October 18, 2019

Reached Ramen Profitability

Carlos Faria @carlosfaria

Blockbird Data is now making $4000 a month, enough to cover my rent and expenses!

Probably the biggest thing that helped me get here was charging more. I charge companies around $400 a month, so I only needed 10 paying customers.

This is super exciting, because it means that I can theoretically afford to quit my job and go full-time on Blockbird Data. But I'm not sure if I'll make that jump just yet…

Today's Top Milestones
  • Made $1500 in one week
    After the Black Friday deal announcement, we’ve noticed bigger interest in our Lifetime plan options 🎉 - Many of our existing subscribers switched to
  • ✨$10k MRR in five months!
    Software Ideas launched publicly on July 5th of this year. 145 days later, it officially hit $10k in monthly recurring revenue! $10k is the milestone
  • Found my first copycat (and it's a subscriber 🙈)
    Feels like a real milestone: I discovered my first "copycat" yesterday! I guess it's inevitable that if you do something that works, people will copy
  • Twitter Cards Are Ready
    Recently I created a twitter account for Prodhunt. I'll be sharing abandoned projects with their .com domains. As an additional information I'll inclu
  • Saved over $5130 for 4 charities in two months
    I started We Care Social https://wecaresocial.co/ three months ago to help charities build their websites for free on behalf of tech founders who supp
  • November Sales Hit $6819
    2020 has been a pretty bad year for this business. Our main suppliers moth-balled their business back in the March UK Lockdown and didn't really reboo
  • Traffic and signups to site
    We have created the compassion engineering and are ready launch h the new insurance comparison website in Saudi Arabia. In terms of organic traffic we
  • I doubled my Newsletter Subscribers using Reddit
    I am still learning how to use Reddit to promote and share my writing. But I was able to go from 100 to 200 subscribers with a couple of posts using R
  • 🦑 Feature Complete
    Throughout its development I had a big long list of features I wanted to support. I've now closed pretty much all of these and the app does everything
  • Launched my Job board on Product hunt.
    I created a minimalist job board for wannahireme.com/jobs to improve its value proposition. I made the board with nextjs and bootstrap. Unlike other j