Archive for March 12th, 2009

What seems to be missing from a lot of online business models is the balance between function – does it work – vs. perfect – is it best of breed/do everything you ever wanted/beautiful.

It might be alarming to some, but functional is always better for a business.  Perfection is too costly for 99.99% of the businesses, especially start ups.

Most of the bells and whistles I see Internet media folk put on stuff are completely worthless to the function.  Avoid this at all costs.

Maximize this statement:  what is the least amount of energy we can expend to generate the consumer behavior we desire.

After a product reaches critical mass, then you can spend lots of time eeking out perfection and small gains.

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