Comments on “Siftery
Ryan Hoover@rrhoover · Founder, Product Hunt
I understand why you're doing this but as a user it's frustrating to visit a site with an immediate email paywall:  See more
Vamshi Mokshagundam@vammok · Cofounder, Siftery
@rrhoover this is something that was very hotly debated internally. we ended up deciding on the login wall to make sure that our early users feel that they're participating in a two-way community, with every user investing at least a little. there are other parts of the site that are open though (groups, categories) and we plan to slowly open up as user grou… See more
Joost Schuur@joostschuur · Product manager, Playmob
@vammok @rrhoover I was annoyed when I first saw this, but honestly, hearing that this was actually 'hotly debated' and that you still chose to go this route makes me even more disappointed. I would never link anyone to one of your pages if they knew they were greeted this way.
Auren Hoffman@auren · fmr CEO of LiveRamp
@rrhoover the main goal of Siftery is to get product recommendations. and Siftery recommends products based on your stack. so we want to know what company a user is in so we can give them personalized product recommendations. of course, come to think of it, we might want to rethink the login wall on this page -- you make a good point. see our groups page… See more
Lex Evan@lexevan
building on @rrhoover, I'm even more hesitant to sign up with my work email.
Patrick Wang@junesix · accounts, livefyre
@vammok @rrhoover Understand the rationale but I think at least showing teaser data is worthwhile before the login wall. "Login to see the other 14 products used by PH"
Vamshi Mokshagundam@vammok · Cofounder, Siftery
@junesix @rrhoover that's an interesting idea...we'll definitely think about this alternative. thanks!
Ayan Barua@ayanb · Cofounder, Siftery
@junesix Teaser data is in design right now :)