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Sep 04, 2020
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Bootstrapping to $3.5m ARR from YouTuber to Founder - Sam King, Flick

<p>Sam King is the founder of Flick, a tool for managing and growing your social media, doing over $3.5m ARR fully bootstrapped. Sam has taken a unique path into bootstrapping, first being a YouTuber, then running an agency before flipping it into a SaaS with Flick. There is an hour long extended version of this show available on the Indie Bites membership, head to <a href=""></a> to sub.</p><p><strong>What we covered in this episode:</strong></p><ul><li>Starting out as a YouTuber</li><li>Pivoting from YouTuber to starting an agency</li><li>Pivoting the agency to start a SaaS</li><li>Marketing Sam used to grow Flick</li><li>Affiliate marketing</li><li>Building an MVP</li><li>Hiring challenges</li></ul><p><strong>Recommendations</strong></p><ul><li>Book: <a href=""><strong>Shoe Dog</strong></a></li><li>Podcast: <a href=""><strong>Diary of a CEO</strong></a></li><li>Indie Hacker: <a href=""><strong>Baretto</strong></a></li></ul><p><strong>Follow</strong></p><ul><li><a href="">Sam on Twitter</a></li></ul><p><strong>Follow Me</strong></p><ul><li><a href=""><strong>Twitter</strong></a></li><li><a href=""><strong>Indie Bites Twitter</strong></a></li><li><a href=""><strong>Personal Website</strong></a></li><li><a href=""><strong>Buy A Wallet</strong></a></li><li><a href=""><strong>2 Hour Podcast Course</strong></a></li><li><a href=""><strong>PodPanda</strong></a> (hire me to edit your podcast)</li></ul><p><strong>Sponsor - </strong><a href=""><strong>Figura</strong></a><strong><br></strong><br>Often great design makes products stand out in this day and age; stop trying to figure it out yourself. Figura offers vetted product designers for startups and fast-growing companies. Find your first designer or contractor, or land a helping hand for your product in less than 48hours. Save $199 and start your project for free, using code <strong>"INDIE199"</strong>.</p><p>Head to <a href=""><strong></strong></a> to try it out.</p>
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