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In 1 hour: How to Build a Content App [NoCode Video Hackathon]
Sell any content on an app (i.e. blogs, videos, workshops, recordings, events access, newsletters)
👋 I’m Zoe Chew, a product builder in tech. I’ve built & launched multiple products & apps using the rapid MVP method: sneaker app, personal FAQ, meal kit app, virtual event app, SaaS tracker, online food delivery +more
Last week, I met one of my readers through an On Deck program who has been reading Build & Launch for over the past year! Appreciation shoutout to Chuck Marvin - thank you again for your thoughtful comment and feedback on that day!
What I’m working on:
🌎 Committing my time to ODF10, a 10-week fellowship program that brings together exceptional founders, builders & operators to start their next ventures. Making sure I am awake from 12 am to 4 am (Asia time) for all the program sessions in Pacific Time.
🚀 Launched a new site for Build & Launch’s landing page. p/s: I love Webflow!
🧪 My own product studio: creating, prototyping startup experiments internally. If you’re interested in the venture/studio model, read this article
🎥 Video recording for online course materials.
📚 Reading book #12 - The Art Of Living by Thich Nhat Hanh
⏰ Biohacking through nutrition, Circadian Rhythm & energy management.
🤩 Let’s talk about building things
Want to start a side hustle and monetize an online business idea?
In this 1 hour 18 min step-by-step video hackathon, you will learn:
Create a Content, Community + Membership app with multi-users functionality
Turn your content into "sellable" offerings on an app (i.e. blogs, videos, workshops, recordings, events access, newsletters)
Build a fully functional app, without code
Using Product Thinking Framework to build an app from start to finish
📝 Test & preview the app
🚀 Why Video Hackathon?
Hack an app (nocode) at your own pace, don’t need to worry about teaming up with technical folks to start building something
Step-by-step video lecture & instruction, you won't feel lost
Equip valuable skills to turn an idea into a monetizable app
You don't need to quit your day job to start a side hustle
No hackathon prize, but you WIN when you execute an idea rather than thinking about it
🎥 Video intro & timestamp:
0:00 - Introduction
03:09 - Product Thinking Framework
04:07 - Map Out the User Flows
06:01 - Setting Up App Database
12:26 - Create the Video Course Playlist
14:15 - Design the App Layout for Video Playlist
15:47 - Categorize Video Playlists Based on Topic
19:21 - Users’ Rating & Database
21:39 - Bookmark Content to a User’s Account
22:48 - Create “Complete” Indicator on Watched Content
26:04 - Display Progress Bar & Visualize Course Progress
32:55 - User’s Account & Profile Page
36:18 - Event Page & Premium Members Area
45:27 - Community Feature: Post a Discussion
48:22 - Community Feature: Comments Section
52:13 - Newsletter Content & Bookmark Articles
01:01:04 - Sell Content Membership on The App with Stripe
01:08:22 - Adding “Home” Screen for Featured Content
01:17:05 - Publish the App!
01:18:04 - Test Drive the App on Mobile Device
01:18:27 - THE END