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Business Brainstorms

By Jakob Greenfeld

Trends and realistic business ideas for indie hackers, solopreneurs, and serial makers.
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Brainstorming opportunities in the WordPress ecosystem with Iain Poulson

Business BrainstormsMar 17, 2021

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Brainstorming SaaS ideas with Tom Zaragoza
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Unbundling Fiverr and winning the Great Online Game with John Bardos
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Jan 13, 202244:29
Abandoned Assets, "be ready when they slip", and finance tracking with Tom Dekan
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Better outsourcing and professional matchmaking ideas with Tom Dekan
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Dec 10, 202101:01:57
Brainstorming Data Products, Jungle Scout for X, and Airtable Alternatives with Jordan Hansen
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🤖 Brainstorming GPT-3 Business Ideas with Harish Garg
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Mining idea gold on the Shopify App store with Daniel Sim
Jun 01, 202153:14
Brainstorming Shopify for SaaS with Travis Fischer

Brainstorming Shopify for SaaS with Travis Fischer

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Right now Travis is building Senpai, an asynchronous video platform that allows creators to monetize their expertise. Travis is pretty active on Twitter and you should also check out his amazing blog where he's sharing all the lessons from his ventures.

May 25, 202101:14:08
 Unearthing Opportunities with Alejandro Navia (Psilocybin, Microdosing, and Transformation)
May 17, 202101:00:23
Opportunities in real estate with Peter Fabor
Apr 15, 202101:05:22
Unearthing Opportunities with Matt Klein
Apr 07, 202155:27
Brainstorming opportunities in the WordPress ecosystem with Iain Poulson

Brainstorming opportunities in the WordPress ecosystem with Iain Poulson

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Resources mentioned in the episode:

Iain's website Iain's Twitter account Plugin Rank (Iain's SaaS tool for plugin creators) Integrate (Iain's WordPress-Instagram plugin) WP Trends (Iain's Newsletter) WP User Manager (the plugin Iain acquired) (Iain's WordPress community) WP Rocket (the premium caching plugin that succeeded despite strong competition) Freemius (service that makes it simple to sell WordPress plugin subscriptions)
Mar 17, 202101:01:07
Unearthing Opportunities with Keevin O'Rourke (Part II)
Feb 15, 202146:32
Unearthing Opportunities with Andrew Kim (Part II)

Unearthing Opportunities with Andrew Kim (Part II)

Andrew's Twitter profile. 

Andrew's idea list

3. Design Assessment Platform (enterprise Coderbyte but for UX/UI Designers) 4. Speed Runs of Non-Games (GamesDoneQuick but for other digital activities) 1. Homeschooling Extracurricular activities (have homeschooled kids socialize more) 5.  Piggyback Distribution. Micro influencer marketing. (get  slack/discord/subreddit active community members to 'hunt' your product) 2. Be my guest. Play at exclusive member only places (primarily golf clubs to begin)


Jakob and Andrew discuss the idea for design assessment platform, like CoderByte, but for UX/UI designers (1:28) Jakob and Andrew moves on to the next idea – speed runs of non-games (12:04) Jakob and Andrew discuss plans on how to monetize the project / idea (20:09) Jakob and Andrew move on to homeschooling extra-curricular activities (22:28) Jakob and Andrew discusses the next idea – micro influencer marketing (32:17) Jakob asks what the missing link is in the current ecosystem (34:50) Jakob and Andrew discusses their experiences in private / public communities (36:17) Jakob mentions that there's room for improvement for communities in general (44:41) Jakob and Andrew talk about their experience using Circle (46:46) Jakob and Andrew then move to the last idea: find a way to play at exclusive member only places like golf clubs (49:53) Andrew tells what originally prompted this idea (52:57) Jakob mentions how the two last ideas are connected (55:25) Andrew decides what idea he want to execute  (57:13)
Feb 02, 202158:27
Unearthing Opportunities with Keevin O'Rourke
Jan 25, 202150:32
Unearthing Opportunities with Max Mirho

Unearthing Opportunities with Max Mirho

Jakob explains how and why he reached out to Max (01:20)<br />

Max describes and enumerates what they do on a live show and in business (02:13)<br />

Jakob and Max discusses more about the latter’s business model and its sustainability (04:51)<br />

Max talks about the tools he uses as his primary sponsorship source and eventually scaling it up (05:04)<br />

Max tells Jakob the story behind his unnamed agency (07:12)<br />

Max mentions how he discovered that speaking at universities, especially private schools, are profitable (11:50)<br />

Max talks about how and why he got into the LinkedIn platform (17:27)<br />

Max discuss about the project’s focus being on the tech side (20:26)<br />

Jakob talks about product ideation (22:12)<br />

Max says that a lot of stuff they build is more product focused and that he plans to build these into real scalable things (23:38)<br />

Max mentions Superstack and explains how he wants to build it (29:48)<br />

Jakob talks about his project that collects Substack data and Max expresses his interested (32:40)<br />

Max tells more about his plan to launch an online course about LinkedIn automations, SEO, building websites, etc. (34:56)<br />

Jakob and Max talk about the benefits of using Twitter (40:35)<br />

Jan 19, 202136:47
Unearthing Opportunities with Andrew Kim

Unearthing Opportunities with Andrew Kim

Andrew's Twitter profile. 

Andrew's ideas:

1. Productize my ProductHunt profile as a "Good Luck Charm" because I have the lucky of being user #777777

2. Negotiation Practice or for negotiations (not just salary)

3. Start with a "Why So Expensive" product, and build something around that

4. Collabs GAN (Generative Adversarial Network)

5. Dynamic Price Widget

Jan 16, 202101:12:32
Unearthing Opportunities with Luke Cannon
Jan 14, 202138:48
Unearthing Opportunities with Aswin John
Jan 13, 202101:15:34
Unearthing Opportunities with Andrew Kamphey
Jan 06, 202101:23:12
Unearthing Opportunities with Menajem Benchimol
Dec 18, 202045:08
Unearthing Opportunities with Brian Burrous
Dec 17, 202046:09
Unearthing Opportunities with Daniel K. Hunter
Dec 08, 202055:22