#024: Making An App Without Knowing How To Code, With Adrian and Alexander Bulley
Adrian and Alexander Bulley are the founders of Weqool, a social fitness app that helps you get fit, by working out with friends online. They aim to reinvent the concept of online fitness by making exercise more fun, engaging and social, regardless of where you are at that moment in time. Main points of discussion An introduction to Adrian and Alexander Bulley We get an overview of Weqool An insight into the “lean startup” methodology We find out why it was important for Adrian and Alexander to be free from a “9 to 5” Job Alexander shares how the idea of Weqool came about What to do if you want to make a software product, but you don’t know how to code How to find a software developer for your idea What to do if you don’t have enough funding to pay developers How speaking with developers can help you flesh out your idea The benefits of creating a minimum viable product (MVP) when launching We learn about how to negotiate cost with developers How to evaluate which software developer to work with The best place to learn about front end, and back end coding We find out what is working for promoting Weqool How to save money while creating promotional content Where Weqool will be in 5 years We hear about the monetising plans for Weqool Key points you will learn What to do if you want to make an app or software product, but you don’t know how to code. How to find a software developer for your idea The benefits of creating a minimum viable product (MVP) when launching Links and resources mentioned More from Weqool www.weqool.com Weqool on Instagram @Weqool on Twitter Weqool on Facebook Recommended books (affiliate link) The Lean Startup: How Constant Innovation Creates Radically Successful Businesses Paperback – by Eric Rie Weqool Commercial https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6__EmaoqzIs Homework Use your ‘social capital’ to help your business progress Tweet #DiversityAllStar to discuss the show on twitter.