Do you ask yourself this question? You should. If you have an app on MiKandi, or any market for that matter, you’re a entrepreneur. But are you a great one?
I get asked similar questions, including the inevitable “what makes a great entrepreneur?” When I’m on a VC panel, I’m always amused by the answers from my co-panelists as they are usually the same set of “VC cliches” which makes it even more fun when I blurt out my answer.
“A complete and total obsession with the product.”
Makes sense, doesn’t it? You supplied your Product to meet a demand and serve a need. You had the foresight and ability to create another stream of distribution and revenue for yourself. Do you have the right attitude to make your business stand out?
We get it. We’re in the same boat as you. MiKandi is a small group of entrepreneurs, the first of our kind in the mobile app industry. And while being first-to-market has definitely given us amazing exposure, we wouldn’t have been able to sustain the momentum without “a complete and total obsession with the product.” Want to know what we see when we close our eyes? This. Day in, day out, we continue to build upon our product, take in feedback from our developer community, personally answer emails, fix bugs (thank you for your patience!), and launch, launch, launch.
Not interested, not aware of, not familiar with, but obsessed. Every discussion trends back toward the product. All of the conversations about customer are really about how the customer uses the product and the value the product brings the customer. The majority of the early teams are focused entirely on the product, including the non-engineering people. Product, product, product.
What is your product and what makes it great? As your MiKandi Team works on the launch of our brand new User Web Portal, we ask you to log into the Dev Portal, and spend some time to obsess over your app. Make sure your descriptions are succinct and interesting, upload beautiful app icons and clear screenshots.
If you’re in the process of developing an app, think about how your product adds value to the consumer. A quick poll of our readers reveal that they are looking for Games, Entertainment, and Comic apps. Need ideas? Holla atcha team! We’re constantly kicking around app ideas, and would love to share them with you! Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or check out our blog post entitled Give the People What They Want for tips on.. giving the people what they want.