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the Picmix experiment
the Picmix experiment
the Picmix experiment
the Picmix experiment
the Picmix experiment
the Picmix experiment
the Picmix experiment
the Picmix experiment
the Picmix experiment
the Picmix experiment
the Picmix experiment
the Picmix experiment
the Picmix experiment
the Picmix experiment
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the Picmix experiment

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The picmix experiment is an attempt to implement mobile web image search engine with less code and resources as possible.

The picmix experiment is an attempt to implement mobile web image search engine with less code and resources as possible.

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  • 1. the picmix experiment don’t underestimate the power of boredom
  • 2. What is the minimum viable product you can implement in a few hours with the resources you already have?
  • 3. Who’s the user? Teenagers are content hungry
  • 4. What content? Pictures and videos
  • 5. How? Minimal UI Single button Per device navigation content (just hit Next) adaptation 3 simple principles
  • 6. How we did it? Use the Cloud, Luke (and open source too)
  • 7. Results? 4K PVs/day SEO ~90K pageviews in ~90 days
  • 8. Cost? Free (no money was spent) First prototype completed in an afternoon by 3 people ~100 lines of PHP code running on a spare machine
  • 9. Talk less Do more: now you know that you can do a lot of cool things with almost no money
  • 10. Nerdish stuff ahead (details on how it works)
  • 11. How it works: Search 1: Pictures of U2? 4: picmix.net/u2-pictures 3: <r>URL</r> 2: <s>U2</s> Crawl
  • 12. How it works: Content 1: I’m an N98, I want U2.jpg 5: 4: 2: 3: Adapt U2.jpg for N98
  • 13. How it works: SEO 1: Pictures of U2? 6: More searches 2: picmix.net/u2-pictures Generate Top Keywords from search logs 3: sitemap.xml 4: mobile pictures of U2? 5: picmix.net/u2-pictures
  • 14. How it works: I18N 1: it.picmix.net 3: “Cerca” Interface is automatically translated in 20+ languages 2: Translate (even Chinese and Arabic). “Search” to Italian Quality is not perfect but Google Translate good enough.
  • 15. http://picmix.net Actual picture of Marco and Rafael at work, before we hacked up picmix: don’t underestimate the power of boredom Marco Borromeo: dev + systems + spare server Federico Feroldi: concept + dev Rafael Sanches: dev + seo + spare domain

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