Mindaugas

27 Flips | 1 Magazine | 25 Followers | @my3recipes | An experienced web developer who spent more than 7 years building various SaaS (Software as a service) apps and taking care of clients' business.

What’s the next single thing to focus on when starting a product business? A concrete action list to get your first paying customer. – About bootstrapping, product business & personal development

So you want to bootstrap your product business. Where to start? There is so much great content online. But lack of information is never the …

SaaS Sales Funnel: Stop Optimizing for the Wrong Customers

“OMG… That’s not who’s signing up for my app!” exclaimed Jerry, after we discovered who his ideal customers are and that he’s been optimizing his …

SaaS Marketing Plan: 5 Ways to Get your App to Sell Itself

When creating your SaaS marketing plan, you must understand that your business model of choice is a fully-integrated architecture where all aspects …

How I use email for marketing

What’s the most valuable asset in your business? A while ago when Brennan Dunn and I were talking about business assets and determined our most …

Marketing

How to cheat at online business

While I was working on The Web App Challenge a few people got upset when I decided to focus on a market that shared an audience with my blog. One …

Your customer won't take a bullet for you

<i>[Today’s guest post is from the world’s most admired ex-blogger, the great Kathy Sierra.]</i><p>“Customer Loyalty” is a figment. Business “Loyalty Programs” …

What I Learned From Increasing My Prices

Last month Bidsketch had the biggest increase in revenue it’s ever had. Before that, the biggest increase in revenue came when FreshBooks emailed a …

Product Management

Find out how your customers feel about every aspect of your business

Shows up at the bottom right of every page you install it on. Great for gauging how satisfied your users are with your entire product.<p>Is placed …

Customers

How To Launch Anything

17 min read<p>Share on Twitter or LinkedIn<p>Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. …

Comment on An eBook pricing model that resulted in $100,000 in sales by eric austin

As a little Boy, i do have passion for books and i decided to create one, i experiences poor eBook outcome from various writers, luckily a friend …

eBooks

Perfect Pricing Part Deux — More money from fewer sales

<i>This is a guest post by Jarrod Drysdale — a web designer and bootstrapper who recently broke five figure sales for his ebook that teaches</i> …

Customers

Comment on How Perfect Pricing got me 1500 Sales in 2 Days by gomaa elsayed

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Why You Should Do A Tiny Product First

Alex and I teach our students to <b>create an educational product first</b>.<p>What’s an educational product, or infoproduct? Anything small that teaches (which …

Customers won't give you money unless you ask

Sounds obvious, but you'd be surprised how many startups are scared to ask for money or even if they do, they're scared they're asking for too much …

Product Management

How do you create a product people want to buy?

Stop me if you’ve heard this one. Have you ever found yourself mired in <i>this</i> process?<p>Come up with idea!<br>• Build idea!<br>• Put idea online…<br>• Wait for sales…<br>• …wait …

What can you do in six months? Concluding The Web App Challenge

How long is six months? It’s not the number of days that matter, but instead what you can do with them. At the beginning of this year I wanted to …

Web Applications

How I increased conversion 2.4x with better copywriting

So, last time, I told you the grab bag of things we’re doing to get Freckle over the Plateau of Doom. Remember, our priorities are:<p>Raise …

What Product Companies Can Learn From Consulting Companies

Hiya guys!<p>Patrick (patio11) here. You signed up for these periodic emails about making and selling software. I had always hoped to send them weekly …

Product Management

Selling Software To Large Businesses

Hiya guys!<p>Patrick (patio11) here. You asked to get emails from me about making and selling software. Last time we talked about SaaS pricing, focusing …

What Consulting Companies Can Learn From Product Companies

Hiya guys!<p>Patrick (patio11) here. You signed up for periodic emails from me about making and selling software. I think this might well be the first …

Ruby

Dispatches From The A/B Testing Trenches

Hiya guys! Patrick (patio11) here. You signed up for periodic emails from me about making and selling software.<p>For several years I ran a high-end …

Dissecting Great Sales Copy For Productized Consulting

Hiya guys!<p>Patrick (patio11) here. You signed up for periodic emails from me about making and selling software. Today is going to be a rather short …

Help! My SaaS isn't growing!

Buckle in there, buddy, this one’s long. (And if you run, or want to run, any kind of business — absolute gold.)<p>If you’ve been reading this blog, you …