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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Who is Your Target Market?

Defining your target market is an essential part of bringing your product/service to life. It’s not something that you can just assume. Take the time to research your own product/service and your potential customers. Here’s our quick guide: 1. Think about your offering Is it a product? Is it a service? How do people interact and buy…

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Your Business’ Problem Statement

The problem statement allows teams to define exactly what the purpose of the business will always be so that they can revisit it when they aren’t reaching their goals A problem statement or “mission statement” is how your business defines a problem within the market and the most basic description of the solution to that problem. Forming Y…

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