January 16, 2020

Built the site in an evening

Marc Perel @marcperel

I knew I didn't want to code the entire site from scratch, so I used WordPress and Elementor to strap it together. In fact, it's still using Elementor and WordPress to this day!

I'm pretty happy with the layout, albeit need a better logo, this one doesn't scale as nicely...

Today's Top Milestones
  • Happy moment - Got our first paid customer 🎉🎉
    As an indie hacker with 0% investment and 100% expertise, you would be able to empathize with why am I so happy. A few months ago, I started Micro Saa
  • $500 in sales after 2.5 months for TailwindCSS lib
    It took 2 months and 10 day after beta release of Zukoni UI library to reach $500 in sales. While that is not a significant number in terms of money b
  • Finished MVP
    After about 2 months I've finished building the MVP for textreel. I mainly worked on this in the evenings but managed to make pretty good progress. In
  • 🍾 First Response & Second Sale
    What a day, I got a response from my first customer in the meantime, second sale happened. I sold a bundle which includes both August and September da
  • $500+ this month
    Pandemic Times! Work from home! Having a micro mindset is important. I micro everything and offer some services to my customers doing Branding & Marke
  • Development started
    This isn't the exact date, but we started in May. The idea was around for a long time, but this time we decided that it worth trying to be a serious p
  • 3 daily sessions per device, 1 week post launch
    Starting to share my journey on here mainly to highlight: 1. Wins and shortcomings 2. New discoveries 3. Have some accountability in my weekly busines
  • Let's start promotion
    I obviously won't do paid advertising with 0 users, but these are the things I came up with to get traction: - Medium articles about specific coding c
  • v0.9.0
    There were a lot of versions in between this and the MVP, so this is an aggregation of the changes: Huawei / non-GMS support - App is now fully compat
  • My first dollar on the Internet 💵
    This week I made my first dollar on the Internet without expecting it. I was writing an e-book about how to not waste your time on Twitter becaus I ha