Weekly Reading‘s are a series of blog posts highlighting the best pieces of content I’ve read or listened to during the week. Give me feedback if you enjoy it. And suggestions if you don’t. Just to make it better for other guys.
Market’s turning. So what?
- Planning to Do a SaaS Startup? Don’t Forget the 20 Interview Rule. The biggest problem people make is not talking to their clients. And listening what they have to say. Don’t fall into this trap!
- 5 Signs Your Startup’s Destined to Fail. Most businesses that fail don’t fail suddenly. But rather as result of a problem that’s existed from the start. These problems rarely make themselves evident. Until it’s already too late.
- Why Startups Fail after Product-Market Fit. It might take years to achieve product-market fit. That’s when you can raise money. And competitors start coming. And you’ll start dying. Unless you’ve got Product-Economic Fit.
- Dear Startups: Here’s How to Stay Alive. Heidi Roizen from DFJ bursts your bubble. Market’s turning. VCs will give out less money. How it’s going to affect you? Can you survive it? How? Do yourself a favor and read Heidi’s thoughts.
- Surviving Whatever Comes Next. As Heidi said, market’s turning. If you need to raise money, then do it now. Or go for a plan B. Cut burn, get profitable. Winter’s coming!
- #ripgoodtimes. Welcome back great times! 5 reasons why now is the perfect time for your startup. Market’s getting flat. Is it so bad? It might not be. There’ll be less noise. Better chances for you!
- A Simple Template to Build Your Startup’s Brand Foundation. I’m currently reading Start with Why (by Simon Sinek). A great book on building your brand. And this week, we were just deciding what’s Shipitwise‘s brand. Here’s a great guide on building your’s. And how not to make it!
- Here’s How to Find Your First Customers on Social Media. It’s a great list of activities you could do to find new clients. No need to use Ads. People are looking for new products. Go where they are.
- If company slogans were honest. Scroll and laugh.