October 21, 2019

Had a big breakfast, on the company

Herman Martinus @HermanMartinus

We're finally making money! We decided our first ever spending should be on a nice big breakfast for us and a few friends. It was a nice little celebration for our budding little tool :)

Here's a picture of us enjoying our breakfast, courtesy of JustSketchMe! https://imgur.com/a/SVRvCxn

Today's Top Milestones
  • Newsletter sponsorship thoughts
    The first newsletter I sponsored was The Slice, for just $10. That got me 8 mailing list signups. So next I tried Indie Letters, for $50. That got me
  • Accidental Hacker News launch: Reached 100 members
    100 paid* members, couldn't fit that in the milestone title. In total, we're now 203 strong :) "Thanks" (😂) to a random person for posting my launch
  • Revamped the landing page
    We recently revamped our landing page in preparation of our official launch of Showwcase. We're finally at the stage where we want to publicly share S
  • Made the MVP
    Hey everyone! I had some progress. In 3ish days, I made the MVP which is a simple chrome extension that shows 10 recent bookmarks in your twitter feed
  • Relaunch success! First sale 💸
    It's been four months since we shut down the first version of Lowdown and two months since we launched Lowdown 2.0 into beta. Closing the first versio
  • New pricing
    Today we decided to lower our pricing for our website monitoring plans to be more competitive in this crowded market. Our cheapest plan is now 5 euro.
  • We are the first community on AppSumo!
    We applied to AppSumo a couple of months ago. We were not too hopeful as AppSumo typically features SaaS products. However, a couple of weeks back App
  • Launched on Product Hunt
    Launched on Product Hunt! This is the second time I'm releasing on Product Hunt (for a new product). This time it's much earlier, much smaller scale.
  • Fiddy Weekly (27/11/2020)
    The Black Friday edition of the Fiddy Weekly newsletter just went out. Unfortunately, since I’m not charging you money - I can’t offer you any discoun
  • Launched Baseline MVP and made the first sales 🎉
    A week ago, I quietly launched Baselines MVP, which includes only a Brand Guide creator, and made my first seven sales. Having this validation is very