I Am Making Progress

documenting a new internet venture from day one

June 26, 2013
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The last year

What’s up with Feistie? Its been more than a year since my last post. http://www.Feistie.com is still up and running though there are little to no active users anymore. During it’s existence Feistie has seen about 100 users make accounts, … Continue reading

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March 24, 2012
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Green Banana

I briefly worked for a software company that didn’t have a very extensive testing stage for the software we released. Our CFO referred to that as “putting out some green bananas.” That always made me laugh. My site has been … Continue reading

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March 13, 2012
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Final Push to Alpha Launch

A little less than two weeks ago I made a goal to launch Feistie in two weeks. The deadline nearly upon me and I just might pull it off! I wrote about the minimum viable product (MVP) in my last … Continue reading

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March 6, 2012
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JQuery Masonry, Pinterest, Minimum Viable Product (MVP)

I’m still cruising along attempting to launch Feistie next week. Along the way I somehow managed a pretty major redesign of the site. One my think, “don’t make any major changes NOW??”  Well, that person might be right. This change … Continue reading

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February 24, 2012
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Recap of the last couple months. Lot’s of design, some networking and Ruby, Ruby, Ruby!

My hope that my last little post would get me back on track with regular updates on here has been dashed. It’s been about 3 weeks since I last posted. I have made a ton of development progress during the … Continue reading

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January 13, 2012
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www.feistie.com – It’s Official!

        I’ve chosen a domain for “EventReview.com” ……….FEISTIE! I’ve been through hundreds of names and I’m only counting the ones that were available (via AJAXWhois). Check out www.feistie.com, sign up for the email list, drop me a line, … Continue reading

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December 23, 2011
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Following initiated

I know I promised some technical posts, but I wanted to drop this quick one on you guys. The ability to follow or “favorite” other users is now in place for the millions of hypothetical users of EventReview.com (ER). The … Continue reading

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December 16, 2011
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The beginnings of incentives

I have installed the basics for incentivizing the EventReview.com (ER) users to write reviews and add content (in particular “good” content). Essentially the incentives boil down to publishing the contribution statistics for each user on their page. Coupling these public … Continue reading

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