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5 tips to post successfully on Hacker News

Want to post successfully on Hacker News?

Follow these simple tips. These are the tips that i followed and got my post to first Page of Hacker News multiple times.

Tip#1: Title should always be as unique as possible.
Tip#2: Best time to post is on weekends.
Tip#3: Its good to get few upvotes immediately after posting.
Tip#4: Keep engaging with the audience.
Tip#5: Keep posting every week till you make it to the top and keep experimenting with the title.

My front page reaching post on HN 1, 2, 3, 4

read in detail here

  1. 5

    Indie Hackers dot com still has orders of magnitude less traffic than other popular indie hangouts like HN, PH, Reddit. Still super doable to get to the front page here regularly with good content whereas a lot of those other sites require luck or "hacks".

  2. 5

    If you wanna share your product, how do you go about that?

  3. 3

    Great tips, thanks you

  4. 3

    thanks for sharing! how important is Karma? Any tips on how to improve?

  5. 2

    Helpful tips, thanks!!

  6. 2

    How does hacker news handle bots?

  7. 2

    Great tips, thanks for sharing!

  8. 2

    This post of mine got to the front page today https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=23915014

    I actually posted it yesterday but saw it didn't take off within a few minutes. Sneaky tip, if you see that happen then just delete the post and repost it another day, the time wasn't quite right.

  9. 2

    Thank you for the quick tips. Any ideas on getting up votes early on?

    And oh, I love the illustration! Did you use a specific tool for that?

  10. 2

    Thanks for your tips. Weekend one is bit surprised as I assumed the best day is Monday.

    Any insight on time, at what time of day get maximum impressions and hits?

    1. 1

      Happy to share with indie community.
      Usually Weekdays get max impressions.

  11. 2

    It's cool, man 🤩 Congratulations!
    You got early upvotes from your friends?
    Do you know is it work for other places?

    1. 1

      Mostly i get one or two upvotes from my friends thats it.

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