Super thrilled to report that, a year after launch, Thankbox has moved into $10k territory!
And for June I'm tracking to get even higher. Here are a few of the latest highlights:
💌 Users are consistently leaving over 2000 messages a day in Thankboxes.
🎁 I now have days where users collect over $5000 for gifts for their friends & colleagues.
🛠 I had to learn how to edit my Nginx config to allow more simultaneous connections because it was starting to hit the limits.
💷 Received the first part of my grant funding, which allowed me to increase my ad spend.
💰 Sold Thankbox number 7000! 6.1k of all sold Thankboxes have been in 2021 alone.
Thankbox is now maturing as a business, dealing with many different users and running into problems I wouldn't have expected when starting. With that in mind, I decided to invest a sizeable amount into having a lawyer do a review and rewrite of my terms and conditions. This should be ready soon and help me sleep a bit better at night 😅
🙋♂️ While an increased ad budget is definitely responsible for a large part of the growth, it's definitely not the only thing. Networking effects are starting to compound now. More and more people are reporting that they found out about Thankbox through their work or friends.
📊 SEO efforts are also paying off, with Thankbox ranking on the first page of search results for a lot of relevant terms.