September 6, 2019 weekly update, week 52

Stas Kulesh @karmabot
  • Aug 7-Aug 13 $1,510.7
  • Aug 14-Aug 20 $1,107.59
  • Aug 21-Aug 27 $1,759.61
  • Aug 28-Sep 3 $1,080.26


  • Rolling 4 weeks total: $5,456 (+6%)
  • Total paying customers: 115 (+1%)
  • NPS: +44
  • Talked to users: 38

Karmabot Slack:

  • 2,077 (0) teams.
  • 80 paying customers. +2 new paying teams!!
  • Active users who gave/received karma in the last 30 days: 5,150 (-5%)
  • Average new teams per month: 110 (+2)
  • 154 (+3%) teams on trial.
  • 100 (-2%) free teams with karma.
  • 1,439 (+1.5%) customers on free plan.
  • Teams using Rewards: 82 (+20%). Good results. The new mailing chain is working.
  • Validating Custom GIfs
  • Validating Karma Teams
  • Improved Welcome page
  • Getting ready for another PH launch.
  • Published 1 new YT videos:
  • Getting ready for the interview 🤞
  • Talked to another YC SUS 2019 group.

Karmabot MS:

  • 5,764 (+1%) teams, 66,128 users (0) a big team has joined.
  • Paying teams: 35 (+3%)
- TODO: Major design review

Karmabot Telegram:

  • 455 teams (+2%)

Why people install

  • Just started using Slack, employees indicated a lack of recognition on an annual survey, looking for a product to boos recognition.
  • Looking for an easy way to give kudos.
  • They have recognition in place right now, but it isn't instant, keen to learn more.
  • they have a praise channel in Slack, once a week everyone needs to jump in the channel and give nominations, then during the weekly meeting, everyone talks about nominations. What a waste of time! Looking for a way to get instant recognition and save everyone time!
  • The remote company, looking for a way to give kudos
  • The remote company, on a year anniversary, start looking for ways to praise people daily
  • Looking for an easy way to do performance reviews, praise people and build some company culture
  • Looking for an easy way to praise people
  • Using a product for recognition.
  • Used Karma for HipChat before, Moved to Slack
  • Looking for a tool to drive engagement and appreciation. Praise didn't quite work.
  • He thinks the company he works for has great values, but people do not take them seriously. "They are good values, that means a lot, not just some random HR stuff". Want to drive values.
  • want to use it to reward people for discovering new content
  • Working in Slack, looking for different ways how to recognise each other in Slack
  • Recently Employees that left the company noted that they felt unrecognised and unappreciated. Irina wants to change that. Remote company
  • Remote based company, looking to start a public appreciation
  • Moved to Slack, looking at how to improve daily interactions
  • Looking for a recognition system and rewards system as well. Came across Karma, played with it and love the product.
  • Used Karma in HipChat.
  • They are using emails for nominations, recently switched to Slack and looking for an easy way to recognise each other on Slack
Loading comments...
Today's Top Milestones
  • Hit $2,000 MRR from 300 paying subscribers!
    Big milestone for the two of us at Plausible Analytics today! We've just hit $2,000 MRR from 300 paying subscribers with our s
  • 1000+ Zero to Sold Sales in 7 Days / Made ~$8,500
    It has been exactly 7 days since I launched my book Zero to Sold. I launched it to my audience on Twitter last Monday, and I've been tracking and shar
  • Trended #1 repo on GitHub over the weekend! 🔥
    After Addy Osmani tweeted about our app last Thursday, there was a lot of noise about Res
  • First paying customer🎉🎉
    I took some days off to visit Viena during the weekend. On Sunday night I opened the mail and found one of the best notifications that I've ever recei
  • MVP release
    Today I am happy to announce that KnowEthereum is live and available to the public! It took me a bit longer than expected as I wanted to make sure tha
  • Update 98: Added $100 in MRR, $1600 MRR
    Happy Monday, Indie Hackers! 1. What we worked on last week and how well did we achieve our goals? ✅ Added 1 new customer. +$100 MRR. We are currently
  • Time to pivot!
    ... and how early user feedback is a life saver! After talking with some potential customers, I realized that the problem I had and I was sure a lot o
  • First paying customer🎉🎉
    I took some days off to visit Viena during the weekend. On Sunday night I opened the mail and found one of the best notifications that I've ever recei
  • Update #1 - 500 Active Users
    In the end of June 2020, we started our open Beta. People have been able to enrol in our beta waiting list for the past few months. Today we reached t
  • Technology investment, blog, and COVID stuck 🐜
    Our blog section becomes alive ❤️ And even some articles were at the main of HackerNews. 🤓 Blog writing is a pretty goo