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Ramen FM 🍜

In-depth conversations with bootstrapped entrepreneurs building profitable internet businesses. Including both members and friends of the Ramen Club community. Ramen Club is building the community, content and tools supporting founders to ramen profitable, and beyond.

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Growing an SEO Content Agency to $700k ARR: Julian Canlas
On this episode, we spoke to a friend and long-time Ramen Club member, Julian Canlas, the co-founder of Embarque.io. Embarque is an on-demand content marketing productised service. Started 3 years ago, it’s now making $700k+ ARR, having worked with clients like VEED, Riverside FM and Buy Me A Coffee to name just a few. We discussed the future of SEO, how to grow productised services, Julian's advice to bootstrapped founders, and so much more. We think you'll love this one.Ramen FM brings you in-depth conversations with bootstrapped entrepreneurs building profitable internet businesses. Including both members and friends of the Ramen Club community. Ramen Club is building the community, content and tools supporting founders to ramen profitability, and beyond.
36:31 11/16/23
Building Fathom Analytics to 450k+ Sites: Jack Ellis
We spoke to Jack Ellis, Jack is the co-founder of Fathom Analytics, along with Paul Jarvis, and host of the Above Board podcast. Fathom is a privacy-focused web analytics SaaS and excellent Google Analytics alternative. I use Fathom personally on about 5 different websites and can confirm that it’s far easier to navigate and use, in addition to being respectful of privacy laws like GDPR. At the time of our discussion, they were on 450,000+ sites (it'll be even more now), had billions of monthly page views and clients like GitHub & IBM. We discussed the unique challenges of building privacy focused products, Jack's advice to bootstrapped founders, and so much more.  Ramen FM brings you in-depth conversations with bootstrapped entrepreneurs building profitable internet businesses. Including both members and friends of the Ramen Club community. Ramen Club is building the community, content and tools supporting founders to ramen profitability, and beyond.
49:51 8/18/23
Boostrapping to $25k/month: Dominic Monn (MentorCruise)
We spoke to Dominic Monn, a longtime Ramen Club member, about bootstrapping MentorCruise - the go-to marketplace to find a career coach or mentor. They help career professionals turn their knowledge into a marketable coaching business, and also make it possible for mentees to find a perfect mentor with just a few clicks. Covering all sorts of topics from software engineering, to design and everything inbetween. They’re now making $25k per month or $140k monthly GMV.  We discussed how journey reaching this figure, balancing a full-time job in AI with indie hacking, the unique challenges he faced as a marketplace founder, plus much more.Ramen FM brings you in-depth conversations with bootstrapped entrepreneurs building profitable internet businesses. Including both members and friends of the Ramen Club community. Ramen Club is building the community, content and tools supporting founders to ramen profitability, and beyond.
53:40 8/18/23
Growing an email lead list builder to $20k MRR: Valentin Wallyn (FindyMail)
In this episode, Ramen Club founder, Charlie Ward, has a conversation with long time member, Valentin Wallyn. His main product, FindyMail, is now at $20k MRR. It's a high quality email finder tool with an automation layer. Designed to help B2B salespeople build lead lists faster for cold outreach. It lets you scrape Sales Navigator, Apollo and much more.  We discussed the difference between indie hacker twitter and so-called money twitter, his approach to cold email and Valentin's advice for indie hackers, among other things. Ramen FM brings you in-depth conversations with bootstrapped entrepreneurs building profitable internet businesses. Including both members and friends of the Ramen Club community. Ramen Club is building the community, content and tools supporting founders to ramen profitability, and beyond.
39:04 4/4/23
Scaling an Airtable extension to $10k MRR: Andy Cloke (Data Fetcher)
In this episode, Ramen Club founder, Charlie Ward, has a conversation with long time member, Andy Cloke. They discuss Andy’s unconventional journey to becoming a software engineer, how he discovered indie hacking and how he’s grown not one, but two, successful bootstrapped projects.His current product, Data Fetcher, is a tool that allows you to bring in data from hundreds of apps into Airtable automatically. Since starting it in 2020, he’s grown it to $10k MRR.The Ramen Club Podcast brings you in-depth conversations with bootstrapped entrepreneurs building profitable internet businesses. Including both members and friends of the Ramen Club community. Ramen Club is building the community, content and tools supporting founders to ramen profitability, and beyond.
52:38 1/12/23
3.2m YouTube Views Growing Weight Loss Business: Richa Prasad (Coach Viva)
We interviewed Richa Prasad, Co-Founder of Coach Viva, on growing her weight loss business large enough to make a living from it, using YouTube as an effective growth channel (3.2m+ views) and much more. The Ramen Club Podcast brings you in-depth conversations with bootstrapped entrepreneurs building profitable internet businesses. Including both members and friends of the Ramen Club community. Ramen Club is building the community, content and tools supporting founders to ramen profitability, and beyond.
49:33 11/22/22
$15m GMV by age 19: Che Sampat (SuperPay)
We interviewed Che Sampat, Founder of SuperPay & SuperPortal ($15m GMV).  The Ramen Club Podcast brings you in-depth conversations with bootstrapped entrepreneurs building profitable internet businesses. Including both members and friends of the Ramen Club community. Ramen Club is building the community, content and tools supporting founders to ramen profitability, and beyond.
50:49 6/11/22
Growing a maid service SaaS to $1.8m ARR: Amar Ghose (ZenMaid)
We interviewed Amar Ghose, co-founder of ZenMaid, on growing his maid service SaaS to $1.8m ARR. The Ramen Club Podcast brings you in-depth conversations with bootstrapped entrepreneurs building profitable internet businesses. Including both members and friends of the Ramen Club community. Ramen Club is building the community, content and tools supporting founders to ramen profitability, and beyond.
52:05 6/11/22
Growing a mobile app to 500k downloads: Matthew Callery (CV Engineer)
We spoke to Ramen Club member Matthew Callery on growing CV Engineer, his iOS/Android native resume building app to 500k downloads and 90k Daily Active Users.  The Ramen Club Podcast brings you in-depth conversations with bootstrapped entrepreneurs building profitable internet businesses. Including both members and friends of the Ramen Club community. Ramen Club is building the community, content and tools supporting founders to ramen profitability, and beyond.
40:56 6/11/22