I was listening to a podcast from @Andy Black and he mentioned the importance of just getting out there. I don't want to misspeak for him, but my takeaway was that it is important to post a working MVP, and allow the market to guide you. For instance, a website just needs:
My goodness but many of you sure do over-complicate things.
Do the first thing first.
Stop worrying about the next problem and the 10 imagined problems after that.
It’s only as you step over one hurdle that the next actual hurdle reveals itself. And it’s likely not the one you thought it...
I love reading stories of how people got started, especially the turning point where people make their first sale and get hooked.
Let’s see if we can inspire other forum members to make their first sale.
What’s the story of your first sale?
How did you feel in that moment?
What changed from...
I collect quotes.
I love the advice from Amy Hoy to "Help the people in motion."
But I overheard an even better one by James Schramko in a podcast recently.
"You can't steer a parked car."
It makes us realise how stupid it is to help those who aren't in motion.
If you're in sales (and who...
My name is Carlos and I'm a recovering sidewalking slowlaner.
I'm nowhere near fastlane, however, I've managed to maintain a decent Freelance lifestyle working as a strategic marketing consultant and copywriter assassin for hire.
Generally, I work with local small business types, but...
AndyTalks with @Contrarian about starting his side hustle in local lead gen
@Contrarian is amazed it's so simple.
No building fancy landing pages.
No building "directories".
I facepalm about people building "stuff" - directories, social networks, etc - when they're just trying to connect...