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Long-time listener, first-time guest Eva Allen — Courtland (@csallen) and Channing's (@ChanningAllen) mom — joins the pod! We talk raising twins, buying gifts, co-founder theft, and why you should never retire.

I'm making some changes to the Indie Hackers Podcast. Check out this episode for a sneak peek into what's ahead.

Julian Shapiro (@julian) is back on the show today. He's been my co-host for our podcast Brains, he's an investor at Julian.capital and a writer at Julian.com. Lately, he's been super into investing. He's managed to take an overly complex thing like inve

My twin brother Channing (@ChanningAllen) joins the show for the first time, for a casual chat about our recent trip to Italy, the best and worst parts of getting COVID, the future of media companies and indie creators, and DALL-E 2 and the future of AI.

I just got back home to Seattle after a small conference for founders in Bologna, Italy. I went with my brother Channing and there were a ton of Indie Hackers there. It was all great until the end when there was a slight outbreak of COVID and 10 founders

Twenty pages into reading his first business book, Peldi Guilizzonni (@peldi) closed it for good and told himself, "This is not for me. I'm never going to start a business. It's insane." Not long after that, he rolled up his sleeves and got started buildi

Today I'm talking to Indie Hacker Brett Williams (@brettfromdj) who has built a $1M ARR agency of one. In this episode we talk about how he manages 50 clients as a solo designer and was able to double his prices in the process.

Today I'm talking to Greg Isenburg (@gregisenberg) of Late Checkout and Dru Riley (@DruRly) of Trends.vc. In this episode, we cover a bunch of topics around media and community. I'll ask them where they get their content ideas, how they create product sti

Today I'm talking to Victoria Young (@victoriahyoung) and Ravi Mehta (@ravi_mehta) about their coaching platform Scale Higher. In this episode we talk about the type of person who could benefit from a coach and how they've been inspired by platforms like

Today I'm talking to Steph Smith (@stephsmithio). She runs Trends.co and recently got my attention when she posted on IH how she grew her podcast from 0 to 15k downloads/month. She took a really unique approach to launching her show, The Sh*t You Don't Le

Today I'm talking to Ben Orenstein of Tuple and Derrick Reimer of SavvyCal. I recently joined them on their podcast The Art of Product and we talked about things like long-term goal setting and hiring a team of people you actually enjoy being around.

Today I'm talking to Shahed Khan (@_shahedk), the co-founder of Loom and investor at Hyper. In this episode we talk about his first business failure at 16 and the many iterations Loom went through before catching on fire.