Mar 8 • 1HR 1M

TIKI Talk Ep. 53 - Talkin' Websites with Mike

Websites. Do they matter? Apparently, quite a lot.

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Appears in this episode

Shane Faria
Mike Audi
TIKI Talk is a series of podcasts broadcast from Pineapple Studios in Nashville, Tennessee! TIKI Talk: Take a behind-the-scenes look and listen to what's going on at TIKI with founders Mike Audi and Shane Faria. Your Data, Your Story: In our guest segment, tune in for great stories from great guests, hosted by Shane.
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TIKI Talk Episode 53 is all about websites. Why are they important? How have they changed? Why was ours not very good? What are we doing to make it better? What makes a website good or bad? What are some examples? Mike goes full fledged Old Muppets at the Theater / Oscar the Grouch mode for supreme entertainment.


0:00-1:24 Intro
1:24-10:37 Why are websites important in 2023? / 2023 vs 1998 / digital billboards/ website as product / why some sites are bare bones / Github for open source / bring back “under construction”
10:37-22:04 Objectives of TIKI website / TIKI compared to other startups / Facebook releases / “living, breathing website” / book metaphor / iterating ‘til excellence
22:04-40:37 What was wrong with the previous site? / confusion / what did we miss? / terminology / iterative feedback / lessons for new site / changing product to meet needs / overload / feedback, change, release / how to iterate / team size variable
40:37-43:36 Template moving forward?
43:36-56:17 Good and bad things on websites / things Mike hates + likes
56:17-1:00:37 Best/worst websites / outro