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6 Simple steps to validate your business idea

In my own process of validating + building GummySearch, I have personally talked to over 100 early stage founders who are validating, building, launching, and growing their own products.

Time and time again, I've seen 2 stories unfold. The founder that is so excited about their product idea that they build it without talking to anyone, only to be disappointed when nobody uses their product upon launch. And the founder that took the necessary steps upfront to validate their product and is rewarded with happy customers that are willing to purchase the product the second it becomes available.

I took all I've learned myself and written up a blog post on idea validation here. If you're going through this stage of your journey, it might help you.

Also, I'm going to try to keep this blog post updated. If there's anything you think I should add, would welcome the suggestions!

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    Just posting to say think your name and tagline ('Reddit superpowers for startup founders') are awesome 😎 Also, thanks for sharing your insights with us

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      You made my day with your comment. Thank you :)

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        No worries. Also, your post was insightful too. Enjoyed giving it a read :)

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    Nice write up. Out of curiosity, how is gummy search going?

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      Thanks Shaun! GummySearch is coming along. I've been running a beta program over the past 2 months to build out the MVP product features. Now that this is wrapped up and I've got a couple customers from the beta program, I'm starting to focus more on converting trial users to paid, and building out the features for the premium plan.

      Would always like to see faster growth haha. But overall I'm happy with the direction things are moving in, and have a few things I'm really excited about in the next couple of months.

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    Good read, @thefedoration!

    It'll be very useful for my latest project!

    Thanks for sharing!

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