Lean Startup

    • Why the Lean Startup Approach might be Wasting your Time

      The lean startup approach has affected millions of entrepreneurs and their startups. Our startup, for one, also adapted it. Build, measure & learn. Drawn on Snapchat It’s how you get from the assumption, to building it out, to tracking/learning from the data. After all, the faster you test things, the faster you get to product-market fit, the closer you get to success.

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  • How to Escape Hustle Mode

    … In the last post, I introduced the concept of Hustle Mode - a state of extreme focus that is necessary to get a new business off the ground quickly. As was correctly pointed out by several commenters, while Hustle Mode is a great way to make a business successful, it's not a great way to live. If you're in Hustle Mode, your health, social life…

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  • What to Do When You Launch a Product & No One Buys… IMP#36

    … In previous posts & podcast episodes, we've talked a lot about minimum viable products, getting businesses off the ground on a shoestring budget and the value of releasing rapidly. If you follow the advice you find here, you'll soon find yourself with a product or service ready to present to the world and perhaps you even orchestrate…

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  • The “Dry Stretch” that Makes Almost All Entrepreneurs Fail

    … much more likely to see it through...​ More... Why Most Entrepreneurs Fail "You Are Here" If you've found yourself struggling along with building a business, putting in a lot of work seemingly without payoff, it's likely that you're stuck here:​ That's when your motivation to learn new things and develop your entrepreneurial skills is already…

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  • The Simplest (and Quickest) Way to Validate Your Business Idea and Find the Perfect Niche

    … to validate any new business idea in any market.​ More... Simple Business Validation To learn about this process in step-by-step detail, check out The Impact System. Here's a quick summary of the steps from the video: ​Look for an Active Marketplace The number one thing you need to validate for a new business is that there will be customers. Look…

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  • The “Dry Stretch” that Makes Almost All Entrepreneurs Fail

    … Have you ever wondered why starting a business is so damn difficult? And all the while, some entrepreneurs make it look easy. What's up with that? In today's post, you'll discover a universal and unshakable principle that makes being an entrepreneur difficult. There's (almost) nothing you can do about it, but if you know about this, you're…

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  • What to Do When You Launch a Product & No One Buys… IMP#36

    … In previous posts & podcast episodes, we've talked a lot about minimum viable products, getting businesses off the ground on a shoestring budget and the value of releasing rapidly. If you follow the advice you find here, you'll soon find yourself with a product or service ready to present to the world and perhaps you even orchestrate a small…

    IM Impact- 17 readers -
  • How to Escape Hustle Mode

    … In the last post, I introduced the concept of Hustle Mode - a state of extreme focus that is necessary to get a new business off the ground quickly. As was correctly pointed out by several commenters, while Hustle Mode is a great way to make a business successful, it's not a great way to live. If you're in Hustle Mode, your health, social life…

    IM Impactin How To's- 18 readers -
  • 3 “Lean Startup” Hacks to Build a Billion-Dollar Company

    … for—is an expression of lean startup philosophy. The concept was first shared by Silicon Valley entrepreneur Eric Ries in 2008 and expanded on in his 2011 best seller The Lean Startup. I built my own company around lean startup principles, which emphasize, above all, the importance of gauging customer demand and startup viability early on, before laying out…

    Hootsuitein Social- 23 readers -
  • Looking Back at 2014: Power Curves, Teamwork & Mindset Changes

    … implementation here. The Lean Startup (book). Topics Covered in this Podcast Episode: What it’s like to move from being a solopreneur to managing a team and the big challenges that face any growing business. Why an inability to “let go” was one of the big problems we had to deal with this year. How I’ve added a new layer to the principle…

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  • What You Can Learn from a Local Gardening Business – IMP#32

    … information products is so valuable. My product creation case study. How to create a minimum viable information product (lean startup for info products). What are your thoughts on this episode? Do you have questions about how to apply the methods to your own business? Let me know by leaving a comment! …

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  • How to Create a Minimum Viable Information Product

    …) Freemium Alternatively, you can keep the initial MVP free forever and use it as a lead generation tool. You provide some useful information to your subscribers and then make them an offer to upgrade to your premium product, which is where all your updates and improvements are released. You can also combine both of these strategies, by keeping a free…

    IM Impactin Content How To's- 13 readers -
  • Why You Should Publish Crappy Landing Pages

    …. Read the excellent book, The Lean Startup. Publish crappy (or even really good) landing pages really quickly with Thrive Landing Pages. Thoughts or questions about this video? Let me know by leaving a comment below! …

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