My First 2 Coffees and 500 Subs - Yesterday Was a Great Day .

Yesterday, my little side project The Slice got not only 1 but 2 coffees from 2 happy readers of my newsletter! And..I also just happened to pass the 500 subscriber mark this week.

Really stoked with the reception I have gotten in the last two months with my little side project, next milestone is 1000 subs!

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    Hey I really like your newsletter!!

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    Congrats Nic. What has been the biggest source of traffic for you?

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      My top 3 is definitely IH, Twitter and Reddit. I also find that a lot of my subscribers forward the newsletter to recipients who are not subscribed, which is really great.

      Somebody actually asked me what I do for my marketing strategy, so I'll probably make a long-form post on IH about that and how I leverage other peoples Twitter audience.

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        Call me a newb but what does IH stand for? Also - that's awesome! You must be including some real content if people are sharing it!

        Also - what's your niche? I want to start using reddit but I'm not sure how to not seem promotional 😂 any tips?

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          IH is the acronym for Indie Hackers

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            WOW Now I feel really dumb lmao thanks for enlightening me.

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    Congrats! The Slice FTW :)

  4. 2

    Well done. Keep up the good work.

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      Thanks man, I really appreciate it! ❤️

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    So Cool, Congrats Nic!

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    Wooohooo! 🔥🎉 Congrats Nic!

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    Congratulations Nic!

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    Congrats Nic, you smashed the first 500

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    Congratulations. How long does it took for you to reach 500 subscribers?

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      About 2 months to get to 500.

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    Congrats Nic !! Straight to the top now!

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      Thanks Mike! 1000 coming soon🚀🎉

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    Congrats 🎉 I love the newsletter!

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    Well deserved, congrats.

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    thats awesome congratulations!! keep it up!

  14. 1

    Pretty nice newsletter! Just found 6 new tools that I've not heard of in your first issue. Will be subscribing :-)

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      This makes makes my day!🔥 Thats why I created The Slice.

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    Nic, what service are you using for your newsletter?

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      I use EmailOctopus, in the beginning I was originally going to use MailChimp, but decided to try something new and go with Emailoctopus and wasn’t disappointed 🙏🏻

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    Congrats! And thanks again for featuring Preferr yesterday!

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      No problem! Happy to have had you guys, I know a few that people would definitely benefit from your product so I added you guys🔥🚀

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    Congrats @TheWonderingZall 🙌🏻

    Your subscriber-growth is pretty impressive 🤩 Are you taking any specific marketing measures?

    I remember the day when I received my first coffee with Creativerly, it was a great feeling! I added the buymeacoffee link to Creativerly 6 months ago, and since then I received 13 Coffees 🥰 I am thankful for every single one, it just great to see you are building a product/newsletter which your subscribers enjoy that much, that they are showing their love and support.

    Keep at it! I just signed up for The Slice, can not wait to read the next issue.

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      Thank you! I’m a big fan of Creativerly, been a subscriber for about a 2 months or so.

      I actually came across buy me coffee from your newsletter initially.

      Somebody asked the me the same question on what I do about growth, and I decided I’d probably make a long form post on IH, but I did so by leveraging my features twitter audience.

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        That is great to hear 🙌🤩

        Very curious about your upcoming posting!

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