I've created the Tabler Icons site for my own needs. The Tabler Icons SVG set is full of (550+) high-quality icons I use on a daily basis for my own projects.
So I've decided to make a small side project that allows me to customize the size, stroke, and color of the icons and copy them directly to the clipboard instead of downloading them.
The Project was featured on ProductHunt on July 10 (Friday). What happened then is magic.
Here are the results:
✅ No.1 on ProductHunt - 714 upvotes 🙌
✅ No.1 on Reddit (webdev)- 5.500+ upvotes, almost 300 comments, 7 rewards including 2 x Gold. 🚀🚀
✅ 5.800+ likes and 1.500+ retweets 💥💥
✅ 500 new followers on Twitter 🤝
✅ Featured on Muzli home page 🎉
✅ No.1 on DesignerNews 🥳
✅ Featured in Sidebario newsletter 🍾
✅ No.2 on WebdesignerNews 🎉
✅ Featured in several newsletters related to web dev and web design
✅ 2.500 visitors from Facebook 🔥
✅ 32.000 visitors visited the site.
🔴 No success at all on Hacker news 🤷♂️
Few more positive insights:
The number of repeating visits is increasing every day. That's great and indicates users like the site and will use it.
I've also noticed that the site was immediately recognized by Google and organic traffic is like 200 users/day (may decline probably in upcoming days).
The number of organic backlinks is increasing also.
My best launch ever. You need luck. I don't think this can happen again and again and you can replicate it. I've launched more than 20 projects so far but no one was close to this when it comes to launching success.