My Personal WHY

The How Goes It? app aims to bridge the disconnect between the hurting and the caring. Carlo Caretto in Letters from the Desert writes “It’s love which justifies our actions; love must initiate all we do… Live love, let love invade you. It will never fail to teach you...

More thoughts on the long term

This has been a great week of progress: Project blog is up and running, first draft of wireframes is published, I received several offers to help with building the app, got some great advice… However, it may also turn out to be a hard week because I didn’t...

Mobile App Approach

The adoption (and usefulness) of the tool will be much larger once there is a mobile app people can use instead of using the tool in a browser. Currently we don’t have an app developer committed to help us build a mobile app. One way around it is for one of us...

SMS Notifications?

The cost of sending text messages (SMS) with Twillio is $0.0075 per message (in the US). If we have a 1,000 users set a number once a day on average the cost to us will be $225 USD a month. That’s not negligible. There are some discounts with bulk purchases but...

Thoughts on Monetization

When I came up with the idea for this tool it didn’t even cross my mind for it to be an income-earning business effort. It’s not my motivation; it’s not my intention. My thoughts: The tool and its future relies on good people contributing their...