I’ve written before on how launching on Product Hunt can be a major boost for a startup.
It can also be an effective place to get the attention of journalists.
“Don’t dismiss Product Hunt if your target audience isn’t there. The platform can be a great way of getting press. Hello Weather ($4k/mo) is a weather-forecasting mobile app, and they’ve seen this firsthand:
To our surprise, the app received some attention on Product Hunt, and then got positive reviews in AppAdvice and Macworld. That sent some nice traffic spikes our way. We quickly amassed a few thousand downloads, which gave us a bit of motivation to continue working on it.”