Things we learned from Pinpic failure

After we officially wrapped up our story with Pinpic we’ve received tons of emails asking what went wrong with our startup. That gave me an idea to really ask myself what went wrong and share some of the main mistakes we made from our perspective. For those who don’t know about Pinpic, you can read more about it
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Image compression like TinyPNG

I was looking for image compression solutions without losing image quality. As I was using Laravel for this project, guys at Image Intervention did an amazing job with image manipulation but there was missing image compression. On the other side guys at TinyPNG also did great job but I wanted to avoid their API because they give 500 images to compress for free pre month. After a little research I’ve figure it out that best solution for image compression are imagemagic and pngquant.
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