December 27, 2019

Soft Launch

nh2_amine

Today I deployed the website and opened it to the public.
you can check it out here => https://www.flexyform.com

All feedbacks are welcome. There is a free tier to play with.
I think I will have to add some documentation to best describe how it all works.

Now starts the most difficult part for me: marketing!

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    I like the simplicity of the product.

    Just check the grammar on the landing page.
    “Infos” perhaps should be “Info” and I think I saw some other tiny things like that.

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      Thank you i'll redo a full check

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    Agreed there are similar products in the market, but that just means there is proven demand for it!
    I think now it all comes down to the marketing of your offering.

    I like your landing page and can understand your product offering.

    Is it possible for you to place a live interactive view of how the form looks and works and the results that come from it? I think that will be quite cool.

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      Thanks a lot for your feedback ! I'll try to find something to showcase the product

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    Nice product but how is it different from its competitor? There is a lot of similar product. I saw one just yesterday on IH. How can you provide something unique?

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      Thank you for your input!
      I didn't try to build something especially unique.
      I found some similar products as well. But I thought I could build one on my own without thinking much about competition

      But I would be very interested to have some ideas to differentiate from others, if it's possible of course

      PS: I missed the similar product yesterday. I would be insterested to look at what this looks like

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        @nh2_amine It was https://formcaster.co/, you can find them on PH too.

        They do allow file submission too. You can add that one, also auto responder feature. There is another that I use https://formspree.io/

        I guess the best way to imporve your product is look for all similar products, and add as many feature as possible. I am doing the same :)

        Good luck.

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          Thank you!
          I knew about formspree and thank you for the advice!

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    Congratulations on launching!

    A few points of design feedback if you're interested:

    • On the Landing page:

      • the value prop is clear - good job!
      • the stock graphics feel overused and generic (I know this is a bummer, because those nice vector graphics of people are free and well-executed ... so they're everywhere now) I honestly think finding some unique graphics would go a long way...
    • On the Pricing page:

      • the currency symbol was hard to see because of its small size
      • the / year subtext on each price was almost invisible due to very low contrast with the background
      • the Sign Up CTA for reach tier is identical - what about making the Free tier green w/ white text so that it stands out. That'll get more signups into the top of your sales funnel.

    If you're interested in more UI/UX tips, I've got a free mini-course: https://the-ux-mini-course.com ;)

    I've got you queued up for a feature on https://thedailystartup.club/ I don't have a huge audience, but I know how hard getting started on marketing feels when you're used to design/development :)

    A question if you don't mind: what tech stack did you build FlexyForms on what part of the build was the least fun/most time-consuming?

    All the best!

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      Wow! Just wow for this feedback! Thank you very much!
      I'll try to apply your ideas quickly.

      Thanks for UX course and for the feature on the daily startup club.

      Regarding the stack, I used what i'm most comfortable with (PHP/Symfony/MariaDB) and I used Stripe for the payment/subscription part.

      As you could image the UI/UX part is the most time consuming form me as I am more of backend developer

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        Glad to help :)

        Definitely choose the stack you know and can move fastest in!

        I've got a few more questions about your experience with UI/UX as a backend developer. If you're up for a discussion, please shoot me an email ([email protected])

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      Very good points! And I just checked out your course. Very good info!

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    I wish you'd have posted the link here, would've loved to have a look 🙂

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      my bad! juste added it ;)

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      Thank you! I'll try to find something nice to showcase the product

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