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Today I botched the ProductHunt launch. Feedback please?

Posted around 10am PT.
3 upvotes, no comments.
Analytics shows only 2 referrals from PH (https://simpleanalytics.com/oneweektomake.com)

Not to worry, I will try again!

But I'm hoping I can get some feedback from anyone here who knows what makes a good and bad launch, so I can do better next time.

Here's the launch page: https://www.producthunt.com/posts/one-week-to-make

Thank you for any feedback :)

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    Buying some upvotes helps. Not gonna advice to build an audience first.

    You already had a gif for your product I don't see why it didn't grab thousands of votes.

    1. 1

      I used a GIF for the logo, only 13 upvotes. I didn't even get featured on the front page. Besides the animated logo, what did you do right?

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        These products aren't mine. I firmly believe they bought upvotes.

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      Haha, gif magic. Congrats on your successful launches though!

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