Christmas Came Early for Tap… With a Product Hunt Feature!
We’re Feeling Rather Merry
As a child there was always one thing on my Christmas list each year that I couldn’t stop thinking about; it filled me with both anticipation and excitement.
… On Tuesday 22nd December we had just shipped a new version of Tap we had plans to do a bit of Pay Per Click advertising in a bid to attract more users and get feedback on the updates; maybe send out an email newsletter – you know, the usual wishful stuff. Nothing too extravagant.
But our co-founder Pete had other ideas and decided, with an air of optimism, to submit Tap to Product Hunt – whilst wrapping his Christmas gifts. ‘Why on earth not?’ he thought.
Then This Happened
A notification popped up on Slack:
And we trended above Kimoji #sorrykim…
It’s difficult to articulate the significance of this event and what it will mean to Tap but we really can’t thank Product Hunt enough for featuring us and its incredible community for the time they took to check us out.
We’ve worked tirelessly this year to improve the platform to make WordPress hosting as easy and loveable as possible and Product Hunt has already acted as a massive springboard to help us get Tap in front of the WordPress community – user signups started rolling in faster than a speeding bullet and have already increased by around 2900% in the last 24 hours!
Then we got over 100 upvotes…
We’re utterly humbled by the support we’ve received from the WordPress and Product Hunt communities.
“A True Honour’
I asked our co-founder Matt what it means to him and here’s what he said:
The most important thing about being, not only approved, but featured on Product Hunt is the validation it gives you as a founder. For your idea and hard work to be embraced by the notoriously selective Product Hunt community is a true honour and the encouragement it brings is hard to describe. Thank you Hunters!
Matt Luke – Creative Director at Tap
Tell Us What You Think
We would love to hear your thoughts and feedback, check out our feature here https://www.producthunt.com/tech/tap-4.
We’ll be shipping some awesome new features really soon (including free SSL for all users) so stay tuned!