I earned more than 5 months earnings in the last 3 days from my Side Project

So my side project Swipe Directory earned more than my 5 months earnings in the last 3 days. A moment of joy for me.

Last 3 Days = $690
Last 5 months = $639

Total (Includes 8 months) = $1514

This amount is huge to me as I stay in India & earning in dollars is the biggest positive that can happen.

Also, the most important thing about this side project is I don't invest much time. All earnings are affiliate income.

I just wrote & published a blog on How I built my Side project & shared it on Twitter, Email, Reddit & IH.

That is the reason it got a huge spike in traffic in the last week or so.


Future Plans for Swipe Directory

  • I am thinking to run Facebook ads to get more traffic to this project. Will try to run & see what's the impact on earnings.
  • Keep adding more valuable resources to this project
  • Probably customize more in terms of UI/UX

It's crazy that the project which I started as fun indeed now makes me good side income which I can utilize to make more such projects & grow my overall revenue.

Let me know if you have any questions, happy to answer them!

P.S:- Follow me on Twitter as I create 2 more side projects :)

  1. 2

    Congrats on your revenue milestone, Tejas.

    When I was first building Zlappo, I so wished I live in a low-cost of living area so that the stress wasn't so overwhelming.

    Geoarbitrage is a godsend privilege that allows you to build your business up with peace of mind.

    Pretty sure you'll exceed this milestone very soon too, Swipe Directory looks like it's taking off.

    1. 1

      Thanks Jay. Indeed Geoarbitrage is something that I feel is like a boon for bootstrappers.

  2. 2

    I once tried Glide apps and google sheets for a web app but this is something amazing that i learned today. Thanks for sharing this.

  3. 2

    Congrats Tejas!
    I like the website.
    How did you get affiliate links? Do you know the owners of the courses?

    1. 1

      Actually, they had an affiliate program. So I just signed up :)

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