Raman Ksaitor.eth+ Your Authors @ksaitor Started @CryptoJobsList when I was looking for a dev job in crypto… now helping 20k+ people get one too! 👨‍💻 Serial maker. Also @BitcoinFear Jan. 25, 2019 2 min read + Your Authors

Building a new app:

🔥 Tinder Photo A/B Testing

1. Upload your 2 photos
2. Community votes
3. You know which photo is better

Please give your feedback:  https://facerank.app 

Will share progress in this thread 👇

This is a new project & challenge for me:

From $0 to $3k in 3 months

🛠️ Building a new app
😢 Solving my own problems
🙅‍♀️ Not crypto related [sorry!]

🤔 Context:

My long-distance relationship came to an end last month 😿
So I’m back on Tinder. 😺

On Tinder, your 1st picture is the most important thing in your profile!

If you have a bad picture:
- Not only you’ll be SWIPED LEFT
- but your Tinder ELO score will also drop and you’ll be shown to even fewer people!
- Profiles that you'll see will also be not as 🌶️ hot.

😿 Problem:

Both guys and girls often choose a pretty bad picture of themselves.
They think their pic is great, but it’s not.

Example: you can’t see the face / sunglasses on / frowning face / no smile / other people in the picture, etc…

🛠️ Solution:

1. You upload your 2 photos you want to A/B test.
2. Other people vote. In the meantime you also vote and earn points.
3. Once your poll results are ready, you user earned points to unlock the result.

📈 Goals:

- Solve my own problem. Optimise Tinder the same way I optimise SEO 🤓
- Build simple product and set it on autopilot.
- Set up consistent traffic channels | Influencers, content, backlinks, etc.

📈 Goals (Part 2):

- If no one needs it, I'll ruthlessly kill it in 3 months or sooner
- Keep it simple stupid: fewer features = less bugs = less time wasted
- Charge $10-20 for A/B test results and maybe other premium features

⚠️ WARNING ⚠️

There are still ton of bugs in the app.

When you see a bug — just Tweet them here or DM me or email: [email protected]

Thank you! 🙏

Week 3 progress update:
Added 💬 comments

Launched on @ProductHunt @newsycombinator and @reddit

Based on user feedback, I'm adding gender settings to 🧔 Facerank.

But it's 2019 and gender is not as simple as Male and Female anymore:
- Facebook has 71 gender options
- Tinder has 37 gender options

Q: How many people in Bay Area will be offended if I have only 3 options?

🧔 Facerank numbers after Reddit, Product Hunt and Hacker News launch:

😃 187 - Users signed up
📸 498 - Photos uploaded
👍 39044 - Votes on photos
🔓 192 - Result unlocks
💬 52 - Total Photo comments
💰 $0 - Revenue

📢 122 - feedback comments from Reddit+PH+HN+email

Numbers after Product Hunt (Feb 20th) but before Reddit (Feb 21st):

😃 76 - Users signed up
📸 164 - Photos uploaded
👍 13720 - Votes on photos
🔓 54 - Result unlocks
💬 32 - Total Photo comments

Reddit (r/Tinder) drove more traffic and engagement than PH + HN combined

🧔 Facerank numbers & updates after 6 months:

😃 313 - Users signed up
📸 924 - Photos uploaded
👍 52996 - Votes on photos
🔓 319 - Result unlocks
💬 76 - Total Photo comments
💰 $0 - Revenue

🕑 0 hours - I spent in the past 3 months on this project. Should I get back to it?


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