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  • Biz and dev tensionOften warTwo tensionsChange mindsAlways felt like they had to wait
  • Get someone else do to do it – buy software, hire a contractorGet your users to do it – user participation modelGet it for free – open source or free services -- Find a partner – wordpress and microsoft Basic versus deluxe – 37 signals
  • Figurative company – focus core competency
  • Being busy and making value / getting stuff done.
  • Being Productive = Shipping CodeShipped Code = Opportunity to Gain Value
  • This is the drunk wander. When you do one thing at a time, you have to have a vision, otherwise it’s a drunk wander.
  • WebVisions 2010

    1. 1. WebVisions 2010Life At Cheezburger: A Radical Plan for Success<br />Scott Porad<br />Cheezburger Network<br />scott@cheezburger.com<br />http://scottporad.com<br />http://twitter.com/scottporad<br />
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    10. 10. Two Secrets to How We Did It<br />
    11. 11. “Because it willl give you the freedom to change your mind.”<br />
    12. 12. “You will have the opportunity to be flexible and nimble, and adapt to market conditions.”<br />
    13. 13. Secret #1If you want to get more done, then do less.<br />
    14. 14. Work on only one thing at a time.<br />
    15. 15. The Swarm MethodThe entire team works on one thing at a time, together, until it’s done.<br />
    16. 16. Swarm Scenario<br />Inputs<br />5 developers – 25 dev days per week<br />5 x 1 week projects – 25 dev days required<br />Results<br />Do Lots Method = done in a week…hooray!<br />Swarm Method = done in a week…hooray!<br />FTWBBQ!!1!<br />
    17. 17. Reality Bites:Minds Change on Tuesday<br />Do Lots = nothing ready to ship, wasted 2 days<br />Swarm = 2 projects ready to ship, wasted zero<br />
    18. 18. Being Busy != Being Productive<br />
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    20. 20. Secret #2Eschew long-term plans, but treasure product visioning.<br />
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    22. 22. Knifepoint.Elevator Pitches.Strategic Roadmap.<br />
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    24. 24. Do One Thing - Long Schedules + Product VisioningGetting More Done & Freedom to Change Your Mind<br />
    25. 25. The Future: Web 3.0<br />
    26. 26. “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”— George Santayana Life of Reason, Reason in Common Sense,1905<br />
    27. 27. “Gradually we are discovering that the default revenue model on the internet should probably be the simplest one — that is: basic transactions for physical or digital goods, and recurring transactions (aka subscriptions) for repeat usage.”— Dave McClureSubscriptions are the New Black, February 1, 2010<br />
    28. 28. Red is Not a Color<br />
    29. 29. Know the essence of why your product strikes an emotional chord.<br />
    30. 30. Care Like You Mean It<br />
    31. 31. Scott Porad<br />Cheezburger Network<br />scott@cheezburger.com<br />http://scottporad.com<br />http://twitter.com/scottporad<br />

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