Find something that people need, find someone who can do it cheap, and then sell it to the people that need it for more money.
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The most important thing an early-stage startup should know about marketing is rather counterintuitive: that you probably shouldn’t be doing anything you’d use the term “marketing” to describe. Sales and mark
Like any young start-up, the early days of Facebook were thin and scrappy. Its very first server back in 2004 cost $85 to rent. They didn’t spend more than they had in the bank. They were small, tight and st
The way to get startup ideas is not to try to think of startup ideas. It’s to look for problems, preferably problems you have yourself.The very best startup ideas tend to have three things in common: they’re
In the Q & A period after a recent talk, someone asked what made startups fail. After standing there gaping for a few seconds I realized this was kind of a trick question. It’s equivalent to asking how to
Update (Sept 2014): I gave a talk on this topic during lecture 1 of Stanford’s CS 183B course. Check out the video if you’d like to hear more about deciding to become an entrepreneur. I’ve also added a few of
Many of you are probably familiar with Quora. But not everyone knows that Quora can be turned into a perfect marketing tool that will drive high quality targeted traffic and conversions to your website.
There is a difference between successful people and those who are not. While it’s easy to think that successful people got a lucky break or were born with a better disposition, that is hardly ever the ca
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