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Fetchnotes, Log.md and DayOne 2.0

Fetchnotes—as a tool to remember everything—is closing. I create Log.md that solves the same problem. DayOne 2.0 is solving the same problem.

Read Post / February 4, 2016

The future of Parse, has no future

Link: The future of Parse Parse has agreed to be acquired by Facebook. We expect the transaction to close shortly. Rest assured, Parse is not going away. It’s going to get better. For less than 3 years, they already break their words.

Read Post / January 29, 2016

Features vs. Benefits

I clipped example of selling benefits instead of features. Here is another one. Link: Features vs. Benefits People don’t buy products; they buy better versions of themselves. As Jason Fried post on twitter: “Here’s what our product can do” and “Here’s what you can do with our product” sound similar, but they are completely different approaches. – Jason Fried

Read Post / September 26, 2015

Example of selling benefits

Here is an example of selling benefits instead of features. Show people what they can do better, instead of what your application can do.From Highrise blog: You don’t need another address book; you need a way to keep potential deals from falling through the cracks. You don’t need another email client; you need to get better […]

Read Post / October 11, 2014

What startup is

今早讀了 Kin Ko的文章《也談startup是甚麼》。其中一句尤其有深刻體會,就是「酷的大前提是生存」。所謂「有打未為輸」,只要能夠生存下來,行錯路又好,進度緩慢又好,還有一線機會;但不能夠生存下來的,則再怎麼談也沒意義。

Read Post / October 25, 2012