I wanted to find some viral marketing case studies to get inspired emotionally. But there was nothing on this topic online. Or even if it was, the articles always suggested that it was pure luck. Which was absurd to me. There are always very strong emotions (psychology) involved in everything that goes crazy viral.
Don’t overthink it and don’t over-engineer things – it’s easy to fall down that trap and you will never ship anything. Ideally, build with a community and for a community. I’ll soon release Build In Community and will guide you on how to do it.
I casually made a Freelancer account and the same day I won the first project. If you say the time taken from action to 1st dollar, then it was the same day.
I earned my first dollar online when someone signed up for my online fitness coaching service back in August 2020.