Posts tagged with "Product/channel fit"



10 Reasons Why Cohort Analysis Can Ignite Explosive Growth
Irrespective of the business model you pursue, you have two very important high growth levers: efficient customer acquisition and strong customer retention. Conducting a thorough cohort analysis process can help you achieve both and ignite explosive sustainable growth. In this article, I explain why and how.

How to Target Small Business Customers
Founders often underestimate the complexity that comes with (additionally) targeting the long tail of small business customers. While there are very often many small business customers, their willingness to pay is likewise often significantly reduced. Their needs may differ too. And most of the times, small business customers can only be acquired through different channels. In this article, we explain how to sell to the long tail of small business customers.

FastScaling - Published
My book FastScaling has been launched. It is supposed to help founders and aspiring founders get through the growth valley of death and from initial traction to sustainable high growth. This growth handbook for founders shows a smart path to building massively valuable businesses.

Have the Patience to Develop Strong Unit Economics
The unit economics concept is a powerful tool that helps you better understand whether you pursue a viable business model. By deconstructing the unit economics and focusing on improving all underlying variables, you can also steer your business towards high growth readiness. Have the patience to develop strong unit economics. It will eventually pay off and pave the path to sustainable high growth.

Treat Your Channel Partners like Your Customers
If you want to work successfully with channel partners, you need to understand why they could be interested in helping you distribute your products. They will be interested if they see significant value for themselves in working with you. Otherwise, they will not care at all. That’s business.

Game Over - Unless You Find Product/Channel Fit
Product/market fit is necessary. You need to get to product/market fit before you accelerate growth. But it is by no means all that matters! What good is product/market fit if you do not find a predictable and scalable distribution channel through which you can sell your products and services on attractive economic terms. Without product/channel fit, no high growth or unnecessary cash burn. Game over! Before you accelerate growth, make sure you have generated product/channel fit.

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