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Arvid Kahl @arvidkahl Berlin, Germany

I write about building sustainable businesses at The Bootstrapped Founder. Author of Zero to Sold / https://t.co/puKuNgy7bi. Co-founder of FeedbackPanda (sold 2019)

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Joined Twitter 7/28/11


@AlinaCSava Yeah, knowing what choices you're facing is half the battle :) @duponico It definitely was an important factor. If we didn't FEEL the pain our audience was feeling, we might not… https://t.co/8jLmibxyZc @AlinaCSava Good to know we're not alone :D @hvost You did a wonderful thing :D Most deserved!The same reason why they say the best time to start a startup is in an economic recession... Is the same reason wh… https://t.co/eQlk3pWdva
Retweeted by Arvid Kahl @Senseque @nobisha That is very sweet of you to say, thank you so much! https://t.co/YKFN8KMW9e @AlinaCSava Thank you very much! How come? :)Also, Artiom really knows how to design a book landing page, holy moly. Check out (and purchase from) https://t.co/JqTPYi4ClbThanks @hvost for writing (yet another) amazing book! Also, thank you for using our journey with FeedbackPanda as… https://t.co/glaIsqysbV @Senseque @nobisha 🥰 Thanks for sharing, Oleg. How do you like it? :DFirst day of vacation! 🏖️ Bought Zero to Sold by @arvidkahl this morning, excellent read so far! 📖 Great story, top… https://t.co/UBgz8W4FAc
Retweeted by Arvid Kahl @duponico Thank you so much, Nicolas! 🥰 I'm honored to learn that you started your vacation with my book. That's mi… https://t.co/H6lG5BsflXI've reached my first small goal with @supportmanHQ! 📈 $100 MRR 🙌 The business is also profitable now. I can pay… https://t.co/BQbyh3WZH5
Retweeted by Arvid KahlRumi said, “If you are irritated by every rub, how will you be polished?” Growth is painful. Failure can be embarra… https://t.co/NJdAOfkBVc
Retweeted by Arvid KahlI just want to give this very observant Indie Hacker (@zenorocha) a shoutout here. Share, no matter if you're a na… https://t.co/ysxqL6k37WYour best advice in 4 words or fewer
Retweeted by Arvid KahlZero to Sold book by @arvidkahl just arrived, looking forward to this read 📖 #nocode #zerotosold https://t.co/6lFIKAE58y
Retweeted by Arvid Kahl @edshek 🥰Thanks Ed, have fun! And please let me know what you think of the book! @eliistender10 One teaches, two learn.The internet is amazing y’all: I have founders we’ve invested in, LPs who’ve invested in me, people I respect and a… https://t.co/1JTBg0aUFk
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8/8
2020
The Bootstrapped Founder Newsletter now has reached 2500 subscribers! Here's the @IndieHackers milestone. I couldn… https://t.co/gwstoI4vqw
Retweeted by Arvid Kahl★ Just published a new episode of The Bootstrapped Founder: 43: When You Reach Your Limits: Growing a Company Beyon… https://t.co/kwlFM2O7iU
Retweeted by Arvid KahlThis is a very special episode for me. I dedicated the second half of the show to an experiment of being brutally h… https://t.co/kCQeU43FJC
Retweeted by Arvid KahlLooking at my week, I am starting to feel that an empty calendar is a good calendar :)
Retweeted by Arvid KahlToday, I wrote about hiring. A thing I never learned. Also a thing I did much too late. And once I had to hire, it… https://t.co/XCPgIhm9qh
Retweeted by Arvid Kahl @MichaelJNovotny @IndieHackers Thank you very much! @tylertringas @earnestcapital You’re doing amazing things for bootstrappers. I’m so happy to see you celebrating th… https://t.co/Ly263ZKkgqI put first words to the pitch for @earnestcapital right around 2 years ago this month. Was told it takes 18-24 m… https://t.co/Hg1PpwardK
Retweeted by Arvid Kahl @YartyKim @IndieHackers https://t.co/pFHsAZSipO @lesley_pizza It will all make sense after the fact, I promise :) Just keep at it!Took us almost 3 years to earn our first million. 1 more for our second 🏆. Still bootstrapped 💪🐢 All thanks to the… https://t.co/fJDcGqBiUw
Retweeted by Arvid KahlMaybe next year I'll write a blog post titled "I followed every blog post, business book and founder's advice perfe… https://t.co/DgJPpftWHM
Retweeted by Arvid KahlFeels like I'm at a point where I know enough (for where I am and need to go next). And am doing most of the broad… https://t.co/ZrgDdBfoZL
Retweeted by Arvid Kahl @lesley_pizza Hah! The years leading up to building and selling FBP, I could have written many such much less impre… https://t.co/kDMsmHT51xThe Bootstrapped Founder Newsletter now has reached 2500 subscribers! Here's the @IndieHackers milestone. I couldn… https://t.co/gwstoI4vqwThis is the blueprint I've followed to build my own business/income in ~4 years. This is how I learned to make webs… https://t.co/OqK32Yc029
Retweeted by Arvid Kahl @ZackShapiro https://t.co/NCj0i8g8mY @ZackShapiro Any questions, throw them my way. Always happy to help another founder :) @digitaltrouble @SimpsonDaniK Absolutely :) @arvidkahl Just bought a copy of Zero to Sold. Can't wait to dig in!
Retweeted by Arvid Kahl @ZackShapiro Thanks, Zack, big fan of you and your work 🥰 Please let me know what you think of the book! @santoriniann I don't have such a discount. I priced the book at $10 to make it more affordable initially, as it's… https://t.co/WHvy5GozOZ @santoriniann Odd! It shows up for me here. Anyhow, the MOBI/Kindle file is available from Gumroad as well, see… https://t.co/VJYafWkS6V @santoriniann @rajendrazore @destraynor @randfish @JohnWarrillow @nireyal @MichaelEGerber Thanks for asking! Which… https://t.co/K3PwBf2GOMSome generalizations from my time indie consulting: - most companies do way too little user research and know almo… https://t.co/WV2ERWt3Sl
Retweeted by Arvid KahlCSS isn’t easy https://t.co/Q4Uq17nnjb
Retweeted by Arvid KahlWhen they tell you that you can't have decent cycle infra because all the available space is needed for motor traff… https://t.co/hYDEjuUfIJ
Retweeted by Arvid KahlToday, I wrote about hiring. A thing I never learned. Also a thing I did much too late. And once I had to hire, it… https://t.co/XCPgIhm9qhLooking at my week, I am starting to feel that an empty calendar is a good calendar :) @nocodelife @tylertringas Ah yes, I also have Inbox Infinite :DThis is a very special episode for me. I dedicated the second half of the show to an experiment of being brutally h… https://t.co/kCQeU43FJCI just sent out episode 39 of The Bootstrapped Founder Newsletter. I talk about hiring for bootstrappers, the mist… https://t.co/mCkIhGzX3y @Patticus Self-published my very first book Zero to Sold six weeks ago. It sold over 1700 copies so far and has had… https://t.co/O1leKVct80
Retweeted by Arvid Kahl @heywiseman @tomosman It would work, we're both based in Europe, so it could be a US morning show :PPosing for selfies https://t.co/0r2nenVqWO
Retweeted by Arvid KahlNot so humble brag time - what's something good that happened recently? Need some positive fuel for the fire.
Retweeted by Arvid KahlTheme for this weekend. Perform one random act of kindness.
Retweeted by Arvid Kahl @Patticus Woohoo! 🥰I’m really looking forward to your comments on my chapters on pricing ;)★ Just published a new episode of The Bootstrapped Founder: 43: When You Reach Your Limits: Growing a Company Beyon… https://t.co/kwlFM2O7iUNavigating the people is the scaling https://t.co/Ckx22uHQuB
Retweeted by Arvid Kahl @Patticus Self-published my very first book Zero to Sold six weeks ago. It sold over 1700 copies so far and has had… https://t.co/O1leKVct80Important news. Round 2 with @arvidkahl...booked.
Retweeted by Arvid Kahl @tomosman Maybe this time, we can make a poll or something with a number of more in-depth topics. There was SO MUCH… https://t.co/kzJSmZYnUj @thisishustler @sunilc_ @TomasSlouka @dannypostmaa @scholz_felix @scriptifyjs @brunoraljic @agazdecki @IndieHackershttps://t.co/RlmiAAWWF7The better you define your niche market, the more confident you can be in your numbers. “People who like fantasy fo… https://t.co/gFzD6XgZvi
Retweeted by Arvid KahlI write about this topic in my book as well. If you're interested in Zero to Sold, you can find it here: https://t.co/MKJVcN7Ip7At best, you will get numbers that allow you to validate a viable audience for your bootstrapped business: not too small and not too big.“People who logged into one of the three most popular fantasy football websites over the last three months” will yi… https://t.co/huaA445DT4The better you define your niche market, the more confident you can be in your numbers. “People who like fantasy fo… https://t.co/gFzD6XgZvi
8/7
2020
This looks like a great new podcast. https://t.co/nmh83sogt3
Retweeted by Arvid KahlExciting! Congratulations Eric! https://t.co/ANHMTDBWb8
Retweeted by Arvid Kahl @haltakov @hypefury @dan_spratling The interface is so much better, it has follow-up tweets, Instagram integration,… https://t.co/YbBrxfnTDD @brunoraljic @iscarlee No you’re not. You’re a great person with a bright future, and Sahil can see that in everyone.Sahil has answered every single DM I’ve ever sent him and the responses have always been valuable. Anyone who cold… https://t.co/hZtDDPzeIe
Retweeted by Arvid KahlThis is such an important concept. Every week in my newsletter I share advice and stories from people who are out… https://t.co/8I8HgySFT5
Retweeted by Arvid Kahl @matteing Yeah I know what you mean. It’s the style of our times. https://t.co/SjvVOdsXhYToday I was asked why my Twitter following is much higher than my IG. My honest response? I spent the last year on… https://t.co/pOZZbLkMEU
Retweeted by Arvid KahlISBN makes it real right?! 🤓 https://t.co/PCvzjHsETK
Retweeted by Arvid KahlMakerlog, LLC has been born. ✅ Let's go. #parenting https://t.co/I4TJW6LXrR
Retweeted by Arvid KahlI've been thinking a lot lately about what I call "Skill Sirens." Has anyone come across anything helpful written o… https://t.co/LeejGbV9zs
Retweeted by Arvid KahlEvery week I do an Entrepreneur Spotlight — a thread on an entrepreneur that has helped/inspired me. Today, the sp… https://t.co/SSWfE3Y4bM
Retweeted by Arvid KahlHey early morning Twitter friends! Apparently @SparkLoopHQ is on Product Hunt today 🥳 It would make my day if you… https://t.co/QPJxCe7g5K
Retweeted by Arvid KahlAt https://t.co/kjGXniahGH we offer «ethical marketing tools». What does that mean to us? A thread 👇
Retweeted by Arvid KahlAccessibility is not technical debt. It’s the V in MVP. Send tweet.
Retweeted by Arvid Kahl @DruRly That's awesome. Both things are awesome :DI hope this doesn't come off too cheesy, but what podcast(s) would you like me to appear on and talk about bootstra… https://t.co/6bwpspBcGu
Retweeted by Arvid Kahl📈 Trends crossed $10k Price goes up soon https://t.co/lbAdHwomAs
Retweeted by Arvid Kahl @jaw_labs 🙃 https://t.co/Odfemiq4wC @mallapur123 @GetMakerlog Thank you! :D https://t.co/lDpXcScwDr @arvidkahl @GetMakerlog Only $14.99 for ~ 500 pages 🤯? Pretty sure that ima buy the book if I'm not winning the giveaway 📚
Retweeted by Arvid Kahl @trbnhck @GetMakerlog Aww, thanks! I intentionally priced it low so that it was affordable to those who might need… https://t.co/lmSvCYitOFI just learned that I sold 13 print books through IngramSpark over the last month, 6 US, 7 UK. That means that 13 p… https://t.co/WyIpJtBM4K
Retweeted by Arvid KahlIf you want to check which podcasts I've already had the opportunity to appear on, there's a list on my blog: https://t.co/ETfxDlwkKXI hope this doesn't come off too cheesy, but what podcast(s) would you like me to appear on and talk about bootstra… https://t.co/6bwpspBcGuLast day for joining the Zero to Sold giveaway by the wonderful @GetMakerlog platform. 🥳 https://t.co/BimVBFNr4v @RichardAwoyemi @tomosman @makerpad https://t.co/ak3YhDMxQfFor those planning to launch a book, course or similar. Some successful stories and how big their engaged Twitter… https://t.co/YXteXklSVN
Retweeted by Arvid Kahl @mattdotroberts I was thinking that this might deserve a little website or even a community of sorts. I have a coup… https://t.co/IG14CEeSvA @mattdotroberts This is an amazing list. I did that once and came up with 30+ over the course of a few days. This i… https://t.co/Ou2EomFiPJ @arvidkahl on @makerpad with @tomosman proposed this question about 'finding a niche'. Think about your own life… https://t.co/6QpHRXJVzr
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8/6
2020

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