Here’s the tell-all behind the scenes story of how Cloakist got to $9.99 MRR after just 7 years
It’s been a really long ride at Cloakist.
I’ve been through the highest highs, and the lowest lows.
But now, looking back on it all, with $9.99 coming into my bank account…
Recently I’ve been reading about the theory of 1,000 True Fans.
In an essay titled 1,000 True Fans, Kevin says that if you want…
Precisely no one has asked me how Cloakist got to $400 MRR in 5 months, probably because it’s not a particularly impressive outcome.
But I am still quite proud of this very modest level of success, and there are a few things that my ex-co-founder Alex and I did along…
I recently deleted WhatsApp and I was surprised by how difficult it was.
(This article was originally published on Screentimes, a new blog about screen time.)
Some difficulty was technical, for instance how to export my message history (which I wanted to keep hold of).
But a lot of it…
Ad blocking has been a slow and steady revolution in the way the internet is consumed.
But there’s an elephant in the ad blocking room:
Ad blockers hide external ads, but they don’t hide…
tl;dr: to install Messenger without enabling notifications, giving Facebook your phone number, or giving Facebook access to your contacts, you have to refuse 6 times via deliberately inconspicuous links.
This should be pretty straightforward. I have a Facebook account already, I use Messenger on desktop. I’ve had Messenger on my…
Our big vision at Stacker is for anyone to be able to build apps without code.
There are a lot of possible strategies to do this. Become a ground-up app builder (Bubble). Create a tool for designers who can then hand code over to developers (Webflow). …
Struggling for inspiration? Here are some types of fish:
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