Why we are ending Freemium plan

6th December 2018 in Drag

Why we are ending Freemium plan.

When we first started Drag, we only had a free plan. It was great.

But, we never thought that getting 100K + installs could be a bad thing for Drag.

Unfortunately, we were wrong.

As we have grown, our users have been experiencing a steady decline in performance. Really simple things like archiving an email or moving an email between columns haven’t always worked and unfortunately, even downtime in being able to access Drag boards.

All around, this feels horrible. Your inbox is your lifeblood, it needs to be available, 24/7 each and every day. How are you supposed to work with your team to support customers, sell or manage your tasks if you can’t even access them?

The reason I am explaining these problems is to be transparent about what’s gone wrong and how we plan to improve things moving forward. We’ve started to make this happen.

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How we translated our Startup idea into a product

3rd May 2018 in 🍦Inside Scoop

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Inside Scoop, Inside Drag: Episode 003 | April 2017

“We have an idea of doing Trello-style boards, in email. Today is about how we translate that idea into a product. There is a few things we will talk you; the processes that we went through.

I am going to talk you through validation and how we decided if Drag was a good idea – do users want a Shared Inbox? Do users want to better organize their Gmail?

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How to test your Startup idea

26th April 2018 in 🍦Inside Scoop

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Inside Scoop, Inside Drag: Episode 002 | April 2017

“For those who are joining us on this video, we have an idea to change Gmail into Kanban boards, like Trello. We have found there’s an opportunity; a real opportunity.

For us, we have an idea ‘Drag’. Drag will change your Gmail layout into Kanban boards (organize lists you can drag between).

Before we throw money at building Drag, we need to get ideas from people.” Continue reading »

How to know if your startup idea is good?

24th April 2018 in 🍦Inside Scoop

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Inside Scoop, Inside Drag: Episode 001 | March 2017

“We have an idea to make email into organized lists, just like Trello. It’s been done in the sales industry with Pipedrive, it’s been done in the Project Management industry with Trello and Asana and it’s been done in the Software space with Atlassian (Jira) and Pivotal Tracker.” Continue reading »

How did Evernote grow?

23rd January 2018 in How they grew

Evernote is a beast. With 150 million users and a $1 billion valuation, they can officially claim that they’re the top note-taking app in the world. Imagine being able to own that statement. Congrats, Phil Libin and Chris O’Neill.

People assume that successes of this magnitude are winners from the start. But that wasn’t the case with Evernote. Let’s give a bit of background, then I want to analyze how Evernote grew (so fast!). 
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How to share your inbox with a team

12th November 2017 in Shared Inbox, Team inbox, Best of

Team inbox is still an unknown. Companies rely on a single email address, cc’ing in teams, or using big helpdesks to solve problems. But, does it really solve the problem?

We’re launching shared inbox (Drag Team boards) so you can work with your team to organize, comment and reply to emails, together. We think we’re onto something, but before you agree, here’s my view on the other options.

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How to get featured on Google Chrome store

23rd October 2017 in Drag

On 26th May 2017 we woke up to 1300+ new users. What happened? Did we accidentally spend our annual marketing budget overnight, or did we, overnight, get top for every SEO keyword?

No and no. We were featured on the Chrome store. Here’s how we did it (twice!). We’ll be sharing the lessons we’ve learned
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How to launch on Product Hunt?

4th September 2017 in Drag


On 19th May 2017, we were lucky to get 600+ upvotes on Product Hunt. It made us a Top Hunted product (meaning we were a Top 5 global product launch). More importantly, it meant we were showcased to the entire PH community as a Top Hunt.

We had over 3K+ installs that week from Product Hunt. Here’s exactly how we did it.
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