Sold one of my Telegram bots with 20M users for $329 000!

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    I didn't even know you could sell a bot! Great, there goes the next 5 hours of my night.

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    Awesome man! Congrats! What are you up to now? (I have some ideas, haha) :)

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      I have plenty of other projects at borodutch.com to take care of, and a few ones that are coming up :)

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        I wouldn't expect anything else ;-) Cheers!

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    Which tech stack did you use to create a bot ?

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      It's open source, you can check it out: https://github.com/1inch/shieldy

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    Amazing! Congrats to you man, @borodutch. Keep building :)

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      Thank you for the kind words! :)

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    Congrats, mate 🥳

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      Thank you for the comment! 🎉

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    I've used the Shieldy for our community group and I was amazed by its simplicity. Congrats!

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      Thank you for the kind words!

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    This is pretty awesome! I have tried Shieldy for some time in one of my groups and liked its no-nonsense configuration.

    One thing - 20M means the total number of users in the groups, right?

    I also have a couple of bots which are being used by 20K users and are also added to a lot of channels (both big and small) and I am still trying to find out the best way to monetize them.

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      Hi there! Thank you for the comments and for the kind words.

      You're correct, yes, it's the total number of users in the groups.

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    330k seems low for a bot with 20,000,000 users. How'd you come to that number?

    And regardless, congrats on the successful acquisition!

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      Even though it seems to be on a lower end, it's still the largest bot deal yet :D It's a wild west for now. I explained the reasoning behind the price here: blog.borodutch.com/how-i-got-multiple-offers-to-sell-shieldy-at-the-same-time.

      Thank you for the kind words! :)

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