Weekly update (as posted on Twitter)

I’ve been posting more regularly on Twitter recently. Sometimes, I like to use it as a way to publicly share thoughts and updates. I’ll even use it to share long-form thoughts by creating long threads. At the end of the thread, I ask the @threadreader bot to “unroll” my Tweets so it reads more like…

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Check in 27 May 2019

I always intend to have a check in at least once a week, but that hasn’t happened in awhile. Anyways, here’s my latest check in on my 6 startups in 6 months effort. Reminder for overall goal: Develop a USD 20 million business by 2038 Overall status: Currently in middle of development of projects #3…

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Weekly update – End of April

I haven’t written in awhile. I figured I’d do a virtual “daily standup” for the week here on my progress. What I’ve accomplished Project #3 – PFM Tool I’ve been conducting some market research on the Personal Financial Management (PFM) space. I’ll share my thoughts in a separate post (eventually). Basically: There are some clear…

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I have to pivot my Project #3

It’s time to pivot I just found out that the app I was in the middle of building – the to-do list combined with calendar task manager – is already built! Focuster.com (Thanks to Patrick for finding this for me.) For reference, here’s a breakdown of what I was originally imagining. It covers a lot…

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Maker Notes 2nd week of April 2019

I finished re-designing the signup page of one of my websites last week. Here’s a reflection on what I accomplished last week, and whether it was a good use of my time (nope). Highlights Finished redesign of webpage Used InVision to mock up design before implementing to code Learned a lot of HTML, CSS and…

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Project #3 – Just another To Do List

Some people have been asking me what my 3rd project will be. I previously drew up a quick sketch of what this to-do list will do. I’ve quickly put up a web page with the sketch that I made. The site is not pixel perfect, but hopefully it’ll give some sense of what I’m trying…

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Quick status update

Here’s a quick run down of where I’m at in this 6 startups in 6 months project. Project 1 (January) 9 customers signed up to date. Not great. Expected revenue next month: less than $50. Also not great. Where it can improve: Better sign up process, where potential customers feel more comfortable signing up with…

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I spent a total of 75 hours to build my first iOS app

Reflections on building my first iOS app 📱 Projects/Life Flips# #review #reflections #iOS #programming #startup #blog I developed an iOS app! 👨🏻‍💻 It’s called Life Flips, and you can find it here on the App Store Here’s some reflection on my path to developing this app. Overall I spent 74 hours building Life Flips. This…

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Uploading posts to WordPress is a pain!

Good god, I’ve been trying to find a better way to upload posts to WordPress instead of just copy and paste. Context I write my notes in either Apple’s Notes app or a new app I downloaded called Bear. My notes include simple formatting (Markdown format or similar) which includes headings (h1, h2, etc.), bold…

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Life Flips Development Roadmap

For Project 2, I’d like to build an application that regularly flips through all of the things you want to keep track of in life. Previously I was calling it Life Dashboard, but after researching available domain names, we’ve decided to call it Life Flips. You can get a general idea of this project here:…

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