Why am I here?
I have no clue how to build a successful product business.
No. Friggin'. Clue.
I can do a few things well - build websites, talk to product owners, boil down workflows into data structures. That’s what I have practice at. That’s what I’ve been able to do. But, the more I get into the online space, and the more I look at what others who have been successful are doing, the more I realize something really, really important:
Product quality is a function of what it helps the user accomplish.
Really great movie? Helps a user escape from reality. Really great business software? Makes something previously difficult extremely simple, or allow the business to make more money. Good pot or pan? Helps the user make good food. This is worth re-stating.
Product value equals what...