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Doug Nebeker ("Doug")
I was looking at some older topics here, where the response was that the products were fantastic and good ideas; but I was shocked by how many no longer exist. Here's two such examples:
These apps would, IMO, be far superior to mine, so I'm wondering what might've gone wrong that they no longer exist? I know that it's probably impossible to tell... but still, I hope it doesn't mean I'll join their ranks in a year or two.
I would guess that the majority of software products fail to generate the expected level of sales. The commonest reasons seem to be:
-lack of market research
-lack of marketing
Saturday, June 13, 2015
It's hard to say exactly, since every case is unique, but in general, a software company with a good product can still fail if it fails to generate the buzz or acclaim or word-of-mouth (figuratively, since this would be more like "click-of-mouse") distribution needed to get off the ground. I work for a SaaS startup launched in 2008, and we're still creating new content and building links every day.
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