BUILDING

SAMETIME.CO

A FREE TEXT SERVICE TO REMIND YOU AND YOUR FRIENDS TO DO SOMETHING AT THE SAME TIME.

ELEVATOR PITCH

WHAT WE’LL COVER

  1. DEMO

  2. TECHNOLOGIES

  3. CHALLENGES

  4. TAKEAWAYS

  5. FUTURE

JOEY AND I WANTED TO KEEP EACH OTHER ACCOUNTABLE, MAKING SURE WE:

WHY WE MADE IT

  • WAKE UP EARLY

  • WORK OUT

  • MEDITATE BEFORE BED

DEMO

INCOMING
TEXT

MY RESPONSE

CONCATTED GROUP RESPONSE

TECHNOLOGIES

PHP

JAVASCRIPT

CHALLENGES

1. NAME & DESIGN

I COULD ITERATE

ALL DAY ON THIS THING

 

JUST LAUNCH IT

2. UX

3. COST

  • SERVER $10/MONTH DIGITAL OCEAN
  • TEXTING PEOPLE $0.007/TEXT!
    • SO CHEAP!
    • THAT'S AWESOME!
    • WAIT...
    • WHY DID I JUST BLOW THROUGH $100?
    • IN A WEEK? 
    • TEXTING PERU, ECUADOR, ALBANIA, IRELAND, BULGARIA, SWITZERLAND IS LIKE $0.14/TEXT
    • SHIIIIIIIIIIIIIT
    • EXTRA BULLET POINT


TAKEAWAYS

SMS OPEN RATES ARE MORE THAN 99%

MORE THAN 90% READ IN 3 MINUTES

RESPONSE RATES 43% IN 15 MINUTES

STATS I READ ON THE INTERNET

~95% CONFIRMED GROUPS VIA TEXT

120 GROUPS

7,000+ TEXTS SENT AND RECEIVED

260 USERS

$50 HOSTING, $160 IN TEXTS

ALL BUT 15 INVITES RESPONDED TO

SAMETIME.CO STATS

TEXTING IS EASY

MULTI-USER TEXT LOGIC IS HARD

DON'T DO WORLDWIDE RELEASES

USE CASES ARE DIFFERENT

MOBILE-FIRST ISN'T JUST BROWSERS

LARAVEL ECOSYSTEM IS AWESOME

FUTURE

PREMIUM PLAN

 

and

 

WHITE-LABEL SOLUTION

THE

END

QUESTIONS?

Building SameTime.co

By Tommy Marshall

Building SameTime.co

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