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312: Aaron Francis — You're FIRED!

Aaron Francis (@aarondfrancis) lost his job and gained a new outlook on life — or rather, he stepped into entrepreneurship for good. Aaron weighed his options, found o...

311: Finding my Ideal Customer Profile

This week, I share my journey to finding Ideal Customer Profile — live on air. In this episode, I share my framework for determining who I will build for, market to, a...

310: Jessica Malnik — How to Communicate as an Indie Hacker

Jessica Malnik (@jessicamalnik) deeply understands how remote work has changed the world of marketing and running a business. And fortunately, she's sharing her knowle...

309: Funded!

Big news! Podscan.fm, my B2B SaaS that alerts you when your keywords or topics are mentioned in any podcast anywhere, has received bootstrapper-aligned funding from Ca...

308: Michael Taylor — Prompt Engineering for Fun & Profit

Mike Taylor (@hammer_mt) literally wrote the book on Prompt Engineering. He paints a vivid picture of a future where generative AI could make our traditional databases...

307: Addressing my Weaknesses

I’m a pretty okay developer, but when it comes to marketing and sales, I really need help. And for the longest time, I’ve held myself back.That ends today.My current S...

306: Johannes Radig — Traveling the World and Raising Prices

Johannes Radig (@joradig) runs a SaaS from the Canary Islands — the most recent stop on a globe-spanning digital nomad trip. Johannes and I chat about building a softw...

305: AI Hype — The Straight Line Bias and the Fear of not Keeping Up

“If this tech keeps developing as fast as it does right now, will I ever be able to catch up?” is a question on my mind and the minds of many founders I’ve been talkin...

304: Tyler Tringas — Investing in Bootstrapped SaaS

Tyler Tringas (@tylertringas) invests in bootstrapped businesses. Wait… Aren't those supposed to NOT take investment money? What's going on here?Alignment is what's go...

303: How I Deal with Investment Offers

Ever since I started building Podscan in public, I’ve received a lot of attention.And it’s been spectacular: I’ve found early users, prospects, customers, and cheerlea...

302: Nick Groeneveld — Speaking the Language of your Customers

Nick Groeneveld (@ToolboxOfDesign) understands that design isn't about gadgets, widgets, or buttons. For Nick, design is understanding the needs, desires, and expectat...

301: Podscan, One Month In (MRR, Expenses, Marketing Tactics)

Do you like revenue and expense numbers? I've been running my new SaaS podscan.fm for a month now. And today, I share all the facts and figures behind this first four ...

300: Marc Louvion — Becoming a Product Launch Beast

Marc Louvion (@marc_louvion) is the Maker of the Year 2023 and the visionary behind the innovative ShipFast. His product development philosophy emphasizes rapid shippi...

299: Adversarial Thinking in Entrepreneurship

Sometimes, pondering what your worst enemy would do is a good idea. Taking their point of view gives you a fresh perspective on your own work, your business, and the w...

298: Sharath Kuruganty — Letting Go Isn't Quitting

Sharath Kuruganty (@5harath) is not only a successful software entrepreneur and podcast host, but he's also open about the tough times he's faced, like losing his job ...

297: Payment Platforms for Solopreneurs

Making money is hard. But even TAKING money takes some careful decision-making. Let's dive into payment platforms for solopreneurs today. Between Stripe, Paddle, and L...

296: Yong-Soo Chung — Surviving Serial Entrepreneurship

Yong-Soo Chung (@yongsoochung) is a champion of the Personal Holding Company: he owns several businesses, a media company, eCommerce, and a service provider among them...

295: Forever Business or Exit?

Many indie hackers and solopreneurs have a big exit as their primary goal. Thatmight be because of the money, but also because of a business’ limited lifespan. But is ...

294: RoxCodes — Building Dreams and Letting Go

Rox (@RoxCodes) recently sold his SaaS thumbnailtest.com. But he's pretty conflicted about the sale. What was promised to be a moment of joy and celebration quickly tu...

293: Local AI

Today I discuss how I've developed my own advanced AI, moving away from relying on external platforms. I've managed to evolve the Podscan system from basic alerts to b...

292: Josh Pigford — The Open-Source Transformation of Maybe

Josh Pigford (@shpigford)​, who created Maybe and Baremetrics, talks about bringing his financial tool back to life by making it open-source!This has sparked surprisin...

291: To Pivot or Not to Pivot

Join me as I dive into a crucial choice every entrepreneur faces, balancing what excites us with what makes sense. This week, a voicemail made me deeply think about my...

290: Spencer Patterson — Mastering Market Niches and Startup Growth

Spencer Patterson (@SpencePatterson) is a former financial advisor turned tech entrepreneur, who transformed his non-technical background into a $3.5 million SaaS triu...

289: Rethinking the Creator Economy

The "creator economy" is a dream of self-fulfillment and freedom for many. But once you're in it, it can quickly look bleak.Today, I dive into a world where everyone t...

288: Thibault Louis-Lucas — Selling a $10M SaaS and Building Another One

Thibault Louis-Lucas (@tibo_maker), or Tibo for short, is the indie hacker and innovator behind successful ventures like TweetHunter and Taplio — which he sold for ove...

287: White Glove Onboarding

How can you provide white-glove customer service if you don't even know what it looks like? That —and a few very exciting development with my recent SaaS project(s?!)—...

286: Asia Orangio — Crafting a Growth Blueprint for Emerging Startups

Asia Orangio (@AsiaOrangio), CEO of Demand Maven, joins me as we dive into the world of customer discovery and (go-to) market strategies. We'll discuss real-life examp...

285: Voices of Influence: How Expert Feedback Shapes SaaS Success

What's more important? Impact or Influence? Or does one facilitate the other?You'll learn what makes niche influence so valuable in an episode where I am briefly joine...

284: Kasey Jones — The Art of Strategic Self-Revelation in the Digital Age

Kasey Jones (@ABetterJones) is a maven in the realm of authentic online identity. As an entrepreneur who has weathered the storm of digital exposure, Kasey joins me to...

283: Business Validation Traps

Founders often listen to the wrong signals when validating their businesses. Let's dive into common validation traps today.I see three major traps indie hackers have t...

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