A note on empire building 🌎🌍🌏

Walt Disney drew this map in 1957. It shows how each line of business reinforces the others and together form the media empire that is the Disney corporation. I'm trying to do the same thing with Indie Worldwide.

Hey Indie Worldwide,
I hope everyone is crushing their goals as we careen towards the end of the first month of 2023.
Here’s what we have in today’s edition of the Indie Worldwide newsletter:
  • A note on empire building 🏛️
  • Last day to join the Speedrun 1000 challenge⌛️
  • Latest launches 🚀
  • Recent wins 🎉

Can you draw a map of your empire? 🏛️

This is one of my favorite images:
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It's a diagram Walt Disney drew in 1957.
It shows how each line of business operates reinforces the others and together form the media empire that is the Disney corporation.
I'm trying to do the same thing with Indie Worldwide.
The content and challenges we run support the community, the community inspires new content, and the content attracts new members.
Similarly, if I draw out the main components of the Indie Worldwide business, this is what it looks like:
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The community is central, and is reinforced by and supports everything else we do like this newsletter, our challenges, the podcast, events, and more.
Food for thought: What does your empire map look like?

Speedrun 1000 🏃

Speedrun 1000 is a public challenge, hosted by Indie Worldwide, to get +1000 newsletter subscribers in 30 days or less.
When you join Speedrun 1000 you're committing to making newsletter growth a top priority for the next 30-day sprint.
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Doing anything solo is hard. Doing anything as a competition is fun! Get the push you need to follow through on your goals by competing for first place on the Speedrun 1000 leaderboard 🏆.
Today is the last day to
join the challenge.

Want to reach 5,000+ indie makers around the world?
Book an Indie Worldwide sponsorship starting at $250 per issues (for three issues).
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Launches 🚀

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  • Mike Lumos launched Startup Ideas for Indie Hackers, a newsletter to help you discover profitable ideas for your next project.
  • Travis launched Serpjoy, an SEO platform aimed at creators.

Wins 🎉

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That's it for this week. Until next week, we'll see you in the Slack ✌️
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Anthony Castrio

Written by

Anthony Castrio

The founder and organizer of Indie Worldwide.

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