September 13, 2019

Reached Ramen Profitability

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SimplyBlock 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 SimplyBlock. But I'm not sure if I'll make that jump just yet…

Today's Top Milestones
  • The Side Hustler Weekly #1
    I decided that the best course of action for my publication is to scout a handful of side projects over the week and deliver them as a newsletter at t
  • Achieved >50% Conversion rate
    After SO much of trial and error, and almost 6-7 A/B tests later I finally managed to improve the download conversion rate for visitors to Snap Search
  • The design of my app/ Starting to code
    I have completed the design of my app using figma which was actually quite cool. I hoping to make a somewhat minimal design app because I want to focu
  • Added User Onboarding Guides
    NullBox has been making good progress lately with free trial registrations. However, I've unfortunately noticed that a large percentage of those trial
  • 2nd Volunteer joined in
    It looks like the community is very slowing taking off. I'm happy to announce that Anurag Sharma has joined in today. He was one of our early users to
  • First 100 visitors
    I posted a link to Hacker News and got a warm welcome from the community. I'm very excited how things are progressing. It turns out people want specif
  • Launched hypervector.io
    Finally took the first steps towards building my first product, and began sharing the concept more widely. At this stage, I'm looking to validate my i
  • $437 MRR and 532 email subscribers in 1 week! AMA!
    ![](https://i.imgur.com/tVQmmcu.jpg) Demand for softwareideas.io has exploded over the past week since its public launch. Here are the three main reas
  • 🎉First e-mail subscriber!
    Hey, Every victory is worth celebrating right? Well today we got our first e-mail subscriber. The idea is that I will be sending out a weekly newslett
  • Announced Private Alpha
    A tweet, a one-page website and a post on IndieHackers later, BassDrum is now accepting applications for private alpha. I am calling this v0.2, and it