Daily Stand-up May 7, 2019

Tuesday 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 May.

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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    End of May

    • Launch Link Drop


    • Fixed sending bug (I had hardcoded a "time to send" email while I was testing lol)


    • Fix bug where email is sending all old links along with new ones
    • Change copy on landing page

    @vcmartins @Harlem for the landing page feedback.

    WIP: www.linkdrop.co

  2. 6


    By end of 2019:

    5K MR ($1398.34 of $5,000 - $0 from Jeanius | $699.34 from Hair Mogul)

    By end of May:

    • [Hair Mogul] Create 6 of 13 modules for online course.
    • [Jeanius] Add second VA.
    • [Jeanius] Add 16 posts of content. (1 of 16 published)


    • [Hair Mogul] Create script for first module.


    • [Hair Mogul] Record intro and first module!
    • [Hair Mogul] Think of resources for each module curriculum.
    • [Jeanius] Turn over tickets assigned to me re Influencer posts.

    KUDOS: @Issa Welcome to the stand up party!

    WIP: Jeanius, Hair Mogul, Happy Endings

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      What's the course about?

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        (Smiling) Hair moguling!

  3. 5

    EPIC: Launch Naminator, Bianna, and Dating site by end of 2019. Have have of them gain traction.

    Today: Did a lot of work.. Naminator Front end & Backend are fully hooked right now, entering words and clicking Generate now gives you results.

    Tomorrow: Add a progress bar to the loading screen when names are being generated

    WIP: https://naminator.io

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      Cool looking site! Generator itself errors out though

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        You're right, its bugging out right now. Aiming to fix it today. Thanks a bunch for giving it a try :)

  4. 4

    2019 Goals

    • [Magnus Rush] 50 Interactive Podcasts Created by Podcast hosts: (5/50) 10%
    • [Magnus Rush] 12k MAU for the App: (64/12k)
    • [Announcr] Build prototype and try to sell it to a customer

    May Goals

    • [Magnus Rush] Automate podcast outbound emails based on user activity: 100% Complete
    • [Magnus Rush] Invite 30 podcasts to the platform: 0% Complete
    • [Announcr] Validate business interest with 10 survey responses/interviews: 4/10
    • [Announcr] Sign one customer for a paid pilot: 0% Complete
    • [Announcr] Prototype Consumer App for live demos: 29% Complete
    • [Announcr] Prototype Location Client App for live demos: 40% Complete


    • [Magnus Rush] Created email template for automated emails
    • [Magnus Rush] Added tracking event for outbound email to prevent spam
    • [Magnus Rush] Finished up automated outbound emails EPIC
    • [Announcr] Added Facebook Login to Consumer App
    • [Announcr] Basic User Profile
    • [Announcr] User Settings/Preferences screens
    • [Announcr] Created Name/Title Style UI to let the user choose how their name and title will be announced. ie "His Majesty D. Young" versus "Sir Dave Young". Also added Hobby, Fun Fact, Job, From, SoundFX, and Intro Music placeholders
    • [Announcr] Talked to a music industry licensing powerhouse about licensing music for use in Announcr


    • [Magnus Rush] Generate some user events organically if needed to trigger outbound email automation system
    • [Announcr] More UI work on the consumer app to choose preferences
    • [Announcr] Create a queue or scheduling system to better run a playlist on the client



    1. 1

      Ooh. Powerhouse. That reads impressive. How did you connect?

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        I invented an interactive cinema platform a few years ago and that, for a brief but really fun time, allowed me to meet Hollywood studio and movie theater execs, who sometimes introduced me to some really cool people.

  5. 3


    1. 2019
      • $25K annual revenue
    2. May
      • $2000 in sales


    • Define projects and schedule calendar for the week.
    • Find better sources for quality leads.


    1. Collect social proof and assets for branding.
    2. Schedule follow up emails.
    3. List my current/past founder problems.

    @Harlem good luck on your 1st module!

    Get clarity on the market and the customer!

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      Thank you! (Smiling) It wasn't as painful as I thought it would be!

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    This comment was deleted a year ago.

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    This comment was deleted 7 months ago.

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      Yeah. Content generation is a time suck! Thanks fo the kudos!

    2. 1

      great landing page, I think it presents a pretty compelling case for your product. Good luck!