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Songbox - finally - breaks $1000 MRR

I got my first customer for Songbox back in August 2018. Here we are, two and a bit years later and today I crossed $1000 MRR (£730).

Someone else on here posted the other day that as humans we falsely place significance on certain milestones, and they were absolutely right. Why celebrate $1000 MRR and not $977 or $1014? I guess because we ARE humans and we're wired a little bit funky. However that aside, I NEVER DREAMED I would get to this stage and it just emboldens me.

If I can get to $1000, why not $10,000??

I should add, I've been on IH for my whole journey and I've taken so much feedback and advice from folk here that I really don't know if Songbox would still be a thing if IH wasn't a thing. So thanks to you all!

🥳

Now, back to work.

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    Congrats, that's awesome!

    Man, I remember some of your early posts - IH has changed a lot in that time!

    Also, only a couple days after Jordan said to stop worrying about the milestone, you hit it! haha

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      Haha yeah I totally picked up on that too!

  2. 2

    You're climbing the SaaS Ramp of Death!!! Congrats Mick :)

    1. 1

      Ha! Never heard that term before but I like it.

  3. 2

    Well done Mick. See that curve. That's the elbow of hockey stick growth forming ;)

    1. 1

      Haha love your optimism man! love it! We'll see.

  4. 2

    Congrats, the beginning is always the hardest. Keep going!

  5. 2

    Wow, 2 years invested, that's a lot of patience...I just started my project at the beginning of the year and I already struggle with the motivation due to not being able to attract potential customers.

    But anyway, congrats! That's a significant milestone, and it makes it a lot easier to focus on the startup full time.

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      Thanks. i actually don't think 2 years is a long time to get a business off the ground. Very few businesses get immediate traction. Stick with it!

  6. 2

    Alright Mick! That's awesome to see! I challenge you to hit the £1000 mark! That would be funny number converted to dollars :)

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        Awesome man! Congrats!

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          Thanks man. This is an old post now. Have since broken $1500 and approaching $2000.

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            Yeah, I know. Haven't been here for quite some time. I'm glad it's going up from that moment! Keep up the good job!

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      Challenge accepted!

  7. 2

    Been rooting for ya for a long time. Always appreciate your comments on posts. Congrats, sir!

    1. 1

      Thanks man I appreciate that!

  8. 2

    That's a big milestone. Congratulations, Mick aka @Primer.

  9. 2

    Im so proud of you. I've been following for abit. I hope you reach the 10k mrr goal.

    1. 1

      Thanks a lot for your support. I too hope I reach that goal!!

  10. 2

    Great achievement, keep going!

  11. 2

    Congrats, what's your best distribution channel ?

    1. 2

      All growth is purely organic. SEO is my only channel.

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        I wonder what exactly you are talking about. Do you have a blog or articles? I only find the article "Why I built it".

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          Yeah... basically I don't do anything. I don't blog, I don't do social media. It's all as I said "organic".

          The only thing i did do was put a lot of time and effort into my homepage. I've been told that the copy on their is great. But that was after a LOT of refinement.

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            This is really cool, maybe it's the main ingredient (besides the product itself).

  12. 1

    That's a great product idea. I'm not even a musician and my impulse is to say "Please, take my money!"

    1. 1

      haha that's a brilliant comment. Thanks so much!

  13. 1

    Well done! This is awesome

  14. 1

    I really like your long-term, patient approach, and your enthusiasm. Especially as someone who runs a slow-growing blog/membership site =] Congrats to you.

  15. 1

    Congratulations Mick! This is the best. 💪

  16. 1

    Absolutely! If you can make 1K you can make 1M! Good luck!

  17. 1

    Well done - great to hear. This is also quite inspirational!

  18. 1

    Very inspiring to read! I just started my journey and I love reading about other's journey and achievements. Thank you for sharing and congrats!

    1. 1

      Amazing! Good luck and thank you!

  19. 1

    Congratulations Mick! I remember when you were first testing your landing page. Must feel some kinda AWESOME

    1. 1

      Yeah man it doesn't seem that long ago! Thanks so much!

  20. 1

    I am also looking for interesting music for my mobile device. They are very effective when there are incoming calls. https://tonosdellamadamp3.com/ is where I look for mobile ringtones.

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