November 20, 2019

Reached Ramen Profitability

Mellia Tran @Mellia

ShopBase is now making $4000 a month, enough to cover my rent and expenses!

Probably the biggest thing that helped me get here was charging more. I charge companies around $400 a month, so I only needed 10 paying customers.

This is super exciting, because it means that I can theoretically afford to quit my job and go full-time on ShopBase. But I'm not sure if I'll make that jump just yet…

Today's Top Milestones
  • First paying subscriber!
    Oh man.. I am on cloud 9 right now. Got my first paying subscriber! Annual plan for $170/year! Crazy. Before it was only a side hobby. Now I have to t
  • "#3 Product of the Day" on ProductHunt
    New achievement unlocked! JustMandala is now officially the "#3 Product of the Day" on ProductHunt. https://www.producthunt.com/posts/justmandala ![we
  • Vim Training Course is Live !
    Around 9 months ago, this started as a personal repository of vim commands in a Notion document and today finally the course is live at https://vimtra
  • Pivoted
    It turns out basing an entire course on one tester's opinion wasn't such a great idea. While I'm grateful that my cousin took the time to test my MVP,
  • 110 Books Sold
    Even if these numbers don't say much, I am still amazed by the amount of people who is willing to show support for a website which is just a drop of w
  • Launched Private beta
    Finally, after few months of hard work Qjub is in private beta 🎉🎉🎉. So happy this is out. What started as a learning project to try new stuff and g
  • Tweet goes viral (1 tweet = 1300 followers)
    1 tweet got me 1300+ followers & sales. 5 point Summary that worked: - Find influencers who align with your goal - Provide value. Massive value to inc
  • Our thoughts regarding calls over the internet
  • Browser extension: launched!
    We finally bit the bullet and finished the browser extension for Moz and chrome. Now anyone can automatically claim signup reward when they signup for
  • Sent the first email
    Sent the first issue and also published the issue in the blog. [Link](https://marketingdigest.net/issue/1-long-vs-short-emails-meta-descriptions-podca