If you had to start all over again in your startup, what is 1 thing you would do?

Harsh Gupta
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Our product is an automated machine learning product. If I had to redo one thing, I would have focussed on web application part from day 1. Instead we focussed on getting data science part right first.

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marketer
I wouldn't be seeking funding before we made sales. wasted time for us
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marketer
hire best developers from day 1
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Full Stack Software Developer
Founder @ Dreamio
@audrey_williams1 good advice. Did you hire crappy developers?
I'm K.A. Mulenga. My passion is writing.
Research more before diving right in like a headless chicken!
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@k_a_mulenga Could you expand more on this?
I'm K.A. Mulenga. My passion is writing.
@footer I didn't do my research regarding self publishing i.e. budgets and marketing plan. I just dove in head first!
Building Wylo
Start with a micro niche product (for eg : Cold calling model instead of sales model) and leverage one social media channel for initial months!
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Building a better calendar
Do a lot of more customer interviews and analyse them better to find actual pain points
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My wife is my cofounder, let's go!
I feel shame from my answer because everybody had warned me about this... but I would start promoting it sooner (before product is done) to get more feedback. Would have saved a bit of time.
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CEO/Founder of CavnessHR
I would learn how to code myself. That way I could build the MVP myself.
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CEO, Inline Manual, Maker
Write more. Write more content for inbound marketing.
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Building intentional products 🗓️
I would've started building an audience on day 1
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Co-founder, Tapap
Reduce the planned features backlog by a half.
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I'm a founder & enjoy building software.
Using SaaS products for leveraging my time instead building all tools and services by my self. for short - using a serverless MVP.
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Build an audience as your alpha users as soon as you have something.
Build, improve, grow! And do marketing
Marketing. 1. Setup landing page then site (buy template, use SEO ready software), 2. Setup email signup form, 3. Start talking about it anywhere you can Reddit, Twitter, IndieHackers, etc... Funny all this can be done in 1 day and the breadcrumbs begin. 😂
CodeBeautify
I would have learned the SEO from day one to get organic traffic.