Daily Stand-up March 9, 2019

Saturday Edition: #Daily-Stand-Up

Janice @Janice


That extra nudge of accountability to achieve even a small step on your IH journey each day.

To join in:

01 Share your epic (a big chunk of work with a meaty objective) you'd like to complete by the end of March.

02 Share what you accomplished yesterday.

03 Share what you commit to accomplishing today.

04 Comment on at least one fellow hacker's progress and give them an IH Point for their check in.


05 Share your Work In Progress to underscore your accomplishments.

Then tune in the tomorrow to share how you did on your own tasks!


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    By end of 2019:

    5K MR

    By end of March:

    • Launch 12 March 2019.
    • Publish 18 articles. (18/18 determined, 4/18 written, 0/18 published)
    • Conduct 3 landing page experiments with a minimum CTR of 2.69%.
    • Increase organic growth from 0 to 11 persons.
    • Persuade an additional 15 influencers to contribute posts. (7/15)


    • Time boxed writing How To Post. (Almost there!)
    • SEO-tized images, tags, categories, upcoming blog posts.
    • Signed up for the Google goodies, e.g. Analytics, Search Console, Ads
    • Polished 3 of 6 posts to be unleashed next week.


    • Reach out to 5 influencers.
    • Follow up with 5 influencers.
    • Work on algorithm applied to scraped data.
    • Add Blog page.
    • Finish writing How To Post.
    • Add illustrations to How To Post.
    • Start photographing product for How To Post.

    KUDOS: @helengriffinjr for identifying the boogieman!

    CALL OUT: Wherefore art thou @Davey?

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      Also, don't forget to sign up for fullstory or hotjar. More in-depth analytics on how folks are using your site.

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        Thanks for the recommendations!

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          So did you get to test out one of them yet? What were some of the user activities that surprised you?

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      Hereth I am! Thursday was a wash, day job overload

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        (Laughing!) There's my ride or die!

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    2019 Goals for Magnus Rush

    • 50 Augmented Podcasts: (4/50) 8%
    • 12k MAU for the App: (0/12k)

    March Epics
    (Stats from Clubhouse.io)
    Milestone: Soft Launch: 42% Complete

    • [Epic] Launch Marketing: 39% Complete
    • [Epic] SaaS MVP3: 62% Complete
    • [Epic] App MVP3: 31% Complete


    • Created app Tutorial framework and implemented it on the most confusing screen
    • Took Magnus Rush on my weekly 7 hour car ride


    • Finish removing account creation from the mobile app


    WIP of the Magnus Rush podcast app and podcast augmenting platform

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      What all does your marketing efforts entail?

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        Things like:

        • Script out podcast enhancement video
        • Do podcast enhancement example video for podcast 1
        • Contact podcast 1 with video
          Repeat 4 times
        • Post on specific websites
        • PH launch
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    1. 2019
      • $50K annual revenue
    2. March
      • Get a remote job.
      • Get 20 people to say this is not a real problem & reject my value proposition.
      • Get 10 customers to confirm a real problem.
      • Schedule customer interviews/calls.


    • Final edits to common job application question responses.
    • Do sales research.
    • Level up on my programming.


    • Do sales/keyword research to find niches.
    • Level up on my programming.

    Congrats @AndrewV on shipping his new landing page.

    WIP Mindful

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      I have been doing a crazy amount of keyword search of late. Any free tools of choice?

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