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1 day MVP | Find the right idea and build a demo in 1 day

Go from idea to working prototype in 1 day. New business idea? New feature for your app? Create a Minimum Viable Product

Description

Learn how to take ideas, validate them, and prototype them all in one day, without learning how to code! Become a better entrepreneur, product manager, marketer, manager, or small business owner. Learn how experienced entrepreneurs come up with killer ideas and launch them with minimum time investment with $0 upfront. Are you ready to take the plunge and finally pursue the business idea of your dreams? Are you sure you have the skills and the time to be successful? Have you heard of the Lean Startup, the product framework that is revolutionizing startups all over the world? Learn the skills that are essential to being a successful Entrepreneur in 2015.
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Curriculum

  • Introduction
    Course Overview
    7:49
    Introduction Review Material
  • Finding your killer idea
    The idea validation framework
    11:26
    Our example idea for covering this module
    3:20
    Customer Segmentation
    14:09
    Running a Qualitative Analysis offline
    15:01
    Review Material
  • Scoping out the potential competition
    Advanced search techniques for finding competition
    13:36
    Running a Competitive Analysis
    16:49
    Review Material
  • Getting your first real customer feedback
    5 second test
    16:00
    Proved.co method
    8:36
    Email Validation
    12:41
    Forum Validation
    18:44
    Review Material
  • Running your first pitch experiment
    Setting up a Launchrock Page
    18:53
    Using Unbounce for more in depth testing
    13:39
    Making Unbounce fit your idea
    14:27
    Setting up A/B tests for your Unbounce page
    17:01
    Adding conversion goals + dynamic text
    17:52
    Adding a Payment button to your page
    11:41
    Extra: Using a payment button in email
    5:28
    Extra: Using templates for extra wow
    13:31
    Extra: Getting a logo for free
    8:02
    Extra: Getting a better logo for $5
    6:51
    Extra: Getting domain names
    10:05
    Review Material
  • Testing your idea in the wild
    Google
    16:26
    Facebook
    15:52
    Extra: Get free ad coupons for Google ($75), Facebook ($50), and Bing ($50)
    7:08
    Review Material
  • Evaluating Results
    Looking over the results
    6:21
    What to do with emails IMMEDIATELY
    2:04
    To repeat or not
    6:42
    Review Material
  • Prototyping your idea
    Why do we wireframe?
    10:03
    Terminology A-Z
    12:01
    Wireframing vs Prototyping
    6:24
    The difference in "lo-fi" and "hi-fi"
    6:39
    The best tools to use
    8:08
    The prototyping creedo
    4:44
    The Sx5 Prototying framework
    18:29
    Review Material
  • Planning out your prototype
    Developing the master strategy
    11:28
    Creating your everything list, aka "scope"
    18:24
    Review Material
  • Creating Wireframes
    Introduction to sketching
    1:11
    What you need to sketch
    3:46
    Let's start sketching
    8:14
    Finish up your sketch
    14:56
    Introduction to Balsamiq
    19:50
    Finishing up Balsamiq
    3:34
    The Balsamiq end product
    3:21
    Using your first web tool, Pidoco
    10:26
    Going deeper with Pidoco
    11:43
    What to start with first
    5:38
    Creating a sitemap upfront
    14:57
    Using templates
    2:33
    Handling images in Pidoco
    9:53
    Creating the Happy Hour app in Pidoco
    38:19
    Adding and controlling layers in Pidoco
    8:08
    Annotating with Pidoco
    10:47
    Review Material
  • Adding interactivity
    Getting design done
    10:10
    Why I don't use HTML / CSS
    2:44
    Introducing M.A.P.
    10:00
    Adding Interactivity to your prototype
    15:04
    Collaborators and Reviewers
    12:50
    Creating the tablet version
    9:57
    Review Material

Skills

  • Competitive Analysis
  • Product Ideation
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Start-Ups

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