Identifying problems. Creating opportunities. Building solutions.

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Indie Hackers interview: Generating ideas

Learn how personal needs and desires sparked my business ideas. Find inspiration for your own entrepreneurial journey.

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Indie Hackers interview: hustle culture vs. building calmly

Grind the nonstop hustle culture, or build calmly? Here's my take based on what I've learned.

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Launch your business idea with this free framework

The Business Model Canvas is a concise tool that helps you define your startup's vision and key elements like value proposition, customer segments, and revenue streams. It keeps you focused on building a viable business model, whether you're developing a new idea or refining an existing one.

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5 key takeaways from doing live chat customer support

Live chat customer support revealed valuable insights, including the need for clear FAQs, the diverse nature of communication styles, managing rudeness, and sending recap emails for better customer experiences.

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Pros and cons of making yourself a part of your business

Embedding yourself in your business can build rapport and credibility. Deciding whether to be a visible face of your brand requires weighing the benefits against potential challenges.

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NoCodeFounders interview: How I built The TXT Hub

The TXT Hub is a no-code texting app for sending anonymous quotes from celebrities and TV shows. Let's delve into the experience of building the app using tools like Typeform, Twilio, and Zapier and reflect on growth challenges and monetization strategies.

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The idea behind building in public and why I do it

"Building in public" on platforms like LinkedIn challenges norms by openly sharing the journey of creation, even amid concerns of vulnerability. Despite social media's drawbacks, the push to raise awareness and spark new discussions keeps this approach relevant for authentic sharing and learning.

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Makerpad no-code founder story: Tee Tweets

Tee Tweets is a brand where people can wear any tweet. It was built in Shopify, embraced challenges, and looks forward to the evolving no-code landscape for collaborative growth.

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NoCodeHQ interview: Building with no-code

Let's look into the importance of trying various tools, fostering collaboration, and advocating for standardization in the dynamic no-code community.

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One piece of content can change your life

From embracing "Document, don't create" to a game-changing Instagram post, I learned that a single raw piece of content can spark significant momentum and redefine success, echoing Gary Vaynerchuk's advice.

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How I won an app competition without writing a line of code

In an eye-opening journey, I embraced a no-code app competition to craft The TXT Hub, allowing users to send quotes via text. Leveraging tools like Typeform, MailChimp, Twilio, and Zapier, this experience highlighted the advancing possibilities of the no-code movement.

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IndieHackers interview: Building Tee Tweets despite debt

Creating a successful clothing brand that lets you wear tweets highlights the challenges of quality, diverse audiences, and marketing. So take action, embrace your brand, and avoid waiting for the "perfect time."

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There’s no single correct way of doing business—here’s proof

Diverse business: Warren Buffett's research, Gary Vaynerchuk's action, Bill Gates' reading, and Elon Musk's work ethic whose advice should I follow? There is no clear answer, but embracing different styles and self-awareness matter on the path to success.

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How basketball correlates to entrepreneurship

Lessons from basketball for entrepreneurship: Teamwork, adaptation, and leveraging strengths matter in business, just like on the court. Studying and applying these principles can lead to significant improvements.

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