Archive | July, 2017

How to add CKEditor to a react component in Meteor

Adding CKEditor to a react component in Meteor is easiest if you manually download and add the Editor yourself. Meteor packages or NPM packages had me running around trying to fix errors. Download CKEditor files from the official site. Extract all the files to /public/ckeditor folder In your “index.html” add script ref to editor js. […]

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Reducing signup friction

When looking for ways to improve the number of visitors -> trial signups, the first and easiest thing to do is to reduce friction on the signup form. This is a quick easy win. I looked over all our signup forms on the site and did the following: Remove requirement for name Every textbox adds […]

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How to create a hidden coupon field in Amembers

You can hide the default coupon code field by using a little bit of HTML brick customization. This is the end result. No visible coupon box. A user has to click on the “apply here” link for the box to be visible. Hopefully this is send less visitors away on a Google search promo code […]

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My top 4 most influential books on building a one man startup

Building a small one man startup is a challenge. Lots of traditional business books are full of fluff and hard to apply advice. There are a LOT of books on starting a business. The problem is this, they give you advice and at the time you read it, it seems like great advice. EG…. Business […]

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