Pawel Janiak

Software developer, ranter, biker.

Projects I've created


Mybema is an open-source online community platform built with simplicity in mind. Startups and small businesses can quickly set it up and have a self-hosted community on their own domains.

Mobile Chat Groups

A platform made to help Whatsapp and Telegram users make new friends and meet other people that share their passions and interests. It allows you to find and create online listings for groups on these two platforms.

Embeddable Community Widget

Easily spin up a mobile community in just seconds by embedding a mobile group widget on your website.

Content marketing calculator

An interactive content marketing calculator designed to help estimate the future growth of your site

Customer service guide for startups

A 53 page guide with actionable tips on helping startups and small businesses improve their customer service practices.

Whatsapp Analyzer

A quick hack I made a while ago after wanting to visualize the most common words used, as well as user message ratios for Whatsapp.

Things I've written

The limits of metaphors 03 Jan 2017 Metaphors, great for explanations. Not so great for convincing.
What is Instagram doing? 22 Feb 2016 A rant about Instagram
How to get more leads without sacrificing UX 20 Oct 2015 Tips on how to keep growing your newsletter subscriptions without pissing your visitors off.
Slack ghosts and work questions 15 Oct 2015 Why asking ex-employees for work related help on Slack is a bad thing
Want a 40% bounce rate? Here's how to get it 10 Sep 2015 Lower bounce rates are always better. Here's a walkthrough on how I got a 40% bounce rate for my one site.