First published
Sep 04, 2020
Format
1 - 1 Interviews
Schedule
Weekly
Total Episodes
27
Average duration
00:14:55

Indie Bites

Business Entrepreneurship Marketing

How Pat Walls made $20k in 2 weeks from his SEO course - Pat Walls, Starter Story

<p>Pat Walls is the founder of Starter Story, a website dedicated to helping people start businesses. They interview entrepreneurs from around the world about how they started their business and how they grew it, including revenue figures for every business they interview.</p><p>But in this episode, we’re going to be discussing the new SEO course that Pat launched this week, making over $20k in pre-sales.</p><p><strong>What we covered</strong></p><ul> <li>20k in 2 weeks, how did you do it?</li> <li>How and why Pat started Starter Story?</li> <li>How he grew it to 500,000 monthly visitors</li> <li>Why Reddit can be a goldmine, but why Pat stopped using it</li> <li>How Starter Story allowed Pat to go full-time</li> <li>The most insane story out of 2,000 posts<ul> <li><a href="https://www.starterstory.com/brumate">Brumate</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.starterstory.com/d-at-your-door">D*ck at Your Door</a></li> </ul> </li> <li>Using Twitter to validate an idea</li> <li>Executing on that idea</li> <li>How to price a course</li> <li>The benefit of building in public</li> <li>How to execute so quickly</li> <li>How to build an audience</li> </ul><p><strong>Recommendations</strong></p><ul> <li>Book: <a href="https://www.amazon.co.uk/Deep-Work-Focused-Success-Distracted/dp/0349411905"><strong>Deep Work</strong></a><strong> by Cal Newport</strong> </li> <li>Podcast: <a href="https://indiehackers.com/podcast"><strong>Indie Hackers</strong></a> </li> <li>Indie Hacker: <a href="https://twitter.com/harrydry"><strong>Harry Dry</strong></a> </li> </ul><p><strong>Follow Pat</strong></p><ul> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/thepatwalls">Twitter</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.starterstory.com/">Starter Story</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/thepatwalls/status/1327235898036117506">Pat's Building Thread</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.starterstory.com/lean-seo">Lean SEO Course</a></li> </ul><p><strong>Follow Me</strong></p><ul> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/jmckinven">Twitter</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/indiebitespod">Indie Bites Twitter</a></li> <li><a href="https://mckinven.co/">Personal Website</a></li> <li><a href="https://whistablecraftco.com/">Buy A Wallet</a></li> </ul><p>Thanks to <a href="https://weekendclub.co/">Weekend Club</a> for sponsoring Indie Bites.</p><em>‘I absolutely love being part of Weekend Club.’</em><p><em>‘Huge fan of Weekend Club and I love being part of it.’</em></p><p><em>‘Absolutely love this community.’</em></p><p>These are real testimonials for Weekend Club - the internet’s most helpful community for bootstrappers. If you’ve ever struggled meeting other solo founders and staying accountable, then this is for you.</p><p>We offer weekly Saturday deep working sessions with up to 30 bootstrappers, such as the founders of Simple Poll and VEED, an active Slack community and over 100 software discounts.</p><p>Go to <a href="https://weekendclub.co/">weekendclub.co</a> and enter a very limited promo code ‘Indie Bites’ for 50% off your first month.</p>
Published Dec 16, 2020