November 18, 2019

Week 4 update

johnmoonyy

Elevator Pitch: We connect tech employees to remote companies that give equity as part of compensation. http://www.forapiece.com/?source=indiehackers

Achievements

  • Add Heroku Scheduler to run scrapper every morning instead of triggering it manually
  • Tracking remote listing source
  • Turn Stripe Production on
  • Users can upload logo using Google Clouds
  • Daily Twitter posts scheduled on Sunday

Learnings

  • I need to automate as many things I can. As a solo founder, I get to push each day further by not having to do 1 less thing
    ** This came about because I would run the scrapper, but I would sometimes forget to run this if I’m traveling or on the weekend. This motivated me to find a solution. It was Heroku Scheduler (free plugin but tiered)
  • Scheduling time for Marketing specific task has helped me to spend more time promoting my site instead of solely focusing on the next feature.

Nov Goal

  • 300 total unique visits.
  • 5 paying customer
    Results So Far
  • 45 total unique visits
  • 0 paying customer

What I’m looking for

  • Pointers on how to reach out to HR or Co-founders about posting jobs on the board. What is the best way to get them to pay?
  • My first paying customer. I’m currently giving 3 additional months for any tier you purchase.
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