products to soldiers
This article is about how to create or improve a product so that it solves the problem of your audience. We will create the product using design thinking.
Smart foreheads preparing the Global Entrepreneurship Monitoring report say: “In Russia, only 3.4% of entrepreneurs pass the 3.5-year threshold, the rest leave the market.”
We can look for reasons in the crisis and economic downturns, generational change from X to Y and Z, in astrological forecasts, and even in the fact that “all buyers are goats.” But. A business closes when its product does not solve the problem of the audience. Continue reading
Warm customer ”,“ customer touch ”,“ building a sales funnel ”,“ landing page ”- we use these terms every day. And we don’t think about doing it publicly, but an attentive consumer sees how we are trying to “plant” it, “throw it into the funnel” and “warm it up” somewhere.
Until about 2000, the manipulative terminology of marketers almost did not go beyond professional conferences, planning meetings in the marketing departments of companies, university audiences, special studies and books. But the Internet came and changed everything. Marketers themselves made thematic blogs and the media, in which they arranged such a professional striptease that they take a flurry of an unprepared person. Continue reading
Nobody was born to work. Most children from wealthy Russian families aged 18-24 experience a dramatic and often shocking transition from the state of “I live, I wonder, mom and dad love me” to the state of “go and pay for your life yourself.” This transformation from a butterfly into a dung beetle is especially difficult for introverts and creative people.
A relatively recent VTsIOM survey conducted in May 2019 shows that 21% of working Russians, if they had the means to live, would quit and would never work again. And 22% would change jobs.
It is interesting to understand what causes people to choose their profession. Here they are (percentages are not summarized, it was possible to give several answers): Continue reading