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What to expect from Betalist?

Hi,

Flowrite just went live on Betalist, after we made the free submission around two months ago.

For the first hours, the traffic seems nonexistent. Anyone with recent experience from the platform who could share some insights on what to expect and ways to make the most out of it today?

Also found it surprising that we were the only product they featured today and don't know if it's a good or bad thing.

Will be sharing our results later ✌️

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    My app, (SiteSentry), was featured last week. I got around 70 visitors in the first 24 hours, then another 30 over the next couple of days. Around 10% signed up for a trial account.

    I didn't pay to get it prioritised, so I didn't know when it was going to be published and didn't see the email notification about it until half way through the day, which was probably a missed opportunity from a marketing perspective. Overall though, I was pretty happy with the results.

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      We got 54 unique visitors in the first 24 hours and 28% signed up to our waitlist so on the same ball park. Didn't do any activation on the launch day either.

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      hey mate, if you get SiteSentry verified on SaaSHub, I can get it on our new newsletter (a small one as of now).

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        Thanks! I'd actually started the submission process some time ago but never completed it. I've done that now...

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      Thanks Anil! Our results are on the same ball park. Will be sharing the numbers once we hit the day 7 from the launch as they are still moving.

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    Yeah betalist dropped the ball loooong time ago. I payed to get featured there, pretty useless. I think the only kinda' good thing is that it's indexed by google, so it may help a bit with SEO.

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      Yeah, the dofollow link can be the most valuable thing one gets out of being featured there 😄

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        The only thing 😁

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    Hmm, so weird. You got 4 votes (better than others) and still not trending (maybe not yet).

    I launched on BL a while ago, asked a few friends to upvote. Then it featured on trending, received +350 signups for a project that still under development. Maybe BL has changed a bit

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      Wondered about the trending too... Your numbers are really great! It's been 5 days now and we are at 56 signups

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    Most likely because you're on their site on a weekend. SaaS stats drop quite a bit on weekends.

    Either way I wouldn't expect much from Betalist, it's rare that you hear game changing user counts from a Betalist launch. Best of luck on it though and keep us posted on how it goes!

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      Thanks Michael! Definitely not anything game changing here either... Will share all the results once we hit day 7 since the launch

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