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juresesko

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Date: 23.05.2020
I have been writing goals of what I will do for the past months.
But the question is What Do I Have To Show For?
Nothing, if you don't count a few pages of goals.​
I am not saying that this isn't good but It's not enough one day I will have to Take Action. That is today.​
What do I mean by Taking Action?
I made a plan which will transform goals into actions?​
THE PLAN:
  1. I will go the Productocracy route that was said and nothing else (Imagine what do you want to be? Dropshipper hell no, Copywriter no thanks) people don't need another one of those. why not be someone who makes an impact, who others talk about and are glad that your product exists.
  2. I am setting a #1 deadline for deciding WHO is the product meant for, WHAT problem the product is going to solve, HOW will the problem be solved.
    • WHO: I will make list of the niches I like first ones that come to mind: Adventure Photography, Downhill, Cooking. There will be a lot more more on the list so I don't change my mind afterwards. Then comes the evaluation where do I see myself the most, which market has the least bullshit and other variables.
    • WHAT: I will be making a script which will be used to get information from people that spend their life in the niche I chose and find out what their daily problems are and if there are any ways to solve it.
    • HOW: Brain storming with everyone, researching and starting to design it.
  3. Getting feedback as soon as possible. I will reach back to people who I got to know on my WHO research.
  4. Prototyping and bringing in investors if needed (depends on the product)
  5. Production and the rest is history
Sounds like a plan?

I am making this thread for TWO reasons.
  • YOUR FEEDBACK (as always)
  • COMMITMENT I said it so I can't make excuses down the road. To make myself take action.
This is a progress thread I will be posting here at least every Saturday starting today!
WHO, WHAT, HOW deadline is set till the 01.07.2020 after this day you can PM me and ask these 3 questions and I will have the exact answer to all of them.

I would like to give thanks to @Benjaminjhs for giving me a boost by setting a deadline for me.

This thread is for everyone who want to see ACTION
If you want to know more about the specific part of the plan ask me I will be replying to everyone question or no question
Do you have experience already? SHARE it with us.
 

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Plans is good overall.

The sensitive part is
"WHAT: I will be making a script which will be used to get information from people that spend their life in the niche I chose and find out what their daily problems are and if there are any ways to solve it."

People might resist if you'll go "Hey what's your problem!".
You gotta ask for this but not directly, rather like figure out what their problem is via casual chat than having it said out loud.

Except for that remark, plan seems solid.
 

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Following with interest.

Perhaps use "going to" instead of "will"
It's a stronger form of the future tense & tends to solidify intentions into action.
Honestly it's not broscience, it's proven but I don't have a citation to hand.

Honestly though, it looks like a bit of a word salad.
Prove me wrong.
 
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Hey!
Welcome to the forum.
I also did Idea Extraction with Cold Calling to find problems.
It takes time, but can be done.
If you want to connect, feel free to do so!
 
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Just saying. This guy is 17/18 Years old!
You got this, and you are years ahead. You got our support all the way.

Thanks for listening to me, it helps me as well, more than you know.
Thanks again.
Yes I will be 18 in December and till now I was saying to myself "I will start when I am 18". When you said you have time till next month I felt uncomfortable at first and I needed that shift in mindset to understand that is not to soon. As of now I have 9 niches in which I see myself still want to get more on the paper so i have more to choose from.

Have a good day!
 
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Plans is good overall.

The sensitive part is
"WHAT: I will be making a script which will be used to get information from people that spend their life in the niche I chose and find out what their daily problems are and if there are any ways to solve it."

People might resist if you'll go "Hey what's your problem!".
You gotta ask for this but not directly, rather like figure out what their problem is via casual chat than having it said out loud.

Except for that remark, plan seems solid.
Of course I totally agree with you.
As a script I was thinking more like guidelines to build rapport. As you know people in different niches react to things differently. You can't approach a chef the same way as a downhill rider.

A "script" is there to keep me on the track not to copy paste in the chat...
Thanks for the tip!
 
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I like the idea of keeping us informed of your progress at least once a week.
I'm sure it can help you moving forward.

Best of luck
That commitment will make me take action it's just another way to keep me going.
If I don't do anything, I would be letting down myself and you guys.
Believe me I won't do that!
 
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Following with interest.

Perhaps use "going to" instead of "will"
It's a stronger form of the future tense & tends to solidify intentions into action.
Honestly it's not broscience, it's proven but I don't have a citation to hand.

Honestly though, it looks like a bit of a word salad.
Prove me wrong.
With the tittle I wanted to show to weakness of "will".
I am saying to myself that I will do this and I will do that but I haven't done anything in process.

I will check the thread once again and edit it so it will be better constructed.
Sometimes I get to excited and start babling every single thing that comes to mind.

I made some changes at the start hope it reads better have a look!
 
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Hey!
Welcome to the forum.
I also did Idea Extraction with Cold Calling to find problems.
It takes time, but can be done.
If you want to connect, feel free to do so!
Hello!
First I will reach out to the people that know me then I will go deeper.
Sure! I am happy to talk with anyone on PM.
 

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UPDATE: 30. 05. 2020

My evaluation process got me to a few niches.
  • Downhill:
    • shoes
    • helmets
    • clothes (gloves, pants...)
    • pads
    • fenders
    • grips
    • saddles
    • all in one tools
    • cleaning kits
    • accessories
    • glasses
  • SKATE
    • wheels
    • griptape
    • trucks
    • bearings
    • bolts
    • decks
    • pads
    • tools
    • clothes

I'm finding a hard time trying to find a way where I could innovate in this type of niches, I have to go deeper I'm still on the surface.

I am taking the process slow, even now I feel like I'm action faking. I am finding new interesting stuff everyday and it's hard to keep myself from changing directions completely.

Have a good day.
 

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UPDATE: 30. 05. 2020

My evaluation process got me to a few niches.
  • Downhill:
    • shoes
    • helmets
    • clothes (gloves, pants...)
    • pads
    • fenders
    • grips
    • saddles
    • all in one tools
    • cleaning kits
    • accessories
    • glasses
  • SKATE
    • wheels
    • griptape
    • trucks
    • bearings
    • bolts
    • decks
    • pads
    • tools
    • clothes

I'm finding a hard time trying to find a way where I could innovate in this type of niches, I have to go deeper I'm still on the surface.

I am taking the process slow, even now I feel like I'm action faking. I am finding new interesting stuff everyday and it's hard to keep myself from changing directions completely.

Have a good day.
Thank you for the update,

A way to find how to innovate in your niche would be to look at the negative review of similar products to the ones you want to sell. Amazon is probably the place to start but you have many others.

Customers might identify pain points that you can take advantage of.
 

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UPDATE: 30. 05. 2020

My evaluation process got me to a few niches.
  • Downhill:
    • shoes
    • helmets
    • clothes (gloves, pants...)
    • pads
    • fenders
    • grips
    • saddles
    • all in one tools
    • cleaning kits
    • accessories
    • glasses
  • SKATE
    • wheels
    • griptape
    • trucks
    • bearings
    • bolts
    • decks
    • pads
    • tools
    • clothes

I'm finding a hard time trying to find a way where I could innovate in this type of niches, I have to go deeper I'm still on the surface.

I am taking the process slow, even now I feel like I'm action faking. I am finding new interesting stuff everyday and it's hard to keep myself from changing directions completely.

Have a good day.
Specifically, how do you plan to create a productocracy with these?
Manufacture?
Retail?
Wholesale?
What are the pain points in these products that you can capitalize on?
I'm confused
 
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juresesko

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Thank you for the update,

A way to find how to innovate in your niche would be to look at the negative review of similar products to the ones you want to sell. Amazon is probably the place to start but you have many others.

Customers might identify pain points that you can take advantage of.
Yes, thanks for the tip I will look through the amazon and shops in my city and try to find out if the customers were having problems with any of the gear that they bought.


Specifically, how do you plan to create a productocracy with these?
Manufacture?
Retail?
Wholesale?
What are the pain points in these products that you can capitalize on?
I'm confused
I was thinking that I would choose a sub category and innovate inside it. Start to manufacture it and make a brand out of it. After that I would start making new products that are better or new.
I'm sorry that I confused you.
I'm finding that the biggest challenge is finding the thing I want to do the most. (to much options)
In the picture I wanted to evaluate a few niches in which I have some knowledge. But I'm not convinced.
Do you have any ideas on how tackle that problem in a different way?
 

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I was thinking that I would choose a sub category and innovate inside it. Start to manufacture it and make a brand out of it. After that I would start making new products that are better or new.
I'm sorry that I confused you.
I'm finding that the biggest challenge is finding the thing I want to do the most. (to much options)
In the picture I wanted to evaluate a few niches in which I have some knowledge. But I'm not convinced.
Do you have any ideas on how tackle that problem in a different way?
You've identified a problem/need in your proposed niches?

Maybe it's my old confused brain because I thought that's what comes first.
You see a problem/need worth solving.

Otherwise why choose them other than you are familiar or like them?

Choosing a niche then thinking what you can do seems a hard way.
 
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You've identified a problem/need in your proposed niches?

Maybe it's my old confused brain because I thought that's what comes first.
You see a problem/need worth solving.

Otherwise why choose them other than you are familiar or like them?

Choosing a niche then thinking what you can do seems a hard way.
Yes, you're right. So change of plans. I am going to focus on problems/needs.
Thanks
 

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Yes, you're right. So change of plans. I am going to focus on problems/needs.
Thanks
Wow 18, your ahead of pretty much everyone on the forum good for you. I think the best thing for you to do now is take a product that is already selling and try to sell it yourself, maybe you won't make your first billion dollars... But you will learn the art of business, even if you do come up with some magical idea and get to market, someone with experience will come in and crush you like a bug.

Get your hands dirty learning the ropes, like a boxer, learn how to jab and hook, before you step into the ring for the Championship belt.... if ya catch my drift. It's not even about making money, that isn't important right now, learn marketing, learn sales, learn customer service, management. There is so many things you don't know that you don't even know its mind boggling (in my own personal experience) How do you package a product? What is the sales strategy? How do you market it? Who's shipping it? What the **** are taxes!? I need permits? What color do I make this or that? Why are people clicking on my ad and not buying!? I could go on and on.

Start off with a simple product and learn, forget about making money and embrace failure as a gift. It's truly a blessing in disguise. Or if you are going the service route, well that's a totally different ball game. Like sports (and buisness is kind of a sport) You are going to totally suck, yes completely suck, whatever your first venture is will probably be so bad you will laugh about it years to come, the secret here is to learn from it. Ever hear the statistic that 90% of business's fail? Why's that?? Because noone has a dam clue what they are doing! That's fine, just don't be a bozo that doesn't learn from failure and you will be A-OK. As the great Mark Cuban says... You only need to be right one time, God speed & good luck, enjoy the process and grind.
 
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Wow 18, your ahead of pretty much everyone on the forum good for you. I think the best thing for you to do now is take a product that is already selling and try to sell it yourself, maybe you won't make your first billion dollars... But you will learn the art of business, even if you do come up with some magical idea and get to market, someone with experience will come in and crush you like a bug.

Get your hands dirty learning the ropes, like a boxer, learn how to jab and hook, before you step into the ring for the Championship belt.... if ya catch my drift. It's not even about making money, that isn't important right now, learn marketing, learn sales, learn customer service, management. There is so many things you don't know that you don't even know its mind boggling (in my own personal experience) How do you package a product? What is the sales strategy? How do you market it? Who's shipping it? What the **** are taxes!? I need permits? What color do I make this or that? Why are people clicking on my ad and not buying!? I could go on and on.

Start off with a simple product and learn, forget about making money and embrace failure as a gift. It's truly a blessing in disguise. Or if you are going the service route, well that's a totally different ball game. Like sports (and buisness is kind of a sport) You are going to totally suck, yes completely suck, whatever your first venture is will probably be so bad you will laugh about it years to come, the secret here is to learn from it. Ever hear the statistic that 90% of business's fail? Why's that?? Because noone has a dam clue what they are doing! That's fine, just don't be a bozo that doesn't learn from failure and you will be A-OK. As the great Mark Cuban says... You only need to be right one time, God speed & good luck, enjoy the process and grind.
I absolutely love, how you think about it.
I just want to get my hands dirty like you said. (Load, Fire, Aim)
That is really fascinating thing about business, you only need one good one and it will repay all past failures.
The thing I could see myself get into is e-commerce at the start.
Do you think this is a good starting point?
But the service route seems interesting as well. Knowing that I will have to deal with employees down the road that will probably be 10-20 years older than me, it must be an amazing feeling.

Thank you for the nice words, you can't believe how much help you provide with a little encouragement. There aren't many around us that believe this can be done.
 

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I absolutely love, how you think about it.
I just want to get my hands dirty like you said. (Load, Fire, Aim)
That is really fascinating thing about business, you only need one good one and it will repay all past failures.
The thing I could see myself get into is e-commerce at the start.
Do you think this is a good starting point?
But the service route seems interesting as well. Knowing that I will have to deal with employees down the road that will probably be 10-20 years older than me, it must be an amazing feeling.

Thank you for the nice words, you can't believe how much help you provide with a little encouragement. There aren't many around us that believe this can be done.
Sure why not? Lots of things to learn in ecommerce, you can do anything at this point.
 

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