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How many months did it take to reach 10k per month?

Hi,

How long did it take your mISV to reach making six figures?

Is it b2b or b2c?
Whats the product price?
How many visist does it take to make $10k per month?
How many downloads to reach a $10k per month level?

Thanks
Clari
Friday, August 29, 2008
 
 
I don't think any of these questions have any great significance without:

* The possible size of the market,
* The number and quality of competitors,
* The quality of your product, and
* The marketing methods used.
Ray Smith Send private email
Friday, August 29, 2008
 
 
I'm selling PHP application, B2C, $39 per license, it took me 8-9 months to reach 10k per month.

Unique visitors are about 13k monthly.
anonLurker
Friday, August 29, 2008
 
 
Congrats anonLurker, that's impressive for a PHP.
Victor Noagbodji Send private email
Friday, August 29, 2008
 
 
greatly dislike anon
Friday, August 29, 2008
 
 
How long to get there? A few years working part-time
Is it b2b or b2c? B2B
Whats the product price?  $100 - $3000
How many visits does it take to make $10k per month? About 8000
How many downloads to reach a $10k per month level? About 2000
The possible size of the market: HUGE
The number and quality of competitors: MANY (small uISVs, major corporations and everything in between), quality also spans the spectrum
The quality of your product: Pretty darn good -- middle to upper quartile
The marketing methods used: #1 on Google, AdWords

HTH
anon
Friday, August 29, 2008
 
 
Roughly 4 months
randie
Saturday, August 30, 2008
 
 
> How long did it take your mISV to reach making six
> figures?

80+ months (no shit)

> Is it b2b or b2c?

b2c

> Whats the product price?

$24.95

>How many visist does it take to make $10k per month?

120k/mo

> How many downloads to reach a $10k per month level?

30k/mo
Flipperflap
Saturday, August 30, 2008
 
 
"Congrats anonLurker, that's impressive for a PHP."

Congrats anonLurker, that's impressive. Full-stop.
John Adams
Saturday, August 30, 2008
 
 
What I'm interested in is how the heck do you get 120K visitors to your website?! Surely not adwords...
John Adams
Saturday, August 30, 2008
 
 
Flipperflap - If my math is right, you make 400 sales from 100,000 visitors per month for a conversion rate of 0.3%.  Meaning you've done an outstanding job of marketing, but you've got a lot of work to do with converting your visitors.  You should strive for AT LEAST a 1% conversion rate.
webapp
Saturday, August 30, 2008
 
 
Your math is spot on. I sell just above 400 copies a month.

And you're right, and I'm working on it. My conversion rate should be (much) better, but I do get quite a bit of traffic from countries that do not buy much (India, China etc.)

How to get 120k visitors a month? Rank well for a niche that your competitors don't focus on or don't consider significant enough.
Flipperflap
Saturday, August 30, 2008
 
 
> You should strive for AT LEAST a 1% conversion rate.

Depends.

Depends on how targeted your traffic is, how high is the bounce rate for example. Usually when the traffic goes up the conversion goes down.
ILIKECHEESE
Sunday, August 31, 2008
 
 
Completely useless question. Get back to work!
cynic
Tuesday, September 02, 2008
 
 
The next month after releasing v3.0 of the product. And that was actually the target functionality we was working from the beginning. This is my second company - the first one achieved $2 mln in sales a year and the current one is at 0.5 mln right now and growing almost 100% a year. That's why I like to do b2b and have high prices (average sale - around $5000).

But, this information will not help you at all. It irrelevant even if you do the same as I.
Greg
Thursday, September 04, 2008
 
 

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