My WordCloud app never ceases to amaze me. 1.4M installs, actual revenue coming from in-app purchases, happy users sharing their clouds with me via email and Twitter, and… in other ways too.
Prioritization for Perfectionists, or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Non-Perfection
Are you a perfectionist? That kind of a person that can never say “I’m done”, “it’s ready” or “let’s ship it”? The one who can’t release the new feature unless it’s polished and perfect?
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Word Cloud: 300 000 users and their reviews
Since the first time when I managed to get users for my WordCloud app, some time has passed. Now it has 300 000 users – three hundred thousand users in three months.
The number amazes me. It seems almost unbelievable! I honestly never imagined having more than 10 000 users. It’s incredible.
And users are not just using the app silently. Oh, no! They leave reviews, they have problems, and they complain about everything. But sometimes – more often than not – they make compliments, and share their work, and they are grateful. And this is the most interesting and rewarding part of working on something!
Here I want to share some nice and interesting things users asked me or shared with me.
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App promotion with no promotion
I wrote an Android app for creating nice word clouds and published it on Google Play.
Then I sat back and watched the installs flow in.