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Building a Website? 7 Things You Need to Think About.

Building a Website? 7 Things You Need to Think About.

Many people when starting a new site or a redesign make the assumption that a new site will drive new sales. This is rarely true, a new site can help you gain better rankings in google or look better on mobile, it rarely drives new sales without driving additional traffic. We’ve found that asking a […]

How Do I Start a Tech Startup?

How Do I Start a Tech Startup?

Thank you for joining this episode of Ask Codelation. Today’s question comes to us from Quora, and the question is: “How do you start a tech startup as a non-technical founder?” I think this is a common question from people who don’t have a strong programming background or no programming background at all. It’s not […]

My Startup is on the Wrong Track. What Do I Do?

My Startup is on the Wrong Track. What Do I Do?

Welcome to #AskCodelation. Today’s question is: “I think my startup is on the wrong track, what do I do?” This is a great question. We’ve had number of products that we’ve started ourselves internally and tried to take to market. We’d get a certain amount of traction happening, we’d acquire some customers, and then we […]

Is My Target Market Too Small?

Is My Target Market Too Small?

In this episode of Ask Codelation, we answer the question “Is my target market too small?” I’ll challenge you right off the bat by saying that if you don’t think your target market is too small, it’s actually probably too big. You want a market that is approachable, meaning a market that allows you to […]

How Do I Come Up with a Unique Idea?

How Do I Come Up with a Unique Idea?

Hey everyone, welcome to #AskCodelation. Today’s question is, “How do I come up with a unique idea for my startup or business?” I’m going to jump into that in two different directions. First, if you’ve got an idea that nobody else in the world has done, it’s so unique that it’s never been done before, […]

Welcome to #AskCodelation

Welcome to #AskCodelation

Hey everyone, welcome to the intro to our Ask Codelation video series. Ask Codelation is a place where you, as a software start-up, a small business, or a company that wants to take a new idea to market, can ask us questions. We’ve been in business nine years, helping small businesses and start-ups transform their […]