Building a product is hard. It’s something even the most successful companies can still easily bungle. So at an early stage, it may seem like a mission impossible. There are so many ways to mess it up, yet only one to do it right. These are some tips from experienced product-builders.
Lessons from building 100 products
Chances are you’ve heard the wisdom from Thomas Edison: “I have not failed, not once. I’ve discovered ten thousand ways that don’t work.” That’s very cute for a motivational poster. But as a startup building a product, you don’t get 10,000 new chances. You need to get your product up and running and you need to get it right.