Levelsmap

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#2 Product of the DayDecember 09, 2017

Hey Hunters! I made this new thing called Levelsmap. I created it because I was deeply inspired by @levelsio when I saw him talk at a nomad conference in 2015. If I can help my fellow product hunters and more product makers like myself connect with each other, so much the better. Hope that helps!!

Reviews

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  • Mike Rubini
    Mike RubiniEntrepreneur. Musician. Digital nomad.
    Pros: 

    Very well executed!

    Cons: 

    Can't think of any.

    Good product, it definitely needs more marketers on that map! =)

    Mike Rubini has used this product for one day.

Discussion

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Nick Abouzeid
Nick AbouzeidHiring@nickabouzeid · Words at Product Hunt ✌️
PSA: Using this product will automatically follow the maker's twitter account. Unethical use of permissions.
⚒️ Alex McKenzie  🇳🇿🇳🇱
⚒️ Alex McKenzie 🇳🇿🇳🇱Maker@mcknco · Making https://self.authoring.club ✍️
@nickabouzeid Just fixed this! Now asks for permission.
Nick Abouzeid
Nick AbouzeidHiring@nickabouzeid · Words at Product Hunt ✌️
@mcknco 🙏
Ohad Ron
Ohad Ron@ohadisohad · Wantrepreneur
Very nice, but the Twitter permissions scope is a deal breaker for me.
⚒️ Alex McKenzie  🇳🇿🇳🇱
⚒️ Alex McKenzie 🇳🇿🇳🇱Maker@mcknco · Making https://self.authoring.club ✍️
@ohadisohad Thanks for your support! Levelsmap is open-source — https://github.com/mcknco/levelsmap — and you can read more about that on my blog post, https://mckn.co/first-mvp
Jim Canto
Jim Canto@jimcanto · Freedom hunter. Citizen dev. Solopreneur
@ohadisohad ... same here.
Jan Losert
Jan Losert@janlosert
@ohadisohad Yeah, @mcknco reduce the list of Twitter permissions and I’ll jump on the map as well 🙌🏻 why do you need permission to post tweets and change twitter bio?
⚒️ Alex McKenzie  🇳🇿🇳🇱
⚒️ Alex McKenzie 🇳🇿🇳🇱Maker@mcknco · Making https://self.authoring.club ✍️
@ohadisohad @janlosert Twitter doesn't give you very fine grain control over permissions. Either it's read everything or read+write everything. So I don't use any of that stuff and don't save any credentials. Again: check my blog post.
­Anmol Parashar
­Anmol Parashar@parasharanmol · Product + Design + CS Grad
Love the simplicity of the user-interface. Here are a few questions for you: 1. What was your motivation to put the code on GitHub? 2. Think of revenue generation yet? 3. What's next?
⚒️ Alex McKenzie  🇳🇿🇳🇱
⚒️ Alex McKenzie 🇳🇿🇳🇱Maker@mcknco · Making https://self.authoring.club ✍️
Hi @parasharanmol — Thanks for your comment! I definitely tried to keep it as simple as possible, both to login and add yourself, and just to use to find other people. 1. It’s open-sourced to try and foster an increased sense of trust and legitimacy. Especially since I have no history on PH, had only a few users to begin with and the app asks for Twitter credentials to sign-in. 2. I have no plan to monetize this — it’s basically just a big thank you to @levelsio and the entire Product Hunt community. Obviously if interest exceeds expectations I can reevaluate! 3. Let’s see where the wind takes me. I’d like to burn through a list of MVP ideas quickly and see where user’s interests are before committing to one product or industry in a more dedicated way. Glad you like it!
­Anmol Parashar
­Anmol Parashar@parasharanmol · Product + Design + CS Grad
@levelsio @mcknco Great answers. Good luck!
⚒️ Alex McKenzie  🇳🇿🇳🇱
⚒️ Alex McKenzie 🇳🇿🇳🇱Maker@mcknco · Making https://self.authoring.club ✍️
The basic functionality is on Levelsmap you can pin your Twitter avatar to your current location on the world map, and in doing so be found by other like-minded users. Of course you don’t have to join the map yourself, you can also just check it out and see who’s already on there.
Scott Bowler
Scott Bowler@scotty_bowler · Co-founder ChooseHolly.com
This is great - I don't live near any tech hubs anymore and miss the buzz