Learn from the pros! Legendary pitch decks from famous startups. Namely facebook, uber, airbnb, square, linkedin, youtube, and many others. Go learn!
Framework for getting customer feedback actionable towards a market oriented product development. By Michael Sippey. Most important rule: speak to your customers every day. Literally! Every. Single. Working. Day. Speak with them. Learn from them. 3 key lessons: #1: Have a minimum of 30 meetings, otherwise the product won't be good enough. Michael even shared … Continue reading Customer feedback & product development
When you need to send an email marketing but need inspiration... Usually I use Pinterest, but I recently came across this resource. It also has user flows and landing pages. Link - Page Flows
Fareed Mosavat tweeted an interesting thread about the approach to growth at Slack. Given that it's a "enterprise software startup growing at consumer startup numbers", we should all pay attention to what he said. 1/ So.. I take that back. This is actually a really big deal. Let's talk about the 85k customers number. Two … Continue reading Growth at Slack – an overview
Cliff notes from 16Z "16 ways to measure network effects" by Li Jin and D'arcy Coolican. Acquisition CompetitorsEngagementMarketplace,Economics-related Acquisition metrics #1 - Organic vs paid: organic should increase over time as the network becomes more valuable, for direct-side network effects (NE). For marketplaces, organic should increase with the increase of both supplier and demand, because … Continue reading Measuring network effects
What is the impact of the network effect on a startup? How to project your network effects over time? Li Jin and D'arcy Coolican wrote about the dynamics of network effects. There are three key factors that affect the dynamic of the network effect, namely: a) the value proposition; b) the users / inventory; c) … Continue reading Analysing network effects
Nope, not talking about the jewellery couples exchange when they decide to get married 😬 For network-based products, the engagement of one user will create conditions for the increased engagement of other users. With non-network products, current engagement will benefit future engagement of the same user. "This is why achieving network density and easy content … Continue reading Engagement loops