Weekend Hacks

Weekend Hacks

600 to 6,000 Users in a Month? Might Be Time for this Side Project to Go Start-Up

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IDoneThis started out as a simple side project to help motivate ourselves to keep New Year’s resolutions,” local lawyer-turned-developer Walter Chen told Betabeat in an email. He and Rodrigo Guzman built the app, an email-based “done” list, in two days and launched it on January 3. The app’s traffic bumped along for a while, a testament to good design and good hustle (cold email pitches to blogs and submissions to sites like Reddit and Hacker News).

Then at the beginning of April, it took off.  Read More