This week Dan moves closer to finishing his Twitter course and gets geared up for a big Product Hunt launch while I battle with another tough week of low motivation and no money.
What we covered in this episode:
- Is ilo a bad name?
- How do you title podcast episodes?
- Sponsor - Paddle
- Dan moves towards launching his course
- Should he do a PH launch for the course?
- Dan get’s prepped for launching ilo Thread Analytics
- Dan builds a little utility product, AdapterPay
- Should more indie hackers build small products?
- Building to solve your own problem
- James had a pretty rubbish week
- How to deal with picking yourself up after a tough week
- How to get more clients, quickly
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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
- Twitter analytics
- Ghost host
- Commenting for Ghost
→ Super Themes Co.
- Ghost themes
- Referrals/affiliates for Paddle-powered SaaS
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
- Podcast editing