- 1️⃣ Week 1 Complete!
- 📊 Basic dashboard widgets in place
I'm basically back to where my original prototype was before starting this build, but obviously with the support structure of an actual API and app. I can log in and use Freelance Insights as I did the quick prototype, which is a great milestone to reach!
From here I can start to focus on building out proper features and expanding the product.
I'm not going to have as much time this week as real client work and daddy-day-care duties are going to be filling up my schedule. I guess this is the test for discipline and momentum that I've tried to build up over the last week or two. Hopefully I can keep plodding on and make small progress each day - even if it's just a few tweaks or a blog update.
I want to try and get some very early users on board soon so I think i'll need to make sure all the user-admin type stuff is in place.
It would also be great to have a 'demo' state where they can check out the dashboard before they connect their FreeAgent account. A couple of reasons this is important: people like to see what they're getting before fully committing, authorising a random app to their FreeAgent account is quite a big deal - I need to build trust quickly.
Just writing this out makes me realise a demo account to take a look at is vital even before a user makes an account. Screenshots and tour videos are fine but why not just let people use it?
Just going to update Week 2's Todos.