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SitePoint Article Offers Money-saving Advice for Web Startups
In a new article on SitePoint.com, author Kelly Drill explains the concept of minimum viable product (MVP) and why it’s so important for Internet entrepreneurs to get specific before they build.
Founders of Web startups, Drill argues, routinely invest too much money and time in building large, multi-faceted products rather than zeroing in on what makes an idea unique and marketable.
“No matter how revolutionary your idea, taking an all-or-nothing approach will deplete your energy, time and financial resources before your startup is even off the ground,” she writes. “Launching smart and lean requires homework and soul-searching. Without your MVP, you’re not ready to build.”
Drill, the marketing manager for Dolphin Micro, Inc., has seen this strategy work firsthand. A Colorado-based development company, Dolphin Micro has provided custom technology solutions for a number of successful Web startups including Brainscape, Golf Pipeline and May Designs.
The complete text of the article is available at http://www.sitepoint.com/