Killer tips for selling ideas before building them

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  1. 1. How to sell ideas before building them Killer Tips by Taiki Beaufils WWW.D8II.COM | D8II LIMITED
  2. 2. What is the MVP? Minimal viable product (MVP) is the version of a new product which allows a team to collect the maximum amount of validated learning about customers with the least amount of effort. Its basically building a minimal feature of your product to gather enough opinions from customers to see if they would buy it or not.
  3. 3. Market research and business planning are overrated. The best market research is putting a product out and seeing if people will buy it. The best business plan is to create something great and sell it fast. GUY KAWASAKI WWW.D8II.COM
  4. 4. What is a Lean Startup? Lean startup is the process for effectively creating a new business by reducing waste (time and money) and focusing on validation. So it comes with MVP. Keep in mind what is MVP and a lean startup. WWW.D8II.COM
  6. 6. Step-by-Step Guide to Sell your Ideas through Design WWW.D8II.COM WWW.D8II.COM
  7. 7. WWW.D8II.COM 1. Your ideas should be digestible super easy to understand at a glance. You dont need a fancy business plan at this point. If you can come up with something as simple and straightforward as possible then it will help significantly. 2. Prepare an Elevator Pitch Just in case, you should know exactly what to say to investors, or even just to your friends to see their reaction. This step helps you transform your intangible ideas into tangible ones.
  8. 8. 3.Design the Interface on any Designing Platform Lets say that you want to build a mobile app but you have no idea how to code. Its perfectly fine for you to put your idea into a design. There are so many tools out there such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Canva etc You should have somewhat of an image of what the interface should look like; such as the color, logo, and profile (any kinds of features you may want to include in your app). I made this with Canva under five minutes. So if you work on it properly, you can produce a great interface. This is your MVP. WWW.D8II.COM
  9. 9. 4. Sell it, Get Feedback, and Perhaps a Little Pivoting Now you know what you need to say to investors. You have your awesome design to backup your idea. Its time to sell! Its possible that it wont work at first. You may need to pivot your idea considerably. Perhaps rethink the concept. Dont give up just yet, not until you have good feedback. 5. Good Feedback? Then Build a Simple Landing Page Finally you have caught someones attention! You know what to do now build a simple website. A one-page landing page is good enough for a kickstart. Often times, people first build their idea, start selling, and eventually lose money and time. This may save you from going through bankruptcy. WWW.D8II.COM
  10. 10. TELL US WHAT DO YOU THINK -> [email protected] Let's make this work. Everyone has ideas. The only way to differentiate from them is to actually make it happen. Just designing wont kill you right? WWW.D8II.COM