Here my life story in tweets
✅ One year ago I reached my goal of $1,000 in monthly revenue as part of Hardcore Year— Andrey Azimov (@AndreyAzimov) April 2, 2020
🏆 Today I reached $10,069 in monthly revenue with https://t.co/3pkI6gQIwt
📈Costs@heroku: $24@gumroad: $1,242
+= $1,266 @ 87% margin
Arrived to Da Nang, Vietnam. 😍 pic.twitter.com/tE7nloudGY— Andrey Azimov (@AndreyAzimov) February 2, 2020
This is an open spreadsheet to collect info on what companies are doing with respect to virus. Only a few rows now, but maybe people can populate it with data on their organization?— Balaji S. Srinivasan (@balajis) February 29, 2020
Next step would be to convert to a proper website. This might be helpful:https://t.co/ij13BIQ8fz https://t.co/8Em3BOLsgK
❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️— Andrey Azimov (@AndreyAzimov) December 19, 2019
THANK YOU FOR BE WITH ME ALL THIS TIME!
🎉 I worked hard on adding the most requested features ever:— Andrey Azimov (@AndreyAzimov) December 18, 2019
✍️ Receive data via Google Forms
💳 Accept payments via @stripe
The best validation of your idea is if people pay, and now you can validate that with Sheet2Site for Stripe + Google Forms:
👇 https://t.co/Bx3JS7MqGm pic.twitter.com/2td8ZH4lmB
Send a photo of your current desk. Go! pic.twitter.com/uCuhcImcq1— Andrey Azimov (@AndreyAzimov) December 2, 2019
Guess when I removed the free plan 😅 pic.twitter.com/NaVOc4vlKn— Andrey Azimov (@AndreyAzimov) December 1, 2019
NoCode is very trendy now but sometimes it's still easier to just write a couple lines of code rather than trying to stick together Zapier, Airtable, Mailchimp, etc. And you don't need to be a genius to write some code.— Andrey Azimov (@AndreyAzimov) November 13, 2019
I think the future is a mix of some code and no code.
I made a weekend project:https://t.co/ajL69u5XtM— Andrey Azimov (@AndreyAzimov) October 5, 2019
Spreadsheet Art - Create pixel art using any image in Google Sheets
I made a website about my favorite meme "Press F to Pay Respects":https://t.co/wKEOH6qbGh— Andrey Azimov (@AndreyAzimov) October 18, 2019
How the first version of websites of successful tech companies looked like:— Andrey Azimov (@AndreyAzimov) September 26, 2019
1) Stripe pic.twitter.com/rIf7GRsCjO
I built a new website: https://t.co/6u6gLx2aDd— Andrey Azimov (@AndreyAzimov) September 21, 2019
Browse the top Show HN’s by month, year, and topic.
10+ years of data. Legendary examples include @dropbox, @stripe, @duckduckgo, @quora.
Powered by @ @newsycombinator and @algolia API.
Always good to follow up after users cancelled their subscription pic.twitter.com/ZtrNoznYXl— Andrey Azimov (@AndreyAzimov) August 23, 2019
Here is a quick tour of 👩💻 Camp cafe in 🇹🇭 Chiang Mai, Thailand.— Andrey Azimov (@AndreyAzimov) August 16, 2019
It has a 🍃 modern interior, open 24h and for each purchased coffee/food you will get 2h of 📡 Wi-Fi.#coworkingtours pic.twitter.com/IhGH5alejo
Many people asked me:— Andrey Azimov (@AndreyAzimov) August 11, 2019
“How can I embed Sheet2Site into my existing websites on
Squarespace, Wix, Weebly, WP?”
I made Sheet2Site Embed.
It let you embed your Sheet2Site into your existing website.
You can create table, job board, products, lists.
👉 https://t.co/MKW9KAbsSK pic.twitter.com/7ZHINP6qdf
My favorite 👩💻 co-working space in 🌴 Canggu, Bali - July 27, 2019
Today I flew from Bali to Jakarta.— Andrey Azimov (@AndreyAzimov) July 29, 2019
I have a dream: I want to visit San Francisco, but I'm from Ukraine so it's a bit hard because I have to apply for a visa. I need to go to the interview to the US embassy, to be able to get the tourist visa. Wish me luck!
Here is Jakarta tour: pic.twitter.com/LrMtUvxtLk
I keep seeing people starting a new app, doing it for a bit, then not finish it and starting a new app. And doing it again and again.— Andrey Azimov (@AndreyAzimov) 4 June 2019
Better to have 1 finished project than 100 unfinished.
💪 Train your "finishing muscle"
After 1+ year of 😅 hard work I finally launched:— Andrey Azimov (@AndreyAzimov) 23 March 2019
📗 Sheet2Site 2.0
Turn your Google Sheet into a 🎨 Professional Website
✨ New Templates:
- Job Board
✨ New Features:
- Map view
- Table view
👉 https://t.co/MfDlyqjuCg pic.twitter.com/IMHE8tG0qg
📊 Results of 7 days experiment of 🚫 removing Free Plan finished with...— Andrey Azimov (@AndreyAzimov) 25 February 2019
🤑 5x MRR!!!
Here is the data 7 days before and after experiment.
More details in the thread 👇 pic.twitter.com/j8TYCgeWuj
I made a new 🗂 table view template for Sheet2Site 😙— Andrey Azimov (@AndreyAzimov) 24 February 2019
It lets you convert
📗 a spreadsheet
✨ a sortable table with numbers, text, images and links
I made an example sheet with the🤳 Top 50 Instagram Accounts
Let me know what you think <3 pic.twitter.com/FWYVWel0yt
Did you know that you can send an auto email via @zapier when you have a new customer in @stripe?— Andrey Azimov (@AndreyAzimov) 21 February 2019
- 10 email/hour.
- Don't need Mailchimp. Emails are sending directly via Zapier.
- No branded signature.
Thanks @marckohlbrugge for the tip. pic.twitter.com/uOSg0iPKnP
✍️ 819 free sites were made with https://t.co/67gZU9JE3l in the last 30 days, of those 💰 7 were paid customers.— Andrey Azimov (@AndreyAzimov) 18 February 2019
🧪 The next 7 days I do experiment:
I just removed free plan completely, and now only have paid plans. I want to see what will happen with conversion and revenue.
💼 Job Board Template for Sheet2Site:— Andrey Azimov (@AndreyAzimov) 15 February 2019
- Filtering by skills and locations
- Vacancy detailed description
- Company logo
P.S. You can change all the content from just one Google Sheet.
👉 https://t.co/4ZXD1rFKp3 pic.twitter.com/Qo1vcrP9nu
Secret bar in the fridge in Bali pic.twitter.com/JNwtzI8Ygw— Andrey Azimov (@AndreyAzimov) 5 February 2019
Step 1: Quit your job 👋— Product Hunt (@ProductHunt) 22 January 2019
Step 2: Launch side projects 🚀
Step 3: Become profitable in 1 year 💸https://t.co/1lG8C6NLr8
🙏 Thanks everyone who voted & supported me. Thanks @ProductHunt, @rrhoover @andreasklinger @shnbhg, thanks @levelsio, thanks @pixelprotest_, @flowen_nl, @oskarth, thanks @marckohlbrugge, thanks @wip! Thank all people twitter! We did it ❤️ One of the happiest day in my life! pic.twitter.com/eBHhuUFlDR— Andrey Azimov (@AndreyAzimov) 18 January 2019
📈 Hardcore Year (https://t.co/tAmo6uWkoX)— Andrey Azimov (@AndreyAzimov) 3 January 2019
MRR in December:
▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓░░░ $854 of $1,000 goal (85%)
📸 EncryptMyPhotos: $562
📗 Sheet2Site: $204
🌃 DarkModeList: $40
🎁 Patreon: $48
I have 73 days left to reach $1,000 MRR:
Details in thread 👇 pic.twitter.com/J1LPrgCppK
My first "acquisition": I sold MacBook Alarm!— Andrey Azimov (@AndreyAzimov) 29 December 2018
I wrote a story on:
1) How i learnt write MacOS apps
2) Launching it and getting first revenue
3) 🍾 Getting hit in head by beer bottle
4) Selling it after 1 monthshttps://t.co/XD4FZtuNsS
Traction = 1,000+ people want to pay you.— Andrey Azimov (@AndreyAzimov) 10 December 2018
If you find 1,000 true fans who actually want something enough to pay for it, then you can talk about optimizing and growing it.
If you didn’t hit that level. It’s not traction. Move on. We’ve all been there.
(c) @JohnONolan pic.twitter.com/HCw6wHCMA1
Hardcore Year November Results— Andrey Azimov (@AndreyAzimov) 10 December 2018
Goal $1000 MRR:
📈 Current MRR: $257
- Sheet2Site: $179
- DarkModeList: $30
- Patreon: $48
9/12 months passed pic.twitter.com/FujUJoox4L
I'm building my first ⛓️ blockchain app for the @blockstack App Mining Challenge.— Andrey Azimov (@AndreyAzimov) 29 November 2018
If I win they'll pay up to 🤑 $20,000/mo.
I'm building it together with @pierregillesl.
👉 Live now on Twitch: https://t.co/eUWu6RGI2Q pic.twitter.com/ZM14dZch7m
😱 I was just bitten by a 🦂 scorpion— Andrey Azimov (@AndreyAzimov) 24 November 2018
While sitting in a cafe drinking a coffee, I suddenly felt 😓 a pain in my hip like a 🐝 bee sting.
I ran to the toilet and found that it was this little guy.
😅 Bali life. pic.twitter.com/eEHBhCH1uo
First $1,000 in AppStore! pic.twitter.com/2LiUIDotTd— Andrey Azimov (@AndreyAzimov) 26 November 2018
The best way to know if people like your product is NOT:— Andrey Azimov (@AndreyAzimov) 6 November 2018
- Have a lot of emails in the waiting list
- Become #1 on PH
- Become #1 of HN or Reddit
- Have people that saing "I'll pay"
- Have a lot of free users
The best way to know if they're actually pay for it.
Hardcore Year October Results— Andrey Azimov (@AndreyAzimov) 5 November 2018
▓▓▓░░░░░░░░░░░░░ Goal $1000 MRR
📈 Current MRR: $164
- Sheet2Site: $97
- DarkModeList: $20
- Patreon: $47
8/12 months passed
Finally someone solves remote worker problem #1— levelsio (@levelsio) October 28, 2018
You can now leave your 👩💻 laptop in the ☕️ cafe when going to the 🚽 toilet
🚨 MacBook Alarm by @andreyazimov protects it + sends you a push notification when someone tries to 👺 steal it
👉 https://t.co/HTDrMTL355 pic.twitter.com/hyJpz6TZKc
🚨 MacBook Alarm protects your laptop in the ☕️ cafe when going to the 🚽 toilet.— Andrey Azimov (@AndreyAzimov) 28 October 2018
It will play an alarm sound and send you 📲 a push notification when someone tries to 👺 steal it.
Now LIVE on @producthunt
👉 https://t.co/FJLpKknwuy pic.twitter.com/PM16ZwuGBk
Go 🇺🇦 Ukraine!@MacPaw and @Readdle are companies thatcreate products used by millions globally without any VC! 👏— Andrey Azimov (@AndreyAzimov) 18 October 2018
We needs more product comapies like these, not just developer shops!https://t.co/Y1rT2JATyE
I'm developing a new app!— Andrey Azimov (@AndreyAzimov) 25 September 2018
🚨 MacBook Alarm
Secure your laptop with an alarm.
If someone closes your laptop or disconnects your charger
🔊 an alarm sound and a
📲 push notification is sent.
If you pre-order now, it's only $5 on launch it'll be $10:
👉 https://t.co/jJf3a1kbId pic.twitter.com/pRgS1810Kt
Hardcore Year Sep results— Andrey Azimov (@AndreyAzimov) 3 October 2018
Goal $1000 MRR:
7 month passed
Details in this thread 👇
Hardcore Year Aug results— Andrey Azimov (@AndreyAzimov) 4 September 2018
Goal $1000 MRR:
📈 Total MRR: $225
- Sheet2Site: $87
- DarkModeList: $6
- Patreon: $132
💵 Total Gross Revenue: $622
- ProgressBarOSX: $65
- MakeOSXGreat: $90
- Sheet2Site: $330
- DarkModeList: $0
🎉 Hardcore Year:— Andrey Azimov (@AndreyAzimov) 14 August 2018
- $5,000 revenue
- 5 products
- 5 months
Conversion rates from a website visitor to a sale:— Andrey Azimov (@AndreyAzimov) 12 August 2018
- For a product priced $1 - $50 = 1% - 4%
- For a product priced $50 - $1,000 or recurring pricing = 0.5% - 2%
✅ Hardcore Year July results— Andrey Azimov (@AndreyAzimov) 2 August 2018
📈 MRR: $216
- Sheet2Site: $77
- DarkModeList: $22
- Patreon: $117
💵 Gross Revenue: $1485
- MakeOSXGreatAgain: $989
- Progress Bar OSX: $210
- Sheet2Site: $152
- DarkModeList: $10
- Donations: $124
Here are my favorite examples of ✅ idea validations.— Andrey Azimov (@AndreyAzimov) 26 July 2018
How founders shared their 💡 ideas and resonate with people before they even started to build a product.
Examples in this thread 👇
Make a small proejct with @maxrovensky— Andrey Azimov (@AndreyAzimov) 20 July 2018
😺 Preview Hunt - Preview and prepare your Product Hunt submission
- Preview and editing page just as on PH
- Image cropping
- Validate Twitter images
- Time in PH timezone
- Download all
Live on @producthunt 👇https://t.co/0Z7Wz0noq5
🍎 Make OS X Great Again— Andrey Azimov (@AndreyAzimov) 4 July 2018
My new Mac app that stops annoying things like:
- Repeatedly asking if you want to update OS X
- Opening iTunes when connect an iPhone
- Putting screenshots on desktop + saving in PNG not JPG
- Making your desktop a mess
✅ Hardcore Year June results— Andrey Azimov (@AndreyAzimov) 3 July 2018
Goal $1000 MRR:
📈 Total MRR: $252
- Sheet2Site: $82
- Dark Mode List: $33
- Patreon: $137
💵 Total Gross Revenue: $671
- Progress Bar OSX: $250
- Sheet2Site: $200
- Dark Mode List: $20
- Donations: $201
✅ Results of the 2nd and 3nd months of my 💪 Hardcore Year.— Andrey Azimov (@AndreyAzimov) 23 June 2018
How I learned Swift, built a Mac app and earned $1635 in 1.5 months + answers for all of the questions that I’ve received
And a sneak peek of my next project 👇https://t.co/BgPbfd2wF5
Add 🔄 subscription 💳 payments to your site without Stripe:— Andrey Azimov (@AndreyAzimov) 12 July 2018
1. Login to PayPal
2. Seller preferences
3. PayPal buttons -> Update
4. Create new button
5. Type -> Subscriptions
6. Add the price, period etc.
7. Save and get the embedded form code
✅ Hardcore Year May results— Andrey Azimov (@AndreyAzimov) 4 June 2018
Goal $1000 MRR:
📈 Total MRR: $249
- Sheet2Site: $109
- Dark Mode List: $32
- Patreon: $108
💵 Total Gross Revenue: $798
- Progress Bar OSX: $455
- Sheet2Site: $205
- Dark Mode List: $20
- Donations: $118
A typical day in my Hardcore Year:— Andrey Azimov (@AndreyAzimov) 3 June 2018
😅 I’m walking thought 2km road full of dog gangs that want to attack me at the middle of the night.
Video 👇 pic.twitter.com/qMDHsBeHHV
🎂 I turn 27 today, or 38% of my life with Ukrainian life expectancy.— Andrey Azimov (@AndreyAzimov) 16 May 2018
Now at $167/mo recurring revenue.
Following my dream 😊 pic.twitter.com/FjMaQcLtPE
⏳ Progress Bar OSX update:— Andrey Azimov (@AndreyAzimov) 9 May 2018
- Custom day end time
- Custom deadline with emoji support
- Launch at login
- Save all your settings after quit
- More accurate month progress (by hours)
P.S. FREE update for all current users pic.twitter.com/YwSzjc0VDV
🙏 We did it! April Gross revenue is: $1500+— Andrey Azimov (@AndreyAzimov) 30 April 2018
❤️ Thank you so much for your support. Magical feeling 🤗
My goal isn't completed yet cuz revenue isn't recurrent but it's still a good sign 🚀🚀🚀
I will write an article about April results. What do you want to hear?
16mo ago, a 🇺🇦 Ukrainian kid called @andreyazimov walked up to me in @dojobali. He said "I wanna make indie startups". He couldn't even code— Pieter Levels ✨ (@levelsio) 24 April 2018
In 488 days he learnt to code, launch and market himself
🍾 Today he passed $1000 monthly revenue
I'm super f*ing proud to know him! pic.twitter.com/FZbOD9XqFh
Progress Bar OSX Launch:— Andrey Azimov (@AndreyAzimov) 23 April 2018
😺 #1 @producthunt
🤓 #1 on Show HN
🌏 Unique Visitors: 6,500
🤑 Revenue: $430 (86 sales)
😓 Stressed a lot. 16 h working day for 3 days
👺 Critical bug in prod ver (18 people bought it)
💰 April revenue to date: $559
⏳ Inspired by @year_progress I've made a OSX app that shows you how much percent passed of current day / month / year menu— Andrey Azimov (@AndreyAzimov) 22 April 2018
It's called Progress Bar OSX and is NOW on @producthunt:
✅ Results of the first month of my 💪 Hardcore Year. $361/m or 36% of $1000/m goal reached.— Andrey Azimov (@AndreyAzimov) 13 April 2018
Details in this article:
And sneak peek of my next project
I’m alone in cafe terrace in total 🌃 dark. Every one else is left including stuff.— Andrey Azimov (@AndreyAzimov) 6 April 2018
I have only a🕯candle and 📡 WiFi. Mosquitos eating me. I’m filling like a guy from “Man vs. Wild” 😄
But I’m happy 😊
This is hardcore year baby 💪💪💪 pic.twitter.com/o5j0t8b3WX
All this week I talked to my https://t.co/B7FB2e3Vm2 users and based on their feedback now you can:— Andrey Azimov (@AndreyAzimov) 28 March 2018
- 📊 Connect @GoogleAnalytics - to get all stat
- 💬 Add @Crisp_im Chat - to talk with your users LIVE
- ✨ Remove "Made with Sheet2Site"
Thank you my dear users ♥️
🙌 We did it! https://t.co/TLHkb9edw6 become #1 in @ProductHunt with 1000+ upvotes!— Andrey Azimov (@AndreyAzimov) 22 March 2018
This my first product that become #1 🎖 I'm very excited about it 😊
🙏 Thanks you for your support! pic.twitter.com/QXkPidjLLL
I 😱 quit my job and I have one year to get to 📈 profitability!https://t.co/FtoVVTwtHx— Andrey Azimov (@AndreyAzimov) 16 March 2018
Startups aren't always about trying to get users, sometimes you just have to shut up and listen and you'll get 🏆 gold.— Andrey Azimov (@AndreyAzimov) 1 January 2018
👉 I walked up to people in my coworking space and asked them to use my new project https://t.co/67gZU9JE3l
They taught me more than 1 month of working alone pic.twitter.com/hT34ByX52W
Make an MVP without code: The toolkithttps://t.co/vCztFuAbR8— Andrey Azimov (@AndreyAzimov) 27 July 2017