Ymir Report #62 — Back in Japan. First agency partner.


Heya friend!

Carl here. You signed up to receive updates about Ymir, the WordPress serverless DevOps platform that I’m building.


INTRO

I'm back in Japan for the next five weeks. (I got here last week.) If you're going to WordCamp Tokyo, I'll see you there!

So far, Japan has been very helpful in dealing with my burnout. This is a bit out of scope of this update, but I realized my burnout was probably an autistic burnout. (Something I didn't even know existed until a few weeks ago!) Being here has helped reduce the stressors that I feel triggered it.

On the Ymir side, I've been working on more things under the hood. I also created the agency partner page I wanted to create. Mindsize is my first agency partner 🥳


PRODUCT

You can always view the history of Ymir's product development at https://ymirapp.com/changelog.

Boring maintenance stuff on the Ymir side. I switched to using encrypted environment variables instead of secrets. This is something I'd like to add to Ymir as well. But as with all things WordPress, it's never that simple 🫠


MARKETING

I wanted to have all the Mindsize stuff done this cycle. And I did! I managed to get it all done. I got a testimonial from Patrick. I created an agency partners page.


BUSINESS

You can always view Ymir's up-to-date business metrics at ymirapp.com/open. They're updated every 10 minutes.

Still not out of the woods for churn. It's not as bad as last month. Probably losing one subscriber.

All the other stuff is moving slowly. I'm focusing on doing some consulting work right now.

Carl

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