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At this stage of your business you're probably excited about your idea and everyone loves it. You need to get some objective feedback, though, to validate that you're working on the right thing, that you can grow it to a scalable business, and that the cost to compete is doable. This is the foundation of a strong business and you need to gather information (market opportunity, cost of entry, etc...), put together your founding team, build a business case, and develop a MVP - Minimum Viable Product.
pricing. seriously, i think this is one of the most challenging parts of building your own little biz. last week i recommended an ebook called earn what you deserve . this book does not give you a magic formula for figuring out your pricing. what it does do is tackle the underlying issues you need to consider before you can really charge what you are worth. let me say that again. no pricing advice in the world is going to help you if you do not have a sense of the value of your work. earn what you deserve is going to help you do that. with it, you consider what it means to be a biz owner, tackle your own beliefs about money and finances, figure out the true cost of doing business, look at new ways of marketing and selling, and start to build your own sense of value in your work and your product. once you have done that, then what?
Coding can be a solitary and frustrating enterprise, but the best thing about it is the community, which is generally waiting and wanting to help struggling programmers get past bugs and issues.
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