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Current Startup Status

Months Building: 4.5333333333333
Launched Startups: 1
Total Users: 26
Current MRR / MRR Goal: $0 / $13,000
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Hi I'm Craig. Learn web development by watching me build web apps.

I’m not a Silicon Valley software engineer. I’m not a profitable solopreneur.

I’m like you – I want to build a profitable start-up that helps me leave my day job. I want to spend more time with my family and be more in charge of how I spend each day. If you’re here, I bet you want something similar.

Follow along and watch as I learn how to build a web site, launch web applications, and find a profitable start-up that sets me free from the rat race.

I’m going to assume no prior web development knowledge, build each project from scratch, track my progress, and live stream my code. Throughout the process I’ll share my thoughts, experiences, failures, successes, indie hacker resources, and be completely transparent so that I can help you achieve the same.

Join me on my indie hacker journey and get inspired to build you own profitable start-up.

Getting in Shape with My First Project

Published: October 18, 2020

Back in the Saddle When I was younger, I used to love riding my bike. I'd go off for hours on a beat up BMX bike and ride through muddy trails with friends. I'd tear up and down single track trails, as well as ride 20-30 miles daily on the the road. I'd even strap a backpack with sleeping bag and tent to my back and cycle 80 miles for a camping trip. After I graduated college, I got an office job and have barely ridden my bike. As a web developer, I've fallen into the trap of a more...
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Status Update – More of the Same Old Procrastination

Published: October 17, 2020

I started multiple side projects over the last couple months, but have launched none. I'm building a website for my son's Cub Scout Pack. I started a simple web application to track my progress cycling towards my century (a 100 mile ride) goal. I scrapped and restarted my Europe Travel Planning web app. I started to build a job scraper to help pull remote web jobs from big job boards. I started cycling to improve my fitness and lose the weight I've gained over the past 15 years. I was doing so daily, but have recently lost momentum and started...
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Pieter Levels Inspired Me to Stop Procrastinating and Start Shipping

Published: August 1, 2020

I’m going to follow in the footsteps of many great indie makers, and build a number of startup projects, one per month, until I find one that gains traction and can be monetized to replace my current income. I currently have multitple startup ideas in mind to build. I’m going to build each startup from scratch, track my progress, screencast my code. I will share my thoughts, processes, experiences, failures, successes (hopefully), and be completely transparent throughout this entire process. Join me along this indie maker journey and maybe along the way get inspired to build your own startup.

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