All In or Diversify
Jan 31, 2021, 1:01 PM
How I Think About Investing in My Apps
Try my new app, Like Expert!
Jan 23, 2021, 12:52 PM
Hey all, I wanted to personally invite you all to try my new app Like Expert. It’s now available on TestFlight! Here's how it works. You upload …
The TestFlight App Strategy
Jan 8, 2021, 5:14 PM
Building MVPs quickly with Parse to validate ideas
The Power of Compound Interest with Self Improvement
Dec 25, 2020, 3:09 PM
Applying compound interest to your life to achieve exponential personal growth
Tips for Optimizing Your App Paywall
Dec 18, 2020, 3:36 PM
Lessons learned from reviewing developers' paywalls
How to Think of App Ideas
Dec 14, 2020, 5:57 PM
A framework for evaluating app ideas
Paid Newsletter Survey
Dec 12, 2020, 2:37 PM
Hey friend! Happy Saturday. I’m thinking of launching a paid tier for my newsletter! I brainstormed some ideas today and I’m dying to know what …
A High-Level Framework for Thinking About Paid Marketing for Apps
Dec 4, 2020, 2:27 PM
What I've learned spending ~$2m on ads for my apps
What should I write about next?
Nov 28, 2020, 12:55 PM
Hey, I know I just published yesterday, but I’m already starting to plan my next post. I’m aiming for weekly posts so need to get started early.…
A Comprehensive Guide to App Pricing Strategies and Tools
Nov 27, 2020, 6:22 PM
Tips and tricks I've learned from building my app business
Journal #3 - The Laundry Quandary
Nov 19, 2020, 7:47 PM
My journey to never do laundry ever again
Journal #2 - Not Judging Things by Their Cover
Nov 13, 2020, 12:09 PM
The obvious saying from childhood is commonly ignored, but a useful framework for detecting trends and become a unique person
Edit: Ignore the bottom of the previous post
Oct 10, 2020, 12:49 PM
I accidentally attached my draft comments underneath the previous post. Please ignore everything under the Subscribe button. Apologies. To read the corrected post, here’s a...
I'm Taking a Break from the $100k Challenge
Oct 10, 2020, 12:33 PM
Updates on the $100k Challenge
Journal #1 - How Hiring a Product Manager is Enabling Scale
Sep 23, 2020, 11:26 AM
Last week, I said that I wanted to start writing about my non-Mealfarm biz. Well, here it is. This is how it’s going to work. I’m going to just write whatever comes to mind, reread it a couple of times, and then send it out!...
Lifehacker Story is Live + Progress - $100k App Challenge #7
Sep 10, 2020, 6:26 PM
Lifehacker, Bank Account, EIN, Dashboarding, VAs, and more
Let's Get Building - $100k App Challenge #6
Aug 25, 2020, 1:53 PM
This past week, I spent a lot of time trying to figure out this IDFA nonsense that I talked about in my previous post so I didn’t spend a ton of time working on Mealfarm. However, I did make some substantial progress on important...
How I'm Going to Get Around the iOS14 IDFA Changes
Aug 16, 2020, 2:55 PM
My master plan in detail
My Ridiculous Company Name - $100k App Challenge #5
Aug 7, 2020, 9:19 AM
I'm shocked this is allowed, and I feel slimy for doing it, but I'll be damned if I don't use everything to my advantage.
Lifehacker Wants a Story? Viral Reddit Post Continued - $100k App Challenge #4
Aug 3, 2020, 12:23 PM
Where did we leave off… ah yes. So, I had that viral Reddit post where I asked if people would be interested in seeing a bunch of recipes for healthy meals that could be made with virtually zero cooking and cleaning, in under 10...
My Viral Reddit Post - I Think I've Found My Problem Space - $100k App Challenge #3
Jul 25, 2020, 2:37 PM
Over the past few days, I’ve spent a lot of time researching markets and problems. Here are some things I did: Made a list of the top 5 grossing apps on the App Store in each category to gauge the most profitable sectors,...
Problem First, Not Your Cool Idea
Jul 22, 2020, 11:35 PM
$100k App Challenge #2
I'm Going to Make a $100k App From Scratch
Jul 15, 2020, 8:56 PM
I’ve seen this concept a lot in the gaming community. Basically, you start from scratch and build something impressive in a short amount of time to prove that it’s not as hard as everyone thinks it is. I love gaming videos...
You're a Sugar-Controlled Zombie, Probably.
Jul 10, 2020, 2:34 PM
Over the past few weeks, I’ve been eating virtually zero meat, dairy, and processed foods. I’ll indulge over the weekend, maybe some ice cream here, a burger there, but 99.5% of my meals and snacks are whole food plant-based....
The Flaws Of Aspirational Productivity
Jul 2, 2020, 11:09 AM
I aspire to be productive for most of my day. Yet, I never actually work all those hours I aspire to. I’ll work for 2-3 hours and then take a 30 minute break that turns into a 3 hour break, wasting time on Instagram, Twitter,...
Random thoughts I have that I want to share
Jul 2, 2020, 11:08 AM
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