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How to introduce a new product in this day and age...

While it's all about the numbers and regardless of what you may think about the overall success or failure of the site, here's the best quote:



...no entrepreneur can tell me that he needs $1
million, four programmers, and six months to launch this kind of
company. ... things are a whole lot cheaper and easier these days.


For not a whole lot of money and time you can get something out
there and see if it works. If it does, hallelujah: there’s no better
time to raise money than after your prototype is scaling up.



...There’s only one way to find out if your idea will succeed, and that’s to try it, so go for it.



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