Solving the Subscription Problem
Cloud software pricing has one significant problem for the user. The moment they stop paying, they lose access to the software.
Why & How to Build Your Own Blog
Why should you consider building your own blog when there are many good blogging solutions web - WordPress, Ghost, Medium, etc?
What is Blockchain & Why is it exciting
Blockchain is a chain of blocks containing information. What makes it exciting? Trust. Being distributed & immutable, blockchains maintain truth without a central authority
How to Choose Authentication System for your App
Choosing an authentication system for your app is like choosing a door for your house. While it stands out for a moment, people will immediately forget it if the experience is good. Yet, if the experience is bad, people will remember.
Product Decisions that worked for WhatsApp
Whatsapp's success is no accident. Their relentless focus on core product features, right strategy and other factors ensured that billions of people use WhatsApp on a regular basis.
Lessons learnt from building Newslettrs
Build for a specific audience. Involve users early. Keep the scope small & ship often. Be great at what makes your product different.
Amazon's Order Emails Detailed
Amazon's order emails used to be useful. Now, they just show the order number and nothing about what's in the order. Why is that?
Make TV Apps Usable
TV Apps can be better and they ought to be. They aren't optimized for the big screen and watching experience. I assume less than 10% time on TV is spent on the interface but that contributes significantly to the overall experience. Simple considerations can go a long way.
The Problem With Note-Taking Apps
Note taking apps solve one problem but introduce another. They solve the taking notes part but create the problem of 1000 notes not being used. Its like the Pocket of your thoughts and ideas. You want to get back to them, but you don't.
Philosophy of a Good Product
Good products are everywhere and we use a lot of these in our daily life. A good product can be physical or digital. They are useful, intentional, iterative and focused.
Start Building an Audience
It's time to build. It's also time to build an audience. Even if just 0.001% of the people on the Internet are interested in your content, it means you have an audience of 4000000 and that is quite something.
How I Made Twitter Feed Useful for Me
Everyone uses Twitter for their own reasons. I used it for entertainment. Now, I have made it useful. Twitter is a great place to find people who inspire you. You can learn a lot, if you follow the right people. Who you follow on Twitter makes or breaks your experience. Follow wisely.
Welcome to my blog. Thank you for your attention. My name is Monish Kumar and I work as a Product Designer. I am a builder who wants to be a better builder by building.