January 22, 2020

Reached Ramen Profitability

Elderberry Tech @elderberrytech

Educational ERP School, Colleges, Institutes 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 Educational ERP School, Colleges, Institutes . But I'm not sure if I'll make that jump just yet…

Today's Top Milestones
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    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
  • My first dollar on the Internet 💵
    This week I made my first dollar on the Internet without expecting it. I was writing an e-book about how to not waste your time on Twitter becaus I ha
  • $5,000 MRR
    It's been almost 6 years of grinding, but StatusGator has crossed the $5k MRR threshold. Growth has been slow but steady the last few months and this
  • $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
  • Pushing out enterprise features
    After a number of calls with larger possible customers, we settled in on some "must-have" features necessary to land enterprise customers, and started
  • Built an App Widget 📱
    With all the excitement around iOS 14 and App Widgets, I thought it'd be fun to launch one for Happyfeed. To start small, I launched a simple widget t