A podcast for designers about independence. Featuring interviews with companies like Basecamp, Converkit, Highrise and more. Posted every Saturday morning.

Interview: Proving Your Value with Nick Disabato

In this episode I talk with Nick Disabato about how a designer like you can prove your worth to any business by presenting the overall impact of your work.

Underwater Agency

In this episode, I talk about how I’m helping design agencies fix painful staff shortages with my referral community for product designers. “The recruiting fee I paid to find a designer was 45% of their first year salary” That’s a real quote from an agency owner I recently helped find a designer. While I was blown away by that number,...

Interview: Virtual Coworking with Margo Aaron

In this episode Margo Aaron and I talk about why all those Slack communities are ghost towns and how to make virtual coworking amazing.

Interview: Authentic Networking with Kaleigh Moore

In this episode I talk to Kaleigh Moore about how to grow your network authentically if you’re a freelancer.

Interview: LinkedIn vs. Podcasting with Liston Witherill

In this episode I talk to Liston Witherill about the similarities and differences of using Linkedin and Podcasting for sales.

Podcast: 2019 with Jason Forrest

Today I talk to Jason Forrest about 2019 and how we’re planning to grow our bootstrapped businesses.

Podcast: Portfolio to Product

“How do I make my website better at attracting clients?” In this podcast I discuss one idea that you can try in the new year that’s worked for me.

Interview: Products People Want with Joe Workman

In this episode, Joe Workman and I talk about how to create plugins and products customers want as an indie developer.

Interview: Choosing Clients with Philip Morgan

In this episode I talk to Philip Morgan about how to decide which clients to go after.

Podcast: Overhead with Jason Forrest

Today on the podcast, Jason Forrest and I do a deep-dive into how we think about expenses in our business. Picture yourself walking into Staples and seeing a $3,000 product you know your business will use for the next 5 years. How much thought goes into that purchase? Write-off or not, you’re probably in for at least a couple hours...