Monday Morning Meeting.. mmmmmm
My first job out of college was for an architecture firm in Vail, CO (http://www.rmtarchitects.com), and we would have a Monday Morning Meeting. I've since continued that tradition through NY, Aspen, LA, Dallas, Crested Butte, and Denver, so it makes sense that I should provide the Kickstarter community with the same exposure...
So OUR Monday Morning Meeting will have 3 quick updates, and pose 3 REAL questions, and be irrelevant on 3 different topics... a quandary of 3's
UPDATES (What's happening on the front lines)
U1 - Market exposure - Our kickstarter marketing analysis is headed towards moderate success, good, but not great. I wanted to be looking at property on the beach in Mexico by now (you're all invited of course), but instead I'm emailing editors of design journals in Ubiquitstan. I need your help to promote not just the NOTEBLOX, but the kickstarter community as a whole. Tell you friends. Facebook "Likes", Tweets and otherwise all help to spread the word. If we can get the NOTEBLOX picked up by a major online news outlet well be headed for certain success. If you can help out in any way its greatly appreciated.
U2 - More feedback from backers - The first 5 days of our Kickstarter campaign have resulted in 37 pledges for just over $1500. I'm ecstatic that all of you are on board, but I would like to know more about you, personally, and why you think its a good idea, and what you plan on using it for. Your answers to these question will perpetuate a marketing campaign to promote the NOTEBLOX to more people like us who find the idea compelling. Please send me a personal note and explain who you are, and why you think this is a good idea, what your intentions are and suggestions for who our target market should be. Alternatively, post a comment in the comment section.
U3 - Elastic straps - The elastic straps are currently red to stand out, but I think I'm changing them to black for the production run. Comments?
QUESTIONS ( most common questions asked in the past week)
Q1 - Perforated pages?
If the first 35 backers agree that perforated pages are a relevant asset tho the NOTEBLOX I will add them. Of all the questions I've received, this one stands out. I personally dont tear out pages from my notebooks, (in fact I hate it) but I've received enough feedback on the issue to pose the question. Do you tear pages out of your notebooks? Are perforated pages a good asset?
Q2 - Lines and Grids?
My second favorite question is about lines and grids. I personally like grids. I'm an architect and i appreciate the organization of the world into squares so i tend to agree, but is it a pressing question? If your answer is yes. If your answer is lines or grids or graph paper you dont have to wait for our response.. our response is "we concur". The problem is with factory minimum orders. for each change to a product we need to purchase a new minimum order. If we get 5000 backers its a reality, and the backer survey in the beginning of september will include a questions for what you preference is. If your a fan please help us spread the word via social media. (See U1 above)
Q3 - Do you use a stylus?
I use a stylus fairly often and am looking forward to receiving my "Hand Stylus". There are some great combination devices out there as well like the "LunaTik", the "Tag Tool", Etc... My question to all of you is do you currently use a stylus? if so is it a combination device?.
i1 - Olympic uniforms?
One of my future Kickstarter projects falls into the "fashion" category so that clearly makes me an expert on fashion design and I agree with Stephan Bayley... The olympic uniforms this year fall generally into a over-stylized terrible category...
i2 - iPad Mini?
Is a smaller form factor a benefit to current iPad owners? Will a smaller form factor attract new user? Will cuurrent iPad users find a need for both?
i3 - Political indecision?
Out USA political race has been, once again, reduced to NOT who's the best or most worthy or most sincere... but to who's the least awful. Watch any political propaganda campaign online or otherwise and decide for yourself... is it about their agenda? no. its about self promotion via attempted degradation. Why is this? International comments most appreciated...
Thank you for your support for the NOTEBLOX project. I'm really a big fan of Kickstarter, and i think this creative community is a refreshing and tangible use for social media.
See you all next monday
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