Mighty List of Web App Directories to Promote your Startup

Mighty List of Web App Directories to Promote your Startup

When I first decided to get my first Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) product underway called Eccountant after years of running a digital agency. Trying to solve our own accounting and project management problems, we created Eccountant. Where I spent months planning it all out with my co-founder Zain. Mapping out the marketing ideas, content strategy, design mockups, usability design and ultimately how the software would work. We already had an internal version we used at our agency, but this version would be rebuilt from the ground up – ready to solve similar problems for others too. We spent three months mapping everything out. I would NEVER advise you to spend as long as we did for several reasons. 1. Talk to your potential customers to see if people really need your product then Just get it Built. Then start getting users, and THEN spend your time mapping things out. 2. For every day, you spend on planning is a day you aren’t developing it. Planning is not bad but execution is better. I spent that much time on planning because, well, I really enjoyed it! I’m a marketer at heart, so thinking of all these great ways to grow your product was fun for me. Plus, it was my first venture into SaaS, so I wanted to learn as much as possible (and I’m still learning). One of the things that I compiled during this time was a list of different web app directories (both big and small) where I wanted to submit my product once it was ready for launch. These web directories could bring new users, help the link count (I have...
10 Movies and Shows every Entrepreneur needs to Watch for Inspiration and Motivation

10 Movies and Shows every Entrepreneur needs to Watch for Inspiration and Motivation

Entrepreneurship is not so easy and things can get a lot tougher than you might have expected in the world of entrepreneurship and business. Along your way, there might be many rough patches and you may feel to just quit it and raise the white flag just like an average person. But an entrepreneur is not just an average person, he is a risk taker and to become more than just average all you need is to change your perspective, buckle up and take action. I believe that perseverance does pay off, in the long run. When you are stuck, sometimes all you need is a little motivation and inspiration. Get introduced to your friend in helping to do so – motivational movies. Movies and Shows are a great way to learn from others in the form of stories whether fiction or non-fiction. There’s a lot to be learned from these stories as they show you how exceptional people who have come before you have done it. Word of Caution: Movies can be addictive and watching unproductive movies and shows can waste your time that be utilized for productive and better things. 1- The Profit   “High Performance, High Reward, Low Performance, there’s the door” – Marcus Lemonis This show is highly recommended for every entrepreneur, startup founder and business owner as you will get to learn from the thinking and actions of Marcus Lemonis, a successful businessman who saves failing businesses with his own knowledge and experience. He hunts for real failing businesses, analyzes how it can be saved, then makes an offer that is impossible to refuse in...