New Micro Startups For Sale 🚀 - 2021 Year Overview

Hello to my dear readers.

This week was pretty crazy in terms of engagement.

We've got a few Premium members on the board. In addition, people mentioned us on Twitter more than usual.

We've got a bunch of new cool micro-startups. I need some time to post them on the website.

The "Looking for a partner" section becomes more and more popular. So it makes sense to keep it in the newsletter.

Besides this, I've prepared 2021 overview slides.

Keep reading. I bet you find something valuable in this issue.

👋 Welcome

Welcome to the 82 new people joining this week!

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📈 Year overview

Only 6 months have passed since I started Microns. But anyway, I have some numbers and slides to share with you.

Let's start our summary with the newsletter. Everything started with building an audience by writing this newsletter.

For 6 months in 2021, we acquired over 2,100 subscribers. On average, 47% of them actively opened and read the newsletter. At all, we sent 31 issues.

That's 350 subscribers every month 🔥

At the end of the year, we launched the Premium plan. That's helped us pay bills for the domain, servers, and sponsorships.

So, we've acquired 22 customers who paid us $2,283 net revenue, and we helped 12 founders to sell their micro-startups.

Sounds good for the bootstrapped startup, isn't it?

My main revenue-generating business is still my software agency.

But I have a big hope that Microns beat it in terms of net revenue this year.

Let's see. Fingers crossed 🤞

👨‍👩‍👧 Community spotlight

This week we discussed with my premium members the next set of new features.

The first one is about the Premium page. I want to refine the copy and content to make it more attractive. 

I think it'll help us convert more people into Premium members.

Metrics for the startups are the second feature I focus on. Again, I want to help buyers do some due diligence, giving them more helpful information upfront.

Last but not least is the affiliate program. I want to reward our promoters for every paying customer. So I'm going to make it so sweet in terms of reward.

I will provide more information in the next month. So stay tuned.

If you want to be a part of something bigger and participate in the community life, consider joining Premium 🙌

Our members get notifications about micro-startups posted on the website before anyone else.

👀 Looking for a partner

🌱 App developer looking for a co-founder. I've been coding for over 5 years and I pride myself in being able to build an app from the ground up. If you're interested in partnering up, please contact me.

⭐️ Silentinbox is looking for a tech co-founder to grow the existing product. The product has paid clients and a team to help on the marketing side. To learn more please contact the owner over email.

🤠 I have been working as a full-stack developer for more than 7 years. Lately, I started thinking about starting my own web development agency and trying to grow it. If there is somebody who would like to partner up with me feel free to reach out for a chat.

✍️ Insanely Useful Websites is looking for sponsors for their newsletter that goes out to ~1,300 early adopters and tech enthusiasts. Contact them if you’re interested.

If you’re stuck and looking for a sponsor, tech, growth, or investment partner, shoot me an email.

Let’s build more awesome micro-startups together 🚀

📰 Looking for new owners

  • $0 in ARR
  • Business model: Free to use
  • Perfect for designers and typographers
  • 121 users
  • Built with React
  • Founded in 2021

🔥 Asking Price: $1,000

  • $654 in ARR
  • Business model: selling resources about tools to grow your income, wealth, lifestyle & financial confidence
  • Perfect for people looking to earn and learn ways to start earning online
  • 6 customers
  • Built with WordPress
  • Founded in 2021

🔥 Asking Price: $4,500

  • $24,000 in ARR
  • Business model: SaaS subscriptions
  • Perfect for SMEs
  • 130 customers
  • Built with JS and TypeScript
  • Founded in 2020

🔥 Asking Price: $60,000

💡 Wisdom from subscriber

💌 Share with a friend

If you found value in reading this issue, please consider sharing it with your friend.

Let me know if you have a story about selling, buying, or partnering on the project. I will cover it here so other readers can learn.

Stay awesome,

Ilya Novohatskyi

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