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Want fast answers to big questions about your market, competitive products, or customers’ behaviors and attitudes? First look for existing research. Great post by Michael Margolis, UX Research Partner at Google Ventures.
Cory Zue just made his first dollar on his SaaS app and it only took 200 Hours and $110. As this is a major milestone for him, he thought it was a good time to take a deep dive into what it took to achieve it. Cory hopes this will help others looking to start SaaS products get a sense of what they might go through.
The first mover advantage is the term used to describe the competitive advantage that a business achieves by being the first to bring their product or service to market. In some cases, the benefits of being the first to market are significant. But sometimes, creating something too early can actually be a disadvantage. You can be too early for the mass market. You don’t always have to completely reinvent the wheel. Sometimes just tweaking it is enough. And sometimes the smallest tweak can make the biggest impact.
Bram Krommenhoek’s startup failed because he didn’t address a “must-have-fixed” problem for a big-enough market. And he’s not alone: 42% of startups failed because they didn’t solve a market need. Here is how you can avoid that mistake.