I’ve decided to share this tool early on in this journey because it’s a crucial step in venturing out on a new project as a bootstrapper / Indie Hacker. It’s probably the most important step in building your business.
By leveraging a Validation Checklist in line with your goals, you’ll save weeks, months or maybe even years of wasted time. It also helps you prioritise between all of the ideas you might have.
In the video below, I take you through all of the questions I ask myself before kicking off a project AND I share why they are important. Watching it will help you understand:
- Why some projects do better than others
- What you should build next
- Is your idea any good?
- Will people care about your idea
Obviously, you’ll want to customise this for your own use, but copy and pasting most of the points I have and understanding the implications of them will be a game changer for you.
If you have a project already, this could help you answer questions like:
- Why haven’t you made any sales?
- Where can you find customers?
- Is there a market for your product?
- Do people care about your product?
Detailed walkthrough the checklist
Investing this time up front, could save you months of frustration and get you on track for building your ideal business, so I highly recommend that you digest my list and build your won as soon as possible.
During the video above, I mentioned one of my ‘tricks’ for finding your target market online, if you’re interested, you can watch that video here. For more content like this, make sure you subscribe via email on the right, checkout my YouTube channel and follow me on twitter.
Download My Current Validation Checklist
You can download the latest version of my checklist here – remember that you’ll need to customise it for your goals and objectives.