September 25, 2020

1 year in

soundssphere

https://soundssphere.com/blog/10-lessons-from-a-first-time-founder/

Here are the 10 most impactful things I've learned as a founder after 1 year running Sounds Sphere.

  1. Build It & They Will Come Doesn't Work
  2. Have Good Code
  3. Doubt Creeps In Like Water
  4. Growth Mindset Required
  5. Become A Warrior
  6. Provide Value From Day 1
  7. Have The Right Focus
  8. Mentors Are Key
  9. Shiny New Toys Aren't The Answer
  10. Stick To Your Guns
Today's Top Milestones
  • New library - ICONZ
    I am so happy to announce that we created a new premium 3D library ICONZ 🎉 🎉 After months of work and preparation, it is finally here. I believe ICO
  • Launch day
    The last few bugs for the site were fixed and the site was shipped live! I’m incredibly proud of launching a product but have loved the journey and st
  • Launch day
    The last few bugs for the site were fixed and the site was shipped live! I’m incredibly proud of launching a product but have loved the journey and st
  • Reached 1000+ paid users!
    We recently reached our 1000+ paid users - we would like to thanks our all users and team for this great effort and amazing work. In that time all Us
  • First beta user: reflections
    We helped fill the role. Guy was delighted. However, a few learnings: (1) Our value was not fully realised since the volume isn't there - designing an
  • Nearing MVP
    I'm really happy with the progress over the past two weeks. A couple annoying quirks with the editor have been worked out and the first iteration of t
  • First production use
    Yesterday I received a message from one company that they use https://github.com/chatscope/chat-ui-kit-react to build their commercial product. The be
  • Crossed 500$ in book sales
    The book I wrote in May/June just crossed 500$ in sales. I put the book on Gumroad first as this was the easiest and cheapest way to share my work wit