The new DailyFeats makes reaching your goals fun
We’d like you to be among the first to know that we’re making some big improvements to DailyFeats. This is just a heads-up: you’ll be able to explore them over the next few days, but consider this your field guide to the new DailyFeats. Ready?
Chances are, most of the feats you regularly check in are tied to an important goal or strong value you have. Maybe you’ve already set them as Goals by adding a weekly target. Lots of you have asked us to improve Goal tracking and personalization; so we’re taking this a bigstep further.
Now you can set goals not just for individual feats, but for the big parts of your life — weight loss, career success, parenting, and more! These Goals can contain multiple feats, at a frequency you choose. Once you set a goal, you can track your progress, find ideas and inspiration, set up personalized reminders, and get community support. Every goal comes with its own Conversations board, and a daily subject-area update featuring news and tips from the DailyFeats team.
So how can you get started? The first time you log into the new DailyFeats, you’ll see your current Goals and Saved Feats in a temporary Goal. Start by creating a new Goal, based on one of the presets we’ve made for you; then, customize it to suit your life, by adding your older feats (plus any new ones you’d like to add) into that goal. We’ll walk you through it when you arrive at dailyfeats.com. It’s important to set up your goals: that way, your check-ins, your inspiration, and your week-to-week progress will all come together!
We’re so grateful for your patience, as we continue working to secure the best possible rewards for your positive actions. We know it can be frustrating to see a sold-out sign next to your favorite reward. So we’ve built a new way to redeem rewards, that lets you know exactly when a reward has arrived and exactly how many we’ll be able to make available. (No more guessing!)
Going forward, you’ll get e-mails when we secure rewards for you, letting you know what’s available for you to spend your points on. Each email will contain a few rewards, of various point values, that we think are relevant to you, and a total of how many of each are available.
Plus, next time you visit the site, you can wish-list the rewards you want most: that way, you’ll receive a special 24-hour heads-up when those specific rewards are on their way, so you can be sure to come by and redeem your reward before our limited supplies run out.
This means that there are no longer rewards just sitting at DailyFeats.com: these personalized emails will be a much better way for you access them while keeping it fair for everybody. With one exception: donation rewards to nonprofits are always available, whenever you have points to dedicate.
Updated iPhone app
iPhone users: we’ve just launched a brand-new version of our app! Get it from the App Store here. Try it out, and let us know what you think (much like the Web version, we’re always working on improving our app) — and if you like it, we’d really appreciate a positive review.
Part of our ongoing effort to make DailyFeats the best it can be is to make sure the site is simple and easy to use. This means cutting back on features that were taking up space on your screen, slowing the site down, or insufficiently effective at helping you do good.
Therefore, we’re phasing out a few features, including Communities and per-feat Conversations; that content will all be migrated to the relevant Goals.
We’re also ending user-created challenges; the new Goals system is a much better way to build personalized collections of feats around a topic.
Finally, Lifescore and badges are also being phased out; Goals are a better, simpler, clearer, and more accurate way to track your progress.
Our goal is to make sure DailyFeats is as useful, positive, welcoming, and fun as it can be. So please, check out the new site and let us know what you think: we hope you love what you see, and only your feedback can tell us for sure. Reach us on Facebook, on Twitter, or by emailing Sara, our community manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All our very best,
—Veer Gidwaney, CEO and Co-Founder, DailyFeats
and the DailyFeats team