Episodes

Jan. 24, 2022

Bootstrapping a SaaS to millions in revenue - Ben Orenstein, Tuple

A chat with Ben Orenstein, co-founder of Tuple, about how to build a successful bootstrapped SaaS.

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Jan. 15, 2022

4 years of failed projects to full-time indie hacker - Kenneth Cassel…

I speak with Kenneth Cassel, founder of Pointer.gg about his indie hacking journey.

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Nov. 18, 2021

Nailing your marketing as a founder - Peter Suhm, Reform

I speak to Peter Suhm, co-founder of Reform, about his approach to marketing and product development.

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Nov. 13, 2021

From lifelong bootstrapper to raising calm funding - Brian Casel, Zip…

Brian Casel is the founder of ZipMessage, a new way to communicate asynchronously. In this episode we talk about why he started t…

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Nov. 8, 2021

Leaving a $500k job to build a portfolio of small bets - Daniel Vassa…

In 2019 Daniel Vassallo left his $500k cushty job at Amazon to go Indie. In the 2 years since he left Daniel has started to build…

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Oct. 31, 2021

From $500k to $1m in 6 months with a podcast agency - Harry Morton, L…

Today I'm joined by my friend Harry Morton, who runs Lower Street Media, a podcast production agency behind some of the highest-q…

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Oct. 28, 2021

Taking on Google with Fathom Analytics and growing a course to $150k …

Jack Ellis is the co-founder of Fathom Analytics, the simple, privacy focused alternative to Google launched in 2018. In this epi…

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Oct. 20, 2021

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

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 y…

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Oct. 13, 2021

Growing Upvoty to $17k MRR - Mike Slaats, Upvoty

Mike Slaats is the founder of Upvoty, an instant feedback software which has recently hit $15k MRR. In this episode we're going t…

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Sept. 29, 2021

$250 to $3k MRR in 4 months with a Notion website builder - Noah Brag…

Today we have Noah Bragg who is the founder of Potion, which allows you to turn your Notion pages into a website, wiki or blog al…

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Sept. 22, 2021

Bootstrapping two $3k MRR projects, selling one for $55k - Andy Cloke…

Andy Cloke is the founder of Influence Grid and Data Fetcher, 2 indie SaaS businesses that both grew to over $3k MRR, the former …

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Sept. 15, 2021

Bootstrapping to over $250k MRR - Baird Hall, Churnkey

Today I'm joined by Baird Hall who has successfully launched and scaled multiple bootstrapped SaaS businesses, such as Wavve, Zub…

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Sept. 10, 2021

Building Copy.ai in Public - Blake Emal (CMO), Copy.ai

Today I'm joined by Blake Emal, who is the CMO at Copy.ai and the founder of Float, a Notion-powered course creator. Blake is an …

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Aug. 5, 2021

Founder Hot Seat - Overcoming mental health challenges [Bonus]

A little bonus episode as I speak with my friend Stefan on his Founder Hot Seat podcast. I've edited out a snippet just over 15 m…

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July 25, 2021

Bootstrapping Transistor.fm to 13,000+ podcasts - Justin Jackson, Tra…

Justin Jackson is the co-founder of Transitor.fm which has grown to over 13k podcasts in just a few years. Justin is well known i…

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June 14, 2021

Making $10k in a weekend selling emoji email addresses - Ben Stokes, …

Ben Stokes is the indie hacker behind Tiny Projects, where he shares the ups and downs of starting small indie businesses. He's c…

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May 15, 2021

Struggling with my own mental health

Over the past few weeks and months I've had some huge challenges with my mental health, to the point where I didn't know what was…

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April 8, 2021

Growing a podcast to 50k downloads in 6 months - Danny Miranda, The D…

Danny Miranda runs the Danny Miranda Show, a podcast he's rapidly grown to 50k downloads in just 6 months. He's relentless, focus…

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March 24, 2021

Build in a competitive market, or go niche? - Derrick Reimer, SavvyCal

Derrick Reimer is the founder of SavvyCal, and co-host on the Art of Product podcast. We talk about what it takes to build a prod…

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March 20, 2021

How to build a business you actually enjoy - Natalie Nagele, Wildbit

Natalie Nagele is the co-founder of Wildbit, the company behind Postmark, Beanstalk, People-First Jobs and more. Wildbit has just…

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March 17, 2021

$600 MRR and 150 new users per day with SEO and marketing - Elston Ba…

In this episode we have Elston Baretto, who is the founder of Tiiny Host and is probabably in a similar position to most indie ha…

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March 4, 2021

Building a mid 6-figure Notion course in under a year, solo - Marie P…

Marie started the Notion Mastery course back in Nov 2019, growing that to a mid 6-figure business in under a year. Her whole busi…

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Feb. 23, 2021

Lessons learned bootstrapping and selling a $55k p/m SaaS - Arvid Kah…

In this episode I speak with Arvid Kahl, who sold his SaaS, FeedbackPanda, for a life-changing amount of money in 2019, two years…

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Jan. 23, 2021

Making $15k in 24 hours selling a book on Gumroad - Philip Kiely, Gum…

In this episode I talk to Philip Kiely, Head of Marketing at Gumroad, about how he made 20k in his first week selling an info pro…

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