I was interviewed on the Product Hunt blog! 😻

Topics include:
- How I got started on 1Feed (with a CodePen!)
- My challenges as a maker
- How to ship fast & stay on track
- How to have a successful Product Hunt launch
- Next steps for 1Feed
And much more!


1Feed is one of the 3 recipients of this month's $5000 maker grants!!!

The announcement newsletter title is even "best indie product of 2021?" 🤯

Interested in learning more about the product decisions that went into building 1Feed.app, or what my big mission is?

Check out my 13min interview on the Forward Thinking Founders podcast! 👇

✅ Added a bunch of FAQs to the landing page to help people who want to know more about 1Feed before slamming that Sign Up button!

Let me know what you think 😁👉 1feed.app

@plausible And with a CORS header! Would be cool to make the API truly 'public' for public sites.

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@plausible Hey, congrats on releasing the stats API! Feature request: It would be cool if we could use the API without a token for sites where we've set the visibility to public :)

Woahh, the memory usage feature in Firefox DevTools is so cool! I can actually kinda read what's going on, unlike Chrome's one 😍

I chose to build 1Feed as a web app because of openness and freedom — you don't have some app store gatekeeper not letting you in because you're under 18 or refuse to give them 30% of your revenue.

1Feed was featured in this great article by Fast Company:

Just had a cool idea… What if 1feed.app could read sitemaps? They have URLs and last modified dates, so all I'd need to fetch separately would be the titles.

This would mean you could subscribe to pretty much every site on the internet, even if it doesn't have an RSS feed 🤯

👋 Hey folks, SEO question — Lots of people have been searching "OneFeed" when I tell them about it, rather than "1Feed".

🤔 How would I rank for the term "onefeed" without changing all the product & landing page copy to say "1Feed"? (I like the name "1Feed" better)

Just posted 1Feed on news.ycombinator.com! We’ll see how it goes, probably either a success or a total flop 🤷‍♂️

Hopefully the former! 🙏

😺 Considering launching 1Feed on Product Hunt next Tuesday, although I haven’t committed to it yet…

If I livestreamed the launch on Twitch, would you be interested in watching?

Also gave me some further inspiration/clarity/food-for-thought around my mission for 1Feed (and mission as a maker in general)

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Wow. This talk by Anil Dash is 8 years old, but it’s still relevant today, maybe even *more* relevant.

Expected to spend like 15mins skimming through but ended up watching the entire hour on 1x speed.

Really powerful talk, highly recommend…

Dark mode users will also probably see a slight performance increase due to the browser no longer doing a bunch of weird photoshoppy things on the entire <body> 😂

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Finally got around to making a *proper* dark mode for 1Feed — the previous mode just used CSS filters 😅😅

It looks sooo much better! 😍 The image on the left is the old dark mode, the image on the right is the new one:

Wow!! After less than 24 hours, my article is already 7th result on Google for "break Twitter addiction" (also on the first page for similar searches) 😮

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