April 10, 2020

Started Charging

Lachlan Miller @shirabe

I finally got the confidence to start charging for my screencasts. I now have a collection of 11, ranging from 10-15 minutes in length. The most recent two are free, so people can get a feel for my content.

I have made a new almost every week this year and have learned a ton about video recording, sound recording, and sharing my content.

It feels surreal to actually have a working checkout (albeit a simple one). Imposter syndrome is so real, but hopefully people find my content useful enough that they pay.

Today's Top Milestones
  • Made my first ever internet money!
    I've been on the indie hacker grind all this year. I've made three other products with zip to show for them: - Portabella (https://portabella.io) - Ho
  • More than 100 charts created in Chartbrew 💯
    So excited to have reached this milestone! You can see the live stats here. Chartbrew is still in Beta and I'm grateful to have people using it at thi
  • Finished MVP - quicktalks.io
    I've been working on and off for two weeks and I think the MVP is ready. I even bougth a domain and the web is already live on quicktalks.io. Next ste
  • Launched no-code editor and scheduled 400th chat!
    Coffee Chats started as a way for me to make my time available to help and mentor people during this unprecedented time. But now; the product is evolv
  • Intro video now on Website and YouTube
    I've created a quick 70sec demo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EeBkG1N8qOw&t=6s I hate the sound of my own voice, but had to be done :) The most dif
  • Unexpected turn
    So this took an unexpected turn. After bringing MVP up to 80% of a working prototype, my reading endeavors forced me on a halt. I stumbled upon Steve
  • Data protection is now an integral part
    360inControl® now covers a new target group. With the extension of the Inventory Module, the data protection officer can keep a data processing regist
  • New U.S. National Park Badges
    I've been working on designs for new national park badges. You can collect these by going to one of the 62 parks. It will take some time to get all 62
  • 🎉 4,000 email subscribers!
    Today, Software Ideas hit 4,000 free email subscribers! This is the secret sauce to the success of Software Ideas. Each week, the free preview of the
  • 50% increase in Organic Traffic
    So it's been 4 days since the launch of audiencehunts.com and traffic is booming. On top of that bounce rate is less than 40% and decreasing day by da