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17: Mental health and going viral

Is going viral worth it? Not really. Does it help your mental health? Absolutely not. James tackles all of that this week while Dan tweets a lot about work.

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This week Dan goes hard on the marketing site for ilo and is busy with the new Ghost v5 launch, while I go viral taking down a certain microphone but had a tough mental health week.

What we covered this week:
  • ilo marketing site, paid trials
  • Dan goes Climate Positive
  • Ghost v5 launch
  • Dan thinks about Cove again
  • Skipped Indie Bites - bad week
  • dontbuyayeti.com goes viral
    • Viral tweet
  • Went to The Podcast Show in London

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About Dan
Dan is the founder of a micro-SaaS studio called Monday, where he runs a portfolio of SaaS products currently doing $7k a month. This included ilo (Analytics for Twitter), a collection of products and themes for Ghost and Dan’s new referral product, Refermo, which he’ll be launching during this show. Last year, Dan left his job to pursue indie hacking full-time.

Dan's Twitter
ilo.so - Twitter analytics
Gloat - Ghost host
Cove - Commenting for Ghost
Super Themes Co. - Ghost themes
Refermo - Referrals/affiliates for Paddle-powered SaaS

About James
I’m at a slightly earlier stage than Dan, but also left my full-time job in 2021. I get most of my income producing podcasts for clients but it’s my aim to turn my own podcast into a profitable, sustainable business. I run the Indie Bites show, which is 15 minute conversations with indie founders, currently doing about $700 a month in revenue. I also have a podcast course called 2HourPodcast and a handmade leather wallet business, both of which I’d like to grow over the year.

James' Twitter
Indie Bites - Indie founder chats
2 Hour Podcast - Podcasting course
Whitstable Craft Co - Handmade leather wallets
PodPanda - Podcast editing


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