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Hashnode July Update: 1500 new blogs, 600,000 views and 180,000 unique users

I am excited to share a strong update with you all for the month of July 2020. I hope you will enjoy reading how Hashnode is performing in terms of growth and gain some insights into interesting things we worked on this month.

Traction update

  • New blogs (individual publications) created: 1500

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  • Nearly 1000 blog posts from around 500 writers. On an average each writer wrote two blog posts.

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  • Content produced by the Hashnode community has been read 600,000 times this month. Unique user count is around 180,000.

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  • New user sign ups: 3000

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  • Team Size: 6

All in all, we are seeing a huge boost in growth and engagement after relaunching Hashnode and shifting focus to developer blogging.

We are trying to maintain a growth rate of 20% week over week in various KPIs and are meeting it successfully. Here is how it looks like:

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That's crazy, right? We are constantly optimizing, hustling and doing whatever it takes to meet 20% growth every single week.

Thanks for being a part of Hashnode and helping us drive the growth. 🙏

Continuous focus on growth and engagement

In the last 1 month we have always asked ourselves:

  • Is this feature going to help developers blog in a better way?
  • Will this improve their lives?
  • Is this going to bring more engagement?

If the answer is yes to all of the above then we build and ship the feature real quick and test the result with data. You can check out some of the interesting changes we did to Hashnode in the last month by visiting the changelog:

👉 hashnode.com/changelog

Strong word of mouth

After relaunching Hashnode we are seeing a very strong word of mouth. You all have been kind enough to invite your friends to try out Hashnode. Please keep spreading the word. It helps Hashnode grow and inject more value into the community.

Continuing our mission "Every developer should have a personal blog"

We believe you should own your content in a true sense. If you don't keep your content on your personal domain, you don't own it. At Hashnode we are continuously trying to teach developers to set up a personal blog and map their personal domain. We not only make it easy to start a blog, but also make it equally easy to eject from Hashnode. So, you are never locked into our platform.

Consider Hashnode your friend in the blogging journey. We have lots of upcoming features and enhancements that help you get better at blogging. So, sit tight, enjoy the ride and don't forget to spread the word -- because that's how we collectively pour more smartness into the community!

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See you soon in another update. ✌️

Feel free to reach out if you have any questions about our growth and traction. You can also email me at or DM on twitter.

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Quincy Larson's photo

Congratulations to Sandeep Panda, Syed Fazle Rahman, and the entire Hashnode community on this recent growth.

You all have always had some of the best engineering chops, and it looks like you all are getting your growth chops too.

I plan to continue sharing more of my personal articles here as well on my DevBlog.

Syed Fazle Rahman's photo

Thanks for the nice words and support, Quincy Larson.

Tapas Adhikary's photo

Sandeep Panda,

wow.. that's great.. I feel great about it. Congratulations to you and the superb team behind it. Kudos to all the bloggers on hashnode for producing marvelous pieces day after day.. I'm already feeling like, 'One Team'!

Every developer should have a personal blog

Great mission to have and a realistic one in many senses..All the best for the future growth of HashNode.

  • Well Wisher!
Sandeep Panda's photo

Thank you so much! A big fan of your content -- keep up the great work.

Jatin Rao's photo

That's so Awesome! Thanks to Hashnode Team for working hard to make the platform a better place for everyone 😊

I'm glad to be part of the Community 🧡

Victoria Lo's photo

This is just amazing news! Congratulations to the team for hustling every day! RESPECT! I can't wait to see more from Hashnode :)

Edidiong Asikpo's photo

Thank you for sharing this update with the community Sandeep Panda. It is super amazing to see how Hashnode has grown in the past month.

Cheers to more greatness 🍻

Sandeep Panda's photo

Thanks Edidiong Asikpo. You are an inspiration.

Luiz Filipe da Silva's photo

I started with Hashnode a few weeks ago. All I can say is that I simply love this community and how it is easy to share knowledge, experience and motivation!

And I want you to know how much I'm grateful for all you're doing to make this place a home for all us developers!

Gyen Abubakar's photo

Congrats to the Hashnode team. This is an amazing platform, no wonder it keeps growing. Keep up the hard work and keep growing! 🎉💐

NELSON MICHAEL's photo

yaaaay, this is awesome, growth is always encouraging.

Kevin Pliester's photo

Great. Glad to see Hashnode's becoming more successful. Now you're gonna have to make some cash. But I'm sure you will!

Sandeep Panda's photo

Thanks! Glad to have your support. :)

Ivan's photo

This is crazy! Congratz!

Amarachi Emmanuela Azubuike's photo

Congratulations🎊🎊 I really love Hashnode❤❤😥

akerele oluwabamikemi atinuke's photo

Congratulations @sandeep and other team behind this great achievement and I'm super excited to be part of the community💛