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Apr 15, 2019 4:45 PM 6+ day ago

Building a Business on Slack$80k/mo with a Slack-first App

While Slack prepares for the IPO, its App Ecosystem keeps evolving becoming a place to build a business on. Standuply, a Slack-first App, reached $80k in revenue in February 2019.

I'm Alex Kistenev, CEO and co-founder of Standuply and in charge of marketing. This post is about my experience of growing a Slack App to $80k per month.

If you search for `standup' in the Slack App Directory, you'll find Standuply at the 1st place with 30 other competing apps left behind. Here's how we did that.

There are Slack apps made by web development studios. They felt the pain, had resources and eventually built the initial product. But it was just a beginning.

Team A has clients, other work to do, their marketing resources are limited. Team B went all in with their savings, and all efforts are focused towards one ...

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