Building a portfolio of projects to $6k in one month - Pete Codes, No CS Degree

Pete Codes is my favourite kind of indie hacker. He thought "what have I got to lose, and went all in with his side-project". 2 years later, he's running a profitable business that sustains him, and allows Pete to work in a way he wants to. In this episod

Pete runs No CS Degree, among other things, sharing stories of people who have made it as a developer, without going down the traditional route of getting a computer science degree, showing how it's possible to earn a nice salary without going to university. He has also started High Signal, a community for revenue verified entrepreneurs, a site for finding fully remote companies and finally made 2 courses where you'll learn how to both monetize and grow your newsletter.

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What we covered in this episode

  • Pete's crazy backstory
  • How he got into entreprenuership
  • Most inspiring story from No CS Degree
  • How does Pete get revenue
  • Getting a sponsor for a course
  • How do you grow a newsletter
  • Launching a monetize your newsletter course
  • Doing a bundle deal with other indie hackers
  • Starting the High Signal community
  • Why some paid communities are bad
  • Pete's nifty pricing trick
  • Launching a job board


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