In August, 2021, Marie created an online fidget spinner as a weekend project. The project turned into a quest to make the most realistic, satisfying virtual fidget spinner.
She officially launched the spinner on August 10.
Within a week, it was driving almost 30% of the website traffic to Llama Life.
Within 36 hours, it had sent 177 visitors to Llama Life. This was %58 of web traffic. After 2 days, the website had 1640 unique visitors and 226 visitors to Llama Life. It also was #3 Product of the Day on Product Hunt.
In November, 2019, Harry Dry launched Startup Gifs. Startup Gifs was a collection of gifs to brighten up your startups Slack channel. He created it to draw attention to Marketing Examples in a creative way.
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200 people had used the product by mid March.
In January, 2022, he announced that he had made $1k from the product.
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The project took about 36 hours from idea to launch. The end result was about 35k visitors to the project in 24 hours, about 200 signups to Pigeon, and 3 paying customers. He shared more about the experience at Side Project Marketing in 36 Hours (35K Visitors)
He shared the numbers from the week following the launch;
- 2.9k unique visitors
- 18.4k tips shown
- 6+ tips per user
- 247 unique visits to katlinks.io
- 24 KatLinks trials
- 12 newsletter subs
Most of the traffic came from Indie Hackers and Twitter.
Less than three weeks later, Roberto reported that the website had driven more traffic and trial signups to KatLinks than all paid marketing channels combined.
Bu the end of the year, over 23,600 tips had been shown. It drove more than 30 trials for KatLinks and 80+ newsletter subscribers.
100 Mesh Gradients
100 Mesh Gradients is a free product that was created by Gene Maryushenko. It offered 100 free mesh gradients to make your website look beautiful.
By August, 100 Mesh Gradients was on the first page of Google. The resource had collected over 1600 emails. He also said that the mesh gradients were driving a large portion of traffic to SaaS blocks.
In mid September, he noticed that the website was ranking #3 for the term mesh gradients.
In May, 2022, Gene reported that the design file has been duplicated 7.7k times.