✓ Publish the first few book profile (pages)
✓ Create a Facebook page
✓ Integrate Facebook Customer Chat
✓ Get the website indexed by Google
✓ Use serverless infrastructure in order to avoid potential issues with scaling and DevOps overhead.
✓ Use the Jamstack approach, when the whole app is being deployed to CDN edge locations (thanks to Cloudflare) in order to optimize website performance for the geographically distributed audience.
✓ Ensure that Googlebot can index the site since SEO will be a big component of the marketing efforts.
✓ Save the initial development efforts by using an open-source seed project - https://github.com/kriasoft/graphql-starter
✓ Users can sign in / register via Google and edit profile information.
✓ Users can view their public profiles.
✓ Users can see the book profiles.
“ The lists of books on ones profile is so freaking ugly, I hate looking at it. It makes me mad, because I love lists, and I would love to keep coming back on goodreads and how much I've read over the years and how my taste has developed, but the UI is so damn ugly it doesn't bring me any joy, I only go on the website when I finish a book to update it and peace out.”
Goodreads is one of those sites that we forced to use because of the lack of good alternatives. Wouldn't you agree?
How the next generation social network website for book lovers will look like? And who will accept the challenge to build it?
I think Goodparts.org has a good chance of occupying this niche. Follow us and see how it'll turn out! 🥳
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