1. WHAT IS IT?
finilize™ is a one of a kind daily automated accountability coach. Leveraging SMS technology, finilize™ prompts you for your daily tasks and then reminds you what they are and holds you accountable to get them done. Unlike you, finilize™ never loses focus and stays on task, reminding you, guiding you, and helping you get more done every day.
2. WHY SMS? WHY NOT AN APP?
Apps are great, but the development of an app takes time and needs to be cross-platform functional, and frankly, isn’t necessary for a project like finilize™. We use SMS technology because 98% of SMS messages are read within 3 minutes, and SMS allows us to automate the most important part – finilize™ never takes a day off.
3. HOW DO I USE finilize™?
After you sign up, you will be sent a link every night at 8 pm to set your tasks for the next day – they could be business tasks, marketing tasks, networking tasks, family, pet, personal wellness, whatever. Simply add each task (one per line) to the form and BINGO! The very next day you will be sent an SMS with your first 3 things to accomplish in the morning. Then finilize™ gets to work to remind you to stay accountable and prompts you in the afternoon to do it again. Then the cycle starts again at 8 pm. Click here to see a walkthrough.
4. WHAT HAPPENS IF I DON’T UPDATE AT 8 PM?
Well, if you don’t update your tasks at 8 pm, finilize™ presumes you didn’t accomplish your tasks from the day before and reminds you to do them again. You need to add NEW tasks to get NEW prompts. Some customers we know even use the same tasks every day to stay accountable, Founder Jay ALWAYS keeps meditate in his 6th position so he constantly gets reminded to take time to meditate daily.
5. CAN I DO FEWER THAN 6 TASKS?
Sure thing, just leave the line blank and you won’t be served a task. Then finilize™ will automatically takes the first 3 and send them to you in the morning and the second 3 and send them in the afternoon, so if you only want morning tasks, just make tasks 4, 5, and 6 blank and you won’t have tasks to accomplish.
6. HOW DO I MANAGE MY BILLING INFORMATION?
Simply login here and you can update your credit card, view your subscription information and even cancel your membership
7. HOW CAN I UPDATE MY MOBILE NUMBER OR CHANGE MY DELIVERY TIME?
You can edit your mobile number or change what time you want to receive your morning tasks by clicking this link.
8. CAN I GET A DISCOUNT CODE?
We offer discount codes to select groups we have partnered with online, but if you want to earn commissions from finilize™, be sure to check out our affiliate program!
9. I’M AN EARLY RISER! WHY CAN’T I GET MY TASKS BEFORE 8 A.M.?
When we first envisioned finilize™ we programmed it to allow for 5, 6, 7, and 8 am start times, which seemed to work great for everyone, but that ran head first into the Telephone Consumer Protection Act which prevents companies from sending text messages before 8 a.m. and after 9 p.m.. So in order to comply with Federal law, those are the hours that we have to work with for finilize™. Even with finilize™ being an opt-in paid service, we have to comply with the law. With our beta testers who are early risers, they found success with finilize™ because by 8 a.m. they were already going off track, and finilize™ helped them stay accountable and get tasks done.
10. WHERE DID THE IDEA COME FROM? WHO ARE THE BRAINS BEHIND FINILIZE™?
The technical brains behind finilize is Brendan Ruane, founder of LightswitchAdvisors.com and developer of law firm websites and knowledge bases. The original idea of an automated accountability coach was dreamt up by Jay Ruane, a serial legal entrepreneur and renowned speaker and author. finilize™ was created during COVID lockdown while Jay was at home with his wife and 3 grade school-age kids and a 4-year-old and needed to be coached with his things to get done each day for his businesses despite the nonstop interruptions of remote schooling and family needs.