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Significant advances shipped by the tech industry in the last 20 years include putting the majority of human knowledge in the hands of 40%++ of the world’s population, available on-demand, for “coffee money” not “university money.”

Patrick McKenzie # 2nd December 2017, 3:17 pm

We made a sale for Appointment Reminder from someone whose only way of getting data into the system was to fax it to us. Guess the cheat. If you guess “CEO signs up for HelloFax, receives the fax, and types 600 patient names and phone numbers by hand” you have good instincts.

Patrick McKenzie # 23rd October 2017, 5:45 pm

Getting Your First 10 Customers (via) There is so much good advice embedded in this article by Patrick McKenzie, and it constantly comes back to the theme of doing whatever it takes to get to your first ten paying customers. # 23rd October 2017, 5:36 pm

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