For digital makers who want to earn a living from the things they create. Indie software developers, designers, writers, entrepreneurs, artists, and other creatives!
Justin sneaks out of the house on a cold, dark autumn night and records an episode.
Topic: why you should learn from practitioners, not professors.
Didn't record an episode last week, because I was launching the new Marketing for Developers course.
Special $50 discount for podcast listeners: megamaker.co/coupon
I learned more from building, launching, and marketing a product than I did in 4 years of university.
What kind of entrepreneur are you? Do you want to be like a solo artist, or do you want to be part of a band?
Learn how to make things that people actually want. Justin is joined by author Alan Klement to talk about the "Jobs to be Done" framework .
After a long hiatus, Justin is back to talk about a system for discovering what people want, and building solutions they'll actually buy.
What are the different stages to being a solopreneur?
Your customers don't want to just "consume your stuff." They want to achieve something! They have a destination in mind.
How do you quit your day job? You need the freedom ladder.
Startups like Slack, Basecamp, and Freshbooks make millions of dollars in monthly recurring revenue by using a model called Software as a Service (SaaS).
Should you get into the business?
This episode isn't just for programmers and startup people! Lots of lessons for makers of all sorts.
Real life keeps going, even when you're launching something new.
Listen to the podcast for people who make stuff on the internet and earn their income from the things they create.
How do you get people to know you exist? Be unexpected.
Justin talks about his new book (justinjackson.ca/jolt) and talks with Mikael Cho from Crew in Montreal. They're the awesome makers behind Unsplash.com
Everyone's trying to be a unicorn. I just want to be like Fat Mike.
"The Only Thing That Is Constant Is Change."
Justin opens up about how his MegaMaker project is going, and what the future holds.
(First episode of Season 3)