Saturday, June 18, 2005 - 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."

Mozilla and hypocrisy

Right, but what about the experiences that Mozilla chooses to default for users like switching to  Yahoo and making that the default upon ...