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Jenny Crook 8 days ago

What do you think it takes to launch a successful app?

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It might be the same thing as #3, but I think product/market fit has a lot to do with a successful app launch. Product/market fit defines your potential and ...

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 Sean Ellis
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Mark Silver about 2 months ago

Best tips to improving employee onboarding?

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Learn from your employees: Ask them what worked, what didn't, and what support they could have used during their onboarding process. If you don't have any...

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 Justin Adelson
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Alok Shah 3 months ago

What's an effective approach/strategy for a soft product-launch?

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The best advice I've ever read on the topic was from this post by @ericries: http://www.startuplessonslearned.com/2009/03/dont-launch.html

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 Anuj Adhiya
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Amanda Milligan 3 months ago

I'm looking for a podcast guest who can speak to developing a pre-launch PR /...

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Thanks, Anuj! I thought the same thing, but we already had Dmitry on the show. :)

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 Amanda Milligan
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Dario Trbovic 7 months ago

How to launch "online" app solving "offline" problem

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Sorry, can you clarify your question? Is it: How can I present an app that allows people to meet within an hour? I would just create a value prop like...

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 Nick Lock
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Louis Grenier 10 months ago

How would you go about promoting our podcast for no-BS marketers? Running out...

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Hi Louis, Here are a few ideas I thought of: 1. Make sure your interviewees are promoting the shows that they are featured on. 2. Use your pixel tr...

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 Justin Adelson
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Abdallah Al-Khaldi 10 months ago

What are some of the best strategies to introduce renovated design/experience?

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Good question. I think this is more difficult/risky than most people assume. I have been involved in testing major redesigns of our pricing page, welcome dia...

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 spencer mann
Anonymous 10 months ago

Is there a difference between product market fit for early adopters and produ...

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First it’s important to realize that any answer to this question is going to be pretty subjective and open to debate. Product market fit is a fuzzy topic. ...

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 Sean Ellis
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Brian Riback 10 months ago

Questions on product market fit based on Marc Andreessen's writings

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I definitely understand your confusion here - it can be pretty confusing. I think the key is that it is an iterative process. You create an MVP and introdu...

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 Sean Ellis
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Mark Silver 11 months ago

Your most useful tactics to increasing productivity?

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Do less. Focus only on impactful things. I like the approach that Jason Fried and Basecamp team are using in the work. I suggest you to read Re:work and...

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 Andrei Baklinau
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Bhaskar Sarma about 1 year ago

I am looking for case studies of wearables being launched on a pre-order mode...

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Here's Beast Enterprises's deep dive research report into the strategies, successes, failures and oddities of wearables launched on a pre-order model through...

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 Timmy Wahba
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Santiago Eastman about 1 year ago

How do you validate your idea with early adopters?

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Create a landing page that explains the benefits of your product and drive traffic to this landing page. You can make a pretty simple page. You don't need to...

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 Ross Simmonds
AC
Allan Caeg about 1 year ago

What's your top tip for a product builder who needs to learn growth hacking?

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Read. Lots. You're obviously in the right place, but there are tons of great blogs out there with clearly mapped out case studies that you can draw from. Eve...

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 Jesse Boskoff
Anonymous about 1 year ago

How to get initial distribution for a messaging product, especially when no o...

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By initial distribution do you mean signups/downloads of your app? Have you already fully defined your value proposition? Do you know who your key custo...

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 Nick Lock
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vivek muralee about 1 year ago

LinkedIn vs. Facebook, which network has proven to be worth your time in term...

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I've found Facebook to be the best channel as it relates to ROI when it comes to most startups. The key is to recognize that LinkedIn and Facebook serve a...

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 Ross Simmonds
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Umair Qureshi over 1 year ago

What is the best strategy for SaaS/PaaS company to name their upcoming feature?

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I'm sorry if that's too obvious, but: use names that actually mean something and Immediately brings understainding what the feature is about. I have seen to...

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Guerric de Ternay over 1 year ago

How Would You Scale a Pre-Launch Email List for a T-shirt Brand?

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I think having so many email subscription options may work adversely. To get more email addresses, you need to have a separate section for your upcoming ...

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 Jasbir Singh
PM
Peter Molyneux over 1 year ago

I was #1 on hacker news with my beta app. How can I best use that success to...

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I think that's the wrong focus. You got new signups - that's awesome. Now focus on them. Understand whether they get the value of your product after sig...

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 Anuj Adhiya
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Dom Maiocchi over 1 year ago

How would you determine a target audience in a new startup?

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Hi Dom, Who do you want to work with? Do you want to target certain verticals? If yes, what verticals lack good design? What kind of sites do you wa...

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 Nick Lock
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Shawn Matthews over 1 year ago

What is the best way to build my subscriber list while I am in production for...

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I suggest launching the blog and correcting course as time goes on. The best way to build your list is with a launch of some sorts. You have over 20 years of...

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 Camilo Grimba
JP
James Patrick over 1 year ago

Does any one have any strategies that may work for targeting Youtubers?

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I have spent the last few years researching influencer communities on Youtube, Instagram & Periscope. Check out socialblade.com, they offer amazing stats...

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 Shawn Matthews
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Sabina Storsjö over 1 year ago

Ask GH: Does anyone know a good PR agency in Silicon Valley that they could r...

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Samuel Scott over 1 year ago

What is the difference between "growth hacking" and "product marketing"?

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To me, it's a mindset shift, "product marketing" tend to separate product and marketing, and "growth hacking" or "growth" is thinking about growth from a mor...

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 Hila Qu
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Vlad Calus over 1 year ago

Which metrics and objectives are most important for a public beta SaaS?

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Hm, I understand the problem. Well, I suggest to set up a goal based on secondary researches (benchmarks) or just give the investors a logical route for you...

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 Egri Viktor
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Justin Gordon over 1 year ago

What's the best practice on email confirmation for new accounts for 2-sided m...

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The fewer emails the better, right?! This is just a hypothesis though. I'd also hypothesize that a confirmation email increases the friction before a user ca...

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 Pete Roome
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