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What's happened since we launched Transistor?
We're getting it all wrong: you have to lose a few hands if you're going to figure out the winning strategy.
Being a solopreneur doesn't mean you don't get outside help.
Justin and Nathan Allotey look behind the scenes of an indie business
Mike Herrera, frontman for the punk rock band MxPx, talks about kickstarting their new album.
When you're building a product, whose opinion should you listen to?
Justin has big news he's been sitting on for awhile.
"Dad that's a lot of money to spend at Safeway!"
Thousands of dollars were pouring into my account. And I was miserable.
2017 proved that it's harder than ever to be a solo-founder. Niches crumbled. Marketing channels were saturated. Competition increased. And more than ever, consumers got tired.
Hear Justin's year in review: what worked, what didn't, what am I going to change in the future?
Welcome back MegaMaker fans! There's been a lot going on. There's been some big changes in Justin's life. Listen to hear how he's making course corrections.
Have an idea for a new project? Here's what you should do first (before you write any code!)
Want to increase sales? Do this first.
What does the future of work and entrepreneurship look like? Here is what you need to know to run a business in a world filled with artificial intelligence, robots, and automation.
How do you go from no audience, no idea, and no revenue to quitting your day job? Justin tells his story.
Justin does a revenue breakdown for his various projects.
Justin talks about the fundamental truth to building products AND shares some "old person" computer nostalgia.
I've been thinking a lot about how important it is for potential customers to "see your product used in public."
I've been blogging since 2008 and podcasting since 2012. Why, in 2017, am I starting a YouTube channel?
Looking to make an independent living from the things you make? Is passive income a myth? In this episode I share three lessons I've learned from my first year of going solo.
We're two months into 2017. What are your plans? Justin shares his goals for this year (revenue, and what he's going to change)
Welcome to 2017! In this episode Justin reviews what happened with the 2016 maker challenge.
What do you do when you lose your motivation? When you haven't created anything in weeks? When you no longer like the project you're working on? Justin's had a hard couple of weeks. How can he get back on track?
People want to make progress in their lives. Every single one of us wants a better life. We’re all striving for more.
Everyone dreams of a better life. But how do you achieve it? Justin gives some context to the idea of "living the dream."
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.
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.