#buildinpublic people I need your help!

We're doing our first enterprise sale and have to fill out long excel forms from procurement middleman companies.

How much extra do I charge for the manual work and abiding bey their purchasing terms?
Product Hunt launch results

πŸ† #1 Product of the day (We did it, yay πŸŽ‰)
πŸ‘ 575 upvotes (more than expected)
πŸ‘€ 2,997 page visits (+60% more than usual)
πŸ”‘ 27 signups (+70% more than usual)

Impact on conversions & SEO: TBD

Thank's for all your support! #buildinpublic
Can you help me test this prototype?

It's a digital candy store. The experience of selecting candies should be delightful πŸ˜„

Does the whole zooming/panning/clicking work for you like in the video? (There's no checkout yet)
Sharing my design process for v2.0 of Stagetimer

You can clearly see each iteration getting cleaner:
πŸ“’ less visual noise
🎨 less use of color
πŸ¦— more space between elements
πŸ–±οΈ clear difference button vs. no button

It took Stagetimer 224 days from €0 to €1
and 270 days from €1 to €1000 MRR

Consistency is key πŸ”‘
Worst case happened this morning with, server went down.

Some bad frontend code of mine had an infinite loop. So I managed to DDoS myself πŸ€¦β€β™‚οΈ

We decreased churn from 27% to 4% and increased revenue by providing a one-time payment option πŸ’Έ

#buildinpublic #celebrateSmallVictories
πŸ€·β€β™‚οΈ I have little clue about SEO. These are my most visited entry pages:

4. Article about building Stagetimer:…

What am I doing right/wrong? #buildinpublic
If you work on a side project beside your day job, how do you get the energy? #buildinpublic
Here's a little growth hack I'm using. Users can share a "magic link" to their timer. But shows my logo, which conveniently is also the page url πŸ‘€πŸ§ πŸ˜‰

Today I discovered an open source project very similar to stagetimer:…

It's currently windows only. I'm curious how they solved the same problems I faced πŸ€”

Have any of you faced OSS alternatives to your product? #buildinpublic
Please roast my redesign!

Left: Current state. Features building up over time, very busy
Right: Redesign, cleaner, more room to breathe

I hear the advice to founders β€œyou have to move fast!” But why?
Hey #buildinpublic people, please help me with something. Is this a normal distribution between yearly and monthly subscriptions? Seems a lot of yearly subscribers. Could it mean my prices are too low?
Fellow indie founders, what is your most successful marketing strategy so far?

Building my first public API.

How do you do API key validation? Is it okay as query parameter? Like ?api-key=123

Sharing the good and the ugly about building

πŸ”» Churn up 20% with 6 cancelations
1⃣ They only needed it for a single event
πŸ‘‰ We'll add a one time pricing option
πŸ˜ƒ We get the greatest customer feedback
πŸ’ͺ I'm encouraged we have good PMF

Good people who #buildinpublic, do you also have the constant urge to redesign your UI?
Growing slow but steady. 24 customers of whom 2 churned. βŒ›οΈ