Jon created multiple products in search of finding the one that succeeded. He was very open about this process and in fact he has an open startup page showing all of his business's stats. Jon is the creator of BannerBear and currently has grown the business to $13,873 MRR. You can learn a lot from Jon and how he thinks about running his business. Definitely worth a follow!
Janel created the Newsletter OS and the Podcast OS. With Newsletter OS she made about $20k in the first month! She is a big proponent of the no-code movement and shares her learnings as she builds and creates products. Info products seem to be her go to and she has a great newsletter. There is a lot of things you can learn from Janel!
Bereket is s 12 year old who is building and making things online! Just stop right there. What were you doing when you were 12? 🤯 He has created at least 5 projects and is learning and growing all the time. He shares what he is up to and for a 12 year old, he is pretty great at building a community around him (meaning better than most people)!
Dan is an amazing product person and has an eye for design. He is running multiple side businesses as he continues to work at his day job. He is probably the best at building for enjoyment. He is pushing his 5+ projects to $10k MRR and sharing how it's going along the way. His bread winner so far is ilo.so, a twitter analytics dashboard tool. Check it out!
Kenneth at the end of 2020 created an interactive vim programming course. He sold this with a one time fee and it went gangbusters. He sold about $14,000 worth of the course in the first month. He then turned this into a platform where others could sell courses called Slip. Things are going well as he is already over $500 MRR in his first month. You should be following him!
Jordan is probably one of the best solo-entrepreneurs and indie hackers out there. He created Closet Tools and scaled it to over $40K MRR. At the same time he has managed to automate so much of the business that only has to work an hour or two a day 🤯. Jordan is very open about his numbers and has a whole page of his metrics on his portfolio site. Jordan also writes some great content and is someone to follow if you want to learn how to build a business that actually works for you. Not the other way around.
Ben is probably the fastest developer I know. He can whip out a full project in days and he has done just that. He created TinyLog and sold it in 4 weeks! He then also sold his second business PlayGroup just recently. He continues to build awesome stuff and has a great eye for design. He is currently building True Fans and shares his journey on the Product Journey podcast.
Jen quit her great Twitter job to start working on startups. She realized with her startup experience that she would rather create a company of one. She traveled the world and started her own business. She created LunchMoney which is a personal finance tool. She has grown it now to 1,000 paying users and $80k ARR! She has some amazing writings on her blog. Someone you should be following for sure!
Ben worked at Google on YouTube for 7 years before taking the leap to go out on his own and build his own business. Ben is building Observant, a tool that helps YouTube content owners find missed revenue. Ben is also building a SQL course. He tweets about his entrepreneur journey and running. 🏃
Peter is like one of the very first indie hackers. He created 12 startups in 12 months. Through this process he created his main business, Nomad List. He has multiple profitable business and makes over $100k/mo! All by himself! 🤯 Peter shares a lot of what he is building on Twitter and he wrote his own book called MakeBook.