Snap.as launched its first dedicated feature, photo albums, as a one-time paid add-on and made its first sale within 12 minutes.
We saw our first month of positive cash flow!
We launched on Product Hunt just as other products like Telegraph and the now-defunct BoldIO were joining the web, so we created a resource for everyone to compare all the anonymous blogging services out there.
Telegram had just launched their "minimalist publishing tool," so I posted Write.as to Hacker News, and was featured the next day on Product Hunt!
After 8 months of building support for user accounts, blogs, cross-posting, and paid subscriptions, version 2.0 launched!
In 2014 I couldn't find a space online where I was comfortable writing my thoughts. Social media tracked my every move, and most blogging platforms got in my way. So I built that freeing place and opened it to everyone.