Saturday, June 18, 2005

wingedpig.com - Mark Fletcher's Blog: Stealth Start-Ups Suck

"Why go fast? Many reasons:
  • First mover advantage is important.

  • There is no such thing as a unique idea. I guarantee that someone else has already thought of your wonderful web service, and is probably way ahead of you. Get over yourself.

  • It forces you to focus on the key functionality of the site.

  • Being perfect at launch is an impossible (and unnecessary and even probably detrimental) goal, so don't bother trying to achieve it. Ship early, ship often.

  • The sooner you get something out there, the sooner you'll start getting feedback from users."