January 20, 2020

First newsletter out, first subscriber

Artjom Vassiljev @artjom

Few days ago I started a newsletter about Elm programming language - https://elmbits.com. I am learning Elm myself and wanted to share the noteworthy news, articles, and talks with the rest of the devs.

Yesterday I've received the first subscriber, and today I have just sent the first newsletter.

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    Congrats! That's a big step. Posting on the dedicated subreddits/forums/lobste.rs should bring you lots of new subscribers, given the fact Elm is a real niche.

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      Thank you. You reminded me that I need to hunt for an invite to lobste.rs

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        you don't need to hunt any more :p just send me your email to [email protected] and I'll invite you here.

Today's Top Milestones
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  • We just hit 30K Downloads
    We launched a habit tracker last year, it was a weekend project. Devashish wanted to learn Flutter and build a project for that, we just saw Kota Fact
  • Posted my MVP on IH to be roasted
    Made a post on Indie Hackers to get some feedback on the project, see what others have to say: https://www.indiehackers.com/post/show-ih-super-simple-
  • Perseverance and random dev notes
    And here it comes the tough part. Major features have been developed, along with frontend optimizations. Now it's time to make some promotion and star
  • Every Wikipedia article table is now an API!
    I added a free tool to sheet2api.com this weekend. It lets you create an API from any Wikipedia.org article (as long as it contains at least one table
  • Launching the app 🚀
    Here is my strategy: 1 - Test the facebook ad with : - Taking of email - Without email capture 2 - Post in facebook groups without taking the email Wh
  • Launching the app 🚀
    Here is my strategy: 1 - Test the facebook ad with : - Taking of email - Without email capture 2 - Post in facebook groups without taking the email Wh
  • Finished (super rough) MVP in 1 day
    I read somewhere that if you are not ashamed of your MVP then you launched too late. This is why this MVP still has wet paint that needs to be dried,