First published
Sep 04, 2020
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Growing Frontend Mentor to 500k users and $30k MRR - Matt Studdert

<p>Matt Studdert is the founder of <a href="">Frontend Mentor</a>, which helps people level up their front-end coding skills by building projects. They have over 500,000 users and are hovering around $30k MRR. Matt didn’t start out wanting to run a SaaS, starting out playing poker, then became a personal trainer, before changing his career and learning to code when he was 28.</p><p><strong>Timestamps:</strong></p><ul> <li>00:00 Intro</li> <li>02:16 Playing Poker full time</li> <li>02:58 Becoming a personal trainer</li> <li>04:24 Learning to code with General Assembly</li> <li>06:33 Front End Mentor</li> <li>08:33 Building a scrappy MVP</li> <li>11:29 Growth for Front End Mentor</li> <li>15:03 Reccos</li> </ul><p><strong>Recommendations</strong></p><ul> <li>Book - <a href=";rct=j&amp;q=&amp;esrc=s&amp;source=web&amp;cd=&amp;cad=rja&amp;uact=8&amp;ved=2ahUKEwjqg9vksb_8AhWEQcAKHX6gCJQQFnoECCkQAQ&amp;;usg=AOvVaw1Q4yb_nbzASwB0m8gtmz7Q">badass make users awesome</a> </li> <li>Podcast - <a href="">Acquired</a> </li> <li>Indie Hacker - <a href="">Arvid Kahl</a>, <a href="">Valentin Wallyn</a> </li> </ul><p><strong>Follow Matt</strong></p><ul><li><a href="">Twitter</a></li></ul><p><strong>My links</strong></p><ul> <li><a href="">Twitter</a></li> <li><a href="">Indie Bites Twitter</a></li> <li><a href="">Indie Bites YouTube</a></li> <li><a href="">Join the membership</a></li> <li><a href="">Personal Website</a></li> <li><a href="">2 Hour Podcast Course</a></li> <li> <a href="">PodPanda</a> (hire me to edit your podcast)</li> <li><a href="">This Indie Life Podcast</a></li> </ul><p><strong>Sponsor - </strong><a href=""><strong>EmailOctopus</strong></a><strong> 🐙</strong></p><p><em>EmailOctopus is an independently owned email marketing platform, built to support other small growing businesses. With a focus on affordability and ease of use, EmailOctopus contains all of the features you need to reach and grow your audience. You can </em><a href=""><em>start today</em></a><em>, with their industry leading free plan where you can contact up to 2,500 subscribers without paying a penny.</em></p>
Published Apr 30, 2023