Pete is an indie maker and advocate of the no-code movement. He writes about his experience building at online business at Pete Codes.
His monthly costs are less than $100.
No CS Degree
No CS Degree is a collection of inspiring interviews with developers that are self-taught or have been to bootcamps. The common theme is they don’t have a four year Computer Science degree.
You can check it out at No CS Degree.
Monetizing Your Newsletter
Monetize Your Newsletter is a complete video course. Included are examples of previous deals Pete has made and how he negotiated them.
In August, 2020, Pete announced that he was going to be creating the video course. He got $400 of pre-orders within 24 hours.
Imposter syndrome is a PDF about how 30 developers without degrees are dealing with imposted syndrome. He published it on Gumroad in June, 2020.
He shared the process of creating the book at How you can self-publish a book for free.
Meet Your Heroes
Meet Your Heroes was a weekly interview series that ran for four weeks. Pete interviewed prominent entrepreneurs in his niche and allowed customers to send questions in advance.
In October, he wrote a post-mortem at Day 13 of Collecting Rejections – why Meet Your Heroes failed. His total revenue was $305 with a profit of $90.
November 2019 Revenue was down compared to the prior month due to getting some long term newsletter sponsors
February 2020 Earned $2,328 alone just from No CS Degree
March 2020 Main sources of revenue were newsletter sales and affiliate income from Algo Expert.
April 2020 Revenue was $1,465 (up 46.5% from March) and he made $1300 profit
June 2020 Revenue was $2,523. Marked one year since starting No CS Degree.\
In 2019, he shared his experiences as a house/pet sitter in Berlin.
- Three weeks accommodation in Berlin for $80 by house sitting
- How to stay for three weeks in Berlin for $87
He has also emphasized the importance of having a break from work
- What happened when I took a weekend off work
- What happened when I took a week off working on my startups
Following Your Passion to Become an Indie Hacker with Pete Codes of No CS Degree (This interview turned out to be a full circle moment)