Daily Stand-up May 8, 2019

Wednesday 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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    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. (2 of 6 created)
    • [Jeanius] Add second VA.
    • [Jeanius] Add 16 posts of content. (1 of 16 published)


    • [Hair Mogul] Record intro and first module!
    • [Jeanius] Turn over tickets assigned to me re Influencer posts.
    • [Jeanius] Contacted 2nd VA.


    • [Hair Mogul] Think of resources for first module curriculum.
    • [Hair Mogul] Create account for affiliate marketing.
    • [Hair Mogul] Finish orientation.
    • [Hair Mogul] Research online course platforms.
    • [Hair Mogul] Create outline for pillar post.
    • [Jeanius] Turn over tickets assigned to me re Influencer posts.

    KUDOS: @vcmartins for cranking on the content.

    WIP: Jeanius, Hair Mogul, Happy Endings

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      Must feel good to get the first recordings "in the can"!

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        It does. But I 've six more rounds! It's a daunting amount of work!

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    By end of May

    • Launch final version of Link Drop


    • Fixed email sending bug (Screwed up placement of a WHERE in a sql query)


    • Tiny fixes to email
    • Reach out to a couple people who expressed interest to see if they will test it out
    • Update landing page (didn't have time to do this yesterday)

    @vcmartins @Harlem for working on courses. I've written blog posts before and I know how draining just those one off posts were to write.

    WIP: linkdrop.co

    (Feedback welcome)

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      Thanks for the kudos! Like the new CTA! And luck finding beta testers?

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        Nah...I think I may have built something with an audience of me. That's alright though, this was one of those projects that I had to build or it would drive me insane.

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

    Today: Worked on re-architecting the API so a progress bar can be shown while names are being generated.

    Tomorrow: Hopefully finish it and get The progresss bar being shown

    WIP: https://naminator.io

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    2019 Goals

    • [Magnus Rush] 50 Interactive Podcasts Created by Podcast hosts: (5/50) 10%
    • [Magnus Rush] 12k MAU for the App: (65/12k)
    • [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: 0/1
    • [Announcr] Prototype Consumer App for live demos: 41% Complete
    • [Announcr] Prototype Location Client App for live demos: 51% Complete


    • [Magnus Rush] - Got my first iOS IAP monthly subscriber! $4.99 baby :)
    • [Announcr] (App) Added UI for making announcement preferences
    • [Announcr] (App) Automatic location updates and simplification of the main UI
    • [Announcr] (Saas) Created Org, Location, Location Device, Counter tables


    • [Announcr] Create a queue or scheduling system to better run a playlist on the client



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      Congrats on the sale, that’s awesome. Don’t discount the $5, if you can do that you can do $50, $500, and $5000.

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      Awwwww yeah, baby! First subscriber! Congrats!

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    2019 EPIC

    • 5 paying customers for Automated API
    • grow Threadbase.io by 25 paying users
    • 250 downloads of DotNetNitro artifacts (code or extension)


    • Get content trickling for Threadbase as demonstrated by 4 articles and 4 email chain additions
    • Launch DotNetNitro as demonstrated by live site with link to deployed artifact, downloadable source code for 4 templates, and install-able VS 2019 extension.
    • Get AutomatedAPI live and running as demonstrated by 10 alpha users (0/10)

    YESTERDAY (and weekend):

    • I launched a signup page for DotNetNitro
    • Built a new DotNetNitro base template
    • Revised previous template
    • Took a final (one more task on my school list, then it's pedal to metal time)
    • Indications are that my client work is now in beta with the clients users (I've gotten a bunch of insight from this contract that I think will be useful for AutomatedAPI)
    • Watched my sister get married!


    • Blog Post for DotNetNitro.com
    • Review existing emails for Threadbase.io
    • Run some tests on AutomatedAPI.com and scope what needs to be done to get a functional demo running enough to write a basic How-To.
    • NoSQL coursework

    @aliakhtar good to see that ambition, hope you can get all three launched


    This only works because I'm strategically using DNN and Threadbase tasks to fill times when I need a distraction. It keeps me from falling into YouTube rabbit holes or badly timed Netflix binges. It's actual work, but lets those two feel a little more passive relative to AutomatedAPI.

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      Haha. Netflix and Amazon Prime are the bane of my productivity!

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


    • Collect social proof and assets for branding.
    • Schedule follow up emails.


    1. List my current/past founder problems.

    @Harlem @jakes @aliakhtar @vcmartins @jpusateri @Davey keep up the great work everyone!

    Get clarity on the market and the customer!

    side note doing some customer development on damn self before I bug anybody else.

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      When you find clarity... would you be willing to pass some that my way?

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        Of course, you know I got you boo. ;-)

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