It’s easy to become interested in something that seems like a good idea, but in reality turns out to be a terrible waste of time.
Tagged: customer validation
The “secret sauce” of many growing a startup can seem like an elusive and abstract concept for many entrepreneurs.
Startups are natural early adopters, and it makes sense that they’d fuel other startups’ growth. But with a potential correction in venture funding looming, it’s vital that we be thoughtful about who our customers are.
Clients often ask: “When should I start acquiring users?” or “My startup is super early. When is a good time to market?” I always give the same response.
Here’s a look at seven indicators that suggest your customer service efforts are not up to the mark, and could likely use an overhaul.
When we talk about product-market fit, it’s not just this ever elusive mix of favorable market conditions and the right audience.
Irrespective of what you are building, I urge you to embrace the subtleties of your motivations to create. Not just the subtleties of product creation.
Launching a startup is like “jumping off a cliff and building a plane on the way down” (Reid Hoffman). How on earth do you know when you’ve got enough lift to pull up?
The Lean Startup method lets you answer the important question: “Should it be built?” instead of “Can it be built?”
Here are four DIY marketing research tips for self-employed and bootstrapped entrepreneurs.