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What is the best headless CMS, which can handle bigger file uploads (10mb/file and more), has good API and hopefully JS SDK, has decent pricing, and is user-friendly?

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What is the biggest challenge of working in a fully remote team? [SOLVED]

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Can you point me towards a cool JS framework that is lighter than react but heavier than vanilla javascript? [SOLVED]

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Can I use 1 Paddle account for multiple products/apps?

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Does anyone know why ‘npm run develop’ is not refreshing when I change the CSS classes? [SOLVED]

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Where do you deploy your backend apps?

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How do I know if my hacker news account was silently blocked? [SOLVED]

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What is the percentage for most people’s landing page -> sign up page?

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How could I find out?

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Did anyone have a similar setup?

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Someone using Redis as main DB?

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Should I make this as info product and sell it at gumroad?

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When you create bots (twitter bots, Slack bots, etc) from where do you run them?

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Has anyone here considered TikTok / Instagram reels as one of the main marketing channels for your SaaS?

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What is your conversion rate (from landing page visit to payed user)? [SOLVED]

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What do people recommend for privacy policy + cookie banner?

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How is it possible, that analytics tools like Simple Analytics bypass VPN and can know my location? [SOLVED]

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Does anyone know a cheap way to transcribe my podcast episodes?

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Is there’s anyone here who knows what’s causing this?

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Does someone know a webservice which lets me connect an API and provides signups, billing, and user handling out of the box?

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How do you guys do it ?

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What do you think?

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How would I go about testing the set up?

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Is there a way to forward an old Twitter handle to a new one? [SOLVED]

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What tool should I use for that?

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What do you guys think?

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What software do you use for your day-to-day SQL work?

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What is the best way to identify unique website users (without accounts) to make something similar like https://50hacks.co/ from Marc Lou ?

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How do you guys manage your startup when you go for a vacation?

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How can I deploy a python function with a requirements.txt file on digital ocean? [SOLVED]

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Is it something interesting to you guys?

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do you know good alternatives (besides paying)?

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How do you get a broader reach? [SOLVED]

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What is the impact of SEO if some of the content in my page is scraped from some other source ? [SOLVED]

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Does anyone know of a good opensource or oem accounting package or module that can easily be extended or integrated into an application?

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Is tailwind free or not? [SOLVED]

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Anyone know where I can find this style images but in different colours?

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When to Use GraphQL VS REST?

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Have you guys used a simple affiliate marketing or referral programe/system/app that you would recommend?

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Does anybody here know a good & easy-to-use WYSIWYG HTML editor package for React?

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Q: What are ALL the tools you’re using to keep your hustle alive?

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It seems that my MRR is stagnating… Is this normal?

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> How’re you doing?

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If you are implementing Export to CSV/JSON feature. What is the best approach?

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I’m thinking of buying this monitor. Anyone have it?

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How can I make such a shape using CSS? [SOLVED]

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Any recommendations for cost-effective drip email software? [SOLVED]

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Is anyone here using SendGrid payed plan?

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Is it possible to use Paddle for 1-time payments (multiple times) for things like featuring something on my website?

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Is there any free or cheap API that gives us cool metrics about a given website? [SOLVED]

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How can we get more events?

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Can anyone recommend a payment service which works good for micro payments?

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What would be a good way to share it?

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What do you use?

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Anyone here has experience as a fractional CTO?

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  1. creating a script and selling it (via gumroad?

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Should that top checkbox select all rows, that are currently found (280) or only rows, which are on current table page?

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Anyone bought the remarkable2 and using it?

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Hi. Do you know some app, which uses AI to generate tweet ideas, thread hooks, etc.?

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Is it better to have product documentation for users at subdomain http://docs.pagename.com|docs.pagename.com or rather at route http://pagename.com/docs|pagename.com/docs ?

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I tried the add crazy spacing (looks ugly now) but it’s still being rejected. Any idea? [SOLVED]

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Hey, what is your experience with firebase?

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What is the normal churn rate of an email newsletter ?

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What software do you use to manage your windows in your big monitor? [SOLVED]

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does anyone have any suggestions on what they think is the best one out there? [SOLVED]

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Launching a podcast soon. What is your podcast tech stack? [SOLVED]

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hey! Do you know an easy way to do an animation like this?

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Vercel Users: How do you avoid the risk of having an astronomic bill?

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What would you recommend ?

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Hi people. So, how much do you care about exit pages in your analytics?

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Should the In App Purchase to unlock App Icon Changer act like you are buying each app icon, say $0.99USD or have the unlock be for the feature and allow you to pick any of the icons, for $3.99?

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What features do you miss on Twitter, that could be implemented with twitter tool?

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How do I build share buttons that automatically fills up content ? [SOLVED]

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Can one connect a NoCode tool like Bubble or Thunkable with a JSON coming from a REST endpoint? [SOLVED]

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Any thoughts / suggestions of what I should ask her, find out from her during the call?

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I got this prompt to day on Chrome Extension Store. What should I select?

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Can you recommend a good and easy to use time tracker? [SOLVED]

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Currently looking in Chargebee and Gumroad. What are the others?

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What would be the best length for the trial period of my SaaS?

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Anyone knows how to solve this npm issue? [SOLVED]

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How do you guys do something like that?

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Anyone used Gatsby with Netlify or Vercel ?

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Do you guys plan and write marketing content on your own? [SOLVED]

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I am thinking on selling on Gumroad. Any one has experience with that?

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So, what is better?

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Any tips on how to properly render heavy and long lists in React?

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Hey guys, curious to know if anyone has been using LinkedIn actively to get inbound traffic for their product ?

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do you know an easy to integrate (in Next.js) tool to manage a changelog / product updates, possibly with a widget to integrate in the page?

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I never posted on Indie Hackers and wanted to fix it. Do you have any tips for posting on IH? [SOLVED]

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Do you know which icon is being used by Chrome Apps when installed on macOS?

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How to get messages from a telegram channel using the API? [SOLVED]

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Do you think I should create a twitter account for the wbe space?

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Do you write your own for these pages, or are templates generally available ?

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Luca Restagno (ikoichi on Twitter) and everyone else using Hivoe: what’s your typical response rate for the welcome message?

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Question for the PH Experts here

How do I prepare the crowd for my PH launch?

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anyone know what the issue is or how to fix it?

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Is there any service or way to automatically find out whether the user (email ID) has done the sharing yet?

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Anyone has some tips to post on Indie Hackers?

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Is there anything that I can add to this example file (ie it’s link, as I can’t change any code) to trigger a browser to download the file instead of just open it?

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SaaS developers, if you notice that there is a bug that has affected several users, how do you deal with information about the fix?

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Looking for great podcast episodes. No matter what topic. Any recommendations?

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What is a good logger to use with NodeJS ?

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Where would you host a spreadsheet with the following requirements?

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Is there anyone who has JungleScout and wouldn’t mind running a query on this listing?

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How many of you see a value proposition here?

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How do you manage all your thoughts and ideas? [SOLVED]

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Can you recommend a proper Macbook dongle? [SOLVED]

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Did you notice an increase of followers since then?

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Do you ask customers to follow you on your personal Twitter?

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Hey. Do you know some good looking developer blogs? [SOLVED]

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Anyone here using Mastodon?

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Any tips/examples?

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Do you know any SEO Products from Indie Makers?

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Is it some kind of an attack or exploit?

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Anyone has Macbook Air M1 and some docking station to connect 2-3 monitors?

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Anyone has experience with Azure App Service?

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Has anyone used Twilio for sending SMS messages?

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With DaisyUI how do you add a dropdown to a text input, as in when the text input is activated the dropdown activates ?

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Anyone really tried Fiverr, Upwork or some different platform to offer their services as Freelancers?

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Hey folks!

Do you know any good bookmark manager for Chrome?

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  1. Is that sth. you would possibly pay for or know people who would?

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Hello. What is the beast approach to build url shortener like this?

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Is there something with relevant data? [SOLVED]

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Has anyone experience in creating an affiliate program for your SaaS?

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Anyone recommends and used a startup submit service for lower tier directories (so not PH for example)?

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Anyone know how to correctly fetch few or better all replies to certain tweet with Twitter API?

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Is there a way to implement column level policy in Supabase?

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Anyone ever used a startups/business coach before?

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Does anyone have experience with the serverless framework in combination with api gateway?

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Is there any ‘doodle’ like service that allows for the participants to pick the date and the time on all the days they are available?

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Is there any multiselect option in tally? [SOLVED]

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Is there a service where I can easily have people writing content to my blog and share the profit with them?

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Anyone used Supabase (for more than just toying with it)?

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Which format do you usually prefer?

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Does it make sense to reach out and see if there is the possiblity of cross marketing, so they mention my product in scenarios where it makes sense and I mention theirs?

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Has anyone sold a product to a retail store for resale?

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Is there a central place to find what others are working on?

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As small business owners, what do you think they’d want to learn about?

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Could you give me your opinion if this makes it better?

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Where can I find info about setting up a company with multiple co-founders across countries?

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Hello everyone! Anyone knows how to setup Stripe for the following context?

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Hi guys, does someone have experience in preparing workshops for companies?

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What do you use to send product update emails?

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Any suggestions?

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Does anyone know how the Gumroad reviews worked?

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So is it worth targetting these to get maybe possible 2nd or 3rd result on the page?

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Any feedback on which one should I start of with or any other better way to put the pricing?

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How can I report a security problem to Twitter?

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Anyone here doing this or have experience?

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Are there any slack directories where I can add the community? [SOLVED]

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Anyone here has released an app with LinkedIn integration?

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Who are the people in the SaaS space that you enjoy following?

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Do you know some of them and have experience?