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Top 3 Product Priorities

Your Startups Top 3 Priorities  Once you have built your product and it’s in the market, there are only three things that matter: distribution (getting the product into users’ hands), engagement(validating that you’ve built the right product and that users are using it), and monetization (making money from those engaged users). This is your strategy. Breaking strategy into these three[…]

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Being a UX team of one: Understanding your strengths & weaknesses

View more presentations from vince baskerville I had the wonderful opportunity to travel to Sydney, NSW Australia recently for the WebDU 2012 conference and had an amazing time! The abstract Small UX teams have unique challenges. Knowing how to deal with having fewer resources and possibly feeling creative isolation, or worse organizational ignorance and/or hostility. This[…]

Why is your Minimal Viable Product (MVP) really just a PoS?

With all of the available buzzwords surrounding startup  enthusiasts, one of the top phrases is MVP: Minimal Viable Product. Although I do believe in the concept, it has gotten so popular that people are quick to use it without genuinely understanding it. With no fault to Eric Reis, as he’s clearly explained the idea of[…]

What Dexter teaches us about startups

In the awesome TV show Dexter Harry Morgan, a Detective, adopts a son, Dexter, who later becomes a textbook psychopath in which Harry then decided to teach the wayward Dexter how to manage his illness by a set of specific rules. While the show has its ‘only in Hollywood’ moments it’s a soon to be[…]

8 Excellent tools to get your business started

As an entrepreneur, or anyone looking to shift gears and become one, the sheer thought could be daunting. Usually many of us hear information about two extremes: either about the wondrous success of a few companies and how their founders went from rags to riches — thus sparking a sudden flux of interest and pure,[…]

How was your first time?

Be memorable Everyone remembers their 1st time. Regardless if it’s a good or bad first-time, no one ever forgets. Everyone may have a myriad range of remembrance, however we can all agree that a first impression is precious and we use this to try and make smart and fast decisions. Based on our first impressions we will then[…]

The Go-Getter: Book Review

I believe whole heartily that if you’re planning on doing anything in life, you need to do it at full force. Passion is what drives most entrepreneurs, especially when there aren’t any profits for a couple+ years. So regardless if your working for someone else still, you need to make sure you always keep your[…]

How to pick a co-founder

Whether or not you think you may want VC (venture capital) financing for your start-up or not, you should subscribe to VentureHacks feeds. They’re consistently supplying insightful and in-depth information for the all encompassing entrepreneur. This particular Audio slide is a free taste of their audio interview/discussion amongst themselves regarding many suggestions many start-up founders[…]