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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.

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8bytes

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.


Products we love: Tettra

Tettra is a team communication tool for documenting processes, projects, and knowledge. Tettra is a startup based in Boston and founded by Nelson Joyce and Andy Cook. The product is a wiki for Slack teams, a centralized place for all your companies shared documents. The importance of a team wiki is not always easy to impart. At 8bytes we…

Brian McDonaldBrian McDonald

Bytecast 104: MVP, Planning & Design Sprints

We figure out what MVP means, discuss effective product planning and explore design sprint workshops Welcome to the Bytecast On the Bytecast we chat about everything involved with starting a business with tips and tricks along the way. We've all heard about your minimum viable product, but what does it actually mean? Find out on this epis…

Adam GammellAdam Gammell

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…

Stuart BolgerStuart Bolger

Bytecast 103: Making Money

Last week we talked about validating your idea - now how do you turn that into a sustainable business? Welcome to the Bytecast On the Bytecast we chat about everything involved with starting a business with tips and tricks along the way. Last week we talked about techniques and tools to validate your idea. But what's next? Now that you ha…

Adam GammellAdam Gammell

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…

Stuart BolgerStuart Bolger

Who Can Validate My Idea?

Testing demand for your new product/service will give you a feel for how your idea will scale and how your intended target market will react to it. Validating your idea can be a very eye-opening experience. Testing demand for your new product/service will give you a feel for how your idea will scale and how your intended target market wil…

Stuart BolgerStuart Bolger

Whats in my bag: Brian

Spoiler: Mostly tech and cables I like to travel light. I tend to try and only keep the devices and cables that I use everyday in my bag. Herschel Bag: I got this a present a couple of years ago and have been using it every day since. Its light and although it has minimal laptop protection and pockets it does the job. Moleskine Notebook:…

Brian McDonaldBrian McDonald
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