Building for scale before launch

Rocket Ship Launch

With all the startups I have worked with, I have noticed one mistake that every founder keeps making when they are starting off with the product. Planning for millions of users from day 0. Founders are too blinded by their ideas, that they believe “if you build this awesome product, they will come.” Even worse, …

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Which is important? Fixing Bugs or Adding Features

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Lets say you are building a Social Media marketing automation product, where you allow the users to schedule multiple posts to different social media platforms. For your first release, you plan to have only Twitter as the only platform. You release it and people love your product.There are a few bugs. Sometimes the posts aren’t saved to the DB and get lost. Other times the posts aren’t tweeted at the right time it was scheduled for. These are minor annoyances, but your early adopters don’t care about them.

Question: You have a week of your developer’s time after which he goes off for a long vacation, what would you do?

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