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We’re 8bytes, a bunch of friends who are passionate about creating products that people love. We love talking about startups, tech and how to build great products.


Bytecast 109: Feedback

How to use feedback to build better products that resonate with users. Welcome to the Bytecast On the Bytecast we chat about everything involved with starting a business with tips and tricks along the way. When you're building a startup or small business, you're in your own little bubble. In this instalment, Adam, Brian and special guest…

Stuart BolgerStuart Bolger

Minimum Viable Product 🚲

In this blog, we explain the MVP model, why it's ideal for startups and give some successful examples of MVP strategies. Minimum viable product (MVP) is just one of many product development approaches. The MVP is quite a popular technique amongst startups and, in particular, app and software development. Put simply, the MVP is the most ba…

Stuart BolgerStuart Bolger

Bytecast 108: Marketing

How to market effectively and make the most of your budget Welcome to the Bytecast On the Bytecast we chat about everything involved with starting a business with tips and tricks along the way. How do you create a sustainable marketing campaign that engages with the right people. On this episode Adam and Stuart chat about ways to make sur…

Adam GammellAdam Gammell

WWDC 2017 Roundup

WWDC is our favourite event of the year. Here's a roundup of the biggest news and updates from San Jose, California. WWDC is Apple Inc's annual developer event. Here at 8bytes, the announcements made by Tim Cook and Co. will directly affect how we build and scale apps in the future. As such, we pay very close attention to this event each…

Stuart BolgerStuart Bolger

Productivity Tools For Startups

Here's 5 tools that can help startups and small businesses stay productive and focus on building their business. When starting a company, it’s oftentimes difficult to find the right software that’s free but also works for you and your team. In any branch of your business - from internal communications to security - time is money. The fast…

Stuart BolgerStuart Bolger

Google I/O 2017 Roundup

Google I/O is a three day developer festival held held each year in San Francisco, California. Here's a quick roundup of this year's major announcements. It wasn't a huge year for hardware for the search engine juggernaut but there were plenty of exciting announcements and updates nonetheless for developers everywhere. If you get the chan…

Stuart BolgerStuart Bolger

Bytecast 107: Launching

The day is here, how to prepare and make your launch a success Welcome to the Bytecast On the Bytecast we chat about everything involved with starting a business with tips and tricks along the way. The launch of your project is a big day in the history of your startup. But don't worry, we talk about the things you should be thinking about…

Adam GammellAdam Gammell

Bytecast 106: Beta tests

Beta tests are a great way to get actionable feedback from your users Welcome to the Bytecast On the Bytecast we chat about everything involved with starting a business with tips and tricks along the way. Running beta tests is key to building any successful product. This week we discuss how to run effective tests and things to look out fo…

Adam GammellAdam Gammell

Products we love: Drift

Drift makes it easy for your customers to buy. Drift is a messaging platform founded by David Cancel and Elias Torres. Their product is focused on helping marketing and sales teams interact with potential customers. At 8bytes we use Drift on our website to talk to our potential customers while they are visiting our site in real time (You…

Brian McDonaldBrian McDonald

Bytecast 105: Building your product

Learn about the tools and tricks we use to build great products at 8bytes Welcome to the Bytecast On the Bytecast we chat about everything involved with starting a business with tips and tricks along the way. Starting the build is a big step. This week we talk about all the things you should have in place to make the development phase run…

Adam GammellAdam Gammell
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