12, 2020
The 7 Steps to Failure: A Proven Strategy to Have Several Failures in a Row
If you ask me for advice on how to succeed, I have no clue. I failed at everything I tried in my life. I started several projects. All failed. My goal was to be…
November 29, 2020
Downhill Product Making: Entrepreneurship Shouldn’t Feel Hard
There is something magical about trains. Trains are romantic—the perfect place for a writer to feel inspired. I took a train five minutes ago, and I felt an ene…
November 19, 2020
Why I Quit My SaaS to Become a Writer
I made a big mistake. It was at the end of December of 2019, and I started working right away on my idea. Nomadmail. A platform to send newsletters. I spent six…
November 18, 2020
Work-Life Balance is a Lie
In 2018 I was working for a big company. My manager lived on the other side of the world but I had to go to an office. My mom was a bit down those days and I as…
November 15, 2020
After losing $38676+ as an Indie Hacker. I can't do it anymore. I quit.
Around a year ago, I left my job as a Developer Advocate to bootstrap a company. I had around $12K in savings. Enough to cover a year of expenses and a bit more…
November 15, 2020
I analyzed 37 bestseller online courses and these are the 10 slides that you need to create yours
When you search for premium templates for online courses and start looking at the slides, what do you find? Fancy graphs. Big numbers. Animations. Stats. World …
October 21, 2020
How I failed 6 side-projects in 10 months
After losing my job in December of 2019, I decided to step into bootstrapping my own ideas for a while. First (don't do this), I worked for more than 6 months o…
June 19, 2020
This is how I launched 3 projects in 3 weeks
In the last 10 years, I tried to launch a project several times. But, instead, I talked about it and didn't launch anything. I am sure many of you are familiar …
May 26, 2020
How I launched a side-project in one weekend
I worked for the last 6 months on a new project that I just recently launched. Soon I started getting feedback and comments around my project and idea. But.. 10…
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