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Surviving in the muddy waters of the App Store as an indie isn’t easy. Alice Zhao, Curtis Herbert and Daniel “Jelly” Farrelly explore what it means to them, what they do to make it work, and how to claim your independence.

66: Keep Not Wearing Pants

Curtis had a topic planned, but Alice and Jelly ruined everything. The three talk about their experiences through out the course of Independence, how ...
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65: Subscriptions

If you’re considering doing an app with subscriptions, there’s some things you may want to consider before you make that move, as it’s not necessarily...
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64: Post-Launch Review

After launching a new thing—or an update to a thing—Jelly likes to stop, look back at the process, and evaluate how things went. For him, it involves ...
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63: Ethical Businesses

Running a successful business is hard, and with the myriad of decisions that you make, it’s also difficult to do so in an ethical way. Alice, Curtis, ...
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62: Data Privacy

If there’s one thing that’s important when building a business around software, it’s data, but there are also downsides to collecting the data, both f...
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61: Starting New Projects

It’s sometimes far too easy to get caught up in the idea that when we create something as indies, it’s for other people, but that doesn’t need to be t...
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60: Intentional Growth

Growing our products and acquiring new users is something that most indies aren’t particularly good at, but it’s a significant factor in achieving suc...
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59: App Launch Map

Long time friend of the show, Aleen Simms, joins our trio to talk about her upcoming project, App Launch Map, and how it helps define basic strategies...
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58: Inspiration

If there’s one thing we rely on as indies, it’s inspiration. We wouldn’t be here if we didn’t have it, and learning how to feed it and channel it is a...
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57: Keeping up with the Cooks

Every year at WWDC, Apple drops a bunch of new things for app developers to work on, and 2019 is no different… in fact, it may be the biggest year we’...
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