Customer-Centric Strategies Win Over Product-Centric

Startup Professionals Musings

Is your marketing focus product-centric or customer-centric ? If you only sell products, it’s time to realize that times have changed. With a wealth of products now available, customers look for the most memorable experience , not just the best product.

5 Ways Flexibility Can Improve Productivity

YoungUpstarts

If you’re like most workers, you’re constantly striving for greater productivity. By some reports, the secret to increasing productivity is flexibility , both in terms of the flexibility that employers give employees and the flexibility that employees give themselves.

How To Make Your Home Office 5 Times More Productive

YoungUpstarts

In this blog post, we’ll tell you how to make your home office five times more productive with five must follow tips for remote work. The key word in the last sentence being “ office”, we’ll focus on showing you how to create a productive workspace at home.

Create the Best Product

Feld Thoughts

One thing that came up was the idea of creating the best product. For periods of time, people get obsessed about how “the best product will win.” When Apple and Google didn’t have a product. Give me the best product to work with any day of the week.

Bringing Your Office Environment To Higher Productivity

YoungUpstarts

You may have heard it before, but the workplace environment is one of those deal makers or deal breakers when it comes to worker’s productivity. Clutter is killing you mentally and your productivity levels at the same time.

Can I Trademark My Product Overseas?

YoungUpstarts

This could be something as simple as amending your contact details on your website to prove you don’t deliver products in that country. It’s unnecessary to apply to every state; focus on those that are relevant to your product or target market.

Maximizing Your Workplace Productivity

YoungUpstarts

To stay productive in the office, all you need is a little motivation and some organizational strategies to help you out. And hey, if you’re interested enough to be reading how you can improve that productivity, you’re on the right track to success already.

Are Your Premises Impinging On Your Productivity?

YoungUpstarts

Not only do you struggle to contain your operation within its walls, it also presents you with certain logistical issues that impinge on your productivity. The first two hours of the day are arguably the most potentially productive. Is it really doing all it can to boost productivity?

When To Hire A Video Production Company

YoungUpstarts

With the high demand for quality video content, video production companies have been on the rise. While it is important to choose the right video production agency , it is paramount that you make the right decision on when to seek such services.

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5 Market Obstacles That Kill Even Compelling Products

Startup Professionals Musings

Even when your new product or solution fills a real customer need, and has a positive value proposition, many new venture founders are surprised and frustrated to find that excited customers are hard to find and growth is slow. Product is “disruptive technology” or a “paradigm shift.”

How To Maximise Productivity And Streamline Communication In The Workplace

YoungUpstarts

One of the most important aspects of any business is employee productivity. While increased productivity is something that many businesses strive for, it is not always achieved. Investing in technology is one of the best ways to maximise productivity.

Entrepreneurship in Sound Production: Side Hustle Tips

The Startup Magazine

These are sound production tips you need when looking to make the quality of your sound top notch. To overcome this sound production problem and increase the quality of the sound it’s important to use compressor technique where all the layered tracks are compressed.

Price of Admission Is An Amazing Product

Feld Thoughts

The second is that price of admission is an amazing product. Indulge me while I go on an amazing product rant from our portfolio. I’ve been using the product for sixty days along with their competitor’s product. Their competitor has raised 10x the amount of money so far (prior to our investment), and the product from the company we invested in, from my own head to head comparison, is amazing, compared to the “meh” product from its competitor.

Book: Product Design for the Web

Feld Thoughts

Last week Fred Wilson wrote a post recommending two books including Randy Hunt’s Product Design for the Web: Principles of Designing and Releasing Web Products. It’s about product design. The post Book: Product Design for the Web appeared first on Feld Thoughts.

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Protecting Yourself from Counterfeit Products

The Startup Magazine

Ordering a product made in the UK, only to note that the starting point is China, it is likely you are dealing with fake merchandise. As it stands, counterfeit products, mainly in fashion and accessories, bring an annual amount of$500 billion globally.

Productivity Tips For Small Business Owners

YoungUpstarts

There are a lot of amazing tools and hacks out there that can help you boost productivity and have enough time for yourself after work. If done right, planning can truly affect your productivity and effectiveness in a positive way. by Ana Grasic , cofounder of WeGrowth.

[Infographic] Work Day Productivity Hacks

YoungUpstarts

From apps that help you manage your schedules to monitoring your sleep, from collaboration tools to those that oversees your work projects, mobile apps – when used well – can help hack one’s productivity.

Use Your Competitors’ Products All The Time

Feld Thoughts

I love this product and I use it every day. This company has several competitors – long time incumbents with somewhat stale, but useful products, and several new competitors, including well-funded and noisy ones. I use several of these products regularly in different situations and have encouraged the founders to use them also. If we hadn’t all be active users of these competitors products, we would have had a stupid conversation.

How To Tell A Remarkable Product Story!

Brandanew

But have you ever thought about product stories? Sure it depends on the product. But if you really have a unique and innovative product, it is possible to create a story that entertains, creates awareness and also enhances its value in the eyes of the customers.

5 Tips For More Productive Networking

YoungUpstarts

You can even make your networking more productive by establishing relationships with your competitors , who can become a great source for referrals in the future if you learn how to work together. Others networking productivity workplace productivity

5 productivity tips that will benefit aspiring entrepreneurs

Our Own Start-up

If the captain of the ship is accomplished and tends to be productive all the time, there are better chances of a successful venture.

The Four Parts of a Minimal Viable Product

Grasshopper Herder

Isn''t an MVP just a bare bones product? If people sign up for our MVP, that means we''ve got Product/Market Fit, right? Lean Startups Minimum Viable Product Product/Market Fit product/market fit storyboarding

How Startups Can Keep Product Development Lean

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by Steve Owens, Founder and CTO of Finish Line Product Development Services. In this article we explore the unique challenges of a lean start-up and how Outsourced Product Development (OPD) can be used to overcome them. Reducing product turn time.

3 Reasons It’s Smart To Prototype Your Product

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Named after the French word for “model,” Maquette uses VR to allow product developers to create prototypes in three dimensions instead of relying on two-dimensional representations. Here’s a closer look at three reasons prototyping your product is the smart way to go.

[ADV] Top 5 Handy Workplace Cleaning Products

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If you are miserable at work due to bad conditions, you’re unlikely to be very productive; and if you’re unproductive and unhappy, the chances are your customers aren’t going to be very happy either! Others cleaning product cleanliness office office space working environmen

Savvy Entrepreneurs Plan Both Business And Product

Startup Professionals Musings

Most technical entrepreneurs I know demand the discipline of a product specification or plan, and then assume that their great product will drive a great business. A product plan is never a substitute for a business plan. business plan entrepreneur product plan startup

Celebrities influencing the sale of products

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Special Feature celebrity influencers celebrity product endorsement influence marketing influencer marketing marketing strategy products endorsement32 per cent consumers say that celebrity endorsement influences their purchasing decision.

How Outsourcing Delivery Improves Employee Productivity

YoungUpstarts

No matter if you’re a small business or a Fortune 500 company, workflow management and employee productivity top the list of things to improve. But for those who understand how to cultivate productive employees, outsourcing remains a key factor in improving workflow management.

4/2/15: Colorado Product Management Meetup

Feld Thoughts

If you are a technology product manager in Colorado, take a look at the new Colorado Product group. The first meetup is on 4/2/15 and features a talk from Adit Vaidya, Product Manager for Facebook Groups. The post 4/2/15: Colorado Product Management Meetup appeared first on Feld Thoughts. Announcements

How To Increase Sales Using The Right Product Video

YoungUpstarts

And among the slew of powerful formats, product videos remain atop the most used due to their versatility and usefulness. The thing is that no two product videos are the same. Format – All product videos are the same, right?

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How (Licensed) Music Can Increase Overall Productivity In Your Startup

YoungUpstarts

Studies have showed that playing music makes for a healthier work environment resulting in happier employees and more productivity. Less pressure on the heart will result in better productivity. Others music office culture workplace productivity

What’s Your Product Cadence?

Feld Thoughts

I love the product vision – it’s in an area that I’ve been working in for a while across a variety of companies and will take a new approach to a very old and persistent problem. It’s an ambitious product vision that will take a while to fully roll out. In lean startup language, they’ve got a minimal viable product. In their case, the customer is a business customer rather than a mass market consumer web product.

How To Succeed As A Product Manager

YoungUpstarts

New technologies emerge daily and bring ingenious products to the world. It’s generally accepted to praise developers and designers for bringing these products to life but there is usually someone else behind the concepts and ideas. necessary product. Product Management Metrics.

6 Keys to Marketing Customer Experience vs Products

Startup Professionals Musings

Not so long ago, every business assumed that the keys to success were the highest quality product, the best value for the buck, and the best customer service. Exploit your product and service differences. Scott Addis marketing products startup

Start Early With a Solid Product Management System

The Startup Magazine

For startup owners, similar questions need to be asked about their company – particularly the product (or service) they’re providing their consumers. Here are several detailed reasons why strong product management is so important: Complexity. Who are we? Why are we here?

False Positives and Product / Market Fit

Grasshopper Herder

Which one of these tests will actually tell us if we have the fabled Product / Market Fit? Business Model Lean Startups customer development survey product/market fit startup marketing pyramid survey.io Lean Startup is hard. All we want is to build something people want.

Pitching Your Tech Startup Products to CxOs

The Startup Magazine

With some notable exceptions, CxOs are typically risk-averse, tasked with critically analyzing operations and selecting the right product or service that will both complement and coincide with existing system functions and core technology.

The Illusion of Product/Market Fit for SaaS Companies

Feld Thoughts

“We have product/market fit.” ” “We are searching for product/market fit.” ” “We are raising this financing to find product/market fit.” ” “Our customer traction demonstrates product/market fit.” ” Product/market fit. I was in a meeting a month ago with a company I’m on the board of where product/market fit was asserted. When you have $0 of MRR, you have no product/market fit.

5 Key Actions To Maximize Entrepreneur Productivity

Startup Professionals Musings

That’s productivity. That is a huge hit on productivity. For insight, I recommend the details provided in a recent book “ The 5 Choices: The Path to Extraordinary Productivity, ” by Kory Kogon, Adam Merrill, and Leena Rinne. That’s extraordinary productivity.

How To Validate Your Innovative Product As A Business

Startup Professionals Musings

In fact, many experienced entrepreneurs argue that constructing a business model around your solution is far more critical and difficult than developing the product. Products too expensive for the market won’t succeed, and prices too low will leave you exposed.

How To Make Your Product Story Successful

Brandanew

Writing product stories, case studies and content in general around your product has one overarching purpose- convince and convert. Or simply be convinced to buy if you’re offering a product for direct sales. This is what you need to make your product story successful.

Reuniting Product Management and Lean UX

Grasshopper Herder

We product managers have let ourselves be put into smaller product owner boxes. Product Management User Experience lean UX user experience We''ve been focused on process when the biggest risks are about markets.

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4 Modern Tech Solutions That Can Increase Workplace Productivity

YoungUpstarts

Are you or your employees operating at peak productivity? Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that productivity is falling. In today’s workplace, productivity has a new definition. Productivity is falling across the board.