How Hacker News Books Made it to Number One on HN

Hacker News Books topped the front page of Hacker News for several hours on 26 August 2016 and attracted a significant amount of visits during that time. The following is an account of what happened before, during and after the submission and what I learned from it. Read the full story

Making $1000 in 5 days with Amazon Associates Program

Hacker News Books launched in August 2016 and got submitted to HN on August 26th. I’ve already written about the submission and learnings and today I will go through the earnings part of the service, which at the moment are solely based on referrals from the Amazon Associates affiliate program. While the money is nice, I am really proud that Hacker News Books has found its community and makes someone happy by delivering the book they wanted to read next. Read the full story