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How do I find a pressing problem and validate the idea?

P.S: I want to thank the people who inspired me in this new journey: @DG_9_6 , @kattrisen, @idonotwritecode

#indiehackers #startups #startuplife #entrepreneur #entrepreneurlife #business #SaaS #microsaas #nocode
OMG, I woke up and saw this thread exploded! Excited to make the most of your experiences and learn from you!
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Here’s how I went from hustling 16 hours per day, 7 days per week (and ruining literally all of my relationships)

…To tripling my PROFIT while spending 90% of my time in my zone of genius and eliminating anything other than the stuff I choose

🧵 🧵 🧵
Hi - my name’s Lauren Tickner… and I’m an entrepreneur and founder of a multi-million dollar business.

If you spend 2 minutes with me here, I’ll break down exactly what I did to get my time back and finally get to live a little… 👇
As entrepreneurs, we tend to…

👉🏼Have dozens of great ideas each week and want to do them all right now (aka yesterday)
👉🏼Know that the job will be done right if you do it yourself
👉🏼Have goals so big that other people think you’re crazy
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Know a lot about bugs? Well...pest control?

One founder did and made a 7-figure exit from their affiliate site.

Details below...

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🎯 Rapidly growing content business in the pest control niche, an industry forecast to generate $27.6B in global sales by 2025.

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🎯 Lucrative affiliate, display advertising & lead gen partnerships (the latter recently re-negotiated from $8/lead to $12/lead).

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A mistake I see founders making?

Failing to optimize for their exit.
-No metrics tracked
-No financial records prepared
-No idea what they want/can get for their business

Fix that with these 6 tips:
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1) Reduce churn.
Most can improve churn rates by improving their onboarding process, increasing customer service efforts, updating FAQ pages, and adding help articles that keep customers informed.
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2) Outsource development and support.
A ‘passivity premium’ and a non-technical premium can be attached to SaaS businesses that have effectively and reliably outsourced development and customer support.
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Our co-founder @JKim_Tran recently shared on how to leverage #web3 to start your #tech #career at @web3inclusivity.

👇Check out the insights in this thread 🧵
Apply to free #web3 learning programs such as:

@She__Fi - #crypto and decentralized finance #defi for women
@encodeclub - bootcamps and hackathons of the latest #protocols
Learn To Earn is when you get paid for finishing a training program or course. Popular concept in #web3.

Examples @Blockgks, @rabbithole_gg, @harmonyprotocol ZK One Uni, exchanges such as @coinbase
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Anoche, envié manualmente, comunicación a 51 miembros de mi familia y algunas amistades con las que hablo en español. Son los mismos a quien he llamado, escrito, enviado mensajes de texto. 

Si me comunico en español? me responden?
Espero que tu y la familia estén bien y con mucha salud. Por cuestión de tiempo, y URGENCIA, escribo estilo narración, comienzo, con el final, que en verdad es solo el comienzo de lo que viene.

Imagina que una bolita de nieve, que comenzó hace 8 años, y ahora se hizo un gigante
bola de nieve. Le he dado la cara en silencio y a todo sola. Por eso es la primera vez que escribo, con humildad y vergüenza (porque soy demasiado independiente), de tu ayuda.

La evolución de los eventos, resultó, el 1ero de Marzo, en violaciones a mis derechos constitucionales
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Books every Entrepreneur, Founder, and Angel Investor should read this weekend.
A thread 🧵
(I) High Growth Handbook: Scaling Startups From 10 to 10,000 People by Elad Gil

Recommendation from Peter D. Spradling, Co-Founder & COO at Marco

“The bible for early stage companies.” High Growth Handbook:  “The bible for early stage companie
(II) Start With Why by Simon Sinek

Recommendation from Noah Shapiro, Co-Founder at Boober

“A great framework for staying grounded in the unique reason you created your business and maintaining inspiration throughout the journey.”
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Here are my thread of threads on #Investing

Please go thru at your leisure & Pls go thru again n again if you find it useful. Reading few things often helps controlling the urge to react in panic or euphoria.

Utilize the weekend to read it complete.

RETWEET for wider reach
Important Thread on my Investing Experiences, Mistakes, Lessons....

#InvestingLessons #LifeLessons #Learning #experience

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We all face the challenge of conveying complex information clearly, concisely. Here is how to explain highly technical, detailed, or nuanced concepts without getting confused, feeling stupid, and angry?
#entrepreneur #solopreneur #startups #technology #Thread👇👇
1) Diagram: The diagram shows the concept with shapes connected with lines, arrows, or other visual links:
Pick the right diagram type.
Follow color, typography, size, legends, lines, and connectors standards.
Logically align objects and make them look beautiful.
2) Deconstruct: Deconstruct your concept with the help of a list, stages, or layer, especially in emails, memos, meeting agendas, presentation talking points, and business letters:
Draw attention to important information.
Communicate efficiently with your audience.
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A million-dollar lesson I learned from Jeff Bezos is the concept of “Disagree & Commit”

🧵 This 30 second thread breaks it down practically
A few years back...

👉 I was exhausted from constantly having to tell my team what to do and how to do it
👉 my income was stuck because if I was serving my clients I was not selling
👉 I was getting refund requests because if I was selling I was not serving my clients
I felt like the people who told me that my “little business idea” was stupid were right and that there was no real way out for me.

Fortunately, I do not give up so easily (you’ll know if you’ve seen me in the gym lol)
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Buying off the plan can be a good opportunity for an investor or property owner looking to make a profit or gain some equity: timidbee.com/post/buying-of…

#timidbee #Finance #mondaythoughts
#MondayMotivation
#Mondayvibes #Australia #Brisbane #Perth #Adelaide #MONEY #cryptocurrency
Buying off the plan can be a good opportunity for an investor or property owner looking to make a profit or gain some equity: timidbee.com/post/buying-of…

#timidbee #Finance #mondaythoughts
#MondayMotivation
#Mondayvibes #Australia #Brisbane #Perth #Adelaide #MONEY #cryptocurrency Buying off the plan can be ...
Buying off the plan means you have decided to purchase a property that has not yet built or is currently under construction: timidbee.com/post/buying-of…

#timidbee #Finance #Australia #MONEY #tuesdayvibe #tuesdaymotivations #investing #blog #brisbaneflood #Perth #Adelaide #Crypto Buying off the plan means y...
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Started my business when I was 38 years old(ancient eh😉🤦‍♂️

Since then

• Created a boutique travel company
• Founded a digital creative studio
• Early stage co-founder of Unicorn 🦄
• Prolific Content Creator

If I had to do it all over again, 5 things I'd do differently.
#1: Don't Wait to Start so long.

At the time, I thought more 'experience' was a good idea.

It wasn't.

It led to lost opportunities, competition hotting up🔥

Instead, I would do Start Really Early🚀
#entrepreneur
#2: Choose Ethical Partners🤝

I really thought a Young partner was going to Accelerate things

He slyly dumped me

Instead, I would select an ethical partner, regardless of age

• Smart
• Tech Savvy
• While I add the big picture and experience
#partnership
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Build an audience.

You’ll never work 9-5 again.

These 6 accounts teach you how.

Thread 🧵
@joepulizzi - the original content #entrepreneur
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VC’s don’t invest in just an idea.

How can you prove your concept with no startup capital?

Build an #AudienceFirst

- Consistently post content about your idea
- Grow an engaged audience & survey them
- Create a sales page & do pre-sales

Keep reading to learn more.

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If you build it, they will not come.

Products are 20% development, 80% #marketing.

Forget market trends.

Building an #audiencefirst & listening to them is the best way to understand customer needs.

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Once the audience is big enough, and you think you understand them;

1. Put together an offering
2. Build a landing page
3. Email it to the audience
4. See if they buy

If you get enough pre-sales, go to VC’s and say....

3/19
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Doing a 100+ tweet @threadapalooza about my experiences and lessons on going from a scientist to CEO/Pirate Captain 🏴‍☠️ of an international deep-tech company.

1-tweet-per ❤️… first three for free!

🏴‍☠️🧵📝🧪🧪💰💰🤸‍♂️🐒🐒🎉🎉🎊

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“Scientists can’t communicate well, write reports, or make presentations. They are illiterate except for complex graphs and equations. And yet the are consistently put in charge of projects.”
From a project management article from the 1980s, still true.
#Communication

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Without a calendar invite, an event doesn’t exist. No one will remember that you mentioned it at the end of your 10 paragraph email.
#Communication

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There's no better time to stake your claim at income & wealth creation by building for the #DigitalEconomy. Serial #entrepreneur & my good friend @SamGichuru & I used to meet at AvanteGarde, a #cyber hapo #CBD when starting out on our various #technology inclined businesses. This isn't Avant Garde but represents the general look and f
hio na ingine ground floor Barclays Plaza had the fastest connections in town. ETouch by #AfricaOnlineKE whose #CEO was tech entrepreneur turned investor @AyisiMakatiani also dotted the place lakini bei /min + I couldn't negotiate a flat rate for the day ... #MwelekeoNiInternet
Today, with @SafaricomPLC #4G and #5G #mobiledata connectivity, you can build a business and thrive from virtually any town in Kenya! #MwelekeoNiInternet
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1/ Almost everyone knows/has heard about #Bitcoin today

The 2nd most popular #Crypto is #Ethereum

But there were scalability issues with $ETH & so we got #Polygon as the solution.

We are going to talk about the details of #Polygon in this thread

🦄💲Polygon Thread💲🦄
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Q: What is Polygon? 🤔
Polygon is the 1st structured, easy-to-use platform for Scaling & infrastructure development on #Ethereum, supporting a multi-chain Ethereum Ecosystem.

3 Major Upsides:

⏩ Benefits from Ethereum's Network Effect

⏩ More Secure

⏩ More Open & Powerful Image
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Q: Who are the Masterminds behind Polygon?

On October 2017, #Matic Network (now Polygon) was launched by:

1. @_jdkanani : A full-stack developer & blockchain engineer

2. @sandeepnailwal : A #Blockchain Programmer & #Entrepreneur

3. @_anuragarjun : A Product Manager Image
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1. A thread on three #PBOC 2021 Q2 Macro sentiment surveys from Bankers (Sample 3200), Industrial Companies (5000) and Urban Bank Customers (20,000). Surveys data are considered less informative and need to be heavily discounted, but could be complimentary to other data source.
2. Though data came from two diff. surveys, bankers and entrepreneurs have similar view:

Entrepreneur(Bankers) view on Macroeconomy 23.9%(25.5%) as “Cold”,72.6%(71.8%) “Normal”,3.5(2.7%)% “Hot”. Normal got 50 and HOT got 100. Indexes recovered to pre-Pandemic, Q3 lower than Q2
3. Product Selling Price (Raw Material Purchasing) Sentiment, 24.4%(47.1%) expect “Increase”,67.6% (49.6%) "Same",8.0%(3.2%) "Decrease”. Expect China PPI/CPI finally converge somewhat as companies raise prices on consumers. Some Q3 pull back from Q2.
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Thread : Why am I running multiple other bussiness such as webinar, broking etc if I am making money via trading ? 🧵

1) This is a question that I have been asked quite often so thought that will write my thoughts on it in detail.

#trading #business #Entrepreneur
2) First of all, I don’t think of myself as only a trader but as an entreprenuer & like to create businesses which have similar synergies to trading or my core skills!
3) My primary source on income is through trading the index via non-directional trades & managing the deltas.
I have shared many videos on threads on the same.

But over past 1.5 year as opportunity came I have built other business around my core trading business.
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Educational thread: Investment mistakes you can make in your 20s:
1. Not a having a plan: 20s is the perfect time to start thinking about finances. There are less responsibilities, expenditure and the scope of savings is huge. Now is the time to think long-term.
2. Not knowing what to do with your earnings: In this knowledge-driven world, there is no shortage of data needed for research kn investments. Find out the investment options, the risks associated and make an investment plan.
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5 ways to scale your online business

//THREAD//
1. Outsourcing
2. Using social media to promote your business
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As someone with a background in finance, the first (and frankly, very fair) question I received when telling people about my acquisition was “but what do you know about landscaping?”. Aside from the mrkt research I did, the answer was, nothing. #startup #finance #Entrepreneur
My acquisition thesis was predicated on finding the right market backdrop (which commercial landscaping had) and pairing that with a business that had ample amount of “low-hanging fruit” when it came to operational/biz dev improvements.
In my specific case, the business had grown 5%+ p.a. for the past ~6 years without any effort spent on marketing, biz dev, etc. – there wasn’t even a website! However, there was an excellent team, incl. crew members, crew leaders and GMs.
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Here’s something I’d like to try. Below are a list of workshop ideas that I have ready to go but wonder about interest. These would be first Live on Instagram and Facebook but then published to my website for free viewing & my YouTube channel. Like or comment. Here they are:
Autistic bug out bag: how to prepare yourself for sensory inputs while enjoying the adventure of life

Like or comment to support this video creation by The unLibrarian.

#autism #neurodiverse #neurodiversity #ConstructiveAdaptation #EverydayMagic #SelfCare
The link between self advocacy and confidence: removing the aggressive narrative

Like or comment to support this video creation by The unLibrarian.

#advocacy #disability #SelfCare
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@s_manigold ManipGold, l'égérie de la pensée égoïste ?
1.Collectif restons ouverts... mais surtout fermés
2.Vaccinez-vous c'est bon pour la fréquentation de ses restaus (et ses #boulangeries rachetées récemment ac les indemnités versée par...#Axa ? ou #Macron ? )
➡️ déroulez ⬇️

3. Jamais ce triste sire n'a 1 réflexion dans le sens du #BienCommun, de l' #IntérêtGénéral
de la préservation du #ContratSocial et des #IntérêtsFondamentauxDeLaNation.
ça le dépasse. Lui sa ligne d'horizon, se limite à son #tiroir-caisse et à la #courtisanerie pr palper des #subventions.
1 opportuniste chimiquement pur ? On peut se poser la ? tout en soulignant qu'il s'est fortement endetté (effet de levier important) pour acheter ses restaus
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