10 Steps to a Hugely Successful Web 2.0 Company

It’s amazing how many companies violate almost every bullet point here (read full article for details).

1. Solve the smallest possible problem (that is still big enough to matter) for the user and know exactly what problem you’re trying to solve.

2. Get a responsive and chatty audience using the product.

3. Launch. Now. Tomorrow. Every day.

4. Distribute. Distribute. Distribute.

5. Don’t hold users against their will.

6. Be mindnumbingly simple.

7. Get people hooked on free.

8. Don’t waste any money on marketing.

9. Don’t overfund.

10. No one sucks.