September 26, 2019

Stopped working on Podboxer

Paul Metcalfe @pauldmet

Today I took the decision to stop working on Podboxer and focus on other projects.

Wasn’t an easy decision but had been thinking about whilst on vacation the last couple of weeks. It was good to carve out some time to reflect on what I was doing, what was working and, more importantly, what wasn’t.

My main reasoning is the really slow growth of the subscribers.

I’ve tried a number of ways to find new subscribers but I’ve never found something that got any traction. Cold outreach seemed good and I’d get great positive comments but then they wouldn’t sign up. So, something is off.

It also takes a significant amount of time and effort to pull the newsletters together and that’s time that I could spend on other faster growing opportunities.

It might be a case of rethinking Podboxer and maybe I’m quitting too soon. But I can’t keep working on this and not give the full attention to other things.

So there we are. Finished.

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