Idea User wants to save bookmarks from his phone to his desktop browser for later reading
Implementation 12.11.2010 : Initial feature request and brainstorm 13.11.2010 : Hacking PoC on android, browser, server 14.11.2010 : Finish functionality and market launch
ResultBookmark to Desktop After 48 hours Within one week after launch After 2 months
3 reasons why you should rush your app to the market
1. You force yourself to focus onimportant matters Focus on getting your Proof of Concept out there KISS - Keep It Simple and Stupid Dont lose time on stuff that is not important now Add new features incrementally
2. Releasing early allows you to collectfeedback faster Users are eager to give feedback - allow them to do so! Listen to your users and adapt Users might use their device in a different way
3. Releasing early helps spreading theword about your app Start buzz as early as possible Users are proud to test new applications Incremental updates keep users interested
What to remember from this talk Focus on functionality first KISS - Keep It Simple Stupid Release early - Release often incrementally add features Be available for user feedback React based on user feedback Be awesome!
Q&ATwitter: @vbstevenBlog: vbsteven.beGithub: github.com/vbstevenBookmark to Desktop: bookmarktodesktop.appspot.comFull source for Bookmark to Desktop (app, extension, server) isavailable on my github profile
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