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Unbiased Tips to Set-up an Ultra-powerful Product Team- A Cheat Sheet for Startups

Unbiased Tips to Set-up an Ultra-powerful Product Team- A Cheat Sheet for Startups

Pondering over how Airbnb has more than 150 million users, or how Instagram thrived despite having no marketing budget initially? It’s because people have developed a trust with the products; the value and convenience they’ve added to their lives hit the rooftop and reached the sky. In this world of digital clutter, a (digital) product has to continually adapt to the changing and growing needs of the consumer. New startups are coming up every day, and while 9 out of 10 startups fail, the 1 that works is consistently making life more comfortable. Consider Zonka, a Customer Feedback App that collects customer reviews from diverse channels giving brands an insight into what their consumers need – eventually enhancing life for brands and consumers. The first step here is to find a real problem, a gap! The second step is to find holistic solutions which need a holistic team that puts their heads into developing and continually enhancing the solution, with a product. An integrated product team creates products with constant cooperation and technical prowess. Building a well-equipped team is imperative for startup product development. Now, Here’s how you can hire a holistic group of people for an insightful prototype development: Setting up a Holistic Product Team   1. Develop a Strategic Hiring Plan Define the scope of each role according to your end goal or the temporary goals of the product development. Then, select candidates through an engaging approach. During the interview, focus on getting relevant information about each person. Find out why the applicant wants to work with you, what are their soft skills and technical skills. Define and describe...
Why Laravel is THE PHP Framework for Startups

Why Laravel is THE PHP Framework for Startups

Laravel is one of the most optimum PHP framework available in the market. It is an open source framework developed by Taylor Otwell in 2011 that allows the PHP web applications to be built in the Model-View-Controller architectural pattern (MVC). The MVC pattern enables you to develop any kind of website in a hassle-free manner. Statistics                                The Laravel framework has seen a consistent rise in its usage over the past one year, with the top 1 million, top 100k, and top 10k websites showing a considerable increase in their numbers as compared to last year.  The United States leads the number of websites using the Laravel platform (9,341), followed by Netherlands (5,516), Brazil (4,765), and Russia (4,765). Why choose Laravel for your Startup? If you’re looking to build an e-commerce website or a portal for your startup, you will need a number of customizations and features to improve your website’s interactivity to engage your customers. Some of the salient factors that makes Laravel the ideal choice for your website are: Popularity Laravel offers you the support of a community of dedicated developers from all over the world. They can help you in fixing all your problems by providing standard solutions and tips to provide the best experience for you. In addition, Laravel also provides comprehensive documentation that allows you to self-learn and improvise with the different components of the framework. Enhanced Performance Every startup requires a certain level of performance booster to increase their popularity and clientele. Laravel provides a unique set of features such as...
Tips for Start-ups to Outsource Development

Tips for Start-ups to Outsource Development

What does your startup do to increase its profits? For most startups, the question remains where should they invest and focus first. It’s always hard at the beginning. As an organization on a growth spurt, you need to establish a strong foundation. Aim to accumulate viable resources and invest in judicious use of resources. Businesses often follow the method of ‘outsourcing’ to save both time and money with the intention of increasing their brand value at the same time. An intesting point here is that for outsourcing to work, you’ll need to think of the outsourcing team as an extension to your organization than an indeendant one. Being integrated will help in better decision making, something that we all look forward to when running a startup. How Does Outsourcing Work? Outsourcing helps reduce costs and time by transferring work outside the organization rather than completing it internally. Here is how it works. If you’re bad at baking a cake and you need to bake a dozen of them, don’t bother yourself with the chemistry involved. You could rather approach someone who has an expertise in it and offer them a share of the sales in return. Most startups for instance may not have a marketing team. Creating awareness and publicizing your product can be a tedious task and a very expensive one at that. How does an organization achieve the publicity they require with not experiencing a huge blow to their financial budget? It’s simple, by simply outsourcing the task to an organization that has the expertise in that area. This would save both time and money for the...