The Quick and Dirty Guide to Launching Your Startup in 2016
Author: Alex Chuang (@alexchuang72)
Date: 8th September 2015
Published for: Medium
How to get early users instantly with limited time and money?
At Launch Academy, we’ve helped accelerate the growth of more than 350 startups. One of the biggest questions I get is “how do I get early users FAST?”. There are plenty of blogs out there that talk about paid advertising, social media, offline distribution, content marketing, SEO, SEM, e-mail marketing and so on. But I will be focusing on actionable items you can do to get your first 1,000 users in a weekend’s time and with less than $500 of investment. Getting a solid first group of users will help steer your product towards a problem/solution fit.
The Essential Guide to Writing a Business Plan
Author: Carolyn Sun
Date: 7th November 2015
Published for: Entrepreneur
President Dwight D. Eisenhower once said, “In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.” If you’re starting a business, you should have a business plan regardless of whether you’re bootstrapping it or looking for outside funding.