August 21, 2019

Came up with my idea

Gary Willmott @GaryWillmott

I've read so many times that you should solve your own problem, and so last week I sat down to think about all the problems in my life.

It turned out that I had quite a few problems worth solving, and the most interesting one led me to the idea for Hi5!

Today's Top Milestones
  • $2,000 MRR in one month!
    ![](https://i.imgur.com/Z5pQpnm.jpeg) I publicly launched softwareideas.io exactly one month ago, on July 6th. Today, I hit $2,000 in recurring revenu
  • Open Report July: 1️⃣0️⃣0️⃣ customers edition 🤯
    💰 MRR: $7875 +24% 💵: $8290 +5% 🤝: 18 😊: 103 💔: 7 (vs 11) 👋: 651 (vs 287) <- Pirate flagHeavily inflated 🔎: 24,800 +35% Rocket Firstly, this mon
  • Launched today!
    Today's the big day... After spending months helping **hundreds** of newsletter creators to grow referrals for **millions** of subscribers in private
  • My first SAAS product after 10 MVP
    Hello, IH. I was thinking to share my products open stats but I was busy adding new features and helping the customer 1vs1. But these 6 months were ve
  • We finally planted trees!
    Back in July, I realized that Snap Search was now earning enough to support the continuous development. And I really wanted to do something more with
  • Top of /r/entrepreneur for a day
    Yesterday, a couple hours after my co-founder Mat posted on /r/entrepreneur, [the post took off](https://www.reddit.com/r/Entrepreneur/comments/i3jtri
  • Launched Plugin On ProductHunt - The right way
    Yet again, another PH launch! Well, this time we did it the right way. The l
  • More than doubled our customer spend
    Our customer spend increased by 112% in the last quarter, as we got more mentors and courses on our platform that were higher priced whilst being high
  • 10 referrals
    I recently launched a very basic referral scheme, I just wanted to see if it would work. The first 12 hours past by with no one completing the form. I
  • 1000 subscribers
    Just reached 1000 subscribers! It took longer than I thought, particularly as I reached 500 very fast (leveraging my LinkedIn audience). After a few m