Building From Scratch – April 18 Update

By Dennis Last update May 10, 2018 Comments: 12

April was the 8th month for Apes in Space, my online store that sells space posters. After a huge month of February, results came down hard in March. I put in a ton of effort in April to improve things, so in the rest of this article, you’ll discover what I did, and what I results I […]

Building From Scratch – March 18 Update

By Dennis Last update May 10, 2018 Comments: 2

March was the 7th month for Apes in Space, my space posters store. February was the biggest month yet (grossing $1,340), but profitability was hurting A LOT. So while it would have been nice to report another $1,000+ month, I knew I had to make some drastic cost cuts . So without the support of the ads, […]

Building From Scratch – February 18 Update

By Dennis Last update March 14, 2018 No comments

February marks month #6 for Apes in Space, the online store I started to sell space posters. And finally, after 5 months of making a tiny amount progress, I scored my first win. It turned out to be an insight from a (failed) Facebook ad campaign from a few months back that held the key […]

How Elon Musk’s New Rocket Helped My Online Store Take Off

By Dennis Last update February 14, 2018 Comments: 2

Last week was one of the most crazy and awesome weeks of my entrepreneurial journey. It all started on Tuesday at 2:15 am when my phone alarm buzzed me out of bed. I jumped up (yes that’s what I do) and started setting up my workstation in the living room. I opened up the blog […]

Building From Scratch – January 18 Update

By Dennis Last update March 7, 2018 Comments: 2

January marked the fifth(!) month of operations for Apes in Space, the online store I started to sell space posters. During the last couple of months, it has slowly chugged along, making the odd sale here and there. I have to admit, it’s slowly eating away my motivation. There just is not enough consistent traffic […]

Starting An Online Store From Scratch: Month 4 Update

By Dennis Last update February 10, 2018 Comments: 3

  December marked the fourth month of operations for Apes in Space, my online store that sells space posters. In the last couple of months I’ve slowly figured out how to grow traffic. But the results haven’t been exactly stellar. I’m happy to say that last months was different and I’ve finally made some sales! December […]