20 episodes

Short, bite-sized conversations with indie hackers that have started small, profitable and bootstrapped businesses. You'll learn how they come up with ideas, what they do to validate, find those first customers and make a sustainable income.

Indie Bite‪s‬ James McKinven

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Short, bite-sized conversations with indie hackers that have started small, profitable and bootstrapped businesses. You'll learn how they come up with ideas, what they do to validate, find those first customers and make a sustainable income.

    Lessons learned bootstrapping and selling a $55k p/m SaaS - Arvid Kahl, TheBootstrappedFounder

    Lessons learned bootstrapping and selling a $55k p/m SaaS - Arvid Kahl, TheBootstrappedFounder

    In this episode I speak with Arvid Kahl, who sold his SaaS, FeedbackPanda, for a life-changing amount of money in 2019, two years after founding the business and growing it to $55k a month. Arvid writes on TheBootstrappedFounder.com because bootstrapping is a desirable, value- and wealth-generating way of running a company. He's written the book Zero to Sold and more recently, The Embedded Entrepreneur which at the time of recording was called Audience First, which you'll hear us reference in the episode.

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

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

    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 product, why the creator economy is booming, and how you can launch your own product.

    • 15 min
    Making over $5k/month from a portfolio of side projects - Dan Rowden, ilo

    Making over $5k/month from a portfolio of side projects - Dan Rowden, ilo

    Today we're joined by Dan Rowden, who is an entrepreneur and product builder currently based in Mauritius. Dan, like many other indie hackers runs a bunch of projects alongside a full-time job, which all compound to him making over $5k a month with these projects. In this episode we talk about how Dan manages his time throughout his projects, why he hasn't gone full time yet and what he did when a $75k acquisition offer came along.

    • 15 min
    Turning $100 into $52,000 selling handmade candles DTC - Dianna Allen, TERRA

    Turning $100 into $52,000 selling handmade candles DTC - Dianna Allen, TERRA

    How do you turn $100 into $52,000 in revenue selling candles? Well, Dianna Allen, previously of Budget Meal Planner fame, did exactly this. She's been so successful selling these candles that in October 2020, she went full time on her DTC brand, TERRA. In this episode, we talk about the steps she took to get here.

    • 15 min
    How Pat Walls made $20k in 2 weeks from his SEO course - Pat Walls, Starter Story

    How Pat Walls made $20k in 2 weeks from his SEO course - Pat Walls, Starter Story

    In this episode, Pat Walls, founder of Starter Story is sharing how he made 20k in pre-sales on his new SEO course in just 2 weeks.

    • 15 min
    Choosing freedom over money - Rob Hope, One Page Love + Yo!

    Choosing freedom over money - Rob Hope, One Page Love + Yo!

    Rob Hope is a South African designer, developer and founder of One Page Love; which you might have seen. Rob is an expert on Landing Pages so we talk a little about what makes one that stands out, but then we also talk about Rob's multiple products and how they all come together to sustain him, despite not chasing money.

    • 15 min

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