Rails 6 on Elastic Beanstalk

This article is designed to cover & fix some of the issues when attempting to run a Ruby on Rails 6 on AWS Elastic Beanstalk. The Quick Version (TLDR) Create directory .ebextensions in the top level of your application Create .config file which contains the commands to fix deployments (script here) Add commands for upgrading […]

How to create a product demo video for your landing page

Making a product demo on your landing page can lead to significant conversions. Unfortunately, this can be challenging as the demo has to be quick to load (i.e. small) and robust to the various browsers. In this post I’ll cover some of what I did to create the landing page for InsiderOpinion.com (which, you guessed […]

Obtaining Loyal Customers with a Sub-Par Product

Building a startup from scratch is hard work. Particularly, when you’re a solo founder, such as myself. You simply have limited time. There is a constant, balancing act between where to focus: customer engagement, product management, engineering, design, etc. For me, the order is: Customers Product management Engineering Without customers you can’t develop the product […]