December 20, 2019

Finished MVP

Atul Chauhan @1rajput

It took 6 weeks, but I'm finally done building the minimum viable product for e-business. I worked mostly nights and weekends, and I coded the whole thing in Ruby on Rails since that's that I'm the most comfortable with. In hindsight, there were a few features I built that probably could've waited until later. But I'm excited to start talking to customers and see what they think about the product so far!

Today's Top Milestones
  • Hit $15000 on AppSumo!!
    Less than a month after I hit $7,500 in revenue on Appsumo, I've now doubled that figure to $15,000. The previous mark feels like forever ago now, and
  • Acquired!
    I never thought I would get an acquisition offer. That changed a few weeks ago when I received an innocuous contact from someone I knew about in my in
  • 40 signups so far!
    It has been a slow progress since the first real signup can be placed on 17.2. The signup numbers are low due to the low traffic on the website, but I
  • Got first 350 visitors from influencers on Twitter
    Lightest.app mentioned by Vercel CEO Guillermo Rauch (~66k followers) and Shawn Wang (~25k followers). I got an unexpected amount of traffic with doze
  • Trending on BetaList
    Our first real bump! We finally got posted to BetaList and are one of their trending startups of the week. Over 200 views in a day and signups are als
  • Sold PanelScout
    Last week I sold PanelScout to a private buyer. I don't believe I had the time necessary to help the site get significant traction, and other ideas at
  • Draft of Deck
    I've spent so much time working on the product / interviewing customers / learning tools like Figma and pull all-nighters to work on prototype / build
  • New Halloween icons
    On this special occasion of Halloween, we have added 5 new halloween icon for the feedback/survey widget. Now turn your website into a halloween speci
  • First "real" user
    We launched Flowoid beta this week. Today I was so excited to see our first "real" user. I'm saying real, because I'm not talking about people who I p
  • Melbourne Indie Hackers Mastermind
    I've seen how powerful Masterminds can be watching my partner be part of one every Sunday with 5 other incredible business owners/aspiring business ow