When simplification is no longer possible, you have found the solution.
I finished building all of the features I needed to launch GoKiddo and then BAM, Bubble burst my bubble by announcing that they will be making changes to their pricing structure which will have a significant impact on everyone who makes use of their platform to build web applications.
Every business has a marketing budget. Otherwise, they would never grow. And if I can offer businesses a platform where they can get marketing exposure, then I am sure I can get them to pay a small monthly fee for it.
If you fail - at least fail while daring greatly, so that your place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory nor defeat.
Here is what I learnt from attending a trade show and getting over the fear of pitching. Marketing does not come naturally to technically inclined people - but changing your perspective a little bit goes a long way.
Stop trying to motivate employees and start teaching them to be self-motivated and self-improve.
In this post I show you how to start an e-commerce business that costs only ±R1000 per month. I cover the best value-for-money tools I use for marketing, my online stores, order fulfilment, accounting and a few extra tools.
There is no way to know beforehand whether an idea will be good or bad, the only way to know it is to try it. Stop thinking - start doing!
Determine the 20% of your employees who contribute 80% of the value/progress/innovation/ideas to your company and focus on developing and empowering them!
If you are running a company or a team, you need to be thinking about creating an environment where employees can thrive and maybe help them change their perspective. Happy employees are productive employees.