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My First Startup

mvoloskov profile image Miloslav Voloskov Updated on ・1 min read

TL;DR: It shows you when to post on Instagram and what hashtags to use to get more views. Here's the Product Hunt page, here's the app itself.

Hello! Today I launch Rhittm – a fully open-source PWA that suggests you the best time to post on Instagram and also allows you to copy the most popular hashtags just one tap away.

Why?

I was fed up using other websites and copying hashtags by hand, it's literally painful on a touchscreen. I was bored by calculating timezone offset to get the time when to post.

Also, I value privacy. That's why Rhittm doesn't store anything at all – it has no backend. You don't even need to sign-in to use it.

How?

One day of work with ReactJS. Proudly hosted on Netlify, landing page is on Github Pages.

Details

  • Graph at the top shows Instagram activity. It automatically syncs with your timezone, so the graph is always tuned up just for you.
  • There are a hashtag categories. You can pick as many as you want and Rhittm will generate thirty random hashtags of that categories. Tap them to copy instantly.
  • Cat at the top always looking at you. It uses your accelerometer.

I want this!

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Damien Breaux

Hey! I really love the way this looks! My only feedback is I don't really understand what the graph is telling me. Is it times of day? What is the wave indicating? Anyway looked at your other work and awesome stuff.

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Miloslav Voloskov Author

Oh, thank you!

Graph shows the activity over the day. The higher the wave, the higher the activity.