Realistic Building in Public for Introverted Founders

As an introverted entrepreneur or creator, sharing your work and process in public can be challenging. Many of us tend to hunker down and focus on our products or projects, often to the exclusion of building an audience or engaging with potential customers or clients. But sharing your work and process in public has many … Continue reading Realistic Building in Public for Introverted Founders

The Introvert Superpower with Ana Bibikova

Today, I’m talking to Ana Bibikova, a defender and cheerleader for introverts in entrepreneurship. Ana knows what it means to be skeptical of loud and salesy marketing tactics. They might work great for extroverts, but not so much for the quiet types. Today, we’ll talk about how you can build a public-facing brand without resorting … Continue reading The Introvert Superpower with Ana Bibikova

Gumroad’s Pricing Disaster with Sahil Lavingia

Recently, the creator economy learned that Gumroad, a platform where creators have been building their businesses by selling their services and products, increased their prices significantly. That caused a lot of backlash in the community, with people threatening to switch to other platforms and criticizing how the price hike was communicated. It’s been an intense … Continue reading Gumroad’s Pricing Disaster with Sahil Lavingia

Building a Sellable Business with Andrew Gazdecki

Today, I am talking to Andrew Gazdecki, a pillar of the founder community and himself founder of the acquisition platform formerly known as MicroAcquire — but we’ll learn more about that on the show. Besides organizing millions of dollars worth of acquisitions every month, Andrew is a true teacher. His content on building software businesses … Continue reading Building a Sellable Business with Andrew Gazdecki

Building Profitable Communities with Rosie Sherry

Today, I am talking to Rosie Sherry, proprietor of Rosieland and community empowerment expert. One thing that I’ve always found fascinating about Rosie is that she’s a big believer in Unschooling, the kind of homeschooling that isn’t based on a set curriculum but on a guided form of letting your children follow their interests. Coming … Continue reading Building Profitable Communities with Rosie Sherry

Paying the Bills While Building Your First Indie Business

There is a huge difference between building a product, a business, and a company. It's a progression from one to the other, usually involving making significant changes in your life. Requirements change, and so does our lifestyle to make our dreams possible. Ideally, we have a master plan on how to get there. But in … Continue reading Paying the Bills While Building Your First Indie Business

Writing Your Way to Clarity with Jakob Greenfeld

Today, I am talking to Jakob Greenfeld. I’ve been reading Jakob's blog posts for years now, and they’re as spicy as they’re thoughtful. There’s not a single post on there that feels unfinished. That’s quite impressive. Well, I think we’ll figure out why that is during our conversation. We’ll also chat about how to unlock … Continue reading Writing Your Way to Clarity with Jakob Greenfeld

Find Business Ideas on Social Media

In my conversation with Daniel Vassallo this week, I learned that Daniel uses social media —Twitter in particular— to find inspiration for his own work as a teacher and content creator. Intentionally doomscrolling Twitter to come up with writing prompts and business ideas? Why not! If we consider this a strategic effort, not just wasting our … Continue reading Find Business Ideas on Social Media