First published
Sep 04, 2020
Format
1 - 1 Interviews
Schedule
Weekly
Total Episodes
116
Average duration
00:15:46

Indie Bites

Business Entrepreneurship Marketing

Gamifying products, shipping quickly and knowing when to quit - Marc Louvion

<p>Marc Louvion is an indie hacker with many many products. His tagline on his website is relatable for all โ€œ<strong>I was fired everywhere so I had to work for myself (even Tai Lopez fired me...)โ€. </strong>If you go to Marcโ€™s Indie Page you can see all his projects, including Habits Garden, Gamify List, Visualise Habit, Make Landing &amp; more. Marc is living in Bali and on his way to $5k MRR across his projects. You might have seen Marc on Twitter with his hilarious launch videos and candid build in public updates.</p><p><strong>Timestamps</strong></p><ul><li>00:00 Intro</li><li>01:32 Marc's indie hacker journey</li><li>03:07 Moving to Bali</li><li>03:39 Starting a glove business</li><li>05:52 Gamification</li><li>07:41 Challenges with gamification</li><li>08:29 Knowing when to quit a product</li><li>10:32 Portfolio of projects vs single focus</li><li>11:46 Marc's day to day</li><li>12:53 Building an AI product</li><li>14:00 Creative launch videos</li><li>15:14 Reccos</li></ul><p><strong>Recommendations</strong></p><ul><li>Book: <a href="https://www.indiehackers.com/podcasts"><strong>Why We Sleep</strong></a></li><li>Podcast: <a href="https://www.indiehackers.com/podcasts"><strong>Indie Hackers</strong></a></li><li>Indie Hacker: <a href="https://twitter.com/dannypostmaa"><strong>Danny Postma</strong></a></li></ul><p><strong>Follow Marc</strong></p><ul><li><a href="https://twitter.com/marc_louvion">Twitter</a></li><li><a href="https://indiepa.ge/marclou">Explore Marc's products</a></li></ul><p><strong>My links</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://youtube.com/@indiebites">Indie Bites YouTube</a></li><li><a href="https://indiebites.com/membership">Join the membership</a></li><li><a href="https://jamesmckinven.com/">Personal Website</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><li><a href="https://indielife.fm/">This Indie Life Podcast</a></li></ul><p><strong>Sponsor - </strong><a href="https://emailoctopus.com/"><strong>EmailOctopus</strong></a><strong> ๐Ÿ™</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="https://emailoctopus.com/"><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 Jun 14, 2023