January 9, 2020

Reached Ramen Profitability

Ozan Dagdeviren @Ozzie

Creative Hiring - A Guide for Recruiters 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 Creative Hiring - A Guide for Recruiters. But I'm not sure if I'll make that jump just yet…

Today's Top Milestones
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  • 7 days, 2 great demos, 2 different user groups
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  • First paying customer!
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  • My Dad Subscribed!
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  • First $1,000
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  • Just launched a new website
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  • That DARN Pod launch
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  • 38 000 000 daily served video ad impressions
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