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  1. ycee

    Anyone running an Influencer Marketing program to grow their business? [Need Feedback]

    IDEA MARKETING 
    With customer trust moving towards independent influencers and FB ads getting worse, more and more brands are shifting towards Influencer marketing as a higher ROI channel to grow. If you are running an influencer program, you must've experienced all the problems that come with running one...
  2. T

    Need Feedback

    IDEA 
    Hello seniors and fellow FASTlaners! I have developed a shopify site after some research and idea validation and would like your kind feedback on it. So if can spare a few minutes, visit my website https://kanwal-1.myshopify.com/ and leave a feedback on the thread here. Thankyou!
  3. L

    I feel like a traitor because I want to start a similar business than my friend (but different approach and customers)

    PEOPLE 
    Hi, I've been feeling like this since I had the intention to start a business, and it's really holding me back. When I started looking for a job as a fresh graduate I found this person who was helping people like me to get really good job opportunities in tech. This was the beginning of his...
  4. ZahScr

    Is it Lindy?

    Who here has considered the Lindy Effect when evaluating fast lane business ideas? The Lindy Effect says that if something has existed for x number of years, you can reasonably expect it to exist for that same number of years into the future. More info on the idea in this video, article, and...
  5. SamUSA

    What is Fail Fast? Fast Idea Validation and Follow Through

    IDEA 
    Hi Fastlaners, If your like me, you've probably failed before. I actually wanted to kill myself the first time I had a business go under. Spoiler alert... I'm still alive. Now I am fast-laning with my new approach to online business. Over the past 4 years I have tried and failed. Now, I...
  6. Akshay Kumar

    Is CA(Indian CPA) course a good basis for a fastlane business and can a CA firm be a fastlane business?

    Hi Everyone!!! I am a high school student from India. After checking out on multiple options, I found that CA is a suitable course for me as I love working with numbers. But I want to make it clear that I don't wish to do a JOB as I value freedom a lot in my life. After consulting a lot of...
  7. ycee

    Idea: A virtual clinic SaaS for doctors

    IDEA SAAS / APPS 
    Since most doctors are also WFH, i.e. consulting patients from home. Their processes are disorganized. They'll either call their patients on whatsapp or skype, the timings may not be clear, the patient might now show up, it's difficult to collect payments, etc. It's also difficult to...
  8. guidaccio05

    11 questions to test your idea and how to validate it next

    IDEA 
    I'm currently in the process of validating two ideas, one being a membership group and another a lead generation business. So, I had to search how to do it and created a two-part method. Before trying this I would recommend running your idea through the CENTS framework. However, if you want...
  9. Vadim26

    What do you think of my idea? Any golfers here?

    IDEA 
    Hello Insiders, I have found what seems to be a great physical product to finally execute upon. Lots of things to improve upon (many negative reviews), good demand, very niche, only a few competitors What do you think? I am a mechanical designer by trade, and making the thing more stable and...
  10. yla

    Simple, HTML-based analytics reports to your clients' emails

    I'm currently in the process of validating an idea for agencies and business owners that want to send scheduled reports to their clients with metrics they care about. I'm also partially building out the Minimum-Viable-Product currently. This space is filled with competitors already, but I feel...
  11. Overdrive

    Torn between two mentors with opposite viewpoints on startup process

    Hi! Not sure if the general folder is the right place for this thread and sorry if this is going to be a long post. But I really need some advice, guys. Some background first: So I’ve been sitting on a startup idea now for almost six months (basically since I’ve been a member on this board)...
  12. I

    Upgrading to Fastlane by Teaching the Slowlane...Is It Even Legal?!

    SIDE HUSTLE SLOWLANE 
    This is my personal history. I'm 21 and still living with my parents. I happened to stumble across TMF about 8 months ago and decided to quit my job. In my opinion, it was a good decision since I was only earning $US250/month part-time. (Yeah, that's above minimum wage in my country, which...
  13. M

    voixeout.com progress

    EXECUTION 
    The product: VoixeOut.com - It will allow you to post problems you find in the world and solutions that you think about. You can also vote up problems that you deem are important to you and solutions that you think are useful. It's similar to what MJ talked about in his books - if you can't...
  14. M

    Best Way to Validate an Idea

    IDEA 
    Hello everyone. I'm working on my business and I'm currently on the idea validation phase. I planned to survey 500 Facebook friends but I realized it's a mistake since (1) what if the plan doesn't work out and I have to validate another idea again. I wouldn't want to take some of their time...
  15. M

    I'm Mage. Here's my idea

    IDEA 
    I found MJ's book, The Millionaire Fastlane, for more than a month now. I'm finished with that and almost finished with Unscripted. Right now, I'm working on my project with the aim of being financially free by adding value ginormous amount of value to society. The project is a web app. I'm...
  16. rollerskates

    After 10 months here, I'm still slow lane....

    FTE 
    I am stuck, even after 10 months on this forum. TLDR: Do I revamp and fastlane my slow lane handmade widget business, or do I just do that for money while I execute some other fastlane ideas? The problems I struggle with: Problem #1: My handmade widget business is very slow right now. And...
  17. Franco100

    Ciao a Tutti dall'italia!

    INTRO 
    Hi everyone I read the book and it was a fantastic experience ... Thanks MJ DeMarco Really an Exciting Reading !!! I write from Italy, I am in charge of the real estate market. I would like to present my project and ask for advice, maybe in private, but I did not understand where I should post...
  18. Arevico

    Idea Validations

    IDEA MINDSET 
    Hey Guys, While I'm developing my small new product, I'm thinking about how i can validate ideas in the future. I know how to validate (soft proof, hard proof ,etc), but I've some questions. Which questions do you ask when validating a idea. Do you validate the idea or do you validate that...

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