This is for the people who look at the world from a different perspective. The ones who are restless. The ones who strive for change. The ones who see things differently. The ones who don’t accept the status quo. The ones who challenge current thinking patterns. The ones who break down existing barriers. The ones who make the impossible possible. The ones who build new things. The ones most people call crazy, but we call them passionate. This is for the people just like you and me...
Every time I want to hit the publish button for one of my blog posts thousands of thoughts flash through my head at the same time. Will people like what I wrote? Will they hate it? Will they talk bad about me? Will they think I’ve gone crazy?
The way most companies are being built today is by having a specific customer group in our heads. We know exactly how their day looks like, what they usually buy or what other products or services they enjoy using.
We’ve developed the habit of waiting for things. We wait for the bus. We wait for trains. We wait in line at the supermarket. We wait for the new iPhone to be released. We wait for our paychecks to arrive at the end of each month so we can start buying more things to then again wait in line to pay for them.
This is something that kept my head busy thinking for quite a while now. Especially these last few weeks, as it happened at least three or four times. A few early stage startups were asking me about the number of downloads they would need to reach critical mass and be attractive for an investor.
Here's a cool thing I tested on Twitter a few days ago and it helped me to get 80+ retweets in an hour or so. I would love to share this with you as I guess this might be helpful for some of you as well.
I was able to observe a few people doing a really interesting thing on Twitter recently. They were posting an incredible amount of tweets in a short period of time on one specific topic.These things are called Tweetstorms...