202+ Super-Duper Resources to Help Build Your First Product
In this carefully-curated collection, you'll receive information about all the tools and resources (but none of the guidance) you need to help build your first product.
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Most of these tools are free unless indicated otherwise.
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This list grew so long I put each section on its own page:
Name and Build Your Site
Master Email Marketing
Use Graphics to Improve Products and Content
Name Your Price, Collect Your Money
- Pricing — How to set a price? 3 resources that give you the complete picture
- Payment Processing — 2 or 3 ideal payment processors
Support and Reliability
- Analytics — 4 ways to track and visualize metrics about your visitors
- Help/support system — 11 tools to use as a helpdesk, project management system, todo tracker, customer satisfaction checker and so on
- Screen share — Screenshare with your customers using either of these 2 tools
- Site Reliability — 8 tools covering: up time, link rot, DNS check, virus checks and speed, woah
- Forum and community — 2 ways to provide forum and chat facilities
Serious Business: Accounting and Legal
- Accounting — 2 ways to cook your books, one free, one effective
- Legal Stuff — A guide to the documents, and some great examples, in these 4 links
- Other Business Tools — Business model canvas and dasheroo dashboard, 2 useful business tools
Okay, that's the whole list... for now! I'm constantly revising it, adding more and taking things away.
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