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241: Human Creativity Amidst AI Dominance

Battle lines have been drawn. Human writers versus artificial intelligence - who will come out on top? I'm Arvid Kahl, your guide through the minefield of writing in a...

240: Danny Postma — An Indie Hacker's Business Evolution

Ever wondered how to handle the competitive world of AI products and copycats while running a global business? Well, you're in luck. This episode of The Bootstrapped F...

239: Things That Kill The Village

We delve deep into the world of online communities, exploring their growth, evolution, and the disruptive elements that can lead to their downfall. Drawing compelling ...

238: Brian Sierakowski — Leading an Acquired Business

Ever found yourself stepping into a role that you never expected you'd be in? That’s what my guest, Brian Sierakowski, did when he took over as CEO of Bearmetrics, a c...

237: Eventual Reciprocity

Learn about the power of eventual reciprocity and how it can benefit your business. Discover how giving without expecting anything in return can lead to long-term succ...

236: Tony Dinh — Ups and Downs of an Indie Hacker Journey

Step into the world of Tony Dinh, an accomplished indie hacker famed for his ability to craft products with show-stopping aesthetics while keeping them public on Twitt...

235: The Bad Kind of Attention

Here the three common pitfalls that can sabotage your efforts to build a Twitter audience: transactional interactions, focusing on “free,” and a tonal mismatch. Learn ...

234: Jason Cohen — Two Exits & Two Unicorns

Are you a bootstrapper who's never considered raising investment money? Or maybe you're a die-hard VC-funded growth hacker who can't imagine running a business without...

233: Entrepreneurship isn't genetic. It’s memetic.

Are entrepreneurs born or made? Find out as we explore the profound impact of nature and nurture on the development of an entrepreneurial spirit. Discover how family s...

232: Andrew McIntosh — First-Generation Entrepreneurs

Andrew McIntosh is a first-gen entrepreneur. And so am I. And we both needed help along the way. From building a sustainable and inclusive community for first-gen entr...

231: Responding Fast to Customers — A Good Idea?

Are you responding to customer service requests as quickly as possible? You may think it's the best strategy, but this dedication comes at a hefty price. Today, I will...

230: Moritz Dausinger — Serial Indie Entrepreneurship

Today, I’m talking to Moritz Dausinger, a serial indie hacker with several exits under his belt. Moritz most recently pivoted his software business Refiner after 18 mo...

229: Utility, Pricing, and Entrepreneurship

Are you struggling to find the balance between the utility of your product and its perceived value? Let’s explore the biggest misconception in entrepreneurship and dis...

228: Kevin McArdle — The Man Who Changed My Life (and Could Change Yours)

Kevin McArdle bought my SaaS. For millions. And now, I get to talk to him about all things acquisition. In our chat, we discuss the importance of annual exit planning ...

227: Self-Censorship on Twitter

Join me on a thought-provoking journey as I explore the challenge of balancing authenticity and public opinion on social media. Discover the struggle faced by an entre...

226: Paul Millerd — Walking The Pathless Path

Are you feeling burnt out or overwhelmed by societal expectations?Today, I’m talking to Paul Millerd, author of “The Pathless Path.” We talk about hustle traps, the st...

225: Twitter Teardowns: 3 Low Hanging Fruit to Massively Improve Your Twitter Presence

Discover how to make your Twitter profile a promise of a fruitful long-term relationship with your future followers. Today,. let’s explore the biggest misconceptions s...

224: Dr. Julie Gurner — Founder Mental Health 101

"Imposter syndrome isn’t just a moment of self-doubt — it’s all-encompassing. It prevents founders from taking action, from taking a risk in the first place."This week...

223: How to Build in Public Without Revealing Too Much

Sharing your journey as an entrepreneur can be scary, but it's a great way to connect with your audience and demonstrate your expertise. Let's explore the difference b...

222: Joe Masilotti — Building in Public and Monetizing Open Source

Joe Masilotti is the founder of RailsDev —a reverse job board— and a Turbo Native consultant. In this conversation, we explore Joe Masilotti's philosophy on entreprene...

221: Why Entrepreneurs are Choosing 'Short-Lived Businesses' Over 'Forever Businesses

If you're an entrepreneur looking to start a digital business, you might be tempted to aim for a "forever business" right from the start. However, pursuing this approa...

220: Simon Høiberg — Building a SaaS That Works for You

In this episode, I interviewSimon Høiberg, an active software engineer, founder, and YouTuber. Simon shares his strategies for balancing his roles as a creator and mak...

219: ∀𝑦∃𝑥 ≠ ∃𝑥∀𝑦: The Dangerous Misconception Founders Have About Their Market

Have you ever searched for the perfect resume to get hired? Or tried to create a product that appeals to everyone? This essay explores the logical fallacy of wishful r...

218: Evelyn J. Starr — The Evolution of a Brand

Evelyn J. Starr is a brand-building expert. We talk about finding the right niche, having a community-centric long-term perspective, and how brands evolve —you might c...

217: The Flip Side: When Not to Build in Public

Building in public is a popular trend in entrepreneurship. However, it may not always be the best approach. Entrepreneurs should consider their personality traits, the...

216: Jack Ellis — Taking on Google as a Bootstrapper

Today, I’m talking to Jack Ellis, the co-founder of Fathom Analytics, a privacy-conscious web analytics business that I personally use for all my web properties. The c...

215: In Pod We Trust: How Creators Can Best Juggle Credibility & Sponsored Content

People would rather sift through fake AI results than see yet another ad. Something is happening in advertising, and the creator economy is affected greatly.The shift ...

214: Fatih Kadir Akın — Selling a Global Sticker Business

When Fatih started his sticker business Stikkernet, his peers asked him, “You’re a developer; why don’t you write this from scratch?” His response? “Why should I?”Toda...

213: The Rubber Band Effect

What happens when we encounter something so novel that our minds can't fully comprehend it?  Today, let’s explore the "Rubber Band Effect" and how it impacts both jour...

212: Dagobert Renouf — The Emotional Journey of Entrepreneurship

“As an entrepreneur, you need someone you’ve been through shit with already” — and that’s exactly why Dagobert and Lucie are the perfect power couple co-founders. I ch...

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