John Saddington

trying to win the internet.


Saying It Aloud

I’ve made the tough but important decision to kill a project just before it goes live. That project… sniff sniff… is George.

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You Just Changed My Workflow

Good products challenge people to rethink their existing workflows and consider changing them so that they might adopt the new tool. This requires time and patience, trial and error, and can even create a lot of anxiety.

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A Few Thoughts on Product Hunt’s New Ship Platform

I won’t lie… ProductHunt’s new SHIP platform looks dope af. I’ve been eyeing it for quite some time and their launch intersects perfectly with two distinct projects that I’m working on. Last night, I finally had a moment to put it together:

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A First Look at My To-Do List App

I haven’t had an update about my To-Do List App, George, in over a month! I can’t believe that, especially since I’ve been using it for the last 5-6 weeks! And the goal of those weeks were to give it a serious run as a personal tool, for my own use, with the explicit intent […]

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Because App Icon Design

Apparently millennials are 10 times more likely to delete an app off of their phone because of its appearance on the device (via comScore‘s latest Mobile App Report). I’m not surprised at all.

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To-Do List Apps Should Make Us Better Humans

[Check out the temporary landing page here! You can sign up for early access too…] One of the things that I’ve been incessantly obsessed with over the years as a professional is ensuring that I not only am using the best tools to get the job done but that I’m also reviewing the underlying behavioral […]

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Truly Simple Systems

I’ve been thinking a lot about how to build fundamentally simple systems, especially as it relates to software products. I think this is one of the best times for me to be thinking about them because I’ve got a startup and a team that’s building a massive and intelligent software solution for technology companies, especially […]

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