Talkshow

Discussion board for your team with mini video clips

#3 Product of the DayApril 03, 2019
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Hi Hunters!
Today I'm launching Talkshow. It's sort of like a reddit forum for your team, but with mini video clips (max 1 minute) so you can see / hear your team mates more frequently :)
Reviews
  • Greg Tobasso
    Greg Tobassoproducts to the people! Design Guy.
    Pros: 

    how can you not lol

    Cons: 

    Just needs more to it

    Looking for a better way to communicate across a small team

    Greg Tobasso has used this product for one week.
  • Arman Vardanyan
    Arman VardanyanCEO at Odd Republic
    Pros: 

    Very simple and user friendly product!

    Cons: 

    Would be great to add more features!

    I am trying this as an alternative communication platform for my team!

    Arman Vardanyan has used this product for one day.
Discussion
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Jon Yongfook
Jon YongfookMaker@yongfook · Indie maker
Hi Hunters! Today I'm launching Talkshow. It's sort of like a reddit forum for your team, but with video clips. I believe remote work is the future, but there are definitely some challenges to overcome. I've spent the last 3 years working with teams distributed globally and communication was often a problem. Real time solutions didn't really work for us as everyone's schedule was so different, but at the same time I believe strongly that it's a positive thing to see your coworker's face and hear their voice regularly. So I built Talkshow as a solution to that. It works like a dicussion forum so you can have asynchronous conversations at your own pace, but you can also attach a video clip of yourself to any conversation / reply. My simple hypothesis is that teams who see and hear each other more frequently will have more fun working, have better communication and build stronger working relationships!
✎ Espree Devora
✎ Espree Devora@espreedevora · "Girl who Gets it Done" WeAreLATech.com
This is dope, have you connected with the Running Remote Conference? I think this is super helpful for remote teams. Stoked to explore.
Chris Brisson
Chris BrissonHiring@chrisbrisson · CEO of Call Loop & SalesMessage
@liammartin Consider inviting Yong to Running Remote. 😄 Plus seems like an interesting app to test with TimeDoctor. Innovative! Great work @yongfook
Pascal Briod
Pascal BriodHiring@pbriod · Head of Product & Co-Founder, Monito
Interesting idea! I'm guessing some teams are already using Loom + Slack to achieve what Talkshow is offering, what would be the main value proposition of Talkshow against this kind of set-up ?
Ryan Hoover
Ryan HooverPro@rrhoover · Founder, Product Hunt
This reminds me of a product @ddebow and team worked on last year. What use cases are you imagining, @yongfook?
Samir Madhavan
Samir Madhavan@samirmadhavan · Products and Data Science
Just tried it out. Looks great! At first, I didn't understand how is it different from a slack channel but after trying it out, it does "humanise the interaction"
Jon Yongfook
Jon YongfookMaker@yongfook · Indie maker
@samirmadhavan one of the biggest differences is that it's not a real-time chat app. Real-time works great for teams in similar locations, but in my experience when you're have teams in very different time zones plus people with variable schedules... real-time is not the best experience!
Vin Débrou
Vin Débrou@deleted-1351569 · copywriter, curator, e-xperiences
@samirmadhavan @yongfook yes, as a remote-worker, I am happy to see someone tackling the non-real-time problem. Excited to see this materialize.