17: Where is the finish line?

In this episode, Dago is still sick so records from bed and tries to find out his customer’s deepest darkest fears. Meanwhile, I’ve had a positive week having discussions about selling indie bites, or maybe finding an alternative solution to my short term money problems, but I do have to tackle a little bit of rejection along the way.

Dago updates
  • Went to doctors
  • Brain fog is clearing
  • Debating how to record next course segment
James updates
  • Enjoying momentum
  • Wary of burnout
  • Working towards a goal
About Dagobert
Previously a money-chasing software engineer, but now building his own startup with his wife, Logology (that's the name of the startup, not his wife). It took them more than two years just to build a product and had to use most of our savings just to survive. They launched it and got almost no sales, pushing him to learn marketing. Last year, after some experiments, he found a marketing channel that worked by using Twitter. Now he has 45k followers and the business is finally going. As of the start of this pod, his business is on $3k p/m, with a goal to reach $5k p/m to avoid dwindling savings and to pay themselves a salary.
About James
James left his cushty full-time job marketing job in April 2021. Since then, he's been hacking together income from his other podcast, Indie Bites, and podcast editing service, Pod Panda. The podcast does around $1k p/m in sponsor revenue and Pod Panda makes $2k p/m. But with a $4-5k burn every month, he's digging a very deep hole. James' goal is to get to around $10k per month across his products, get myself out of that hole and have fun while doing it. 
17: Where is the finish line?
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