As an independent innovator, or 'indie hacker', time is your most precious and scarce asset. You're wearing multiple hats - from product management and design to development, marketing, finance, and customer support, you're juggling a cornucopia of critical roles. Large organizations have dedicated individuals or entire departments for these functions.
A little while ago, my workplace adopted OKRs (Objectives and Key Results) as a method for goal setting. My initial reaction? A healthy amount of skepticism. It felt like just another procedural practice. However, with time and research, I discovered an interesting trend - individuals were applying OKRs to their
Today, I am committing to launching six products within the next 12 months. There are several reasons for this ambitious goal. Firstly, product launches have been a challenge for me in the past (infinitely growing scope, fear of failure, perfectionism, you name it), and by setting a timeline, it will
Evaluate immediate value vs long-term commitment * Customers with one-time purchases only need to evaluate its immediate value in relation to the cost. Subscriptions, on the other hand, require evaluation of the long-term value and can feel like a lifetime commitment. * Companies rarely encourage users to cancel after just one year.
The internet is a transient medium of information. Our reliance on the internet is greater than ever, for: Sourcing knowledge - from trivia to information essential to doing our work Entertainment - YouTube videos, Netflix, and eveything in between Staying Connected - With existing friends, making new friendships, finding our