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.
On 19th May 2017, we were lucky to get 600+ upvotes on Product Hunt. It made us aTop 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. Continue reading »
Is Drag ‘more than an idea’? Three signs every Startup should look for.
In our last post, we talked about how we came up with the idea of Drag. But an idea doesn’t mean much. Everybody has ideas, every day. Having an idea and turning it into something real is the big gap. When we see a gap, we like to fill it.
We had an idea a few months ago. Life’s about freedom but emails are probably the thing you need to do the most each day, they stop you from being free. They stop you from being productive. Continue reading »