First published
Sep 04, 2020
Format
1 - 1 Interviews
Schedule
Weekly
Total Episodes
61
Average duration
00:15:23

Indie Bites

Business Entrepreneurship Marketing

r/SaaS moderator making $6k MRR with his own SaaS - CH Daniel, Simple.ink

<p>Ch Daniel is the co-founder of <a href="https://legitcheck.app/">Legit Check</a>, an app that authenticates luxury items, that grew to $6k MRR in just a few weeks. He’s also building <a href="https://www.simple.ink/">simple.ink</a>, which is a simple way to make a website from Notion, it got #1 product of the day and got 1,300 users in the first month. He’s also got his finger in many SaaS pies, running the <a href="https://www.reddit.com/r/SaaS/">r/SaaS subreddit</a> where he arranges AMAs and facilitates discussions with some of the biggest SaaS founders out there. As for podcasting, Daniel’s dipped in there too, with his show <a href="https://anchor.fm/TheUsualSaaSpects">The Usual SaaSpects</a> an extension of his brand. Most recently, Dan acquired Emojics.com</p><p><strong>What we covered in this episode:</strong></p><ul> <li>Making $200k with an authenticator business</li> <li>How does one fall into authenticating luxury items?</li> <li>How Legit Check became legit</li> <li>Turning a one-time purchase business to a subscription</li> <li>Taking over the r/SaaS community on Reddit</li> <li>Favourite <a href="https://www.reddit.com/r/SaaS/comments/n1vzrl/after_being_rejected_by_yc_we_bootstrapped_veedio/">AMA with Sabba and Tim from VEED</a> </li> <li>The real reason he started his podcast, The Usual SaaSpects<ul><li><a href="https://anchor.fm/theusualsaaspects/episodes/20--James-McKinven-Indie-Bites-How-to-start-a-podcast--personal-life-chat-e1725c4/a-a6g1tjm">James interview on The Usual SaaSpects</a></li></ul> </li> <li>Does the world need another Notion web builder?</li> <li>Pre-launching to build a list of 5,000</li> <li>Acuiring <a href="http://emojics.com/">Emojics.com</a> </li> <li>Should more indie hackers acquire businesses?</li> </ul><p><strong>Recommendations</strong></p><ul> <li>Book: <a href="https://uk.bookshop.org/a/5782/9780340733509">Power of Now</a> </li> <li>Podcast: <a href="https://profgmedia.com/the-show/"><strong>Prof G Show</strong></a>, <a href="https://www.hbo.com/succession/hbos-succession-podcast"><strong>Succession Pod</strong></a> </li> <li>Indie Hacker: <a href="https://twitter.com/chhddavid"><strong>CH David</strong></a> </li> </ul><p><strong>Follow Daniel</strong></p><ul> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/chddaniel">Twitter</a></li> <li><a href="https://chd.simple.ink/">Personal site</a></li> </ul><p><strong>Follow Me</strong></p><p>👉 <a href="https://nomoremondays.fm/"><strong>Listen to my new podcast, No More Mondays</strong></a><strong>.</strong></p><ul> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/jmckinven">Twitter</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/indiebitespod">Indie Bites Twitter</a></li> <li><a href="https://jamesmckinven.com/">Personal Website</a></li> <li><a href="https://whistablecraftco.com/">Buy A Wallet</a></li> <li><a href="https://2hourpodcast.com/">2 Hour Podcast Course</a></li> <li> <a href="https://podpanda.co/">PodPanda</a> (hire me to edit your podcast)</li> </ul><p><strong>Sponsor - </strong><a href="https://tiiny.host/"><strong>Tiiny Host</strong></a></p><p>Tiiny Host is the simplest way to host and share your web project online. It's loved by thousands of freelancers, agencies &amp; developers across the world to quickly upload demos, landing pages or websites. Just drag &amp; drop your web files or even a PDF to share it with the world in seconds. </p><p>👉 <a href="https://tiiny.host/"><strong>Try it here</strong></a></p>
Published May 07, 2022