November 25, 2019

Week 5 Update

johnmoonyy

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Achievements

Fix html loading before css issue
Add subscription to track Stripe
Pivoting target audience for job board.
Daily Twitter posts scheduled on Sunday
Posted UI/UX designer job to redesign my site. The goal is to improve the overall design and experience of the site
Learnings

Began thinking why someone would come to my site if geographically the jobs don’t make sense for them to apply. This turned into only posting jobs that are remote. Then, I wanted to focus on only one group that are used to remote jobs and would like one. Programmers
I’m really scared to reach out to companies as I don’t know what they’re thinking of. However, after
Nov Current / Goal

90 / 300 total unique visits
0 / 5 paying customer Results
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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    Angellist is something like that..

    IDK if I'd choose that business module, but if I would to kick-start things I'd first get a lot of free posts, possibly scraped.
    Then get developers listed.
    Then can go to companies and tell them how many eyes they get and such. So they know what they are getting..

    There are 10s of sites like this... Many are free I think

    GL

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      Thanks for the feedback! When you say get developers listed, what does that exactly mean?

      As a dev, I personally didn't like using Angellist as a job source. I remember using it and it didn't vibe with me. IMO a lot of hoops to get through to apply.

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        job posters want applicant looking
        applicants want job listed

        Need to start/boost the chicken-egg cycle.. more of one is benefit to the other..
        when you approach a company to post a listing they want to know how many potential eyes it has
        ..

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