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…

    Dennis Seymour/ Den's Blog- 20 readers -
  • How to Escape Hustle Mode

    … tied to a service. Demand for the product keeps going up and revenue keeps increasing, but things start to slowly go wrong. Maybe you can't keep up with customer support, maybe technical issues prop up and take way too long to fix, maybe the quality of your content starts to suffer (e.g. for memberships or information products). The more demand…

    IM Impactin How To's- 16 readers -
  • What to Do When You Launch a Product & No One Buys… IMP#36

    … this episode and this one.Why we've walked away even from products that had successful launches. Failure is not the only signal that tells you to pivot.The true (and usually misunderstood) benefit of following a "lean" product creation model and creating a minimum viable product. This point will change the way you think about building your business…

    IM Impact- 11 readers -
  • The “Dry Stretch” that Makes Almost All Entrepreneurs Fail

    … skills and improving them effectively, you can make bad business decisions and hamper that payoff curve. This is one of the reasons I advocate building a mailing list and creating & selling products so much. Think about it: ​Your mailing list grows over time (even if it grows slowly) and the more it grows, the more reach you have. The more…

    IM Impact- 13 readers -
  • The Simplest (and Quickest) Way to Validate Your Business Idea and Find the Perfect Niche

    … So, you have this idea for a business or maybe a new niche to enter. This is perhaps the most crucial moment of the entire project: what you do now will determine whether you dive head-first into a world of pain or whether you'll be taking the first steps towards a thriving new business. Watch the video below to see the simple approach I use…

    IM Impact- 15 readers -
  • The “Dry Stretch” that Makes Almost All Entrepreneurs Fail

    … skills and improving them effectively, you can make bad business decisions and hamper that payoff curve. This is one of the reasons I advocate building a mailing list and creating & selling products so much. Think about it: ​Your mailing list grows over time (even if it grows slowly) and the more it grows, the more reach you have. The more…

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

    … tied to a service. Demand for the product keeps going up and revenue keeps increasing, but things start to slowly go wrong. Maybe you can't keep up with customer support, maybe technical issues prop up and take way too long to fix, maybe the quality of your content starts to suffer (e.g. for memberships or information products). The more demand…

    IM Impactin How To's- 20 readers -
  • 3 “Lean Startup” Hacks to Build a Billion-Dollar Company

    … lots of money. Ries had learned these lessons firsthand. From 2001-2004, he worked as a software engineer with There.com, a 3D virtual online social network that cost $40 million over five years to bring to market. Never heard of There.com? Upon release, the site failed to attract users and quickly faded into obscurity. To Ries, the problem…

    Hootsuitein Social- 29 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…

    IM Impact- 31 readers -
  • 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! …

    IM Impact- 23 readers -
  • 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- 15 readers -
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