Jared SilverEdtech Product Person & Web Developer

What are your favorite tools to validate, build, and launch your startup?

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    Good Email Copy

    Email copy from great companies.

    Nick Abouzeid 🕴32Social & Ship at Product Hunt · Written
    For when you inevitably build up an email list, here's a great directory of email copy from companies like Slack, Pinterest, and Trello.
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    Ana SantosEntrepreneur passionate about travel · Written
    Yes, I've recently used it and it's good.
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    Breezy HR - Modern Recruiting Software

    Trello for Recruiting. Start your free trial today

    Jessica TreemanHR, design, fashion with a dash of geek · Written
    Great products & companies are built with great teams. Breezy makes it easy to attract and hire them. What's even better? You can use it for free. Breezy is the only hiring tool available with a completely free subscription tier. #startuplife PS: If you love Trello, you're going to fall deeply in love with Breezy. https://breezy.hr/ You'll ❤️ it.
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  3. 7
    Webflow

    All-in-one web design platform

    Sidney OtteloheUI & product design, front-end developer · Edited
    Amazing tool if you need high-fi prototypes, marketing sites, mvp's! We used Webflow to build and launch our MVP - from scratch - in just three weeks and got voted #1 on PH last month (after Elon Musk's Boring Company). If you wanna read more about it: https://medium.com/spreadshare/h...
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    Sameer SontakeyCEO / Founder at Biostrap · Written
    One of my favorite site builders!
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  4. 6
    Carrd

    Simple, responsive, one-page sites for pretty much anything.

    Hari Mahesh2 Fashion Startups + 1 in Stealth · Written
    Quick, cheap way to create a simple landing pages for your (multiple) startups. Only $20 a year for 10 sites.
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    Sameer SontakeyCEO / Founder at Biostrap · Written
    The best way to validate is building a landing page to collect emails. Maybe drive some traffic to your site and see how people convert.
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  5. It´s a great tool to prototype an validate your products
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    Recruitee

    A fast, easy, collaborative hiring tool

    Beth Hudson3Social Media Marketer, Recruitee · Written
    Beth Hudson made this product
    Startups are all about building a great team of people. Sure, you can have an innovative product, but do you have the right people to get it going? Recruitee is an ATS (Applicant Tracking System) that is affordable and allows for collaborative hiring. This way, you can find the minds that mesh best with your startup's ultimate goals and values.
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  7. Lindsay WindhamDesigner | Co-Founder, Distil Union · Written
    @jaredsilver if your startup is bringing a new hardgood to the market, Kickstarter is a great way to test market demand (validate) and *hopefully* launch. The whole exercise makes you finely tune your messaging, and your numbers.
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    Brick By Brick

    A free guide to building awesome communities

    Nick Abouzeid 🕴32Social & Ship at Product Hunt · Written
    Once you have some emails, Brick By Brick offers some great ways to build a community of active, loyal users for your product (and inevitable Product Hunt launch!).
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  9. 1
    Medium 2.0

    A new look, app, and features to move thinking forward

    Kunal Bhatia47Co-founder & Design Lead @SlidesUp · Written
    It isn't a startup without​ a Medium article! All kidding aside, Medium let's your biggest fans get the inside scoop and a better understanding of what you're trying to do with your startup. I highly recommend having a presence there, if not starting a publication to curate all the articles related to your company.
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    Startup Stash

    A curated directory of 400 resources & tools for startups

    Arshad ZaidiUSA Vape products Wholesale · Written
    A curated directory of resources & tools to help you build your Startup
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  11. 1
    Business Model Generation

    Design and visualise your business model

    Jim SemickFounder, ProductPlan · Written
    I've used the business model canvas (and canvases like it) for years as part of validating new products and businesses, including my current business. It's a great way to work through the high risk portions of a business model. It's easy to use (I like to print it out in large format and then use sticky notes for discussion).
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  12. 1
    Workflowy

    Turn your entire life into a list.

    Keeps you organized with all your startup tasks.
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  13. 1
    Hotjar v1

    See how your visitors are really using your site – for free

    Ana SantosEntrepreneur passionate about travel · Written
    It allows you to record a fair amount of interactions with your site for free. Super important to see where visitors are looking at, how do they navigate and click from page to page.
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  14. John MoodyCEO, LinkSense · Written
    If your startup involves mobile apps, LinkSense provides great tools to make it simple to direct customers to download your app from the Apple App Store and Google Play.
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