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Entrepreneur and 5x founder. @velocify @amplifyla @markuphero @audiojoyapps @geekingapp | High school teacher. Content marketer. Startup junkie. Dad.

Here are my essential tips for entrepreneurs, founders, product managers, and anyone launching or growing a startup.

Explore my full 57 chapter customer development and startup course on Udemy here.

Tip #1 — Customer Development in a Nutshell

Customer Development is the single most important skill entrepreneurs need to be successful. Whether launching a startup for the first…


Customer Development with Jeff Solomon

I’ve been building startups and helping entrepreneurs for most of my career. One of the most important skills I’ve learned over the years is how to use customer development to find product-market fit.

In short, customer development means talking to potential customers of your business to learn whether or not…


Illustration by Maria Shukshina from Ouch!

A great project management tool helps project teams plan, execute, and track projects easily and with greater efficiency. This is why almost two-third of companies who use project management tools can complete projects within their original budget.

PRO TIP: Trello and Asana are great project management tools, but both are…


A detailed comparison Evernote vs. Notion

Last updated on Feb, 23, 2021

So I’ve been a longtime paying subscriber to Evernote, 7+ years I’d say. I’ve probably converted 100 people to using that software over the years. When I sink my teeth into a software solution, I’m all in and…


If you haven’t heard of Notion templates yet, you’ve might be living under a rock. Don’t worry too much, though. We will tell you all about what Notion is and how you can use Notion templates to achieve greater productivity in your daily life.

PRO TIP: Notion is the best…


Staying connected and informed is crucial for employees to work efficiently. That is where a knowledge base comes into play by acting as a hub for all the information teams need. …


So you’ve got a startup idea. And no doubt it’s going to be big. The first major challenge you’ll need to overcome is achieving product-market fit. You likely already know this. So why do so many entrepreneurs leave this up to chance?

Creating a product that solves a real problem…


Email marketing is the OG internet advertising format. It’s been around since the beginning and it still works. Email is one of the most effective ways to find new clients and engage with your existing customers.

Moreover, a good email campaign can “humanize” a company in the eyes of its…


Starting a company is both exhilarating and challenging. And it can be overwhelming without help and guidance from people who have already done it successfully. It is also very easy for unsuspecting first-time founders to be misled by the hype often surrounding innovation and entrepreneurship.

Sadly, startup failure rate is…


If you are an avid user of productivity tools, you know how much they help you maximize your efficiency at work. Now, some productivity tools are better than others. And some tools can transform your workplace entirely. Enter Trello. You’ve probably heard about it and you might even use it…

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