My Twitter account reached 100,000 followers today. So I thought I'd share the 7 tips folks found most useful from the last two years.
And a little story about how I got started.
Think about creating something worth subscribing to
Add a few words to your button to handle the user's biggest objection to clicking
1/ Explain the value you provide (title)
2/ Explain how you'll create it (subtitle)
3/ Let the user visualise it (image)
4/ Make it believable (social proof)
5/ Make taking the next step easy (CTA)
Same title. Same painting. Same subreddit. One gets 300 votes. The other gets 70,000.
I'd get back from work, hang out on this forum, help people out, and hope they checked out my site. That's how I got started.
You can't wait for users to come to you. You have to go out and get them —
Anyhow. Thanks for reading. And thanks to the Indie Hackers who helped me get momentum.
I'll leave you with a photo of me making the website two years ago. Excuse the ironing board and cardboard window. We'd just moved in.
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