Thursday, April 27, 2017
Strategy

Strategy

Strategy advice and business models.

“Real artists ship” – Steve Jobs tl:dr Launch your product when it is slightly better than MVP, take care about how it is presented (e.g. landing page) as this is easy to do and adds value Start talking to investors for ‘advice’...
I read an article the other day (Note: I actually wrote this a few months back) on Pando Daily about a company called Barkbox in the states that has applied the Birchbox business model of monthly subscriptions to dogs....
I was talking shop on Saturday night with a VC and he mentioned offhandedly an anecdote about owning markets, but it was a little peculiar as it involved actually making the market smaller. In my OCD like fashion I...
Harvard Business School marketing professor Theodore Levitt once said on problems, "People don't want to buy a quarter-inch drill. They want a quarter-inch hole!” Founders spend too much time trying to create products with features rather than satisfying real needs and thinking about...
Birchbox kicked off the first modern ecommerce interpretation of a subscription business model in September 2010, promising to send a personalized box of 5 deluxe size beauty samples to customers on a monthly basis. The business model has been...