Inside Ghost

Stories about building a non-profit, open source, independent software startup - and all the lessons learned along the way
May
15
After 5 years and $3M, here's everything we've learned from building Ghost

After 5 years and $3M, here's everything we've learned from building Ghost

Last week marked the fifth anniversary since the Ghost Kickstarter campaign which started it all. It's always fun to use
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May
02
It's our birthday! Three years down, $600,000 annual revenue, and what's coming next

It's our birthday! Three years down, $600,000 annual revenue, and what's coming next

On the 29th of April in 2013, I sat down in a beautiful little co-working space in Austria called Daxbau,
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Mar
03
How we migrated 30,000 blogs & 400,000 users across an ocean with zero downtime

How we migrated 30,000 blogs & 400,000 users across an ocean with zero downtime

Some time in May 2013, a handful of fearless (ha) developers sat down to work on the very first implementation
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Feb
15
Moving to Singapore

Moving to Singapore

In the next couple of months we’ll be reincorporating the Ghost Foundation in Singapore and closing down all operations
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Aug
18
Ghost August update: $500k annual revenue, doubled cashflow, new UI on the way

Ghost August update: $500k annual revenue, doubled cashflow, new UI on the way

It's been a while since we last did a proper update on revenue and progress at Ghost. Last week we
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Apr
29
Two Years in: How we Spent The Kickstarter Money, where we are now,  and what’s next for Ghost

Two Years in: How we Spent The Kickstarter Money, where we are now, and what’s next for Ghost

April 29th is a very special day for us. It’s the day on which, two years ago, Ghost launched
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Apr
14

Making Our Slack Team Public, The New Ghost Community Hub

Just last week we announced that we’ve made all of our revenue figures public in an effort towards more
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Apr
13

The 30 Minute Change That Made 25% More People Try Ghost: Telling Them what To Click

Sometimes little things have a disproportionately large impact. I’m not sure why this seems to surprise me, at this
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Apr
07
Ghost April Update: $411k Annual Revenue, Introducing the Public Revenue Dashboard

Ghost April Update: $411k Annual Revenue, Introducing the Public Revenue Dashboard

In January we announced a big focus on transparency for 2015, and today I’m very pleased to be able
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Jan
07
Lessons Learned Building an Open Source Product from $0 to $350,000/year in 12 months

Lessons Learned Building an Open Source Product from $0 to $350,000/year in 12 months

Just a year ago we launched our Ghost(Pro) hosted platform to allow people to easily deploy and run Ghost
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