Previously

Hi! I’m Pierre Benayoun and I’m a French on man startup indie developer. I’ve been working on Activity tracking with Android for almost two years.

In 2015, I worked on an Android app named “Fit Plus” that gave you all the statistics and data on your activities from Google Fit.

The results were not so good so I decided to dramatically change my strategy with a pivot.

So I focused on a new project called Kilo-Meter. I made a trailer and I’m working on a beta version (not an easy task).

Now, I’m trying to show my app to potential users. I’m finalizing the alpha version and I’ve got a roadmap.

So, what’s the next step?

This two weeks GIFs

Indeed, I finally uploaded the technical alpha on Wednesday , February the 23.  After nearly two years of development, it was a real relief.
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So I shared the alpha with developers and entrepreneur friends. I was almost sure that they would tell me that there was many huge bugs. And..they weren’t!
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And that the moment that we learn about ourselves. In fact after years of development I secretly expected huge enthusiasm.  I was very disappointed that their reaction wasn’t quite like this:
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So I was for a few days like this:

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And I needed some time to take a step back and be more rational
TakeadeepbreathSo, yes it was quite a roller coaster

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And now? Well, the technical alpha was a…technical success. No major bugs, just some mistakes and some UX point I need to think on.

What have I been working on

I worked on some minor bugs and the open alpha is almost finished ( just need to make some little tests).

I added this « vignette » to help users visualize how much fat they lost.
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I expect to release the open alpha next week.

Kilo-Meter Dashboard

Statement of intent

My detailed plan to conquer the world is just there.

Roadmap
  1. Technical alpha : Done
  2. Open alpha: scheduled for next week
  3. Beta : If alph was OK scheduled for the end of the month
  4. Official release : When it’s done!
Next step

Show app to as many potential users as possible with the open alpha

What I need to do before next version
  • Tests
What I want to add in the next versions
  • Get a report at same time every day.
  • Manually add activities (ex: « I do Zumba every Thursday at 7pm »).
  • Food: huge work! Users will be able to enter his food habits and will have equivalency like « You need 1H45 to eliminate this burger! »
  • Be awkwardly rich and create a charity organization
  • Pay a glass of red wine to you the only one that have read all this functionality (the trick works only once Mathias!)

Download Kilo-Meter trailer!

If you want to look at the interactive trailer just click on the picture below.

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You will land on the (not sexy) Google Play page. You’ll just have to click on a button to register to the beta and get access to the classic Google Play interface.

Download also Fit Plus (my previous app)

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