Vinish Garg - Issue #14

Hey, this is my latest weekly reading issue and it has some useful posts on startups, products, conte
Vinish Garg - Issue #14
By Vinish Garg • Issue #14
Hey, this is my latest weekly reading issue and it has some useful posts on startups, products, content, and stories. I hope you find it useful and feel free to share it in your network. Thank you!

Startups, Products
Want to maximize your chances of success? Practice these.
Once it looks like product market “fit” has been reached, Product Managers may be quick to celebrate. Building and iterating a product…
The hardest thing about fundraising that no one talks about… Fundraising is freakin’ hard. It’s time-consuming and draining. It requires being energetic and up 110% even when you’ve already been…
Every single company, and startups are no exception, depend on software. Software went from being critical to every business, to being THE business.
But if you really can show it can move the needle now, ignore this, and go for it. A common exception here is when your app takes off in less developed countries as a large % of your customer base without you really planning for it. $5 a month can be a lot in some geographies … vs. probably way too cheap in U.S., Europe, etc.
Here are 3 ways the word “Pivot” is often misused: 1. Used to describe a failure 2. Used to describe a full restart 3. Used to describe a new focus The wor
In anticipation of the upcoming SaaStr Annual 2017, we’ll be releasing the full series of transcripts and videos from all the awesome 2016 sessions.
Tomasz Tunguz is a venture capitalist at Redpoint and writes about startups, fund raising, SaaS companies, and best practices for founders.
Content
Even though two recent internet sensations included white sneakers and a Wookie mask, don’t write off viral content as pure luck.
Keep your projects on track. Define your workflow and let everybody know about it – Content Marketing Institute
Stack Overflow Documentation - A crowdsourced developer documentation. Read the opinion of 8 influencers. Discover 3 alternatives like Slack Overflow and Sta…
As content becomes more and more a lever of digital transformation for organizations, it’s important to recognize what it takes to succeed at leading it.
Principles in Tim Ferriss’ book The 4-Hour Work Week can be applied to tech comm projects. By focusing on the 20% of tasks that result in 80% of the results,…
Adobe enters DITA CCMS space with XML Documentation Add-on for Adobe Experience Manager
What do curated content, personalization and machine learning have in common?  This week Earley Information Science (EIS) is hosting two excellent executive roundtables – the first is with Anjali Yakundi, an analyst from Forrester Research and the topic is personalization. 
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