What are Indie Business communities?
Indie business are for solo founders and independent bootstrapped business owners. Having no employees and no investors definitely has it's perks, but going down this road alone doesn't mean you need to make all decisions by yourself. Indie founders who have online communities of like-minded people to rely on for advice can greatly accelerate their growing business.
About Communities Tagged with "Chat"
These communities have a live chat format where members can interact in realtime. Often times these communities have several channels or rooms for dedicated discussion.
on slackIndie Worldwide is a social club and virtual incubator for startup founders. A community for makers who can't get to an in-person meetup group or want to expand their circle beyond their local area. We host online video chats where you can make friends, meet co-founders, find new clients, and get advice. 100% online.
Wannabe Entrepreneur Space
on slackBootstrapping a company or a side project is not an easy job! You might feel lonely or lost. There are always millions of questions in your mind and almost zero answers… Joining our WBE space can probably help!
on slackRamen Club is the Slack community, content and tools getting bootstrapped founders to ramen profitable, and beyond. "The accountability, advice and deeper bonds I get from Ramen Club have been pivotal to me reaching $3.5k MRR for Tiiny Host." - Philip Baretto, Founder, Tiiny Host"
IndieStackWe're the Private Community for Indie Founders. Building, launching, running, and growing digital products has its own unique challenges. We're a community that's sharing our experiences, insights, and solutions about digital products. Our goal is to help individuals make a living off what they create online.ForumChatApplyEventsNewsletterPaid
on slackPublic Lab is the only private community dedicated to Building in Public. It brings together indie hackers, creators, and solopreneurs who care about authenticity and transparency in their building journey.
on meepsMegaMaker is for geeks who ❤️ making things. We help developers, designers, and product people: Make better stuff on the web. Earn a better living from what they make. For some folks, “earning a better living” will mean bootstrapping a product business, but for others, it might mean building a side-project that earns $2k / year and helps them take their family to Disneyland. Basically, we’re web workers who want more than a regular 9-5.
Micro SaaS HQ
on circleA calmer ecosystem for Micro SaaS Builders. Micro SaaS HQ brings an entire ecosystem to you to help you build profitable SaaS Ideas.
on discordContinuum is the learning platform for creatives, professionals and hobbyists. You can learn in-demand digital skills to grow your career or business — for free.
on slackWe’re a Supportive Community for European Founders of Early-Stage Startups. Building a business is a challenge — particularly when faced with a global pandemic. We are an online community of open-minded entrepreneurs from all over Europe who are willing to share their journey and truly help one another.ChatPairingPerksEventsNewsletter
on slackWe're a community sharing insights & about everything marketplaces. Building, launching, and running online marketplaces has its own unique challenges. We're a community that's sharing our experiences, insights, and problem solving about everything marketplaces.ChatPerksEventsNewsletterPaid
Monthly Makers ClubJoin a cohort at the start of the month, ship your MVP at the end of the month. Leverage the power of community to stay focussed, productive and accountable.ChatPerksEventsNewsletterPaid
Triba Business Community
on discordThis group is dedicated to helping businesses develop connections and engage with the right people. Find your belonging. In Triba, you are heard. We offer a friendly environment to engage, network, make friends, and grow your personal and professional network. Weekly workshops and daily activities to practice and apply skills.
on slackThe home of the generalist. Community, opportunities and support for navigating the world whilst wearing many hats.
on slackJoin a vibrant community of nearly 1,500 founders and aspiring founders of startups and SaaS companies from around the globe. We host a weekly live streamed AMA with founders of some of the most influential SaaS businesses from around the world, host various networking opportunities, and much more.
Launch MBAWe're a community of motivated makers learning to build profitable online businesses by doing it. Some people learn best in a classroom surrounded by books. We learn best on the job. If that describes you, join us.ChatApplyEventsPaid
Future of Work
on guildIn the last few years the world of work has changed dramatically, with digital adoption, offices becoming more fluid and workforces expanding internationally. In this group we share visions and discuss different viewpoints on how we can foster a more equitable sustainable future for everyone at work.
on telegramAccountability groups for developers. How it works: Buy a seat in the group. Fill out form. Join group from invite. Post updates for 30 days. Get charged for missed days. Current groups: Job Hunters, Founders, Crypto Devs, Builders, Creators, 30 Days of Customer Interviews, ConvertKitChatApplyPairingPaid
on discordAccountability group of makers, focus on marketing. I always felt like marketing and selling are the hardest part of the startup/Indie journey. So I decided to create a community very focus on this topic so we can improve our marketing skills together!
Founders CafeCo-work with founders from Stanford, YC, Harvard, & more. Our cohort co-works together every day. Shoot the shit. Share our struggles. Develop lifelong friends.
High SignalJoin weekly zoom calls with other friendly founders so you can stay accountable. Being a solo founder is lonely. You don't have a team so that means making bad decisions or burning out. Your friends and family don't get what you're doing. Join our community of revenue-generating founders instead. Stay accountable, learn more, achieve more and have fun!ChatApplyEventsPaid
on guildThe Crowdfunding Academy is a peer support network for anyone interested in crowdfunding. Our mission includes uncovering the benefits and potential pitfalls of crowdfunding, sharing real life experiences and learning from experts who have successfully run crowdfunding campaigns.
skillShack(⚡);skillShack(⚡); is a community for software professionals looking to share the projects they are working on and get feedback. From side projects to startups! We allow submission of GitHub Repos, links to your website/platform, a video URL showcasing your product for you to fully showcase what you are working on!
on discordA discord community & paid cohort-based course by Daniel Vassallo. By purchasing the course on GumRoad, you will get access to an active community of 650+ people where we discuss ideas, get feedback, share wins, and help each other. We will be your support network as you venture out in the unpredictable world of business. You get lifetime access to our private Discord server, and there are no recurring fees. When you enroll you get access to 3 things, all inclusive of the one-time signup fee: The community, the cohort course, and the guest classes.
MakerlogMakerlog works by logging your daily project-related tasks, earning streaks (consecutive days of work), and interacting with other makers to get feedback or early users.
on discordSolofounders is a server for networking with fellow founders. Join our weekly zoom calls and share insights and advice.
on slackWe're a Slack community of makers helping fellow makers reach financial freedom.ChatApplyPairing
on discordThe founder journey will never be lonely again. Network and grow together!
on discordDiscover and discuss the best micro-startups for sale. Join other entrepreneurs and investors building their micro-startup portfolio.
on redditGrow in Public is a community to discuss starting businesses, sharing new business ideas, discuss building a brand, and more! We are looking to connect you with other founders who you can build and learn with.
on redditHow do I make more money on the side of my full time hustle? Growth marketers who know how to do things and have put in the hard work.
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