November 30, 2019

Finished MVP

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It took 6 weeks, but I'm finally done building the minimum viable product for Eric Muchenah Programming Blog. 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
  • Accidentally erased user data for the first time.
    I did this. I deleted a user website. Permanently and irreversibly. It was published and accessible for visitors from the Internet and I killed it. Th
  • Improved Website Speed
    Indie Hackers should be much faster nowadays… at least for some of you! In the past week, the PageSpeed Insights score for our homepage on mobile jump
  • Our First Donation: $49.89 To Black Lives Matter
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  • Got featured on Starter Story this week
    It was a great experience to be interviewed by @patwalls on how we validated the idea behind Draftss.com, the trial & errors on the road to automating
  • We are on Product Hunt today with free ebook
    Hey there fellow Hackers, Recently we've moved to HubSpot, and I've been integration almost all of our data points with HubSpot. Because we've been gr
  • Our beta is live!
    It has been an exciting journey that has involved a lot of long nights, but we have officially launched the beta version of Accordably. The brief sens
  • Reached 400+ original logo designs
    Today we've added around 20 logos dedicated to education startups. This means we have officially reached more than 400 original designs to choose from
  • Hit 100k unique visitors! 🎉
    followchain.org just hit 100,000 total unique visitors! The vast majority of the traffic is driven by 100+ blog posts. Here is the site's acquisition
  • Product Hunt Re-Launch
    The bulk of the details for the new launch are in the last milestone update. But, today, I'm pretty excited to be RE launching an entirely new version
  • Spreading the word!
    After months of development and feedback gathering from early users to refine our app's aesthetics and feature set, our small team has decided 1vote i