KP is a prolific creator that is active in the no-code and build-in-public communities. He likes to build communities and curated resources. He shares what he has learned via Twitter, his blog and his newsletter.
He is the Program Director of On Decks No-Code Fellowship program. He shared the story of how he applied to, and was recruited for, the job in public at How I landed my dream job at an ambitious startup by building in public.
Build In Public
Building In Public is a newsletter and website that features interviews with prolific makers/founders who are applying the model of “build in public.”
He created the Twitter account in September, 2020, and was able to quickly grow to 100 followers.
Cuppa is a service that offers 1-1 virtual coffees with curious minds from Twitter. He launched Cuppa on March 14. He got 50 signups that day just via twitter. By March 14, he had recieved 100+ signups for cuppa. Just one week later, he had crossed 300 signups. The service had its first chat on March 22.
He shared a brief overview of the lessons learned on Twitter. He also shared the playbook he used to find his technical co-founder.
No Code Cheat Sheet
No-Code Cheat Sheet is a Notion-based guide to help beginners find relevant no-code tools.
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By mid August, he had 600 beta sign-ups on the waiting list.
He posted a number of tweets summarizing the beta launch
- In the first 20 hours, he had 50 new signups on the waitlist and 82 registered users on the app.
- By the end of day 2, he had 126 onboarded users and 10 hand-picked issues.
- At the end of Week 1 there was 700 people on the wait list. 152 new beta users and 53 newsletter issues dropped.
Writers Compound was an online home for people who love written content.
He shared more product updates at Indie Hackers.
appeared on was a site where you could follow all the appearances of your favorite podcast guests. The goal was for it to become the imdb of podcasts.
He shared how he built and shipped the project in a 2019 MailChimp newsletter. He also shared the details in a Twitter thread.
He created a page on the website called Wall Of Love. This was to permanently save/celebrate all the little nuggets of social love the project received.
Do Things That Don’t Scale
Do Things That Don’t Scale was a crowdsourced collection of unscalable startup hacks and stories. It was his first no-code product. He shipped it within 2 weeks and it went #1 on Product Hunt on launch day.
You learn more at Topping Product Hunt after 5 days of no-code building.
Nocode Hub was a place to discover the newest no code projects shipped by makers from all over the world.
He shared more behind the scenes details in his newsletter titled So I launched “Nocode Hub”
He created a video about how he automated news/blogposts on nocodehub.com at Loom.
He created a Twitter thread about small wins with this launch that he was celebrating and grateful for.
KP is currently writing a build in public guide about how to get the first 1000 early users for b2c products.
Within 3 hours, he was able to get 200 signups for his e-book. He also earned $300 in his first day. He shared more details at How I sold $500 pre-orders for my new e-book in 2 days at Indie Hackers
He is writing the book in public. He has published the first chapter, The playbook to build landing pages that work, on Notion.
You can check it out on Gumroad.
He regularly posts about how his Twitter impressions have increased since the previous year:
- June vs July 2020
- July 2020 v Aug 2020
- 160k impressions in Oct 2019 vs 2M impressions in 2020
- Twitter impressions Sep 2020 vs Sep 2019
He was also able to find his current job through Twitter. He posted a tweet about looking for employment and received 4 high quality job leads.
On Deck sent him a public job offer based on his build in public philosophy.
Great Twitter Threads
- How KP won over his limiting beliefs and shipped 8 no-code projects
- How KP acquired sign ups for his new projects – without going on Product Hunt
- 10 ridiculously simple tips KP wish he knew about building an audience when he first started\
- How KP build his personal monolopy.
- How to grow an audience on Twitter
- How to use Twitter as a wingman to network and connect with others
- 4 things KP did to make Twitter work for him
Keep Up With KP
This newsletter is KP’s personal hand-picked collection of essay excerpts, tweets and products that educate founders and makers how to build leverage on the Internet and create communities/
By May 28, he had 51 subscribers.
Build In Public
Build In Public is a newsletter featuring prolific creators who are taking an audience-first approach in building products published every Wednesday
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