MAKE: Bootstrapper's Handbook
  • Solve your own problems The most important thing is to find ideas from solving your own problems. You do that by looking at your own life and observing what your daily challenges are. Then you see if you could make those challenges easier using technology. If you solve your own problem, it’s very realistic that there’s many more people like you who would also love their problem solved. And that’s pretty much what a business is. Solving lots of people’s problems in return for money.
  • Solve your own problems
  • The product has to be intrinsically viral nowadays. It needs to be something people really want or need.
  • growth should have been in your product from the start.