Why Product Packaging Important For Your Startup

YoungUpstarts

If you are planning to start a product line, it is imperative to know the basics and importance of product packaging. The product packaging you use can make or break your business. Below are some of the reasons why product packaging is vital for your start-up company; 1.

Startup Lessons: 4 Companies Facing Product Lawsuits

The Startup Magazine

However, it is even more important to preserve product quality, run your business with moral guidelines in place, and value your customers’ safety and long-term health. Here are 4 companies that have faced legal action due to the distribution of a toxic or otherwise dangerous product.

5 Common Mistakes Startups Make in Product Prototyping

The Startup Magazine

Prototyping is that critical step between concept and mass production. Your product prototype is what will often be used to sell the product to retailers. Here are five common mistakes startups make in the prototyping stage. This can happen to almost any product prototype.

How Startups Can Keep Product Development Lean

YoungUpstarts

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.

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.” ” This isn’t just a startup vs. big company issue. When Apple and Google didn’t have a product.

Pitching Your Tech Startup Products to CxOs

The Startup Magazine

Entrepreneurship is at an all-time high: nearly 150,000 new technology startups are registered every month globally. In order to establish themselves, startups need to develop a customer pipeline. In the case of B2B tech startups, that means selling into large enterprises.

Best Tips to Boost Remote Team Productivity

The Startup Magazine

Not only are you in charge of planning all the business logistics but also hiring the best talent to increase your organization’s productivity. With every distraction comes diminished productivity especially from well-performing employees.

Five Key Productivity Mistakes For Entrepreneurs To Avoid

YoungUpstarts

However, in a study by Statistic Brain, “ Startup Business Rate by Industry Business ” the failure rate of all U.S. Too many entrepreneurs may be focusing too much on their hopes and dreams of success rather than maintaining daily best practices to stay productive and healthy.

5 Productivity Apps For Startup Entrepreneurs

YoungUpstarts

With productivity a key factor for any successful entrepreneur, you have to do everything in your power to optimize it. Additional productivity resources: 8 Free Productivity Cheatsheets. Productivity Lessons From Five Self-Help Books In Five Minutes.

This Is How Founders Achieve Product-Market Fit

YFS Magazine

To get a better grasp on the practical application of product-market fit, let's take a look at how founders achieved it rather quickly for their startups. Plan product development product market fit starting a business

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

How to Create a Product that Truly Delights Customers

ReadWriteStart

By creating a separate application under the platform’s original name, the company signaled an attempt to get back to its startup roots. You can create a product that truly delights customers. How is this product’s solution better than the competition?

What Ten Promising Startups Taught Us About Marketing New Products

YoungUpstarts

Bringing together ten food and food tech startups, the night was an opportunity for these new business to showcase their ideas and get the word out about their companies. This suggests that these young startups may be on to something. Reduce obstacles to using a product.

How a Seed VC Approaches Pre-Product Startups

View from Seed

Editor’s note: At a recent team meeting at NextView, we looked at the high number of startups we invested in which were pre-product at the time. The question arose: What is a seed VC’s process like when a company is pre-product? Fundraising Product & Design

Are Your Premises Impinging On Your Productivity?

YoungUpstarts

In order to keep your startup costs manageable you invest only in the areas where you can be sure of a healthy return on your investment and look for opportunities to drive down expenses everywhere else. The first two hours of the day are arguably the most potentially productive.

How To Survive A Deadly Drag On Startup Productivity

Startup Professionals Musings

No matter how smart or experienced this person may otherwise be, things must change or they will kill your startup. Let me assure you, every startup faces more challenges than any other business – unproven product, new processes, new management, and unpredictable customers.

5 Ways To Improve Startup Founder Team Productivity

Startup Professionals Musings

I have found it to be more productive and effective to lead with the model that no meetings will take an hour, and may be done in as little as five minutes. Team members need your critique of their work to learn, but attacking the person is never productive.

AMA on Product Hunt About Startup Communities

Feld Thoughts

I’ll be doing an AMA on Product Hunt’s new Book Channel on Friday 7/24 at 1130 AM PST. The post AMA on Product Hunt About Startup Communities appeared first on Feld Thoughts. Announcements

Why Startup Product Plans Make Poor Business Plans

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 investor product plan startup

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.”

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.

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.

False Positives and Product / Market Fit

Grasshopper Herder

Lean Startup is hard. 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

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

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. I read Randy’s book yesterday while procrastinating working on my next book, Startup Opportunities.

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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.

Open Plan Offices Kill Productivity. Here’s What to Do Instead.

ReadWriteStart

The post Open Plan Offices Kill Productivity. Culture Productivity Startups productivityFor years, the business world lived under the false pretense that open plan offices were a killer idea. I myself even bought into the hype.

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

5 Product Packaging And Design Tips For Startups

YFS Magazine

Approaching product packaging and design with an open mind and these 5 tips will help you nail your packaging strategy and entice customers. This article 5 Product Packaging And Design Tips For Startups appeared first in YFS Magazine.

How to Launch a Product: A Startup-Friendly Process

View from Seed

Did we think through how to launch a product in the first place? Luckily, the good folks at Driftt put together this great SlideShare, detailing how companies can be strategic and thoughtful about their product launch plans. How To Launch A Product: 7 Tips To Drive Demand from Driftt. The post How to Launch a Product: A Startup-Friendly Process appeared first on NextView Ventures. Experts Marketing & Growth Product & Design Resources

Many Entrepreneurs Are Too Busy, But Not Productive

Startup Professionals Musings

That’s productivity. That is a huge hit on productivity. For insight, I recommend the details provided in a new book “ The 5 Choices: The Path to Extraordinary Productivity, ” by Kory Kogon, Adam Merrill, and Leena Rinne. Practice productivity planning with your key team members.

5 Million-Dollar Ideas For Your Next Product Launch

YFS Magazine

By executing these strategies, you can generate huge returns on the high investment that went into developing and launching a new product. Launch 500 startups marketing Product Launch product roadmap

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

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.

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.

An Unconventional Way This Company Killed Its Biggest Productivity Killer

YFS Magazine

When a startup suffers from multiple office distractions and a lack of team focus it's time to look beyond traditional office productivity methods. Company Culture Grow company culture employee motivation productivity workplace development

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.

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.

Ten Top Product Pricing Models for Startups

Startup Professionals Musings

One of the toughest decisions for a startup is how to price their product or service. So what are some of the most common revenue models being used by startups today? It’s great for customers, but not for startups, unless you have deep pockets.

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?

How to Find the Perfect Film Production Crew for Your Project

The Startup Magazine

Here are a few tips on how to find the perfect film production crew for your project. If you live in Houston, then there are tons of film production companies in Houston you can choose from. But also make sure that the production crew will do the type of work you want.

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 Has Product Hunt Become Such a Critical Startup Website?

Both Sides of the Table

Product Hunt. It seems out of nowhere it has become the go to website for startup companies to launch their new products or businesses. It was the place that every startup knew they HAD TO be in order to attract initial users and also gain the attention of venture capitalists.