Validating stories on the internet
If you don't personally identify as a writer, consider Joel Saltzman's thesis in If You Can Talk, You Can Write, where he teaches people how to become writers by starting them off writing only about the interests they find themselves talking about most—which is also the clearest indication as to what you could potentially build a business around.I also interviewed Pat Flynn, WSJ Bestselling author and founder of Smart Passive Income—his blog that regularly generates $150k/mo—about how he validates business ideas.Listen to the interview on my podcast, The Side Hustle Project right here.It’s not as simple as putting up a waiting list and hoping people miraculously discover your offering & fork over their hard-earned money for something that doesn’t exist yet.
It takes work to build confidence, inspire trust and convince a community that you'll be able to deliver enough value in exchange for the price you're asking.
As an alternative you can also try our non-DTD-based validator.
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