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Pioneer Week 14 Update: September 22, 2019

by Neil Bui

This is my update for the global Pioneer competition. It has been 14 weeks since I first entered the competition. Since the last Pioneer submission, I have:

  • Received 11 upvotes
  • Gone from 8190 points to 8599 points
  • Ranked locally as #9 on U.S. West
  • Ranked globally as #78 overall

My Weekly Update

Answers to these questions will be visible during the Pioneer Tournament.

Quick reminder: what are you building, in a sentence?

dorkaholics.com is a media company focused on the intersection of diversity & pop culture, providing coverage & content on these topics.

Here’s what you planned to do this week:

1️⃣ Update About page, with revised company purpose and values
2️⃣ Phase-out old social media management tools and start using Buffer
3️⃣ Adapt the latest videos to the podcast
4️⃣ Produce content

What did you accomplish this week? Did you do everything you planned?

1️⃣ About page is updated with purpose/values/brand/culture
2️⃣ New Social Media Schedule is set up on Buffer
3️⃣ Podcast Ready for Posting
4️⃣ New Content Produced
? Installed Accelerated Mobile Pages on the website
? Made pitch deck & practiced with MBA Entrepreneurship Group

What do you want to have done by the end of next week?

1️⃣ Enter USC Student Innovator Showcase
2️⃣ Resume recruitment efforts on new platforms
3️⃣ Optimize Accelerated Mobile Pages settings
4️⃣ Send prizes to contest winners
5️⃣ Contact Board of Advisors about Progress and Feedback
6️⃣ Produce content related to older content

Please feel free to share your thoughts on the traction dorkaholics.com is achieving as well as the goals we set out for ourselves to accomplish each week.

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