Hani Mourra

Hani Mourra is a software engineer, online marketing coach and a father of two beautiful girls. He is the creator of the WordPress plugins, Simple Podcast Press and Simple Video Press, and is passionate about creating software to help businesses generate more leads using online video and podcasts.

Top Quotes from Hani Mourra:

  • “There was a lot to learn, but I was determined.”
  • “One day it just hit me… software + video… let’s create this tool.”
  • “I was nervous… those fears that you have when you start something new.” [On building Simple Video Press]
  • “I’m kind of like the architect… I architect how the software’s going to work, but I have someone to work with me.”
  • “I made some mistakes along the way that kind of sent me back, but we made it happen and we launched it.”
  • “Don’t try to build this massive thing and then get it out there. Get it out with the small increments, get people’s feedback, add what they want… and then grow it that way.”
  • “I learned through helping people out.”
  • “Supporting a WordPress plugin is very difficult.”
  • “The next tool, which I’m working on now… is kind of taking podcasts and video and making them a little hybrid tool.”
  • “I hang out on the podcast groups on Facebook and I just listen.”
  • “No matter what you’re doing, you’ve got to give your customer, your friends, whoever around you, a good experience.” [On what he learned from Steve Jobs]
  • “It’s not about the money. It’s just how much value they were seeing and the great feedback.”
  • “You’ll be the first to play around, but you can also mould… you can mould how the product develops; that’s great from a consumer’s perspective.” [On beta testing]
  • “You’ve got to do your homework when you hire somebody.”

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Key Timestamps:

  • [spp-timestamp time=”00:19″] – Host Kyran Mountain introduces and welcomes the episode’s guest, Hani Mourra
  • [spp-timestamp time=”01:17″] – Hani talks about Simple Podcast Press
  • [spp-timestamp time=”02:28″] – The international iTunes review feature on Simple Podcast Press
  • [spp-timestamp time=”03:55″] – Hani talks about Simple Video Press
  • [spp-timestamp time=”04:36″] – What inspired Hani to build Simple Video Press
  • [spp-timestamp time=”06:15″] – The time it took Hani to build Simple Video Press
  • [spp-timestamp time=”07:20″] – On Hani’s fears when he started Simple Video Press
  • [spp-timestamp time=”09:27″] – How Simple Video Press led to Simple Podcast Press
  • [spp-timestamp time=”13:53″] – New tools that Hani is working on
  • [spp-timestamp time=”16:38″] – People that inspire Hani
  • [spp-timestamp time=”18:25″] – Hani’s favourite tools and resources
  • [spp-timestamp time=”21:20″] – Gears that Hani use for software engineering or online marketing
  • [spp-timestamp time=”22:37″] – Biggest success story in Hani’s life
  • [spp-timestamp time=”24:07″] – On his beta testers continuing to use the plugins until now
  • [spp-timestamp time=”25:54″] – Hani’s biggest failure and learning experience
  • [spp-timestamp time=”30:54″] – Where to find Hani and his WordPress plugins
  • [spp-timestamp time=”33:03″] – Wrap-up

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