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Sarthak_Tyagi

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Not able to find an idea for a problem that actually exists is a big problem while starting up. Tbh I am also facing the same problem, so I thought ideas are just solutions of people's problems, we find hard to find which problem is currently the biggest or if this problem actually exists or not. So, how bout a community platform where people which have problems big or small can post it there and then people who want to start up can find problems which normal users have and build a solution upon it and sell it to them and others with the same problem. This way users will get their problems solved and would get the product that satisfies their exact need and start ups won't require to work that hard to brainstorm ideas when you literally have the booming problems and exact problem in front of your eyes.
 
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Not able to find an idea for a problem that actually exists is a big problem while starting up. Tbh I am also facing the same problem, so I thought ideas are just solutions of people's problems, we find hard to find which problem is currently the biggest or if this problem actually exists or not. So, how bout a community platform where people which have problems big or small can post it there and then people who want to start up can find problems which normal users have and build a solution upon it and sell it to them and others with the same problem. This way users will get their problems solved and would get the product that satisfies their exact need and start ups won't require to work that hard to brainstorm ideas when you literally have the booming problems and exact problem in front of your eyes.
I don't want to add another problem to your plate but...
How do you get users to join the platform ? (The complainers)

Can you build on it though already existing networks like Facebook ?
 

Sarthak_Tyagi

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I don't want to add another problem to your plate but...
How do you get users to join the platform ? (The complainers)

Can you build on it though already existing networks like Facebook ?
I think users would like to come on the platform anyways to get their problems solved. For eg:- someone has a problem that his car interior heats up when he parks his car out in sun. He posted it on the platform he gets a product or solution from a start-up who built a solution for that heating problem. So this way to get various solutions users would like to come and entrepreneurs would visit to get ideas for thier start-ups. At least that's what is in my mind.
 

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I think users would like to come on the platform anyways to get their problems solved. For eg:- someone has a problem that his car interior heats up when he parks his car out in sun. He posted it on the platform he gets a product or solution from a start-up who built a solution for that heating problem. So this way to get various solutions users would like to come and entrepreneurs would visit to get ideas for thier start-ups. At least that's what is in my mind.
Isn't that basis of advertising? Solving problems that people many times don't know that they have?

I'm not sure that there is a shortcut to coming up with ideas. It is just the act of listening and observing the world around you. It is being tuned into human nature. I come up with piles and piles of ideas that I sift through. I know that there are almost no new ideas. The human brain has been the same size for thousands of years. Genius is in part combining common elements in new ways.
 

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How do you get users to join the platform ? (The complainers)
How do you get complainers to join a platform? No need to… there’s already millions on Twitter, Facebook, Reddit, etc!


@Sarthak_Tyagi … I think there’s already ways of finding out people’s problems in communities online. As @WJK said, it’s a case of listening to the conversations and complaining that’s already out there.

Even the Google keyword planner will show you lots of searches starting with “how”, “why”, etc.

Heck, you don’t even need the keyword planner. Go to Google or YouTube and type “how to” and see the suggestions come up.

Better yet. Just join communities and start helping people. Engage the market.
 

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Not able to find an idea for a problem that actually exists is a big problem while starting up. Tbh I am also facing the same problem, so I thought ideas are just solutions of people's problems, we find hard to find which problem is currently the biggest or if this problem actually exists or not. So, how bout a community platform where people which have problems big or small can post it there and then people who want to start up can find problems which normal users have and build a solution upon it and sell it to them and others with the same problem. This way users will get their problems solved and would get the product that satisfies their exact need and start ups won't require to work that hard to brainstorm ideas when you literally have the booming problems and exact problem in front of your eyes.
I think you'd have to focus on one area. I just had the same idea with a certain umbrella of niches that solve basically the same problem.

if you have too many problems your trying to solve, i think it would think it would lose traction.

It's kind of like going to Wal-mart and all the departments. You might have problems with sports and go to the sporting goods which has all kinds of problems being solved for sports.

Toy problems, you need something to occupy children.

Clothing issues: Men's , Women's, Children, Boys, Girls.

Shoe issues: Same as above.

Hygiene/Beauty Products:

Medical Supplies/Medicine.

This is the idea.

You are solving many problems with many products in one of those areas.

Take it to a website, they still divide it like this on their website.
 

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