Hey guys, I’m Ch Daniel.
Alongside with my younger brother and co-founder David, we found ourselves at 22 and 16 making $200k/yr and having created a mini-industry — that was in 2020. What is it that we do?
We run an authentication company for luxury items: sneakers, clothing, bags, watches — Legit Check By Ch.
We tell people if their items are fake/real (and we sometimes help them get their money back from scams. We’ve even helped some ppl get tens of thousands of dollars back from scams). Basically strangers send us pictures of their items when they check out, and we write them a message.
But we didn’t set out to make a business. We just woke up one day into one, with demand knocking at our door (more than we could handle), after we’ve written guides for a bit.
That’s what made me write the piece that went around on HackerNews called “I Make $200,000/Year Writing Messages”. Over there, we describe more of the story of how we got our first $$$, the ups and downs, the emotional rollercoaster and… how scary it was to know that our documents were used in court for a bag worth $12,000+.
$1,500 MRR in our first month
Today, in 2021, we’ve recently launched a new product called the Legit Check Club and we’ve blown our expectations: we reached $1,500 MRR in the first month since launch!! 🥳🎉
I’ve documented how we got to $7K ARR in our first 7 days and we’ll see where this small sub-product takes us. That said, it’s another breath of fresh air to know we’ve divested into a recurring $1,500/mo. I know many of you have felt this, while others are working their asses off to get to a recurring income. I respect you!!!
Please do check it out if we’ve helped you in any way, as we’ve got a lovely pre-order offer at the moment!! Can’t wait to see how the launch goes there, as we’ve got an email list of 3,000+ people (see below), and I documented how you can get to that big of an email list even if you have 0 leverage (+ how you’ll get some followers in the meantime)
Couple of other things I do:
Free goodies for you 🤑
Our strategy is pretty simple: help AS MANY people as possible for free → some will become customers, others will become friends. As easy as that.
Check out our blog as well for some other valuable stuff: my guide to pre-selling SaaS (how I pre-sold $1,000+), how we reached $7k ARR in 7 days since launch, then $1,500 MRR in our first month, etc etc.
AmA, let’s go 👊🔥
P.S: I encourage you to ask more than 1q as I'd love to answer all of them! Just make them separate comments. I will answer on and off (async) even after this AmA is over 🧡