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Indie SaaS

Indie SaaS

Build a software-as-a-service application, charge a monthly, annual or lifetime subscription. 
*We don't have a specific Notion OS for this model (yet); but you can still browse related components, creators and tools to help get you started.
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Indie SaaS

Build a software-as-a-service application, charge a monthly, annual or lifetime subscription. 
Revenue Streams

The most common monetization methods, as listed by Landmark members.

Marketplace

Subscription

Marketing Channels

Here are the distribution channels you'll see other indie business operators of this model most active on.

SEO

Sales

Email Marketing

Social Media

Key Skills & Activities

The most important things to know & do, as listed by operators of this business model.

Full Stack Development

Customer Service

Mobile App Development

Business Benchmarks*

*The figures shown below are Landmark's 'Business Benchmarks', based on inputs from our members and other open sources.

Earnings
$
2480
/month
$
2480
/month
$
2480
/month
Costs
$
240
/month
$
240
/month
$
240
/month
Speed to profitability
12
 months
12
 months
12
 months
Hours worked
54
/week
54
/week
54
/week
Satisfaction
High
High
High
High
High
Asynchronicity
High
High
High
High
High
Who runs this type of business?
Learn more about the traits most commonly associated with running a business like this.
Age
80%
Personality
80%
Top City
80%
Top City
80%
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We've spent 100+ hours pulling together the most relevant templates and components for this model into a Notion-made system. Check it out below.

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Brand Story, Mission, Vision & Guidelines: Simple Notion Template
Discover (or recover) your core brand story, vision, mission and values with this simple Notion template.
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Lean Canvas Notion Template: One-Page Agile Business Plan
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Customer Journey Mapping Template | How To Build Rich User Journeys In Notion
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RICE Scoring Framework Template [Notion Calculator & Formula]
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Notion SEO Starter Kit Template
Research, plan and get started with SEO with this Notion-built template.
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SaaS Pricing Model Template: Notion + Causal (2022)
Forecast key figures like monthly recurring revenue, churn and conversion rates for your SaaS with this pricing model template and calculator.
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Notion Landing Page Template
Plan, write and build your landing pages; right inside of Notion. Start with this template.
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Embed A Google Analytics Dashboard In Notion
Get a real-time view of your website and content performance with this embeddable Google Analytics Dashboard for Notion.
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Customer Onboarding Process Flow: Notion Template & Guide
Customer onboarding is a critical piece of any product strategy; use this Notion Flow to help you plan and manage yours.
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Competitors Research, Analysis & Profile Template: Notion Database
Speed up competitor research with this pre-built Notion database and competitor profile template.
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Simple Project Prioritization Tool
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Product Features List (Template & Prioritizing Exercise)
Hone in on the key features you'd like to include in your digital product with this template & simple framework.
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Brand Positioning Template [Notion Workspace + Figma File]
Use this brand positioning template framework in Notion to help nail down where you stand in your market.
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Email Marketing Strategy Hub (Notion Template)
Plan, write, manage and track your email marketing efforts in this simple, linked Email Hub template.
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Notion FAQs Template: Simple List + Publishable Page
Use this Notion FAQs template to list and sort your customers most commonly asked queries.
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Notion SMART Goals Template: List, Rank & Track
Make the SMART Goal Setting Framework even smarter with this 6-database view remake in Notion.
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User Persona Template In Notion And Pitch
Create beautiful, relevant User Personas in no time with this Notion template system.
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Sales Pipeline & CRM
Fill your sales pipeline in Notion intelligently with this simple template system.
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SWOT Analysis Template (In Notion): Examples, How To Use & More
Duplicate one of the most timeless business strategy frameworks: SWOT analysis.
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Notion Website Planner
Use the databases and views in this Notion website planner template to help plan out your website pages, content and structure.
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These are the most common tools used by indie business builders that identified their business under this model.
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case studies

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