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The Startup Owner's Manual: The Step-by-Step Guide for Building a Great Company by [Blank, Steve, Dorf, Bob]
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Welcome to The Startup Owner's Manual, a near-encyclopedic manual that will teach you
* How to incorporate the Business Model Canvas as the organizing principle for startup hypotheses
* How to find Product-Market fit
* How to Get, Keep and Grow customers
* How to fuel growth with metrics that matter

The Startup Owner's Manual walks you, step-by-step, through the tested and proven Customer Development process created by startup expert Steve Blank, unlocking the secrets to building a successful, scalable company.

This book:
* Guides startups of all types in their search for a scalable, profitable business model
* Explains the 9 deadly sins startups commit most often - and helps you avoid them
* Provides separate paths and advice for physical versus web/mobile products
* Explains how to test and iterate your company's road to product/market fit
* Details strategies and tactics for how to get, keep and grow customers
* Teaches a new math for startups -- metrics that matter
* Includes detailed checklists at every step of the process
...and provides hundreds of ideas, watch-outs and "how tos" for founders!

The Startup Owner's Manual lays out the best practices, lessons and tips that have swept the startup world, offering a wealth of proven advice and information for entrepreneurs of all stripes. It is used by thousands of startups, leading universities (including Stanford, U.C. Berkeley and Columbia) and the U.S. National Science Foundation, among many others.

Use it in conjunction with The Startup Owner's Manual -- Founder's Workbook (bit.ly/SlPQqc), an interactive tool for tracking your progress through the Customer Development method.

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Power your startup to success with The Startup Owner's Manual.

This near-encyclopedic guide unlocks the secrets to startup success - walking you, step-by-step, through the tested and proven Customer Development process created by startup expert Steve Blank.

Whether you're launching a physical channel startup or one that will sell through web/mobile channels, on these pages, you'll learn how to:

Use the Customer Development method to bring your business idea to life

Conduct your search for a scalable, profitable business model

Incorporate the Business Model Canvas as the organizing principle for startup hypotheses

Find Product-Market fit

Get, Keep and Grow customers

Fuel growth with metrics that matter

Avoid the 9 deadly sins startups commit most often

The Startup Owner's Manual lays out the best practices, lessons and tips that have swept the startup world, offering a wealth of proven advice and information for entrepreneurs of all stripes.

It is the go-to resource for thousands of startups, leading universities (including Stanford, U.C. Berkeley and Columbia) and the U.S. National Science Foundation, among many others.

Use it in conjunction with The Startup Owner's Manual -- Founder's Workbook (bit.ly/SlPQqc), an interactive tool for tracking your progress through the Customer Development process.


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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 30542 KB
  • Print Length: 573 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 0984999302
  • Publisher: K&S Ranch (12 January 2014)
  • Sold by: Amazon Australia Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B009UMTMKS
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 3 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #34,055 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)

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Hadr
5.0 out of 5 starsNot just for startup founders. Great book for product development or product management.
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Michael
4.0 out of 5 stars4.5 stars! SIX STARS if they fix the formatting!
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Jessica
1.0 out of 5 starsNOT the same as TSOM!
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5.0 out of 5 starsBest entrepreneur book period
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5.0 out of 5 starsIf you build it, they won't necessarily come...
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