Ymir Report #67 ā€” Year in review


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


INTRO

Happy New Year!

It's been a little bit since the last update. I hope you're doing well šŸ’–
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I took some time off during the holidays, but a lot less than I probably should have or needed. I ended up doing some work anyways šŸ« 

The big thing I did was write my year in review. This was a very draining exercise to do because I talk a lot about ADHD, mental breakdowns, starting therapy and more. I'm still pretty exhausted from it.

The whole thing is 10,000 words long. There's a good section on Ymir where I discuss some things I haven't here. So feel free to go check it out if you feel like reading about what I'm thinking of Ymir after three years in business.


PRODUCT

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

I onboarded a new customer over the holidays who found a lot of small issues with Ymir and ElastiCache. Based on what I found with them, I'm making improvements to the ElastiCache integration and making some much needed upgrades like Graviton and Redis 7 support.

I'll be rolling those out over the next two weeks.


MARKETING

I'll be in Phoenix in two weeks for WordCamp Phoenix. I'll be talking serverless there. Excited to see what happens.

I also applied to WordCamp Europe, but not about serverless. We'll see if I get accepted!


BUSINESS

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

Not too much to say here as I'm slowly getting back into things. December ended up being brutal. Lost three customers.
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January has been ok. I got some trials and conversions. I might end up being up for the month.
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That said, I still don't feel like I'm over this plateau yet. I didn't realize until I did my review that it started in May last year. So it'll be almost a year soon šŸ˜ž

Carl

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