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Sep 04, 2020
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Indie Bites

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How to get to ramen profitability - Charlie Ward, Ramen Club

<p>Today is a special episode, because it marks 100 episodes of Indie Bites. And to mark the occasion, I’m bringing back my guest from<a href=""> episode 1</a>, Charlie Ward, founder of<a href=""><strong> Ramen Club</strong></a> to talk about how he’s grown to community into the core of the London indie scene while scaling to £7k MRR in the process. Charlie has also been a long time supporter of the show, having sponsored well over 30 episodes and taking a bet on me early on.</p><p><strong>Timestamps</strong></p><ul> <li>00:00 - Intro</li> <li>01:40 - The impact Ramen Club has on other founders</li> <li>03:08 - Rebranding to Ramen Club</li> <li>04:56 - Advice for community building</li> <li>06:27 - Advice to founders on ideas and growth</li> <li>11:10 - Why you should be doing user research</li> <li>14:35 - Recommendations</li> </ul><p><strong>Recommendations</strong></p><ul> <li>Book: <a href=""><strong>$100m Offers</strong></a> </li> <li>Podcast: <a href=""><strong>Lex Fridman</strong></a> </li> <li>Indie Hacker: <a href=""><strong>Elston Baretto</strong></a> </li> </ul><p><strong>Other links</strong></p><ul> <li><a href="">Get Together book</a></li> <li><a href="">Continuous Discovery Habits book</a></li> <li><a href="">Rosieland</a></li> <li><a href="">Charlie's Twitter</a></li> <li><a href="">Ramen Club Podcast</a></li> </ul><p><strong>My links</strong></p><ul> <li><a href="">Twitter</a></li> <li><a href="">Indie Bites Twitter</a></li> <li><a href="">Indie Bites YouTube</a></li> <li><a href="">Join the membership</a></li> <li><a href="">Personal Website</a></li> <li><a href="">2 Hour Podcast Course</a></li> <li> <a href="">PodPanda</a> (hire me to edit your podcast)</li> <li><a href="">This Indie Life Podcast</a></li> </ul><p><strong>Sponsor - </strong><a href=""><strong>EmailOctopus</strong></a><strong> 🐙</strong></p><p><em>EmailOctopus is an independently owned email marketing platform, built to support other small growing businesses. With a focus on affordability and ease of use, EmailOctopus contains all of the features you need to reach and grow your audience. You can </em><a href=""><em>start today</em></a><em>, with their industry leading free plan where you can contact up to 2,500 subscribers without paying a penny.</em></p>
Published Nov 15, 2023