January 20, 2020

The Story So Far

Petar Slovic @petarjs

Since the last update I've finished up the tech part which took far longer than anticipated (payment solution, packaging PHP code to be easily installable, licensing, documentation website, docker solution...). I've got my first sale. I've failed bringing more sales via Facebook and LinkedIn ads. Next I want to try

  • Content marketing
  • Targeting Magento and WooCommerce store owners
  • Pivoting to SaaS model
  • Trying to target freelancers
  • Building a small, useful side project to drive traffic to the main site

Even though there's a few bugs still, and a few features missing, I think it's best to focus now on trying to do some more sales, as I'm not sure if i can replicate it again.

Today's Top Milestones
  • Happy moment - Got our first paid customer 🎉🎉
    As an indie hacker with 0% investment and 100% expertise, you would be able to empathize with why am I so happy. A few months ago, I started Micro Saa
  • $500 in sales after 2.5 months for TailwindCSS lib
    It took 2 months and 10 day after beta release of Zukoni UI library to reach $500 in sales. While that is not a significant number in terms of money b
  • Finished MVP
    After about 2 months I've finished building the MVP for textreel. I mainly worked on this in the evenings but managed to make pretty good progress. In
  • 🍾 First Response & Second Sale
    What a day, I got a response from my first customer in the meantime, second sale happened. I sold a bundle which includes both August and September da
  • $500+ this month
    Pandemic Times! Work from home! Having a micro mindset is important. I micro everything and offer some services to my customers doing Branding & Marke
  • Development started
    This isn't the exact date, but we started in May. The idea was around for a long time, but this time we decided that it worth trying to be a serious p
  • Master RL is now live !!!
    MVP has been built. We aim to keep your reinforcement learning knowledge fresh by reminding you of concepts periodically. Reinforcement Learning theor
  • 3 daily sessions per device, 1 week post launch
    Starting to share my journey on here mainly to highlight: 1. Wins and shortcomings 2. New discoveries 3. Have some accountability in my weekly busines
  • Let's start promotion
    I obviously won't do paid advertising with 0 users, but these are the things I came up with to get traction: - Medium articles about specific coding c
  • v0.9.0
    There were a lot of versions in between this and the MVP, so this is an aggregation of the changes: Huawei / non-GMS support - App is now fully compat