Business Benefits Of Extreme Product Launches

Business Benefits Of Extreme Product Launches

Even though an extreme product launch may sound like a new idea, it’s just a name for something already happening on a wide scale. There are many sites which promote selling a product before you have it. Kickstarter for products. LeanPub for books. Enroll.io for courses. Thanks to the take-down of private company funding regulations…

A Minimum Viable Product Helps You Release Earlier
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A Minimum Viable Product Helps You Release Earlier

When releasing a new product, the first step is to get a minimum viable product (MVP) released. The minimum viable product encompasses the essence of the Lean Startup ethos. An MVP helps go through one cycle of the Build-Measure-Learn loop. Eric Reis warns “Customers don’t care how long something takes to build. They only care…

Why Extreme Product Launches Are Different

Why Extreme Product Launches Are Different

In a traditional marketing “hard launch”, you build up to a crescendo. The whole market trembles with excitement for the minute your product comes out, pulls out their credit card, and buys. You make 7 figures in one day, synchronously. This is particularly common for something like a highly anticipated event with limited availability of…

What Your Product Messaging is Up Against
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What Your Product Messaging is Up Against

Since Apple was founded, a number of big changes have swept the technology world. Your clients live in a very different world. As a result, you market in a different environment. If you’re a technology entrepreneur, you need to be very clear on exactly how you are addressing the following: 1. Shortening Attention Windows: If…

Going Viral

Going Viral

The viral case is somewhat different than a paid engine of growth. While this is free from a financial point of view, it’s expensive in terms of time. The idea is to create content which people naturally want to share. Once you have their attention, you include some kind of call to action which then…

“Beam me some money, Scotty!”
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“Beam me some money, Scotty!”

In a previous life, Elon Musk was one of the main creators of PayPal. He’s pretty open about how the initial idea didn’t actually catch on very well. When he was doing customer interviews, he’d get that glazed-over look. Yeah, that one. At the time, the team was approaching consumers. They were saying they aimed…

Optimizing Your Product Idea By Building a Sales Funnel First
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Optimizing Your Product Idea By Building a Sales Funnel First

When your prospects first hear of your product, your message will make or break your whole business. That moment is crucial. You will repeat it many times. You will continue repeating it as long as you have prospects. The more successful you are at nailing that first impression, the easier it will be to ramp…