Community Building–Traction Channel #19

Customer Development

Community building as a Traction Channel involves investing in the connections among your users, fostering those relationships and helping them bring more people into your startup’s circle.  You probably know people who won’t stop talking about how helpful Yelp is for choosing a restaurant, or how awesome TripIt is for planning travel. These people are known […]

Business Model Canvas for Startups

Business Model Canvas

Business Model Canvas for StartupsBefore you go out and create your business, you need to have a clear course of action. While writing a business plan will help you get investors, an adaptable business model will help guide you toward startup success. The Business Model Canvas, is a strategic management and entrepreneurial tool. It allows […]



What are Wireframes for websites? Website wireframes, also known as page schematics or screen blueprints, are the visual guide that represents the skeletal framework of a website. Wireframes are created for the purpose of arranging elements to best accomplish a particular purpose. The purpose is usually being informed by a business objective and a creative idea. The […]

How To Construct a Unique Value Proposition for Startups


Big Question for every startup-“I believe in my company and its product(s), but how can I help the world see its value?” With the help of valuable input from others who have tread down some ground this same direction, you need to understand and work out your Unique Value Proposition before you go much farther […]