My Indie Dev Journey to Financial Freedom πŸš€

By James Shaw

I'm a Software Engineer starting my entrepreneurial journey of full-time indie-hacking, content creation, investing and freelancing! πŸŽ‰ πŸš€ My end goal is financial freedom. πŸ’° To make this journey more fun, I'll be sharing it in public via this newsletter. Subscribe if you want to follow alon... Read more

I'm a Software Engineer starting my entrepreneurial journey of full-time indie-hacking, content creation, investing and freelancing! πŸŽ‰ πŸš€

My end goal is financial freedom. πŸ’°

To make this journey more fun, I'll be sharing it in public via this newsletter. Subscribe if you want to follow along! 😊

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I built Milestones; an App for Gumroad creators! πŸš€

Milestones is the perfect companion for all Gumroad sellers to view their real-time sales, transaction and product data! And with Push Notifications enabled, you’ll never miss the buzz of being notified of a new sale! 😁Over the past couple of weeks, I've smas…

 
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Launch Day: I Published a Book on Gumroad! πŸš€

At the time of writing (Saturday 30th, 13:30), the book has been live for just under 24 hours and the response has been amazing! 😁 It's had 45 downloads netting me $450 in 24 hours. 🀯 To be honest, I didn't have any expectations of how the book would perform.…

 
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Parkinson's Law, "Get Rich Quick" and Building an Audience! πŸ“š

This week I've been busy writing my first eBook entitled iOS 15 WidgetKit: Build Widgets for SwiftUI. Progress has been good and I'm halfway through my first draft. πŸ’ͺ🏻 Here's the summary of the first three chapters:

 
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Holidays, iOS Dev Course Creation and App Updates πŸ‘ŠπŸ»

The next project I'll be getting stuck into is to use my knowledge of iOS WidgetKit to create an online iOS SwiftUI course. It's something I've never done before so am really looking forward to starting! πŸŽ‰I'll be publishing this content in 3 mediums;πŸ“˜ eBook p…

 
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A September of Indie iOS Development πŸŽ‰

On Wednesday, my latest iOS app EXIFixer was released to the App Store! πŸŽ‰ As with most software, it took longer to build than expected but I got there eventually! I'm looking forward to seeing how it performs over the next few weeks.

 
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Having Fun, App Store Tools and a new App Project! 😁

Productivity hacks are completely redundant once you find something that you truly enjoy and have fun doing it. Once at this point, productivity takes care of itself and you don't need to worry about your efficiency or output.Cambridge Medicine graduate, NHS …

 
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The Starting Point: 2021 Income Report πŸ’°

A few caveats before we begin;1️⃣ Firstly, society treats money as a completely taboo topic and it's usually a no-go to talk about how much money you earn. I believe this causes a lot of problems; and hence plan to be transparent and honest about the money I …

 
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Welcome to my Journey to Financial Freedom! πŸš€

I'm James! I'm 26 and live in York, UK. πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§Since graduating from University in 2016 with a degree in Computer Science, I've worked full-time as a Software Engineer building mobile apps for iOS and Android. πŸ“±It's been a fun 5 years and I've learnt a great deal;…