For digital makers who want to earn a living from the things they create. Indie software developers, designers, writers, entrepreneurs, artists, and other creatives!
How do you quit your day job? You need the freedom ladder.
You feel like you're crawling through a tunnel towards freedom. But the tunnel keep getting tighter and tighter around you. It's hard to move. But there's hope!
BTW - this is not going to be another rant on "why you should be staying up all night" just so you can work on your side-project.
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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)
What happens when you meet people from the internet IRL?
Also: last episode of Season 2!
Do you know about the Desperation Scale™?
Listeners asked me to be more honest about the struggle. So here it is!
You will not believe what happened to me yesterday.
Also: do need to care about your reputation?
Justin has a confession. (And people think he looks terrible)
What do you do when you feel tired, haggard, and unmotivated?
I'll be honest. I really didn't want to do a show today. Then I figured out two ways to get motivated.