October 17, 2019

Hit over $1,000 in one month for the first time!

Pete Codes @petecodes

So I'm really excited to say I have got $1,024 in revenue this month from my blog for developers without Computer Science degrees! I have a few other deals in the pipeline so hoping to be able to report a bigger figure at the end of the month. I had some affiliate deals come through but most of the revenue came from getting a newsletter sponsor until the end of the year. This is significant because it gives me enough money for groceries and to stay indie until the end of 2019!

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    Congrats on this milestone! Free wine and chips :)

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    Hey Pete,
    Great job! Think my buddy Jordan is going to reach out as possible sponsors too.

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      Sweet! Just sent you my email on September's thread :)

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    awesome, man! that fucking motivates me! 😁

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    Wow, awesome work and progress!

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    Congratulations @petecodes and thank you for highlighting what we, the self-taught ones, can actually achieve. Hopefully more of us rise to prominence soon.

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    Congratulations Pete.

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    congrats!!! that is really amazing stuff! keep it up.

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    Saw you on twitter and now you popped up here also. Hello fellow indie hacker!
    Good job monetizing!

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    Woohoo!
    Congratulations! 🙌

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    Congrats Pete! It's awesome!
    $1k / month it's a great for newsletter! All the best for the 2k / month road^^

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    Awesome work Pete! Great to see No CS Degree go. You've done an amazing job in a short space of time. Keep up the great work!

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    Congratulations, so many of us don't have a CS degree and yet here we are :) , your site is also very inspirational

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    Very nice to hear, keep it up!

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    Congrats Pete! Looking forward to seeing the project grow.

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    Congrats!

    How much do you charge for promotion: website and newsletters?

    Does the money cover adverts for November and December or just for October alone?

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      It covers until end of the year but I'm super frugal so it's enough for groceries etc for 2019.

      Gonna blog about your first point :)

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    way to go Pete! That sounds like a fun business model. How many visitors/month and how many blogs/month are you doing to warrant getting a sponsor, if you're willing to share..

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      Sure! I do 2 articles a week. Most of this money is for the rest of the year so not just for October. More info here :) www.nocsdegree.com/open

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    What are your next steps, Pete?

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      Good question! Get sponsored posts from bootcamps and making a community on slack as another way to keep people coming back to site and talking about the content.

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    Wow, thanks everyone!! Go Indie Hackers 😎

    A few people have asked about sponsorship now so I'm gonna make a personal blog and write about this so I don't have to repeat myself.

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    congratulations on the $2¹⁰ :)

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        lol, I hope that printed correctly- 2 raised to the power of 10 = 1024

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          Hehehe very interesting perspective... maybe not entirely surprising

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    I have a quick question
    How many subscribers do you have and how do you charge the sponsors? Just curious because I am working on my blog and would love to know more about you.

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      Gonna blog about this cos a few ppl asked :)

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        Thanks man. Looking forward to reading your blog.

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    Massive congrats, Pete! So well deserved!