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Writer, maker. Founded Graphite Docs and SimpleID. Now building Perligo - https://perligo.io https://polluterofminds.com
February 24, 2021
How I Used a Failed Product to Drive Traffic to a New Product
I've written extensively about my experience with Graphite Docs. It was such a wonderful app that I was wholeheartedly passionate about. It also came so close t…
February 10, 2021
I don’t want my app to be my full-time gig
From the time I was 18 years old and started my first online business with friends from high school, I’ve wanted to be an entrepreneur. I wanted to be a founder…
February 8, 2021
Updated my landing page with a usable demo
I’ve seen a big reaction (in a good way) from people who check out new apps and find that there is a demo they can try without ever signing up for an account. I…
February 5, 2021
Closing in on Perligo’s Alpha Launch
Perligo is designed for writers who want great feedback groups in a digitally native format. It was built based on my experiences workshopping my own short stor…
January 27, 2021
Am I Righting a Wrong or Chasing My Tail
I’ve had about a dozen or so products I’ve launched since I learned to code. However, only two of them I’d consider “hits”. My first project, the one that force…
January 24, 2021
Intentionally Breaking All The Rules
There are many variations of this quote attributed to many different people over time, but for the sake of this post, who said it and when doesn’t matter. “Lear…
January 19, 2021
Write Ugly Code
I wrote about this a while back on Dev, but with the rise of no-code solutions and the continued sense of gatekeeping I see with some developers, I thought it w…
January 12, 2021
Finding the shipping point
I tend not to have a problem shipping products, but I know some developers and some founders get caught in this cycle of constantly building and iterating witho…
January 6, 2021
Don't Write Tests For Your MVP
Not sure if this is an unpopular opinion or not, but I wanted to share it based on my experience. First, a little background. I learned to code by building my f…
January 1, 2021
Ship pretty, functional things
When Reid Hoffman said that if you’re not embarrassed by the first version of your app, you shipped too late, I think he was referring to features and bugs. Not…
Decentralized and encrypted alternative to Google's G-Suite
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