Indie Hackers

By Courtland Allen

Courtland Allen interviews the ambitious indie hackers who are turning their ideas and side projects into profitable online businesses. Explore the latest strategies and tools founders are using to capitalize on new opportunities, escape the 9-to-5 grind, and create their own personal revenue-generating machines. The future is indie!

  1. 1.
    #227 – Constraints, Longevity, and Avoiding Competition with John O'Nolan from Ghost
    54:43
  2. 2.
    #226 – How to Be Your Own VC with James Layfield of Clearfind
    57:35
  3. 3.
    #225 – Growth Tactics, Audience Building, and Brains with Julian Shapiro of Demand Curve
    46:53
  4. 4.
    #224 – Deploying Empathy to Build Better Businesses with Michele Hansen of Geocod.io
    47:45
  5. 5.
    #223 – How to Master Passive Growth with Rob Fitzpatrick of Write Useful Books
    52:44
  6. 6.
    #222 – A Model with Built-in Virality with Valentin Hinov of Thankbox
    51:05
  7. 7.
    #221 – How an Indie Hacker is Competing with Buffer with Samy Dindane of Hypefury
    30:46
  8. 8.
    #220 – Be Brave, Not Cool, with Michael Seibel of Y Combinator
    51:19
  1. 9.
    #219 – How to Make Your Business Model a Win-Win-Win - with Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez of Every
    1:02:01
  2. 10.
    #218 – Making Money and Being Happy with Sam Parr and Shaan Puri of My First Million
    1:06:15
  3. 11.
    #217 – How a Near-Death Experience Turned a VC-Backed Founder into a Bootstrapper with Kyle Gawley of Gravity
    35:02
  4. 12.
    #216 – The "Hardcore Year" Approach to $10k/Month in Revenue with Andrey Azimov of Sheet2Site
    56:42
  5. 13.
    #215 – Why You Don't Have To Be "A Business Person" To Succeed - with Dan Cederholm of Dribbble
    30:36
  6. 14.
    #214 – Getting A Big Exit By Being A Small Player In A Small Pond with Chris Bakke of Interviewed
    1:04:13
  7. 15.
    #213 – An Indie Hacker's Process to Reach $10K MRR
    41:50
  8. 16.
    #212 – Actionable Steps for Building the Right Business with Arvid Kahl
    57:12
  9. 17.
    #211 – Making 5-figures a Month as an OnlyFans Creator with Aella and Savannah Solo
    56:21
  10. 18.
    #210 – How to Take On Huge Incumbents as a Solo Founder with Derrick Reimer of SavvyCal
    57:28
  11. 19.
    #209 – Business Books, Coaches, and "Getting Rich" with John Doherty of Credo
    38:46
  12. 20.
    #208 – How this Indie Hacker Blew Past $10K MRR with Jon Yongfook of Bannerbear
    45:11
  13. 21.
    #207 – The Art of Podcasting, the Future of Angel Investing, and Startup Ideas for Indie Hackers with Rob Walling of Tinyseed
    44:26
  14. 22.
    #206 – How Small Actions Lead to Compound Gains with Nathan Barry of ConvertKit
    53:48
  15. 23.
    #205 – New Business Ideas for 2021
    37:18
  16. 24.
    #204 – The Simplest $250K ARR Startup You've Ever Heard Of with Collin Waldoch
    39:18
  17. 25.
    #203 – What You Need to Know About Bitclout with Mubashar Iqbal
    47:51
  18. 26.
    #202 – How to Build a Rabid Fan Base with Austin Rief of Morning Brew
    38:53
  19. 27.
    #201 – 3x Growth, Dating, and Hiring a Coach for Everything with Ben Orenstein of Tuple
    43:03
  20. 28.
    #200 – Every Indie Hacker Has an Online Course in Them with Andrew Barry, Marie Poulin, and Ali Abdaal
    47:51
  21. 29.
    #199 – The Future of Teaching with Darrell Silver of Thinkful and Quincy Larson of freeCodeCamp
    40:32
  22. 30.
    #198 – How an Indie Hacker Landed Enterprise Customers in Year One with Nadav Keyson of Riverside.fm
    43:31
  23. 31.
    #197 – Inside Zapier's First Acquisition with Ben Tossell of Makerpad
    47:36
  24. 32.
    #196 – Turning a Weak Skill into Your Best Asset with David Perell of Write of Passage
    47:27
  25. 33.
    #195 – Bootstrapping to $3.3M/Year in a Competitive Space with Sabba Keynejad of VEED
    51:07
  26. 34.
    #194 – Entering a Market with No Domain Expertise with Kevin Lee of immi
    53:38
  27. 35.
    #193 – How to Earn 100 True Fans and Your Financial Independence with Jay Clouse of Unreal Collective
    46:38
  28. 36.
    #192 – Quitting It All to Follow Your Passion with Dave Geddes of Mastery Games
    54:17
  29. 37.
    #191 – Making a Living From the Paid Newsletter Ecosystem with Yaroslaw Bagriy of Newsletter Crew
    48:54
  30. 38.
    #190 – Indie Hacking in the Passion Economy with Li Jin of Atelier
    1:07:16
  31. 39.
    #189 – Making $1.5M/Year Reimagining Local News with Chris and Bruce of WhereBy.Us
    59:11
  32. 40.
    #188 – Fame, Focus, and Billions of Pageviews with Evan Britton of Famous Birthdays
    1:13:58
  33. 41.
    Run With It: Courtland Allen Shares 3 Ideas for Indie Hackers to Build a Profitable Business
    51:44
  34. 42.
    #187 – Building a $38k/Month SaaS Business as a Solo Founder with Jordan O'Connor of Closet Tools
    1:04:03
  35. 43.
    #186 – Indie Hacker Ideas for Bundling (and Unbundling!) with Tyler King of Less Annoying CRM
    54:35
  36. 44.
    #185 – How Courtland Allen Built Indie Hackers, with Ben and David from Acquired
    1:40:37
  37. 45.
    #184 – $60k in a Week, Plus Ideas for Building the Future of Work with Dan Pierson
    55:15
  38. 46.
    #183 – How a Solo Founder Got to $1M in Revenue with Chris Oliver of GoRails
    1:01:19
  39. 47.
    #182 – Selling Shovels During the Podcasting Gold Rush with Mubashar Iqbal
    44:11
  40. 48.
    #181 – Deciding to Go Big with David Hsu of Retool
    1:10:39
  41. 49.
    #180 – From $0 to $5M Without Writing Any Code with Tara Reed of Apps Without Code
    1:05:48
  42. 50.
    #179 – Making $280k in Four Weeks with Traf
    1:10:24

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